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App Annie launches in-app analytics for app developers and publishers

Some people in the world get excited about new dashboards. This story is for you.<p>App Annie has launched the open beta test for a new dashboard and mobile analytics platform for publishers and developers.<p>The new version includes in-app analytics, and it integrates a lot of key mobile app data into …

Publishers are misinterpreting the demand for new MOBAs and MMOs

Infinite Crisis is just one of the more recent examples of why the deluge of new multiplayer online battle arena and massively multiplayer online games needs to stop. A lot of them keep failing, and the price of failure is steep — layoffs and studio shutdowns.<p>Developer Turbine announced that it’s …

Electronic Arts’ stock price is at an all-time high

Even before it has rolled out the next Madden NFL or its first Star Wars game, Electronic Arts is having a gigantic year.<p>The publisher is back on top of the world after a rough decade, and its stock price is now trading at an all-time high. You can buy a share of EA for around $71.63, according to …

Apple is removing App Store games that show the Confederate flag

The United States is rethinking its relationship with the Confederate flag, a symbol of the South's attempt to secede from the United States during the Civil War. Politicians are calling for its removal from public spaces and many retailers are removing products showing the flag from sale. Warner …

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Breaking: Apple Officially Kills Off Aperture

The day has come. We all felt it in our bones, but today it has been confirmed by the guys in Cupertino: Apple has stopped development of Aperture, …

Photographer Notebooks for Conveniently Recording Your Film Photos’ Metadata

Digital cameras naturally present us with a number of advantages, among them the oft-overlooked inclusion of detailed information about how (and …

The smartphone accessory that makes you a better film photographer

Photography is all about light. It’s about capturing light, manipulating light, and interpreting light. Today’s digital cameras use advanced algorithms and sensors to properly measure light and then record what you’re seeing with your eyes. But cameras weren’t always so smart and sophisticated, and …

7 Daily Exercises that Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

The saying ‘practice makes perfect’ is as valid for photography as any other activity, so we’ve put together a collection of exercises that will help …

Pixels.com Promises Photographers Full Licensing Control of Their Images

In an attempt to potentially flip the imaging licensing market on its head, Pixels.com has launched a new platform that puts the photographers in …

Fujifilm Releases Teleconverter for X100 & X100s, Plus a Bunch of X-T1 Accessories

Fujifilm is helping make X-Series camera users’ lives easier today by releasing the much-anticipated X100/X100s teleconverter lens and a whole slew …

ONA’s Berlin Camera Bag Celebrates 100 Years Of Leica — In Style

If you’re a normal human with normal human needs and desires, I would imagine that you want this bag like now. It’s called the Berlin, and it is a special edition from ONA made to celebrate 100 Years of Leica.<p>Unlike Leica itself, which is content to remain in the past with its product designs, the …

Tiny BOLT Is A Charger And Backup Battery In One

The little BOLT Charger Battery is as clever as it is good looking. The USB wall-charger packs a backup battery into its tiny body, as body that leads its maker to call it the “The World’s Smallest Wall Charger + Battery Backup.”<p>I’m not sure how true that it, but who cares? It fits in your pocket …

Photographer’s Pouch, Velcro-Backed Felt Pockets That Stick In Any Bag

The Photographer’s pouch is a boiled-wool pocket that will stick inside any camera bag thanks to the velcro strip on its back. And of course you’re not limited to cameras, or even camera bags – anything that will fit fits, and any bag with velcro can be used.<p>Each pouch is 9cm x 15cm, or around 3.5 …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

Getty’s New Embed Tool Makes Millions of Photos Free to Use Non-Commercially

Last night, Getty Images made a huge announcement that could forever change the way high quality images are shared on the Internet. Like Flickr …

Ben Von Wong Captures Great Fire Photos with a P&S For Cheap Camera Challenge

In yet another impressive (and sexual innuendo-filled… you’ve been warned) DigitalRev Cheap Camera Challenge, Kai has Benjamin Von Wong try to create …

Lightroom Plugin Analyzes Your Metadata, Offers Insights on Your Shooting Style

You may be stuck in a photographic rut and not even know it. To the rescue comes Lightroom Analytics, a free plugin for Adobe’s Lightroom …

ShotKit Gives You a Peek at the Pros’ Gear AND the Photos They Shoot with It

If the idea hadn’t been around for so long, we’d call ‘In My Bag’ type websites the flavor of the month. First there was InMyBag, which we shared …

VSCO Film 05 Brings Film Stocks from the Golden Age of Analog to Your RAW Photos

Continuing to uphold the “gold standard” of film emulation, Visual Supply Co. has released its fifth series of film emulation presets. Called <i>VSCO</i> …

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The Image Story: A Website that Dives Into the Story Behind Incredible Photographs

The saying goes: <i>a picture is worth a thousand words.</i> I certainly agree with this sentiment, but there’s more to it. For every thousand words the …

Sigma Rethinks DP Series with the New DP Quattro Line of Powerful APS-C Compacts

As of yesterday, Sigma has shaken up its point-and-shoot line with a major refresh of the powerful-yet-strange DP Series of cameras. Dubbed DP …

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Canon’s G1 X Mark II Has Officially Arrived, Another Impressive High-End Compact

Canon’s mirrorless attempts haven’t gone all that well. But where they’ve struck out in the mirrorless game, their large-sensor G1 X compact …

50mm Tele Conversion Lens for the Fujifilm X100/S Spotted at CP+

CP+ is throwing quite a bit of gear news our way, and one find that caught our eye has to do with the immensely popular Fujifilm X100s and its older …

First Short Film Shot with the 55mm ZEISS Otus Shows Off the Lens’ Superb Quality

Our reviewer Colin Peddle is currently the envy of the rest of the PetaPixel staff (including, wouldn’t you know it, the Editor in Chief) because he …

If you told someone ten years ago that the most popular camera in the world would soon be on a phone, they’d probably think you were crazy. Pop Chart Lab put together this awesome poster featuring the...

If you told someone ten years ago that the most popular camera in the world would soon be on a phone, they’d probably think you were crazy.<p>Pop Chart …

For the past four years, photographer Victoria Will has been covering the iconic Sundance Film Festival. This year, Victoria decided to capture her portraits using the challenging and unpredictable...

For the past four years, photographer Victoria Will has been covering the iconic Sundance Film Festival.<p>This year, Victoria decided to capture her …

Rumor: Next iPhone to Pack 10+ Megapixel Camera, f/1.8 Aperture and Better IR Filter

Whether or not you’re a fan of smartphone photography, there’s no denying Apple’s claim that the iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. So …