While 2012 was relatively calm in terms of new tele-lenses (with the significant exceptions of the Pentax 500mm and the progressive availability of the new great whites from Canon), 2013 appears ready to become a year of big tele-lenses at nearly all the manufacturers: Nikon launches an 800mm f/5.6 which is becoming the biggest product [...]
To celebrate the International Women’s Day (today on March 8th), I wanted to show how, we photographers moved from seeing women as models and crude ones at that. Here is how Bell & Howell was advertising its slide projectors in 1959. And if you think that this was pretty innocuous, think about the lives of [...]
Take a minute to have fun with this cartoon from XKCD. Thanks Xtian for the pointer!
Kodak just filled for bankruptcy. It may not be the total end of the red and yellow logo. But they were already selling their assets and debt has been climbing up quite high in the recent months.
Olympus is going through really dire straits. The previous management has obviously organized some really risky finance operations (so risky that they turned to be catastrophic). Now that smoke and dust are settling down we can see more clearly (it produced a small hike up in the stock prices and we heard that the rumors [...]
Happy new year to all YLovePhoto readers! I hope that 2012 will bring you joy and photography. It’s now time to look back at the year behind us and try and see what is coming in 2012. 2011 Two features were really striking in 2011: Natural disasters: The earthquake in Japan and the floods in [...]
I have to apologize to all of you who track the comments on the YLovePhoto web site. We have been hit by a spammer who deluged us with comment spam. I appreciated the dozens of laudative comments (about my writing style, the quality of my posts, the depth of my insight and other overly nice [...]
“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” Henri Cartier-Bresson – Photographer
Here it is! The 39th edition of the Pirelli calendar is out and this is Mario Sorrenti who is celebrating the automobile pneumatics with mostly naked top-models mostly in black and white. It was christened as Swoon and it was shot in Corsica as we had revealed here. The models Guinevere Van Seenus Malgosia Edita [...]