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The Next Phase of the Light L16: More Control, More Freedom, More Creativity

The driving force behind our latest software update was you, the L16 photographers dedicated to making this camera better. We spent the past few months listening to our community, learning not only their pain points with the Light L16 but also their ambitions for this camera of the future. What we heard was a resounding desire for more serious camera features. We’re talking about priority and preset modes, on-camera editing, rating systems, histograms—all the tools experienced photographers need to truly unleash their creativity. The software update we’re releasing today will do all of ...

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Light and Sidewalk Bring You The Best Spots for Photographing the Golden Gate Bridge

Bay Area symbol. Engineering wonder. The Golden Gate Bridge is easily the most photogenic structure in San Francisco. To our resident photographer, Brian Fulda, capturing the bridge is a rite of passage in San Francisco. "A lot of professional photographers think that it’s cliche to shoot the Golden Gate Bridge," he says. But that's just because the structure is not easy to photograph in a unique way. We teamed up with Sidewalk to show you some of Fulda's favorite, lesser-known spots for photographing the Golden Gate Bridge. To find out where these epic vantage points ...

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Light EU Is Open For Business

Today, we’re opening Light EU. This is a big moment—not just for the company, but for the whole photography world. We’ve pushed beyond the limits of the modern camera and built an imaging device unlike any other out there. We’ve built the camera of the future—a smaller, smarter, easier way to photograph. And now the future is available for an international audience.* Building a global e-commerce experience from scratch hasn’t been easy. As our international followers know all too well, there have been bumps along the way. But we stuck ...

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Refining the L16

Refining the L16

For those of us who’ve spent years developing the Light L16, the past few months have been a roller coaster. We watched a growing community of photographers and visual artists create captivating work with the L16 Camera—from Thomas Sandfield’s Hong Kong street photography to Aaron Wilson’s beautiful backcountry to the thousands of #CapturedByLight photos posted to Instagram from all corners of the globe. The L16 has found a home in so many photographers’ kits and we are humbled by this. Every new L16 image we see out in the world inspires us ...

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Introducing the Depth Collective: A New Light Initiative for Photojournalists

Captured by Brian Frank. Anyone can take a picture, but not everyone can capture one that matters. As a company of photographers, we believe in the power of photojournalism. This vital medium gives us a conscience—and we’re committed to doing what we can to keep it alive. For us, that starts with supporting the fearless artists and visual storytellers behind it. Today, we’re proud to introduce the Depth Collective, a new initiative that supports photographers pursuing the truth. Embarking on a career in photojournalism can be a challenging, competitive, and often dangerous endeavor. ...

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