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A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

Colourful bathing houses Photo by Paul Indigo — National Geographic Your Shot

Canon EOS

This is a 7.3-Gigapixel ‘Timelapse’ of London

The UK contact lens retailer Lenstore has released a 7.3-gigapixel “timelapse” of London. Titled 24 Hour London, the images show a view of England’s …

Time-lapse Photography

Instagram now lets you share multiple photos and videos at once on Stories

Instagram has announced a couple updates to Stories on Android, including the ability to upload multiple photos and videos all at once.<p>Previously, if you wanted to post several photos or videos to your Instagram story, you would have to go through the process for every individual piece of media. …

Mobile Photography

Flickr Has Been Acquired by SmugMug

Huge news in the photo sharing world today: SmugMug just announced that it has acquired Flickr from Yahoo, which was itself acquired by Verizon last …

hobbyist

2018 Ronaldo Schemidt PoY winner

Ronaldo Schemidt was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1971.<p>While he was studying anthropology in the Universidad Central of Venezuela, he decided to …

Here are the best April’s fools photography jokes from around the web (2018)

April’s fools is a day of fun but also a day of caution for anyone getting near the internet. If you look at some of the past jokes, you’ll see that …

Jokes

US to Require Social Media Usernames of All Visa Applicants

The United States has just proposed new rules that would require all visa applicants to provide their social media usernames from the past 5 years. …

The Winning Photos of the 2017 Smithsonian Photo Contest

Smithsonian.com has just announced the winning photos of its 2017 Photo Contest, the 15th edition of the contest. The grand prize winner this year …

RIP, Chuck Westfall: The Photo Industry Just Lost a Legend

Chuck Westfall has died. A legend in the camera industry, Westfall was a photographer who served as a technical representative and advisor at Canon …

Photographer Exposed for Using Film Set Shots as ‘Documentary’ Photos

When Mehrdad Oskouei, a well known Iranian filmmaker, was planning to produce his last film <i>Starless Dreams</i> he asked one of his former students, …

Google Lens arrives on every Android phone with Google Photos

Here's how to start using Google Lens on any Android phone. Google Lens support in Google Photos on iOS will launch "soon."<p>Google on Monday said …

Canon Rebel T100: The Cheapest DSLR Ever?

In addition to announcing the entry-level Rebel T7 this week, Canon also announced its new EOS 4000D DSLR over in Europe. When the camera is official …

We Regret to Inform You That Vero Is Bad [Updated]

Vero was supposed to be the better Instagram. It was supposed to save social media. It was supposed to do loads of things that other …

Vero Is Taking On Instagram By Fixing the One Thing Everyone Hates About Instagram

If you’re a big Instagram fan, you may have noticed a bunch of people you follow talking about Vero lately. But what is Vero?<p>Vero is a new social …

Sex, Lies, and Lemmings: Hossein Fatemi and the Toxification of Photojournalism

The year-long world tour of photojournalist Hossein Fatemi’s controversial Iranian photos is coming to an end. In a year in which fake news and the …

Canon's clever new Speedlite 470EX-AI automatically adjusts to bounce flash

The Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI automatically pivots to create an optimal angle for bounce flash – helping flash beginners create more flattering …

Canon EOS M50 Review

Introduction<p>The Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M in Asia) is an entry-level mirrorless camera that features an electronic viewfinder, fully articulating …

Cameras

An In-Depth Look at the Canon EOS M50

Shooting a Magazine Cover with a Smartphone

I recently got a call from a client in Chile asking if I’d like to photograph Alexis Sanchez for the cover of <i>COSAS</i> magazine. Alexis is Chile’s most …

This Epic Action Sports Video Shows a Skier Freeriding Across the World

French professional skier Candide Thovex teamed up with Audi and created this jaw-dropping action sports short film that shows Thovex freeriding down …

Great Wall of China

Goodbye Instagram, hello Ello

Do you remember Ello? In the fall of 2014 headlines praised it as “the Facebook Killer”, apparently it was created as an ad-free alternative to …

Instagram

The 10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2017

2017 is coming to a close. As we close out the year, here’s a look back at the top 10 posts that received the most attention on PetaPixel.<p>The TSA …

Google launches three new photography apps for testing experimental technology

Google today is launching a trio of new photo apps – a part of new series of what it has dubbed photography “appsperiments.” (Get it? Ha ha.) The apps, some of which are available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play, give Google a way to test out more experimental features to see how users …

Interview: Sofi Lee is a pro shooting with vintage digital compacts

Film nostalgia in photography might be all the rage today – it seems a lot of people are hungry for that 'organic, analog look' – but for Seattle …

500px Quietly Dropped Free Account Upload Limit to 7 Photos Per Week

If you have a free 500px photo sharing account or are considering joining the service, here’s a change that happened earlier this year you may not be …

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Share Photos in 4K High Resolution

Facebook has just introduced the ability to share high-resolution photos on its Messenger app. This makes for a much better, and less compressed, …

The Photographer Behind Windows XP ‘Bliss’ Shot 3 New Wallpapers

<i>Bliss</i>, the photo used as the default wallpaper on Windows XP, is considered to be the most-viewed photo in the history of the world. The photographer …

This 89-Year-Old Shoots Playful Self-Portraits

Kimiko Nishimoto picked up a camera for the first time when she was 72 years old. 15 years later, the 89-year-old photographer is now receiving a …