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Archive for July, 2017

8 Stylish and Functional Gear Bags Under $250

Posted by on July 31, 2017 | Gear

Spruce up your look with one of these functional and fashionable gear bags—perfect for anyone on a budget. Ona Leather Bond Street Ideal for mirrorless or advanced compact cameras, the Leather Bond Street is bedecked in full-grain leather and antique brass hardware. There’s a closed-cell foam-padded interior that’s roomy enough for a body and two lenses. You’ll... More

Finding Nuance in Teenage Relationships

Posted by on July 28, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Jazmin Chase

Narratives about teens typically focus on their seemingly impulsive nature, their obsession with social media and a proclivity for drug use and sex, photographer Jazmin Chase says. In her series “The Electromagnetics of a Teenage Reality,” she ditches the broad brush for a much finer one while photographing high schoolers from two New York City... More

Less is More: Victor Koroma on Achieving Maximum Impact with Minimalist Lighting

Posted by on July 27, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

(Click the thumbnails above to enlarge the photographs.) Photographer Victor Koroma describes himself as a grown up kid; someone who still enjoys the simple pleasures of childhood—toys, games, crayons—but now, instead of playing with them as he would in his youth, he’s photographing them in a vibrant style that he describes as “witty, whimsical and fun.” Koroma’s... More

Celebrate 100 Years of Nikon in Style

Posted by on July 25, 2017 | Gear

Courtesy of Nikon USA

Nikon celebrates its centennial today and the brand has released some limited-edition products to commemorate its history. 10 retro posters have been released, each featuring an iconic Nikon camera. They include the classic Nikon F series, the game-changing D1 and the underwater 60s-era Calypso, among others. You can also get decked out in a his... More

Catching Waves in Rockaway

Posted by on July 19, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Gabriele Griseri

New York City living and surf culture may not seem to mesh, but along the long arm that extends from Queens, around Brooklyn, is Rockaway Beach, where a thriving surf community congregates—some year-round, even in the freezing temperatures. Italian photographer Gabriele Griseri has made his way out to to the Rockaways to capture this surfing... More

Finding “Awkward Pleasures” on the Street

Posted by on July 12, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Bangkok-born, New York City-based photographer Poupay has an eye for unusual moments in ordinary spaces. Her series “Awkward Pleasures” is a collection of street images that present the eccentricities of the seemingly mundane, which exist everywhere but require special attention to be seen. She writes: “There are little surprises hiding everywhere without our notice. Since... More

Sharon Draghi’s “Split Tree Road”

Posted by on July 7, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Sharon Draghi

Photographer Sharon Draghi turns the camera on herself, her family and their lives in the suburbs of New York for her series “Split Tree Road.” Draghi’s photographs muse on the solitariness of one’s inner world, which we each have regardless of the bonds we make and the spaces we share with family. “It is about... More

Grappling with Virtual Reality

Posted by on July 5, 2017 | Gear, Media

Photo © Imraan Ismail and Ben C. Solomon

 In the past few years, VR has rapidly become an accessible medium to work with. No longer an experience tethered only to gaming, VR is being explored by a variety of industries, ranging from healthcare and architecture to crime reconstruction and military training, as well as storytelling by major media outlets. In November 2015, The... More