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Sony a7R III Named a Top 10 Gadget of 2017 by TIME

Sony sparked a great deal of excitement when it announced its blazing fast full-frame a9 camera in April, but somehow it managed to make an even …

Cameras

Ep. 231: Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should – and more

Featured: <b>DP, photographer, timelapse cinematographer and editor, Drew Geraci</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in …

Photography

How This Portrait Was Shot and Edited, From Planning to Final Photo

Photographer Francisco Hernandez has launched a new video series titled “Behind the Shot” that will document the entire process of how a photo of …

Photography

On ‘Making It’ as a Photographer, or: What if Your House Burned Down?

What if your house burned down? Have you still “made it” as a photographer?<p>3 weeks ago I was sitting, much as I do now, winding down on a Saturday …

Photographers

Photoshop CC Easter Eggs: Monkey, Banana, Coffee, and Toast

Did you know that hidden within Photoshop CC are a number of “easter eggs” that customize the photo editing app in wacky ways? Three that you can …

Adobe

7 Ways to Enhance Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s an in-depth 28-minute tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel that will show you how to enhance and create amazing eyes in portrait …

Photoshop Tutorials

Ugly Places, Pretty Portraits: I Did a Photo Shoot in Lowe’s

A few weeks ago, a model friend of mine, Rachelle Kathleen, and I were planning to meet for a fun little photo shoot. Instead of searching out the …

Photography

A Nikon D850 Review for Nature Photographers

It’s finally here! My Nikon D850 review is finally finished! It took me 11 states, two countries, eight weeks, and 16,000 images to get it done, but …

Nikon

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Share Photos in 4K High Resolution

Facebook has just introduced the ability to share high-resolution photos on its Messenger app. This makes for a much better, and less compressed, …

Facebook

Yashica’s Faux Film Y35 Camera Raises $1.28 Million From the Masses

It seems that a lot of photography enthusiasts want to shoot a stripped down digital camera with pretend film rolls. The Kickstarter campaign for …

Cameras

Museum Offers Free Photo Digitization for Black Families

The National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C, is offering African American families free digitization services so …

Black History

The Sony a7R III Eats Stars: New Report

Has Sony actually fixed its “star eater” issue in the new a7R III? Photographer Drew Geraci tested the camera earlier this month and found that the …

Photography

Bus Photobomb Hilariously Ruins Shot of Georgia Dome Implosion

The Georgia Dome stadium was demolished yesterday after serving for decades as the home of the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team. During the event, …

Viral

Leica Unveils the CL, A Crop Mirrorless Camera with a Classic Design

Leica has just announced the new CL, an APS-C mirrorless camera with a more classic design and interface, as well as the new Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 …

Cameras

DxOMark’s Pentax 645Z Review is Out After 2 Year Delay, Scores 101

Last month, we reported that DxOMark had reviewed the Pentax 645Z back in 2015 and given it a highest-ever score of 101 before pausing its medium …

Cameras

The Photographer Behind Windows XP ‘Bliss’ Shot 3 New Wallpapers

<i>Bliss</i>, the photo used as a default wallpaper on Windows XP, is considered to be the most-view photo in the history of the world. The photographer …

Sonoma County

Man Finds DJI Customer Data Exposed, Gets Threat and Rejects $30K Bounty

Security researcher Kevin Finisterre recently found a flaw that exposed private customer data of the Chinese drone company DJI to the public. After …

Security

3 Tips for Building Your Brand as a Photographer

Looking to build up your brand as a photographer? Here’s an inspiring 15-minute discussion with well-known photographers Chase Jarvis and Ben Von …

Marketing

These Architectural Photos Are Optical Illusions That Will Confuse Your Brain

German photographer Max Leitner has published a project titled “Misleading Lines.” It’s a series of architectural photos shot in Warsaw, Poland. …

Photography

The Ihagee ELBAFLEX 35mm SLR May Be Reborn with a Nikon F Mount

There’s a new ambitious Kickstarter project that’s aiming to create a fully analog 35mm camera based on the classic Ihagee ELBAFLEX SLR.<p>The team …

Nikon

I’m Not Good at Street Photography… I’m Just Not Scared

Today I used Lightroom Mobile to capture images on the street for the first time. I recently remembered that you can sync images from Lightroom …

Street Photography

This Photographer Builds His Subjects with Cardboard

After moving into a new home, photographer Juhamatti Vahdersalo noticed the cardboard boxes he used sitting in his garage. So, he decided to get …

Photography

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Photoshop Tutorials

Ep. 230: Fujifilm v. Polaroid – and more

Featured: <b>Sony Alpha Collective member, Francisco Hernandez</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take …

Photography

The Story of a Scammer on Facebook Who Conned Me (and Many Others)

Scams involving cameras are rampant these days. After almost losing a Nikon D850 to a scam on eBay, I recently also discovered a massive camera scam …

Sony Alpha

Testing Sony’s New Pixel Shift Feature in the a7R III

The new Sony a7R III has a new function called Pixel Shift. This function basically increases the resolution of your images by 4 times. In short: the …

Tutorials

Photographer Projects Portraits Onto Pieces of Trash in Los Angeles

Photographer Philippe Echaroux wants to spread an important message about the problem of trash littered on streets. His new photo project <i>After the</i> …

Photography

‘My Wife Won’t Let Me Photograph Women’

When photographer Manny Ortiz first took up portrait photography, his wife Diana wasn’t happy about him photographing women — he soon learned that …

Marriage

St. Louis Police Ordered to Reaffirm Journalist Rights Once a Month

The St. Louis police department has just made a big move in support of photographer and journalist rights: police officers are now being ordered to …

Policing

Sony Launches Imaging Edge Software Suite: Remote, Viewer, and Edit

Sony has just announced its Imaging Edge software suite. The suite comes with three key pieces of software: ‘Remote’, ‘Viewer’, and ‘Edit’. Sony say …

Software