Kyle Rivas

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Condé Nast’s Epicurious teams up w/ Swirl for in-store iBeacon experience

After announcing it would take advantage of iBeacons deployed by inMarket in grocery stores back in April, today Condé Nast’s Epicurious is announcing a partnership with another iBeacon network to further expand the context-sensitive notifications beamed to its users. Swirl, the same company behind …

Booq’s new Boa Flow Graphite looks like a bag that might finally carry everything, anywhere

You’ve probably noticed Booq’s odd penchant for naming their strange, sophisticated baggage after snakes. And if you’ve <i>really</i> been paying attention, you’ll have noticed variations on one species crop up over and over again: The Booq Boa.<p>The Boa’s DNA has mutated into a variety of different forms, …

How to Use Strip Lighting for Outdoor Portraits

Using strobes outside is one way to create drama in your photographs. By adding artificial light to your scene, you can include a background that …

Photographers

New York City from a Unique Perspective (Inception Anyone?)

There is something quite intimidating and awesome when you see large buildings and massive cityscapes turned upside down or on their side. One gets a …

See the Energy Behind an Ambitious Portrait Photograph

We don’t always get the chance to see and appreciate the passion that goes into a photography project. Artists spend days, weeks, months, or even …

Go Behind the Scenes with Talented Time-Lapse Photographer Michel Shinblum

Michael Shainblum is a name that has come up a few times on PetaPixel, and it’s always associated with a spectacular time-lapse that earns many a …

Photo Breakdown - Amazing Star Trails Night Exposure

Over the last few years I was obsessed with macro work. I decided to take a short break and experience/experiment with other forms of photography. I …

Is Adding Boudoir Sessions To Your Photography Business Right For You?

When winter hit and weddings and senior portraits weren't generating any income, Michael Sasser decided to expand his reach by adding boudoir style …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Tutorials

D-Link’s New Security Camera Is Cheap, iPhone-Linked And Has Motorized Pan-And-Tilt Controls

While there’s no dearth of choice when it comes to picking a security cam that can viewed over an iPhone, finding one with the ability to pan and zoom remotely is a trickier proposition. And finding one with pan-and-zoom for under $100 is even rarer.<p>But that’s exactly what D-Link’s new DCS-5010L …

RoundFlash — One Ring Flash To Beat Them All

Ringflash: You love the harsh-yet-even light, and the donut-shaped highlights it throws into the subject’s eyes. You love that you can make magazine-style photos with a single, on camera flash. But you hate the bulky plastic adapter you have to carry around to make it all happen.<p>What you need, my …

Portrait of the Week and What You May Have Missed this Week on Light Stalking

Light Stalking is one of the largest, friendliest and busiest photography sites on the internet. Nearly each day we publish a helpful and interesting …

Control Your SLR From Your Smartphone with the Weye Feye WiFi Add-On

The ability to use your smartphone as a remote for your DSLR can come in handy in a lot of situations. But if you don’t have a DSLR with built-in …

Sport picture of the day: that's some feet

By zooming in on the swimmers feet as they dive into the pool, rather than the wide shot that we are used to at the start of a swimming race, the photographer has created an abstract, striking and interesting image

Vu Booth Rig Lets You Quickly and Easily Turn Your Gear Into a Photo Booth

It’s not uncommon these days for photographers to want to add a photo booth option to their offerings. In the past, we’ve seen everything from an …

The Photograph that Launched My Career

Being so close to the release of the 2013 Arizona State University Football campaign, I wanted to take an opportunity on to talk about an image that …

Painting a Large College Dormitory with Light for a Nighttime Photograph

I had the opportunity to photograph the newest dormitory on the Florida International University campus a couple of nights ago and I thought I would …

Diver Photographer Snaps Photos of Polar Bears from Within Clawing Distance

Diver Photographer Joe Bunni isn’t one to shy away from risky wildlife photography trips. During one such adventure on a trip to Canada, they ran …

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 …

Good Example of How to Raise Money on Kickstarter as a Photographer

Photographer Joseph D.R. OLeary had a wonderful idea, even if it was a bit different than your typical idea. He wanted to create a photographic …

Photography

HOT Watch: A Revolutionary (And Affordable) New Smart Watch for Android and iOS!

Smart watches such as the Pebble, Cookoo, and Metawatch have been around for a while now, and at this point, it’s become abundantly clear that the …

The HOT Watch Smartwatch’s Unique Trick Turns Your Own Hand Into The Handset [Kickstarter]

The HOT Watch, from Texas-based PH Technical Labs, is the latest project to join the ever-burgeoning smartwatch craze, and it busted out onto Kickstarter today with such a bang it’s already raised half its $150K goal.<p>There’s really a lot going on here — the device packs a near-endless list of …

KEEO Is The Best Key Holder Ever: It Even Talks To Your iPhone

The very best part of the KEEO is the product video. And the very best part of that is KEEO’s creator Christopher Zenic. Just go and watch it right now and tell me you don’t keep expecting him to say “No, Mr. Bond – I expect you to <i>die.”</i><p>Anyhow. The KEEO is a fancy key holder with some special …

Todoist: Simply the Best To-do App

<b>Todoist</b> is a fantastic and gorgeous to-do list or task management app for the iPad and iPhone, Android, Mac and Windows, and web browsers. Its iPad app just came out a little over a week ago and I installed it that same day. Within 24 hours of starting with it, I had signed up for a premium …

Apps

Kanex MeDrive Is A Network Server For Your iDevice

Kanex’s MeDrive looks like an essential bit of kit for anyone with an iDevice and a whole mess of media files. It’s a personal file server, only unlike most solutions we’ve seen, it lets you hook up any USB drive to share and access its contents.<p>The little white box has three holes. One for the USB …

Innovative Fashion Photography Techniques

What do you get when you combine an octopus, a fashion model, and a nice camera? A Ben Von Wong photo shoot, of course. Von Wong is at it again, …

Photography

Disney's Invisible Flashes

While visiting Disneyland Paris, long-time reader Paul Mason of Hartlepool, UK watched a Disney staff photographer work a room doing shots of kids …

Zillow: Real Estate, Apartments, Mortgages & Home Values

Only on Zillow<p>47 listings in Ashburn not from the MLS<p>42497 Magellan Sq ASHBURN VA 20148<p>Coming Soon<p>$415,0004 bds · 3 ba · 1,856 sqft<p>42497 Magellan Sq, …

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2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced, All Depict Syrian Civil War

Columbia University has announced the winning photographs of both the Breaking News and Feature Photography Pulitzer prizes for 2013 — all of which …