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Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base Color and the Highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

What you need to know about online advertisers tracking you

Spend lots of time online? Then perhaps you've heard of targeted advertising, "Big Data" analysis and complaints of privacy violations by advertising companies. The ads above your Gmail inbox? Yeah, those. As it turns out, most people don't like being tracked by advertisers. Surprise! As such, a …

This cat takes better selfies than you

As we all know the internet is pretty much half filled with cats thanks to their loving owners taking a never-ending stream photos and videos. But …

Watch Sony explain Project Morpheus and its VR plans for PlayStation

Virtual reality is (quite suddenly) a big deal. Sony introduced its Project Morpheus prototype headset for the PS4 at GDC, just days ago, and now the company has uploaded the hour-long presentation, including its development, awkward prototypes, the criteria it's eventually aiming for and some …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Google Maps Out the Most Photographed Places in the World

Two weeks ago, Instagram released its annual top 10 lists of the cities and locations that were photographed most often using the photo sharing …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

Stop-Motion Short Made from Hundreds of Long Exposure Light-Painted Photographs

Darren Pearson’s still frame light paintings are impressive enough on their own. He uses flashlights in the dark to sketch out intricate figures. The …

Pixelstick brings programmable fun to light painting

Want to be more creative with your light painting? Pixelstick is a row of programmable LEDs used to display images and patterns in long exposure …

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 …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Pyle Audio Announces a GoPro-like Action Cam for Under $100

If you like the idea of having a GoPro or other action cam to capture all of your daredevil stunts but don’t readily have several hundred to drop on …

How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop

Here's How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop. Once you have finished processing your image in Photoshop, flatten the image to a single layer or …

First Full-Sized Photos of the Sony A7 and A7r Full-Frames Surface Online

Over the weekend, we got our first official glimpse at what the Sony A7 full-frame E-Mount mirrorless camera looked like. But that uber-blurry image …

A Guide to Birth Photography

Birth Photography Tips: Few things in this world are as joyous as welcoming a new baby. Here's the dPS guide to photographing a birth.

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

The Beastgrip Lets You Add SLR Lenses & Accessories to Almost Any Smartphone

There are all kids of systems for clamping a lens onto a phone, but few are as versatile as the Beastgrip, a Kickstarter project about halfway to …

Avegant's head-mounted virtual retinal display offers brilliant definition, we go hands-on (video)

We've never seen a product quite like this, and for Avegant, that's very good news. The startup's prototype virtual retinal display (VRD) delivers insanely sharp definition and a realistic image even with low-resolution sources by projecting directly into each eye using an array of two million …

Nikon Reveals the AW1, the World’s First Waterproof and Shockproof Digital ILC

We told you yesterday to watch out for a “rugged” Nikon 1 announcement in the next 24-hours, and lo and behold, it happened. Introducing the Nikon 1 …

An Introduction to the Inverse Square Law

I don’t know about you, but I was never much of a math student. I needed a tutor in high school for both geometry and physics. I chose a double major …

Digital Photography

Portrait Photography Tips and Techniques

Baby Photography Tips<p>Babies are unpredictable so therefore tears and tantrums are to be expected. Don’t be afraid to keep the camera shooting rather …

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

Photographer Demonstrates Use of Light, Motion and Long Exposures in Photo Series 'Trajectory'

The combination of light and motion always makes for some pretty amazing results. Slow shutter speeds capture images of light in motion in the most …

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic Photography

Cinerama movies are generally preferred for a very good reason: The field of view is more like what the human eye is accustomed to seeing. …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light that fills in the shadows. This main light …