September 20, 2023

Polaroid Releases New I-2 Camera With Manual Controls For More Creative Capabilities

The first Polaroid camera was released in 1948, and the brand is still a favorite among creators. Now, Polaroid is adding a game-changing model to its impressive lineup. Called the I-2, this instant camera is the first product in its history that features built-in manual controls. The camera itself has a classic Polaroid design, with a black exterior made with an impact-resistant plastic and minimalist details.

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September 15, 2023

Astrophotographer Travels to Remote Location to Capture Photo of ISS Transit

Backyard astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy is willing to do whatever it takes to get the shot that he's after. And, in the case of his latest photo, that could even mean traveling to a remote location to set up his equipment on the side of the road. The results were well worth it, as he came away with what he calls “the most science-fiction photo” that he's ever taken.

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September 14, 2023

Freddie Mercury’s Never-Before-Seen Personal Photos Are Sold at Sotheby’s Auction

To most of the world, Freddie Mercury was a highly charismatic rockstar with a one-of-a-kind voice. But a recently uncovered collection of personal photographs has lifted the curtain on his life off stage, as well as the things that brought him joy throughout his years of stardom. Ina. recent auction called Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own, Sotheby's sold a lot featuring 265 never-before-seen photographs depicting Mercury’s private world.

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September 13, 2023

Global Street Photography Contest Honors Photographers Capturing Slice-of-Life Snapshots

With its monthly photography contests, The Independent Photographer promotes talented photographers around the world. Judged by American street photographer Richard Sandler, the March 2023 Street Photography competition demonstrates the high quality of the work creatives submit. From a barber on the streets of India to a colorful market in Ghana, these candid moments are incredible snapshots of life across the globe.

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