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A Beginner's Guide to Shooting Macro

If you’ve never experimented with macro photography before, then you may be in for a few surprises. Shooting on the macro level is much more than …

Use These Simple Techniques to Change the Composition of Your Photographs

A lot of the time, people miss a well composed shot simply because they didn't take the time to seek out a slightly better alternative. When you have …

Winter Wonderland - The Keys to Photographing Snow

Love it or hate, for those of us inhabiting the northern climes, winter is fast approaching. Some of us will pack away our cameras over the long …

From Berg, A DIY Kit That Connects Your Gadget To The Internet Of Things

The Berg Cloud Devkit makes it easy for anyone to create their own cloud-connected device.<p>Over the last two years, product and design consultancy Berg London has been bringing smiles to our lips with button-cute devices like the Little Printer and its Twitter-connected cuckoo clock, #Flock. Now, …

Extremely Rare Gold-Plated Leica Luxus II Could Fetch $1.6 Million At Auction

This almost one-of-a-kind Leica camera — which was discovered as part of an <i>Antiques Roadshow</i> episode years ago — could sell for more than $1.6 …

Review: Lomography’s Experimental Lens Kit for MFT Cameras

Today I received an Experimental Lens Kit from Lomography and immediately took it on a test ride while having my lunch break.<p>In case you don’t know …

Canon EOS-1D X firmware update brings performance boosts

<b>Available in early 2014, the firmware update will give improved AF performance and other important tweaks to users of the pro-level SLR.</b><p>Developed in …

Cameras

Newborn Photography Black and White Conversion in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop. The Lightroom Preset System is …

Photo basics: creative exposure techniques

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: creative exposure techniques<p>3:03<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

Photography

This Database of Android ROMs Helps You Choose the Best One For You

If you're interested in giving your phone a new operating system, or you want to breathe new life into an old device, installing a new ROM is a great …

22 Cats Who Are Pretty Much Over This Whole "Monday" Thing

Join them in their anti-Monday cause.

DSLR Camera Lenses and Their Abbreviations

For those of you who want to learn what these abbreviations are about, I have compiled a list of the terms used, what it stands for and of course …

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope and Macro Photography Stand for Only $10

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a little while, you’ll already know that a laser pointer’s focus lens can be put to good DIY use helping you take …

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

Photo basics: introduction to exposure

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: introduction to exposure<p>1:24<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

Photography

Sony Unveils the a7 and a7R, E-Mount ILCs that Pack a Full-Frame Punch

After all of the anticipation, rumors and leaks we sincerely hope the announcement still has you excited, because Sony has finally made the …

Sony Unveils the RX10, a High Performance Superzoom for the RX Lineup

Admittedly, the a7 and a7R have sort of stolen the show when it comes to camera announcements today, but those two weren’t the only shooters Sony …

The New Triggertrap Redsnap: An Infinitely Expandable Camera Trigger

The Triggertrap name has appeared on PetaPixel many times before: from the very early days of v1 on Kickstarter, to an interview with CEO Haje Kamps, …

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …

Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

A few months ago, whilst researching my purchase of a Fuji X100s, I came across a video about that camera by renowned editorial and commercial …

Sony Cyber-shot RX10

You would be forgiven for confusing the RX10 for an SLR from the very beginning. It's sturdy: SLR-like bits and pieces protrude from all the right …

Sony Cyber-shot

Nikon D5300

Looking for a decent mid-range SLR? The D5300 should tick most of your boxes with its comfortable shooting design and a great set of features.<p>Design …

Cameras

Nikon Announces the D5300, Its First DSLR with Built-In WiFi

Adding to the deluge of camera announcements this month, Nikon chose today to release an update to its D5200 consumer DSLR. The new camera, the …