What Happened to the #%*$@#@ Medium Format Video

Posted by on Thursday October 14, 2010 | Fun

We’ve decided to take down the humorous Xtranormal video of two animated bears discussing the trials and tribulations of buying a medium-format digital camera because it contained profanity which some PDN staff members found objectionable.

It’s worth noting that we originally found the clip on the Twitter stream of Leica Camera, a company that is parodied in the video. If you’d still like to see the #%*$@#@ clip, you can find a link on that feed. We have to hand it to Leica and the other companies spoofed in the video for having a healthy sense of humor.




Top Gear News of 2016

Posted by on Thursday December 29, 2016 | Fun, Photo Gear

It was a busy year for photo gear technology, as PDN‘s Technology Editor Greg Scoblete can attest. Over the past 12 months, he’s reviewed and reported on advances in photo technology, giving readers the pros, cons, and unique features of new cameras, video equipment and lenses, advancements in storage capabilities and what the next iteration of... More

Throw Back: When Cameras Used Floppy Disks

Posted by on Monday December 12, 2016 | Fun

For those who bore witness to the birth of digital photography, this video from The 8-Bit Guy should strike a nostalgic chord. Before you watch it, you should go to your camera and pop out an SD card or, better still, a microSD card, and put it in front of you. Now imagine what the... More

Natalie Brasington’s Breakthrough Portraits of Amy Schumer

Posted by on Wednesday December 7, 2016 | Celebrity, Fun

Natalie Brasington, a New York based photographer specializing in conceptual portraits of comedians, explains how she got started, and shares practical advice for aspiring celebrity photographers. In the video below, she shows how she conceived some of her early portraits of comedian Amy Schumer, and more recent portraits of other comedians. PDN: What draws you... More