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Interview with Japan Camera Hunter

Japan Camera Hunter is a Tokyo-based film photography connoisseur and procurer of high-end equipment. JCH - as most people know him - has established a reputation over the years of being able to find rare, limited-edition, and ultra pristine condition cameras and lenses from around the world.  In addition to his Instagram (an excellent source of film photography information), JCH also has his own film line, StreetPan400, which has become a cult hit among black and white film photographers.  To celebrate the launch of the brand new JCH x TogTees collaboration (our first trans-global collab), we sat down - virtually - with Japan Camera Hunter to learn more about his work and how he got to where he is.  Stay tuned, we'll be...

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8 Photography Resolutions for 2018

Now that 2017 has come and gone, and you've made a list of all the photo gear you want to get this year (or already got during the holidays), it's time to take 10 minutes and focus on what really matters. How will you become a better photographer this year? Luckily, we've got some great tips to get you started, in this (very) comprehensive article... 

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The Photography Hoodie is Here

Photography [Since 1827] Hoodie You guys asked and asked for it, and we finally got a chance to make it. Today we're announcing the release of the Photography [Since 1827] Hoodie. It's made of the same ultra-soft yet strong material as our other hoodies, and it won't stretch, shrink or fade over time.  Over the past few months, many of you have been asking for more hoodie designs for the cold weather, and we've heard you loud and clear. Currently, there are 4 different hoodie designs available in the shop, and we have more on the way. Like all of our hoodies, the Photography Hoodie features:  Solf blend of 60% Cotton, 40% Heathered Fleece A comfortable unisex Fit Matching Drawcord Ribbed...

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7 Photography Resolutions for 2017

How we're going to improve our photography in 2017 As 2016 comes to a close, we decided to partake in a time-honored tradition and make a list of resolutions for next year.  But these aren’t just any resolutions, these are Photography Resolutions!  In the words of the great Jackie Joyner Kersee, “I maintained my edge by always being a student; you will always have something new to learn.”  In the spirit of always learning, here are 7 things we’ve resolved to do in 2017 to improve our photography... 1) PRIME LENS CHALLENGE Shoot on a fixed lens for an entire month There’s nothing that will help you master framing and composition in photography faster than shooting on a fixed focal length lens.  While zoom...

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7 Minutes with @BillyCress

  To celebrate the launch of our brand new TogTees x Billy Cress line, we sat down with Billy himself for the latest installment in our "7 Minutes With" Interview Series. We talked about how he got started in photography, his favorite place to shoot in Philly, and a whole lot more. Read on to find out... What was your first camera? My first camera was a 90's Nikon film camera back in high school. I'm unsure of the model. It was my parents' camera that I used for my darkroom photo classes. I shot entirely in black and white since that was what we developed. I loved that process and miss it a lot. Developing the negatives, printing the photos, and...

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