PetaPixel

  • newGreat Reads in Photography: June 13, 2021

    Great Reads in Photography: June 13, 2021

    Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Photographing Afghans in the Forever War – Adam Ferguson D…
    - 6 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 1:59pm -
  • Photographer Creates Giant Waves of Wood in a Forest

    Photographer Creates Giant Waves of Wood in a Forest

    When Germany was hit by a second wave of COVID-19 and subsequent restrictions in late 2020, photographer and artist Jörg Gläscher decided to do a photo project in a forest that reflected what the world was going through. The Leipzig, Germany-based…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 5:12pm -
  • This Cameraman Outran the Sprinters in a 100m Race
    Sports photographers and videographers usually work stealthily in the background, documenting athletes without distracting from the competition, but one cameraman in China stole the show after he outran the sprinters in a 100m race. The college stude…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 4:01pm -
  • 9 of History’s Rarest Cameras You Can Actually Buy

    9 of History’s Rarest Cameras You Can Actually Buy

    The history of photography is over a century old — in fact, it was 107 years ago that Oskar Barnack created the Ur-Leica, a camera that would later be known as the genesis of the 36×24 “full-frame” format. Since then, hundreds of companies acr…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 3:07pm -
  • Ep. 344: You First…Then Your Gear – and more
     Episode 344 of the PetaPixel Photogr…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 10:35am -
  • Leica 24-70mm f/2.8 Versus Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8: Is There a Difference?

    Leica 24-70mm f/2.8 Versus Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8: Is There a Difference?

    While reviewing the Leica 24-70mm f/2.8, I was able to spend some time with a lens from Sigma that has been accused of being the exact same lens in a rehoused body. But is it? Editor’s note: The following evaluation is meant to be viewed after read…
    - 2 days ago 11 Jun 21, 9:25pm -
  • Researchers Use Smartphone Camera to Identify Acne-Causing Bacteria

    Researchers Use Smartphone Camera to Identify Acne-Causing Bacteria

    Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a way to use smartphone photos to identify potentially harmful bacteria on skin and in the mouth. The method can visually identify microbes on the skin that contribute to acne as well as th…
    - 2 days ago 11 Jun 21, 8:49pm -
  • Photographer Captures Drone Video of Bizarre, Fast-Moving ‘UFOs’

    Photographer Captures Drone Video of Bizarre, Fast-Moving ‘UFOs’

    Photographer and filmmaker James Cawley was well aware of the recent interest in UFOs as he watched two ovular-shaped objects fly quickly through the screen of his DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone while filming the sunset in the Moab area of Utah. The objects w…
    - 2 days ago 11 Jun 21, 8:23pm -
  • This Sharpness-Boosting Process is Used by Hubble Telescope Editors

    This Sharpness-Boosting Process is Used by Hubble Telescope Editors

    Picture Instruments, a Germany-based software company known best for its plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic, has released a new plugin that promises to create clean, detailed, ultra-sharp images with incredible depth by employing a tec…
    - 2 days ago 11 Jun 21, 7:48pm -
  • This 2021 Solar Eclipse Timelapse Was Made from 50,000 Photos

    This 2021 Solar Eclipse Timelapse Was Made from 50,000 Photos

    In the morning hours of June 10th, a “ring of fire” solar eclipse greeted sky observers in the northeast United States, northern Canada, Europe, northern Asia, Russia and Greenland. While most photographers captured single photos of the eclipse,…
    - 2 days ago 11 Jun 21, 7:04pm -

Fstoppers

  • newHere's Why You Should Put Yourself in Your Landscape Images

    Here's Why You Should Put Yourself in Your Landscape Images

    A lot of landscape photographers will tell you that the best types of images are devoid of people — just nature in all its splendid, unspoiled glory. I beg to differ. Here are some reasons why you should put yourself in the frame of your landscap…
    - 53 mins ago 13 Jun 21, 7:01pm -
  • newA Review of the Fujifilm GFX 100S for Cityscape Photography

    A Review of the Fujifilm GFX 100S for Cityscape Photography

    The GFX 100S is one of the most impressive cameras available now, offering high-level medium format image quality with a feature set traditionally reserved for full frame bodies, and put together at an impressively competitive price. This excellent…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 6:00pm -
  • new5 Ways to Make Your Portable Workspace Better

    5 Ways to Make Your Portable Workspace Better

    A lot of the time, we have to work out of our dedicated offices, and that can be a bit of a pain given a lot of the specialized tools creatives tend to use for their work. If you find yourself on the go a lot, this helpful video will give you five…
    - 3 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 5:00pm -
  • newThe A Mount: Sony's Future That Never Was

    The A Mount: Sony's Future That Never Was

    Sony's not a camera company or at least hasn't been until relatively recently. Its heritage is as un-optical as any recent manufacturer can be and is certainly far removed from the heritage of the likes of Nikon, Canon, Leica, and Pentax. Yet, amon…
    - 4 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 4:00pm -
  • newHow to Change the Color of Plants and Foliage in Photoshop

