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The Q&A: Mark Smith
Q: What are some of your favorite things about living and working in your current locale? A: &nb...
Profile: Blaine Harrington's Perilous Crossing in Kashmir
The Zojila Pass in Kashmir is one of those places you don’t forget. The 11,575-foot-high...
Tech News: Hasselblad Launches Its Own Rental Service
Hasselblad has launched a rental service, giving photographers access to its medium-format came...
Glittering Prizes: Robot Portrait Wins in Taylor Wessing Comp
Photographer César Dezfuli has been named winner of the prestigious 2017 Taylor Wessing ...
Industry News: Kodak To Lay Off 425 After Reporting Millions in Losses
Kodak recently reported a third-quarter loss of $46 million on $379 million in revenue — ...
In Focus: The Unseen, Quiet Side of Kurdish Iraq
Beyond the oil fields of Taqtaq and Kirkuk, east of war-ravaged Mosul and miles north of Baghda...
Call For Submissions: The 2018 Photography Master Retreat
The wonderful Photography Master Retreat is now accepting applications for its 2018 edition, wh...
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What We Learned This Week: The Photo Books of the Year, and a Man Ray Record
This week the photo world celebrated in Paris. The annual Paris Photo art fair featured 190 ex...
In Focus: Photographer Kamaran Najm's Friends Break Silence on His 2014 Kidnapping
Three years after photojournalist Kamaran Najm, co-founder of the Iraqi photo agency Metrograph...
On View: Women Photojournalists at FotoWeekDC
The Women Photojournalists of Washington  (WPOW) is exhibiting work from its 11th Annual J...
Tech News: Panasonic Unveils Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power O.I.S. Lens
Panasonic is on a roll, having recently rolled out its new G9  Micro Four Thirds mirrorles...
Wedding Photography: Rangerfinder's 30 Rising Stars of 2017
What’s the state of the art in wedding photography? “While years past have been mar...
Trending: Rock Legend Brian May Slams Photog for Protecting Her Copyright
Brian May is not just the legendary lead guitarist of Queen; he also has a PhD in astrophysics&...
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