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Canon Celebrates 80th Anniversary of First Camera, Kwanon

The Kwanon 1934 © Canon Today Canon Europe announced that its parent company Canon Inc. is celebrating it's 80th anniversary of it's first camera the Kwanon! Marking Japan's first 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera, which was produced in...
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FOCUSED….Rosaline Shahnavaz

"Sweetness and Light" C-Head Magazine © Rosaline Shahnavaz On our FOCUSED series today we have up and coming London based photographer Rosaline Shahnavaz. Having only recently graduated from LCC (London College of Communication) a couple of months...

Paris Through the Lens of a Pentax 67

Paris, the city of love, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The short film "Paris Through Pentax" displays a new way of seeing this iconic city, through the dreamy waist level finder of the Pentax 67, making you see life in a...
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Bob Willoughby – Beetles + Huxley

London's first major retrospective of this celebrated photographer who captured the stars of stage and screen. Bob Willoughby received his first break in 1954 when Warner Brothers Studios asked him to photograph Judy Garland on the set of A Star Is...

Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Photography!

Arago announces the discovery of Daguerre Today marks the day we celebrate 175 years of photography. On this day in 1839, François Arago stood before the French Academy of Arts and announced the details of Daguerre’s process. Louis...
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Living History: Bound Feet – Jo Farrell

The old saying ‘pain is beauty’ really does come into context when you look through the beautiful yet thought provoking work of English photographer Jo Farrell. Living History: Bound Feet, which Farrell has been working on for the past 8 years,...
Martin Parr - We thought we could make it look sort of bistro-y looking in the kitchen and then carry it through to the lounge. 1991 © Martin Parr/Magnum, courtesy Rocket Gallery

Martin Parr: Signs Of The Times – Beetles + Huxley

Martin Parr: ‘Signs of the Times.’  is currently being shown at the Beetles + Huxley gallery in association with Rocket Gallery London. This show contains modern and vintage prints, which is the first time that these photographs from this important...
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VIDDY: The baby brother of the Videre Camera

  "VIDDY is the world's cutest DIY medium format & 35mm pinhole camera. It's fun, educational and takes less than 30 minutes to make!" Last year we showed you the amazing VIDERE Pop Up Pinhole camera that created a huge buzz...

Bill Bonner: The National Geographic Archivist

'It's not like sitting at a monitor and typing in a key word. It's not dry, searching for pictures in the files. And it just makes you think and reflect.'  This has to be one of the most magical jobs going. Bill Bonner has the responsibility and...
Cercophitecus Icarocornu from the Fauna series by Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera 1987 © Joan Fontcuberta and Pere Formiguera.

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction – Media Space

Mullerpolis Plunfis from the Herbarium series by Joan Fontcuberta, 1984 © Joan Fontcuberta/ courtesy Media Space Science Museum "Photography is a tool to negotiate our idea of reality...."   We think of photography as a medium that honestly...
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The Bikeriders: Danny Lyon – Atlas Gallery

Broken gear box spring New Orleans © Danny Lyon Courtesy Magnum Photos / Etherton Gallery, Tuscon, U.S.A. and Atlas Gallery, London “In my America, people were all different, they were handsome, and everything around them was beautiful. And most of all,...

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Tom Craig: Miss Moss. 508x609mm Framed Silver Gelatin Print by Robin Bell © Tom Craig John Swannell. Mona Summers, The Three Bottoms, 1983. Framed B/W print © John Swannell Richard Dunkley: Martina, Dive, Sintra 99: Framed Fibre Silk Print. ©...

Ansel Adam’s View Camera to Be Auctioned!

Own a piece of history. Legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adam's, known for his exceptional black-and-white images, helped to establish photography as a fine art. Adam's Arca-Swiss 5 X 4 view camera outfit, used by the man himself from...

 Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album – Royal Academy of Arts

Dennis Hopper - Irving Blum and Peggy Moffitt, 1964 © The Hopper Art Trust Dennis Hopper “I never made a cent from these photographs. They cost me money but they kept me alive...They were the only creative outlet I had for these years until I made Easy...

Eyes Wide Open: Stanley Kubrick as Photographer

"I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don't want." Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999) is one of the best known and most important directors of the twentieth century. His ability to tell perfect stories in film is legendary and caused him...
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Open City Docs Fest: Finding Vivian Maier – ICA

It all began in 2007 when filmmaker and amateur historian John Maloof unearthed a cache of over 100,000 undeveloped films and negatives at an auction house on Chicago’s Northwest Side. The collection was eventually traced to Vivian Maier, a mysterious...
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The Smallest Instant Portrait Studio in the World

  "The best things in life come in small packages", is definitely true for this tiny studio situated in Tromsø, Norway! Kristian O. Gundersen, the photographer who runs this space has been told the building was originally built some 100 years ago and...

Lumu – The Smartphone Light Meter Review

I had been very interested in the Lumu ever since I first saw the video on Kickstarter. Tools like this that bridge the gap between analogue and digital seem to get me very excited, everybody presumes that because your pro film means that your also a...