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This is Why You Need to Be Careful with Camera Clips

THIS IS WHY YOU NEED TO BE CAREFUL WITH CAMERA CLIPS

Modern quick-release camera clips are designed to hold your camera firmly when it's not needed while allowing it to detach easily when...

DAD ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS SELFIE INSTEAD OF DAUGHTER'S GRADUATION WALK

If you're shooting a once-in-a-lifetime moment with your phone, you should probably double-check that you're pointing the right camera...

 
 
 

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, chemists Robert Bunsen and Henry Roscoe and showed that burning magnesium produces artificial light...

EP. 281: SONY WANTS THE TOP SPOT BY 2021 - AND MORE

 Episode 281 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast . Download MP3 - Subscribe via iTunes , Google Play , email or RSS ! Featured:...

 
 
 
The Story of How Photoshop Was First ‘Barneyscan XP'

THE STORY OF HOW PHOTOSHOP WAS FIRST ‘BARNEYSCAN XP'

Did you know that before it became the most dominant photo editing program on Earth, Photoshop was first sold as “Barneyscan XP”? After...

CLOUD CAM TIMELAPSE CAPTURES GLOW OF HAWAII VOLCANO

The Gemini Observatory on Hawaii's Mauna Kea dormant volcano has a cloud camera that's used to monitor sky conditions. But during the...

 
 
 
The Leica M7 Has Been Discontinued

THE LEICA M7 HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED

It's the end of an era: Leica has discontinued the M7 film rangefinder, the last numbered M series camera before the Leica M8 brought...

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art ‘Bokeh Master' Lens Only Costs $1,600

SIGMA 105MM F/1.4 ART ‘BOKEH MASTER' LENS ONLY COSTS $1,600

If you're a fan of Sigma Art lenses, this some big news today: the much-hyped Sigma 105mm f/1.4 “Bokeh Master” lens will cost just...

 
 
 
Why We Print

WHY WE PRINT

My mom was a florist. She used to say you can always tell a florist by their thumb. Each floral stalk must be cut prior to refrigeration...

Shootout: Sony a7R III vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon D850

SHOOTOUT: SONY A7R III VS SONY A7 III VS NIKON D850

The Sony a7R III , Sony a7 III , and Nikon D850 have been making waves this year and are in the conversation for best camera you can...

 
 
 

A TIME-LAPSE OF THE MILKY WAY RISING OVER THE BROWN TAHQUAMENON FALLS

Photographer Dustin Dilworth of D3 Imagery visited Michigan's Tahquamenon Falls at night and captured this beautiful 45-second time-lapse...

EMILIA CLARKE'S TRUE CALLING IS POSING FOR STOCK PHOTOS

Vanity Fair created this tongue-in-cheek 4.5-minute video in which actress Emilia Clarke recreates some of the most generic business...

 
 
 
The Art of Knowing: Thoughts from a Photo Trip to China

THE ART OF KNOWING: THOUGHTS FROM A PHOTO TRIP TO CHINA

For my recent trip to China, as I've done before, I planned and I planned... and I planned. I made detailed maps, took notes on locations...

This Photographer Uses a Quad-Flash

THIS PHOTOGRAPHER USES A QUAD-FLASH

Godox recently released its new EC-200 extension head for the Godox AD200 TTL Pocket Flash. Celebrity photographer Markus Klinko decided...

 
 
 

WHY INFRARED IMAGES LOOK THE WAY THEY DO

Infrared photos and videos have an instantly recognizable look to them that you're probably familiar with. But do you know the reasons...

How I Shot A Wedding With Just One 35mm Lens

HOW I SHOT A WEDDING WITH JUST ONE 35MM LENS

I recently shot a wedding with just one lens, a Rokinon 35mm t/1.5 on a Sony a7S II body. This was completely unplanned and wasn't...

 
 
 

NORTHRUPS SUE PHOTO THIEF, MAKE THEM PAY $60,000

Photographers Tony and Chelsea Northrup were shocked when they discovered one of their photos being used on a product's packaging without...

HERE'S A 4K FLOW MOTION TIMELAPSE OF AN AFRICAN SAFARI

Time-lapse photography artist Tyler Fairbank just released this beautiful 3-minute short film titled Safari Botswana. It's a 4K “flow...

 
 
 
US May Soon Require Drones to Have Visible License Plates

US MAY SOON REQUIRE DRONES TO HAVE VISIBLE LICENSE PLATES

Heads up if you're a drone-flying photographer in the United States: the government may soon require a physical license plate on the...

Fujifilm X-T100: Most of the Goodness of the X-T20 for Just $600

FUJIFILM X-T100: MOST OF THE GOODNESS OF THE X-T20 FOR JUST $600

Fujifilm has announced the X-T100 , the latest mirrorless camera model in the X Series lineup and an even more affordable sibling of...

 
 
 



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 ...

'blessings swirling' contemporary abstract landscape painting by santa fe...

'blessings swirling' contemporary abstract landscape painting by santa fe artist dawn chandler

Blessings swirling by dawn chandler Blessings Swirling by Dawn Chandler contemporary abstract ‘textual' landscape oil & mixed media 24” x 24” x 1.5” Blessing Swirling is a... Read more ...

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Image © Iwan Baan Chilean architect Smiljan Radic was announced the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting,Trees,Abstract Figure...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting,Trees,Abstract Figure "Together" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Bright trees with a sunset in the background are watched by a couple. The descending copper squares are the light of the Creator entering the painting. 12"x12" Original Mixed... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist Gerri Calpin

20 1/2"x20 /2"x1" Mixed Media Mounted on Gallery Wrapped Canvas Painted papers, fabric, acrylic paints, beads. Mounted float style on gallery canvas covered with painted and... Read more ...

2018 Venice Biennale Winners: Eduardo Souto do Moura, Switzerland, Great...

2018 Venice Biennale Winners: Eduardo Souto do Moura, Switzerland, Great Britain, Jan der Vylde, Rahul Mehrotra, Andra Matin

Courtesy of the Venice Biennale The curators of the 2018 Venice Biennale Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects have announced the winning contributions to... Read more ...

Tools painting original

Tools painting original

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Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411

Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411

Mark Webster - Untitled Landscape Oil Painting 62411. 6x8" Oil on Panel. Read more ...

18C London 1760s MAY DAY Parade

18C London 1760s MAY DAY Parade

1761-1770 John Collet A Satire of a May Day Scene in London Read more ...

Morning Madonna

Morning Madonna

Unknown Master, German. Virgin and Child with Angels In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; &... Read more ...

Nothing Matters, Noah Kalina

Nothing Matters, Noah Kalina

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