Subway Yearbook Photos from Improve Everywhere

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Review: Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW

I’ve got camera shoulder bags that look like briefcases; a rolling bag that carries the works; a heavy duty backpack that’s great for a long day on the trail with big glass; an ultra-light daypack that carries one body and just 2 lenses; and many others. And now I’m enjoying the new Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW® — an innovative backpack that does it all — carrying a lot, with quick access, and protection for my gear in the great outdoors.

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Kodak ending production of acetate film base

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Eastman Kodak Co. says it’s ending in-house production of one of the key components of camera film and cutting 61 jobs.

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Adobe Creative Cloud — Does It Help Photographers?

Today I had an online chat with an Adobe sales representative. He answered my questions about the Creative Cloud — well sort of. Here’s part of the transcript:

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Photography Podcasts: 3 Favorites

I’ve been hooked on podcasts for several years and I know there’s always something I can listen to during a long drive or a wait at the doctor’s office. Photography podcasts abound and several deserve a mention in this space. The visual medium of photography may seem like an unusual subject for audio broadcast, but it works.

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Free Webinar: Make Custom Paper Profiles Your Best Friend!

Join Ilford for a Live Video Broadcast on May 28th at 1pm EDT! Creating & Adjusting Custom Paper Profiles for Gallery Quality Display.

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Fotodiox Canon EOS Macro Extension Tube Set fits ALL Canon EOS Lenses

© Paul Mozell I recently taught a workshop on wildflower photography and demonstrated the use of extension tubes. Fotodiox has a very inexpensive solution in this category that is worth checking out if you are a Canon shooter.

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Clouds Over Ipswich Bay

Sometimes I feel as though I’ve been conditioned by the great late god of Kodachrome to seek out and photograph perfect blue skies. But here over Ipswich Bay in Massachusetts one evening, as darkening clouds block the setting sun, I feel liberated for a moment from the urge to photograph cobalt blue and puffy-white cumulus clouds. Seeing these shades of grey, tan and pale yellow over the glistening bay I feel freer than before.

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My First Hand-held Light Meter

I must have been 12 or 13 years old when my father, a professional cinematographer and still photographer, gave me my first light meter, a General Electric.

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Eliot Porter: An Appreciation of a 20th Century Master of Landscape Photography

Although I was the son of a professional cinematographer and still photographer, the names of photographic giants Ansel Adams and Edward Weston were of little importance to me. At the moment I first turned the pages of “In Wildness” in our living room, my teenaged mind — swirling with the psychedelic imagery of the Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix and 1960’s pop art— was brought to a new place by the large-format, sublime, color photographs of Eliot Porter.

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Why Can’t I Find My Image Files?

I hear this question…or this whine… very often: “Where are the photo files I just transferred from my camera?” or, “Where are the files from last Christmas?” or, “Where are all my photographs?” Here are a few pointers for keeping track of your irreplaceable images.

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Review: Lowepro Rover Pro 45L AW

Has Lowepro successfully designed the ideal camera backpack for backcountry use? The Rover Pro 45L AW and Rover Pro 35L AW are for hiker-climber-photographers who go off the beaten path and need to protect their camera gear and carry essential gear and clothing for comfort and survival. I took the Rover Pro 45L for a field test.

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