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Sony Takes the Bridge Camera Bar to New Heights with Crazy 63x Superzoom at CP+

Canon wasn’t the only one to food our inbox last night, and not even the announcements we were most anxious for. Sony also made some exciting …

Photos Reflecting the Most Ridiculous Laws in the U.S.

Photographer Olivia Locher, mocks some of the most ridiculous laws still in place in the United States with her new photo series, I Fought The Law. …

Satire

Sigma's new Quattro camera is like nothing you've ever seen

Sigma is better known for its lenses than its cameras, and the shooters it does release tend to exhibit staid, anonymous design like the DP Merrill series. But the company is turning that image on its head with the the new DP Quattro line, on show for the first time at CP+ 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. …

Sony Unveils A6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera with "World's Fastest Autofocus" | Rangefinder

Sony has just introduced the new A6000, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, which the company claims has "the world's fastest AF performance." …

Goodbye Canon, Hello Olympus OMD E-M5 – Switch to Mirror-less for Travel Photography

The heat beats down on me through the blue heavenly skies above me as I climb. I climb up the mountain slowly with many steps to go to reach 400 …

Cameras

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Social Media Tips from Pro Adventure Photographer Lucas Gilman

It isn’t the over 14,000 followers on Instagram or 9,000 on Twitter that made adventure photographer Lucas Gilman a finalist in the 2010 and 2013 Red …

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 …

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

Photography

The Secrets of Effective Silhouette Photography

There is something about silhouettes that makes you want to rush out and create one yourself. They have that dramatic atmosphere that always keeps a …

Landscape Photography

Thinking of Ways to Market Your Photography? Try These for Starters

If you aspire to any substantial degree of success as a professional photographer, you’re going to have to make money. In order to make money, you …

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

Why You Need a Remote Shutter Release in Your Bag

https://www.lightstalking.com/how-to-photograph-fireworks/Anyone who has been involved with photography for some length of time has heard of shutter …

Landscape Photography

The top 10 sexiest works of art ever

Egon Schiele – Woman with Black Stockings<br>1913<p>There is no sexier artist than Egon Schiele. The reason his nude and semi-nude portrayals of his models and lovers are so beguiling is quite simple – they have a filthy quality. Schiele, who got arrested for what he was up to, depicts women with not only …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

7 Affordable Ways to Expand Your Photography Skills

The potential challenges associated with being a photographer are many; some of the obstacles one has to overcome are creative in nature, while …

Street Photography

Saddam’s Jewish Treasures

These priceless Hebrew artifacts were rescued from Hussein’s notorious intelligence service. And now, they’re about to go back to Iraq—just as the …

Beautiful Colored X-Ray Photographs of Plants and Animals

Arie van’t Riet isn’t your typical photographer. In fact, he’s not a photographer at all. Riet is a Dutch physicist-artist who has a knack for …

Anna Kendrick Stars in the BEST Super Bowl Beer Ad of all Time

The hilarious (and hot) Anna Kendrick has starred in both Blockbusters and indie films. She's pretty well-rounded. The only thing she hasn't done is star in a Super Bowl commercial for a beer she doesn't even drink—until now.<p>Newcastle Brown Ale commissioned the actress to joke about how she's "hot, …

Sport picture of the day: Skating at speed

With just over a week to go until the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the athletes have arrived and are training in the arenas where they'll be competing. In this image, the German speed skating team slice their way around the course at the Adler Arena. The near perfect symmetry …

Charlie Chaplin in Color: A Century-Old Photo Redefines 'the Tramp'

Autochrome portrait of Charlie Chaplin, Hollywood, Calif., circa 1917 - 1918<br>George Eastman House/Charles Zoller/The Image Works<p>1 of 1<p>Lillian Gish. …

Fantastic Optical Zoom Time-Lapse Takes Us on a Journey to the Orion Nebula

When physics professor and amateur photographer Isidro Villo says he’s taking you on a time-lapse journey to the Orion Nebula, he means it quite …

Apple Celebrates Thirty Years of Macintosh with Tribute Video Shot Entirely on iPhones

On January 24th, 2014, the Macintosh turned 30 years old. Admittedly, 30 is a rough birthday for most humans, but even though the Mac seemed to take …

Combining Images for Large Subjectsusing Photoshop Photomerge

Photography

Helmet Cam Captures Skydiver’s Terrifying Unconscious Free Fall and the Heroism of the Friends that Saved Him

If there’s a secret contest going on for most terrifying action camera video, then 25-year-old skydiver James Lee recently gave the skydivers in the …

DigitalRev Asks David Hobby to Share His Top Travel Photography Tips

On a recent trip to Hong Kong, David Hobby (aka. Strobist) caught up with his friends over at DigitalRev and offered some wise advice for the …

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …