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Photography royalty! Check out these rare images of the Queen using a camera

In celebration of World Photography Day, several photos have been posted on Twitter of the Queen using a camera. The post was captioned “This #WorldPhotographyDay, here are a few moments where The Queen has been pictured behind the lens”.

Over the years, the Queen has been captured at lots of events with a camera in her hands. She famously filmed her coronation tour in 1953 and has documented much of her life using vintage cameras.

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In the most recently released images, the Queen can be seen operating a Rollei 35 in Tuvalu while on

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Sony A7S III is the camera of choice for the biggest photography YouTubers

It’s official: Sony the brand of choice for the biggest camera and photography YouTubers – and the Sony A7S III is overwhelmingly their preferred camera.  

That’s the takeaway from YouTube sensation Gerald Undone, who completed his annual ‘What Camera Gear Do YouTubers Use?’ video (which you can see below) to see what professional vloggers feel is the best YouTube cameras.  

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The survey featured 40 of the biggest names in the YouTube photography space, including the likes of Marques Brownlee, Jared “Fro Knows Photo” Polin, Gordon Laing, Chris Hau, PiXimperfect and others. 

Sony was

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Seven Steps to Becoming a Successful Photographer That Don’t Involve Your Camera

How do you rate success in photography? Maybe, it’s earning a living from it. That isn’t a goal for everyone, but valuable lessons about successful photography can be learned from the business of professionals.

The above image wasn’t a success. I shot it years ago, and it was my first attempt at trying to capture it. I’ve since returned many times, trying lots of different setups from different positions, depending upon the angle of the full moon-rise in relation to the island, and since successfully achieved images I am pleased with.

Success is a personal thing, the achievement of one’s

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Photographer Launches DIY Large-Format Pinhole Camera Kits

A film photographer has launched a crowdfunding campaign for DIY pinhole camera kits with the aim of making large-format shooting affordable, accessible, and easy.

Set up by David Hancock, a photographer and writer who also shares educational material on YouTube, the Kickstarter campaign features large-format pinhole cameras — 5119 Cameras — that are designed to be built at home. Hancock shares that his project originated from a conversation with a photographer friend who was no longer able to use the fine controls on his cameras, which prompted Hancock to design simple cameras that could be used by anyone.

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Motorola gives mobile photography the edge with 108-MP camera

Lenovo subsidiary Motorola has added three new members to its edge family of flagship smartphones. The edge 20 pro, edge 20 and edge 20 lite each come with a large OLED display, 5G mobile connectivity, and a 108-megapixel main camera module.

Leading the pack is the edge 20 pro, with a 6.7-inch OLED display boasting 10-bit color with support for the DCI-P3 color space and HDR10+, and a 144-Hz refresh rate. It’s powered by the Snapdragon’s 870 chipset from Qualcomm, with support from 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB of storage.

The edge 20 pro features Motorola’s first
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Why the Ricoh GR Digital IV Is the Ultimate Camera for Street Photography

Many street photographers might claim that the Leica M series is the best street photography camera. While they are not wrong, necessarily, I think the Ricoh GR Digital IV offers more flexibility and value. 

The Ricoh GR Digital IV is not a new camera. In fact, it was released 2011, making this year its 10th anniversary. Indeed, there is much to celebrate when it comes to this cult classic. If one merely looks at the specs of the camera, they will seem underwhelming in a 2021 environment. For example, the camera sports a 1/1.7 10MP sensor. As I said, nothing

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