    How to Change the Color of Plants and Foliage in Photoshop

    One of the most common and useful functions of Photoshop is the ability to change the color of different objects for creative effect. If you are shooting outdoor portraits, landscape photography, or anything else with plants or foliage, this excell…
    - 5 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 3:00pm -
  • new5 Reasons Why the Sony FX3 Is a Great Camera for Video and Stills

    5 Reasons Why the Sony FX3 Is a Great Camera for Video and Stills

    With a slew of new, high-spec cameras in the last few years, some have enjoyed the limelight more than others. In this video, one photographer and videographer goes through his reasons why one cinema camera is underrated.[ Read More ]
    - 6 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 2:00pm -
  • new3 Things To Unlearn When Shooting Editorial and Lifestyle Food Images

    3 Things To Unlearn When Shooting Editorial and Lifestyle Food Images

    Food is a fundamental part of survival. The very first thing we do after being born is eat. Human brains know food on a primal and instinctual level. Our brains automatically reject or call into question food imagery that doesn't look real. In adve…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Jun 21, 10:01pm -
  • newHow To Capture Steam and Smoke in Food Photography

    How To Capture Steam and Smoke in Food Photography

    One of the things that can drive someone new to food photography mad is capturing steam or smoke. It doesn't have to be complicated. And it is easy to do without any special equipment to create the steam or smoke.[ Read More ]
    - 23 hours ago 12 Jun 21, 9:01pm -
  • new5 Great Uses for the Calibration Panel in Lightroom

    5 Great Uses for the Calibration Panel in Lightroom

    Of all the functions and panels in Lightroom, the one that gets used the least is probably the Calibration panel. In fact, many photographers have been working in Lightroom for years and have never touched it. And while it is not necessarily essent…
    - 24 hours ago 12 Jun 21, 8:01pm -
  • The Top 6 Photography Humor Videos That Still Hold up in 2021

    The Top 6 Photography Humor Videos That Still Hold up in 2021

    The internet is a strange and wonderful place. While there are a lot of tutorials about how to become a better photographer or what piece of gear is better than the other, sometimes, you just need to have a little fun.[ Read More ]
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 7:01pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newMajor upgrade savings for Aurora HDR or LuminarAI

    Major upgrade savings for Aurora HDR or LuminarAI

    For a limited time, Skylum is offering current Luminar and Aurora HDR customers a huge discount on the latest versions of the software! Plus, you can save on template and sky packs to help get you going with your photos even faster. Get LuminarAI for…
    - 2 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 5:30pm -
  • newOn Photography: Sophie Rivera, 1938-2021

    On Photography: Sophie Rivera, 1938-2021

    “The photo world, in general, was very machismo, Sophie was small and quiet, but she made her presence known. She was making street photography when New York was really at its nadir. The camera made her fearless. It gave her a mission and a purpose…
    - 8 hours ago 13 Jun 21, 12:00pm -
  • newComparing the Sigma 24-70mm to the 28-70mm
    With Sigma’s recent release of the 28-70mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens for mirrorless cameras, a lot of photographers are wondering how it stacks up to Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens. In the video above, Oklahoma-based Brett Day seeks to answer tha…
    - 24 hours ago 12 Jun 21, 8:00pm -
  • Five ways to get your kids involved in photography this summer

    Five ways to get your kids involved in photography this summer

    With summer right around the corner, kids will soon be out of school for a couple of months. This can be a great time to get them engaged with photography while having a lot of fun! If the thought of handing your expensive camera over to your young c…
    - 1 day ago 12 Jun 21, 12:00pm -
  • How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

    How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

    We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took several bottles of wate…
    - 2 days ago 12 Jun 21, 12:00am -

DPReview

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Life during the coronavirus pandemic
    Globe staff photographers document the Boston area and beyond during this unprecented time. The gallery is updated weekly throughout the crisis.Friends and family drove by Gavin Brennan’s house to wish Gavin a happy birthday on April 30 in Dedham.…
    - 14 May 20, 7:58pm -
  • A funeral home copes with the surge during the coronavirus pandemic
    During normal times, Joe Ruggiero Jr. might hold 25 funerals a month; this April there have been 71. Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, his family’s funeral home in East Boston is so overrun that the tribute lounge and cafe normally used to display…
    - 5 May 20, 11:49pm -
  • Boston Globe staff photographer Erin Clark named Feature Photography Pulitzer finalist for 2020
    Patrick Lupien and Mariah LeMieux-Lupien knew they were going to be evicted from their apartment in Biddeford, Maine. The lapse was a matter of basic math: As Mariah put it, when you don’t have it, you don’t have it. Despite Patrick’s $40,000 a…
    - 4 May 20, 8:41pm -
  • Photos: One day on the front lines of COVID-19
    Jessica Rinaldi documented a Cataldo ambulance crew as they worked their 24-hour shift.Monday, 9:23 a.m. EMT Emily Moran of Melrose and paramedic Ricky Cormio of Medford lifted an elderly patient who had a fever, a possible sign of COVID-19, onto a…
    - 11 Apr 20, 4:19pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, March 2020
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month before the coronavirus grabbed the region’s attention: the end of Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign, L Street ice swimmers practicing at Dorchester Ba…
    - 4 Apr 20, 4:47am -

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