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How to Find the ‘Sweet Spot' of Your Lens for Sharper Photos

8 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

When it comes to purchasing a new lens there are two questions that immediately come to mind for me, how much is it and how sharp is it? Now, I know there's more to the lens...
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A First Look at the Godox/Flashpoint XP600 Pro Extension Head

A First Look at the Godox/Flashpoint XP600 Pro Extension Head

14 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

The new extension head for the Godox/Flashpoint 600 PRO is heavier than expected. The solid and sturdy metal swivel mount contributes a lot to that extra weight. The cable is...
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The Engineering Behind San Francisco's Safest Building

The Engineering Behind San Francisco's Safest Building

19 days ago   |   Arch Daily

For 181 Fremont, Arup's radical move was to do away with plans for a tuned mass damper or a sloshing damper on the skyscraper's roof-common features in tall towers in the U.S...
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Nikon Announces Development of Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon Announces Development of Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

22 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Nikon has just officially announced the development of its upcoming full frame mirrorless camera, finally confirming months of rumors and leaks. The new full frame mirrorless...
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MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says

MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says

23 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Last week, reviewers reported that Apple's latest generation of MacBook Pro laptops suffer from thermal throttling, or having the CPU run much slower than advertised during...
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Sony Unveils the First 48-Megapixel Smartphone Sensor

Sony Unveils the First 48-Megapixel Smartphone Sensor

23 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Sony has just announced a new CMOS sensor for smartphones that captures 48-megapixel photos - the highest pixel count in the industry. The sensor is the world's first to...
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Metabones Degrades the Edge Image Quality of Wide-Angle Lenses

26 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

With the popularity of mirrorless cameras from Sony, Fuji, Panasonic among others, more and more Canon users are either changing systems or wanting to try these new cameras...
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The New Top-of-the-Line MacBook Pro Has Heat Issues That Kill Performance

28 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

A week ago, Apple announced upgrades to its MacBook Pro line that brings the processing power of the 15-inch version up to a 6-core 8th generation Intel CPU. The new CPU is...
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Why That $699 MacBook eGPU May Be a Waste for Photographers

28 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Last week, Apple and Blackmagic unveiled a new $699 external GPU that brings “desktop-class” graphics performance to MacBook Pros. But if you were hoping that it would be a...
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Comparing the Sony a7 III and Canon 5D Mark IV for Astrophotography

Comparing the Sony a7 III and Canon 5D Mark IV for Astrophotography

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

I'm an avid night sky photographer that cut my teeth capturing the stars using the original Canon 6D. I shot with that camera for years until purchasing the Sony a7S after...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

Since moving to New York in 2010, BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has built an impressive portfolio, from developed projects such as VIA 57 West and The Eleventh to propositions such... Read more ...

Kodak Ektachrome is Now in the Hands of Testers

Kodak Ektachrome is Now in the Hands of Testers

After originally being announced back in January 2017, the return of Kodak Ektachrome film is inching closer: rolls of the film are now landing in the hands of beta testers... Read more ...

These Exploding Star Wars Ships Were Shot with Cotton and LEDs

These Exploding Star Wars Ships Were Shot with Cotton and LEDs

Star Wars enthusiast plasticstarwars shot a series of photos showing starfighters from the fictional universe at the moment of their destruction. Everything was done... Read more ...

Look Inside the World's Most Beautiful Libraries in a New 560-Page Photo...

Look Inside the World's Most Beautiful Libraries in a New 560-Page Photo Book by Massimo Listri

Real Gabinete Português de Leitura, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All photographs © Massimo Listri / TASCHEN Portuguese photographer Massimo Listri has spent decades traversing the... Read more ...

These are the Top Cameras and Lenses According to the 2018 EISA Awards

These are the Top Cameras and Lenses According to the 2018 EISA Awards

The prestigious EISA Awards has announced its picks for the top photography products of 2018-2019. Sony leads the pack with 5 prizes this year, Canon snagged 4, and Nikon... Read more ...

The Basic Lingo Every Fashion Photographer Needs to Know

The Basic Lingo Every Fashion Photographer Needs to Know

The fashion industry is confusing. Here's a list of some common fashion photography lingo that you should know. Advertorial : An advertisement for a certain brand or product... Read more ...

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

George Stubbs (1724-1806) 'Eclipse' with William Wildman and His Sons John and James 1769 Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a burgeoning... Read more ...

Sidewalk Labs Unveils Future City Design for Toronto's Quayside Neighborhood

Sidewalk Labs Unveils Future City Design for Toronto's Quayside Neighborhood

Quayside. Image Courtesy of Sidewalk Labs Sidewalk Labs has unveiled a new proposal for Toronto's eastern waterfront and a neighborhood development called Quayside. After... Read more ...

Apache Beer: 1940

Apache Beer: 1940

May 1940. "Store in copper mining center of Bisbee, Arizona." The Miners Meat Market in the Holz Building on Naco Road. Photo by Russell Lee. View full size. Read more ...

Chatouya Visitor Center / Tumushi Architects

Chatouya Visitor Center / Tumushi Architects

Partial View. Image © Chao Zhang Architects: Tumushi Architects Location: Tianyu, Qinling Mountains, Xi'an, Shanxi, China Lead Architects: Qili Yang, Yan Bai Design Team: Fang... Read more ...