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Polaroid wants Fujifilm to pay millions in royalties for Instax Square format

Fujifilm has asked a US district court to clear it of any wrongdoing, after allegedly being threatened with trademark litigation by Polaroid.

Dubblefilm unveils pre-exposed 35mm Kodak film stocks Moonstruck and Sunstroke

Moonstruck and Sunstroke are two unique 35mm film stocks made by pre-exposing Kodak film in a machine to add different tones, odd colors, and light leaks.

The Phottix Juno is a fully-manual transceiver flash that works with all major brands

The fully-manual Phottix Juno is an affordable speedlight that will work with just about any camera system, and has Phottix's 2.4GHz Ares II transceiver built right in.

My experience at an Instagram influencer party

"Everyone was wearing essentially the same outfits, doing the same poses, and felt like they needed 37 versions of each pose. As irritated as I was by this, it wasn’t what annoyed me the most."

K-Pan is a 3D-printed panoramic film camera that shoots 6 x 14cm photos

The 3D printed panoramic film camera known formerly as the "Cycloptic Mustard Monster" is officially available as a DIY kit through Kickstarter.

Yashica is teasing a comeback to the camera market

The Yashica camera brand disappeared in 2003, but a new teaser video and website hint at a comeback. Excited?

Kodak will bring back Ektachrome film this year, start selling it in 2018

Film photography lovers have something to celebrate. It seems Kodak will be resurrecting its famous Ektachrome film this year, with full production slated for 2018.

Polaroid teasers suggest company has a big film announcement planned

Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.

FOQUS Type-D 200 is a new 35mm black-and-white film from Russia

Russian company FOQUS has released its very own, 100% Russian-made 35mm black-and-white film with fine grain, strong contrast, and "pretty good tone range."

How to hack a Bronica ETRS to shoot Fuji Instax Mini film

Photographer Brock Saddler has managed to hack his Bronica ETRS to shoot Fujifilm Instax film. Here's how he did it.

Analog revival rolls on: Rollei Vario Chrome slide film coming soon

Need more evidence that 2017 is the year analog begins its comeback? Well, welcome another new film stock to the world.

A comprehensive list of every Polaroid camera ever made

Every polaroid camera from the SX-70 to 1999's Barbie Instant Camera.

Interview: Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas on why print matters

The pervasive nature of our digital world makes photos books and zines all the more powerful.

Kelly-Shane Fuller on conceptual and themed photography

In an interview with The Phoblographer, Fuller discusses the nature of the cinematic and often 'vintage' qualities of his work.

You should totally spend 15K on this rare Zeiss lens

The Carl Zeiss Jena BIOTAR 75mm F1.5 Red T lens is very rare and priced accordingly. It can be yours today for the low, low price of $15,000.

An artist is recreating famous Magnum photos using Play-Doh

The stuff childhood memories are made of, Play-doh proves a versatile medium.

Uno II interchangeable camera backpack has four swappable interior panels

Bag maker NIID has launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of funding the Uno II, a backpack geared toward photographers and other creatives. Read more

Rogue FlashBender 2 XL Pro Frank Doorhof Edition features 'Super Soft Silver' reflector

Rogue has introduced a new FlashBender 2 XL Pro reflector designed in collaboration with photographer Frank Doorhof using a 'Super Soft Silver' fabric for a not-too-soft, not-too-harsh lighting effect. Read more

Profoto launches collapsible OCF Beauty Dish

Profoto has launched the OCF Beauty Dish, a collapsible, lightweight, fabric version of its Softlight Reflector. Unlike the Softlight Reflector, the OCF Beauty Dish can be collapsed and stored in a carrying case when not in use, making it a more attractive option for photographers on the move. Read more

Holdfast Gear's new Maven Strap is made with bison leather and brass hooks

Holdfast Gear, a maker of high-end leather camera straps, has launched its new Maven Strap. The thin leather strap is designed for smaller cameras and is made from American Bison leather alongside a cream-colored glove leather lining and brass u-hooks. Read more

BOOMR camera strap features unique bungee design

StatGear, a Brooklyn-based manufacturer of first aid and EMS products, is venturing into photography accessories with BOOMR, a unique camera strap featuring internal bungee cords for shock absorption and increased comfort. The design is inspired by bungee cord rifle slings, and the company is seeking funding for the product on Kickstarter. Read more

Breakthrough Photography launches ultra-slim UV and ND filters

Breakthrough Photography has introduced its X-Series lineup of ultra-slim UV and ND filters, which are available for pre-order now through the company's Kickstarter campaign. The series consists of three filter models, the X3 Traction Filter, X2 Traction Filter, and the X1 Black Filter, with pre-orders set to start shipping next month. Read more