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5 Great Film Cameras Under $100

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
These days, film cameras are a dime a dozen, and while they may not be as alluring as the newest mirror-less marvel from Sony, they’re definitely worth owning. Not convinced? Well if their natural full-frame…

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What is Reciprocity Failure and How to Correct It

You all probably have a good grip on exposure by now, and how it is an interplay of aperture and shutter speed used to control the amount of light that hits the film. In case you don’t, or rather for the sake

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Making digiKam Stable on Ubuntu 14.04

If digiKam crashes a lot on your machine running Ubuntu 14.04 or any of its derivatives, the most likely culprit is a bug in the SQLite database version 3.8.2 (see bug 329697). Fortunately, this problem is easy to fix: you

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Little Mejiro Book 1.1.0 Released

The first update of the Little Mejiro Book features the amended Install Mejiro and Tips and Tricks sections along with the new Mejiro Alternatives section. The updated version of the ebook can be downloaded as described in the Book Updates section. Learn more about

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The difference between photography and most other art forms

Originally posted on Ming Thein | Photographer:
A study of red drapes I’ve struggled a bit for a title to today’s essay. Through the course of my investigation into other forms of art – perhaps investigation is a bit too strong…

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The Online Photographer: Voja Mitrovic, Printer to the Greats

This is the untold story of one of the greatest printers of black-and-white photographs in the history of photography—Voja Mitrovic. It is time that this man, who has literally been in the dark since arriving in Paris from Yugoslavia in

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Outside in: 25 foreign photographers shooting the post-Soviet world

For all that Russia is a part of the world under perennial international scrutiny, it’s still hard to come across photography that offers a fresh and complex view of the country and its post-Soviet neighbours. From exhilarating architectural imagery to

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