Matt Mirel

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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 …

Nokia Merges Smart and Pro Camera Apps, Brings Raw DNG Support to 1020 and 1520

Earlier today, Nokia let fly a slew of announcements at their Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi. And, as you might expect from the people that brought …

Leica finally reveals the Jony Ive-designed camera

Camera and Apple aficionados can get a glimpse at the Sir Jony Ive-designed Leica M that was over a year in the making.<p><b>Over a year in the making,</b> …

OPPO Will Integrate MemsCam ‘Take Now, Focus Later’ Tech Into Future Smartphones

If you’ve been wishing and hoping for Lytro-like ‘take now, focus later” technology to appear in smartphones, it looks like a couple of different …

D-CAN: A futuristic cylindrical camera

October 10, 2013 /Photography News/ Why do our cameras all resemble a box with a lens on the front? The answer is film.<p>Due to digital technology, …

Nikon Sues Polaroid, Claims the iM1836 Infringes on the Design of the 1 Series

It’s not uncommon for cameras to look similar in this day and age. Even the Sony A7 and A7r, which haven’t even been released yet, are being …

Brad Pitt Says ’12 Years A Slave’ Cuts “To The Base Of Our Humanity,” Plus New Photos & Soundtrack Info

Brad Pitt Says '12 Years A Slave' Cuts "To The Base Of Our Humanity," Plus New Photos & Soundtrack Info<p>No matter how acclaimed or laden with stars, …

A real nuclear deterrent: US, Russia may team up to use weapons against asteroids

When geophysicist H. Jay Melosh attended a meeting of U.S. and ex-Soviet nuclear weapons designers in May 1995, he was surprised by how eager the Cold Warriors were to work together against an unlikely but dangerous extraterrestrial threat: asteroids on a collision course with Earth.<p>After Edward …

18-foot ‘sea monster’ terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

The oarfish, surrounded by the CIMI staff who pulled it out of the water. It is estimated to weigh up to 300 pounds.<p>A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one …

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Rumor: Panasonic to Release the World’s Smallest ILC in October with the GM1

So far, the title of world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera fell (for the most part) to the cameras in the Pentax Q-series — starting with the …

One Millionth Leica and Modified Nikon F3 NASA Camera up for Auction at WestLicht

Each year, the WestLicht Photographica auction house puts some incredible historic cameras on the block and lets us mere mortals “oh” and “ah” at …

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Landscape Photography

Nikon Coolpix A Review

My how the game has changed. A few months ago everyone was agog (and still are!) with maxi zoom cameras. Now it seems a few major makers seems to be …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

Behind The Scenes of Three of My Most Popular Landscape Photos

In the following post I’m not going to remind you again that you need to bring your tripod with you. I’m not here to warn you that weather is …

Photogs Probably Won’t be Replaced by Robots Anytime Soon, Study Finds

There are many reasons why “photographer” and “photojournalist” ranked so low on last year’s “best and worst jobs” list, but according to a paper …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius