Drew Whitehead

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Photographing Lightsabers is Hard, Here’s How You Do It

Hey PetaPixel! Let’s talk about taking pictures of lightsabers. How to make ’em look good, specifically.<p>I’m a photographer out in Washington state, …

Seeing in Depth of Field: A Simple Understanding of Aperture

Photography can be simply defined as: painting with light. When you are painting with light, you are creating a story in a split second. That’s what …

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

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Polaroid's new $299 Instagram camera goes on pre-sale

Polaroid is back ... again.<p>Fans of the iconic instant camera company can now pre-order its latest product: A camera that instantly posts photos to social networks.<p>The $299 "Socialmatic" camera connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi or piggybacks on your mobile phone connection over Bluetooth. …

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

A Beginner's Guide to Dynamic Range (Plus Useful HDR Photography Tips)

If you have created even one photo with a digital camera you are already aware that what you see is almost never what you get. This is due to several …

Stop-Motion Parkour: A Dizzying Parkour Fight Scene Done Entirely in Stop-Motion

The guys behind the popular YouTube channel Corridor Digital are not Parkour masters. They’ll never be captured on camera majestically leaping …

A Starry Time-Lapse of the Milky Way, as Seen From the International Space Station

We’ve come across and shared a number of time-lapses that show off the beauty of the Milky Way in spectacular fashion, but the video above is …

​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

A white Lexus hybrid SUV inches to the left, creating a slightly wider buffer as it passes a bicyclist in the bike lane on a busy and unseasonably hot Tuesday afternoon not far from Google's headquarters in Silicon Valley.<p>If the car was being driven by a human, that would be no big deal -- except …

To make a car, Audi had to blow one up