Film School Goes Bankrupt Room for Raising $410K on Kickstarter

Steve Giralt’s The Garage Learning film school raised over $410,000 on Kickstarter in 2020. But now, just under two years later, the business has filed for bankruptcy as the idea “did not work as planned.” Giralt, a New York City-based director, visual engineer, and founder of production company The Garage, launched Garage Learning as a … Read more

Where to Buy Film in 2022

The delayed gratification of film photography pays dividends. While computers speed up the process incredibly, digital photography remains mere data until printed. Film photography rewards photographers with the tingle of suspense, a purely mechanical workflow, and tangible results on physical film. It’s a great idea for serious photographers to experiment with film at some point … Read more

A Complete List of Tokina’s Lens Price Hikes in the US

In June, Tokina announced that it would be increasing the prices of some lenses in the US, and today the company has provided a detailed list of those price changes. The company explained that due to recent “cost hikes” of raw materials and components, the cost of production has greatly increased. While it has done … Read more

Canon EOS R10 Review: Powerful Performance at an Affordable Price

The Canon EOS R10 is tiny but mighty, sporting an advanced autofocus system, the ability to shoot 15 frames per second with its mechanical shutter, and a full-body APS-C experience. Canon released both the EOS R10 and EOS R7 at the same time in May. The EOS R7 rightly had expectations to meet as it’s … Read more

Laowa 10mm f/4 ‘Cookie’ Lens Review: Great Glass with Lackluster Usability

Venus Optics recently released the $299 Laowa 10mm f/4 “Cookie” lens, a super-compact prime for APS-C cameras that is practically small enough to fit in your pocket even when mounted on a camera. The Laowa 10mm f/4 is available in black or silver for Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E, Leica L, and Fujifilm X-mount … Read more

Westcott Eyelighter 3 Review: A Solid Portable Curved Reflector

Westcott recently released its third version of the popular specialist tool, the Eyelighter. If you happen to be a working headshot or portrait photographer, there is no way you haven’t seen it, thought about buying it, or even had it in your shopping cart at some point. The Westcott Eyelighter 3 reflective panel. Photo: Westcott. … Read more