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Photographer Captures 24 Sunsets in 8 Hours, Chases the Sun Around the Globe for Citizen

Photographer Simon Roberts and ex-NATO pilot Jonathan Nicol were recently given an incredible task to perform: they were asked to steal a night back …

Storm Chaser Captures Mesmerizing Time-Lapse of Clouds Rolling Like Ocean Waves

“Undulatus asperatus” is a cloud formation proposed in 2009 that roughly translates to “roughened or agitated waves.” These dark and stormy clouds …

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

Shutter Speed

RAW vs JPEG: Using Real-World Examples to Illustrate the Difference

It’s not news that RAW files have a far greater latitude than the same JPEG photographs. However, many beginners only understand this difference on a …

All About Polarizing Filters, and Why You Should Have One

Filters are not as important now as they were back before digital sensors were housed inside our cameras. Back in the day, filters were needed to …

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Depth of Field and F-stops

Depth of field (DOF for short) is usually associated with the aperture, which is often used interchangeably with the word f-stop. The aperture …

Samsung files patent for a transparent camera display

<b>First came OLED, then came curved. Now, Samsung has filed a patent for a see-through screen on a digital camera so you can stare into your subject's eyes while taking a photo.</b><p>As spotted by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Samsung has filed a patent in Korea that details a digital camera featuring a …

Intellectual Property

Foldio: A Pop-Up Photography Studio

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>You’ve got dreams of your very own photo studio – gleaming white walls, perfectly placed lights and windows …

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

Landscape Photography

What's In My Bag for Landscape Photography

I’m often asked by beginning photographers about what I use to shoot my photos, whether it’s landscapes, portraits, sports, or some other subject. …

Adorama's New Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly Looks Like a Fisher Price Toy

Flashpoint usually makes some interesting products, and their new Shootskate II Dolly is no exception. It’s a dolly that quite honestly looks like a …

Review: Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM (Nikon F Mount)

Sigma’s first entry into their contemporary series is their new 17-70mm f2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM. The contemporary series is part of the company’s …

Mount July DSLR Lens Filters Will Be Like Instagram Filters for Your Camera

What would it look like if the retro filters found in smartphone camera apps were turned into a real filter you could slap onto the front of your …

Digital Camera Maintenance and Care Tips

A digital camera is a sensitive device. As such, it needs to be cleaned and cared for so it will always be on optimum performance. Proper maintenance …

Paramotoring and Light Painting, Where Sport Meets Art

About a week ago, Red Bull Illume and Snap! Orlando revealed a collaboration they were working on called “Motion to Light,” in which they paired the …

This Canon 8-15mm Lens Stool is Soft in the Edges… Literally

Remember that giant wooden Nikon 14-24mm hanging lamp we featured back in February? The designer, Spanish studio Monoculo Design, is back with …

Photographer Creates Emotive Images to Help Cope with Depression

What does severe depression look like in photographs? The work of photographer Christian Hopkins may offer a clue. The 20-year-old photographer has …

Pro Photographer Uses Broken Holga Camera

We often look at the photos of some the of the best commercial photographers and think, <i>if only I had the equipment they had…</i> But the truth is that …

Interview with Visually Impaired Fine Art Photographer Craig Royal

<i>Craig Royal is an award-winning fine art photographer based in Tampa, Florida. Visit his website here.</i><p><b>PetaPixel: Can you tell us a little about</b> …

How to Protect Your Photography Online

When it comes to protecting your online photography there are many ways to prevent people from copying or distributing your artwork.<p>Lombard Street, SF<p>…

Is Photography a Hobby or a Profession to You? Decide.

Many amateur photographers dream of turning their hobby into a thriving business. It’s almost a natural progression. Some may even call it a noble …