Who knows when (if?) the elusive 40MP Pentax 645D medium-format digital camera will become available in the U.S. Though the long-awaited camera appears to be launching in Japan in June, repeated queries to our Pentax contact here in the States about the camera’s domestic availability have not been returned.
While we sit twiddling our thumbs in the U.S., here’s something to chew on: a handful of full resolution sample images shot with the confounded 645D have just been posted on the Pentax Japan website.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›