PetaPixel

  • How I Shot a Concept Photo of an Organ Market

    How I Shot a Concept Photo of an Organ Market

    A surgeon at a meat market. It’s an absolutely simple yet ridiculous idea, so it had to be done for real! China has been harvesting organs from detainees, so maybe this absurd project of mine isn’t so far from the truth! I am very lucky to have s…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 3:57pm -
  • Digitizing a Reproduction 1865 Box Camera for Authentic Vintage Use

    Digitizing a Reproduction 1865 Box Camera for Authentic Vintage Use

    I’ve been involved with The Wild West Days in Viroqua, Wisconsin since 2008. I’ve been doing photography for most of that time as well, but as-of 2017, officially as Hickok Country Photography. During a 3-year span, from 2015-2017, Wild West Days…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 3:30pm -
  • A Letter to New and Aspiring Wedding Photographers

    A Letter to New and Aspiring Wedding Photographers

    I have read so many magazine articles, social media posts, and had discussions in which ‘established’ photographers don’t think new and aspiring photographers should be allowed to chart the same course that they once did (and perhaps still do).…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 2:53pm -
  • Ep. 325: Is the Sony a7R IV Underwhelming or Not? – and more
     Episode 325 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Goo…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jul 19, 2:02am -
  • Lightroom Trick: How to Pick Colors from Anywhere on Your Computer

    Lightroom Trick: How to Pick Colors from Anywhere on Your Computer

    Earlier today, photographer Matt Kloskowski shared a very useful little tip for Adobe Lightroom users. When making local adjustments, he shows you how to use the color picker to select any color from within Lightroom. Actually any color on your compu…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 8:10pm -
  • Instagram Will Now Warn You Before it Disables Your Account

    Instagram Will Now Warn You Before it Disables Your Account

    Yesterday, Instagram announced two changes to its “Account Disable Policy.” The first will enable Instagram to disable offending accounts more easily; the second means you’ll now get a warning before your account is shut down. Instagram’s pre…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 7:14pm -
  • Photographer Turns Huge Shipping Container into Working Camera

    Photographer Turns Huge Shipping Container into Working Camera

    For three weeks earlier this year, if you visited Northernhay Gardens in Exeter, UK, you would have found one of the largest and most unusual cameras in the world. It’s called the Container Camera, and the large-format-camera-and-darkroom-in-a-ship…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 6:36pm -
  • Wacom’s Cintiq 22 is an Affordable Pen Display for Budget-Conscious Pros

    Wacom’s Cintiq 22 is an Affordable Pen Display for Budget-Conscious Pros

    Yesterday, pen tablet maker Wacom revealed the Cintiq 22: a large new addition to the brand’s more affordable non-Pro Cintiq lineup that might just put a 22-inch pen display in reach of budding and budget-conscious photographers. The Cintiq 22 is a…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 4:29pm -
  • Is Sony’s Pace of Innovation Actually Hurting the Photo Industry?

    Is Sony’s Pace of Innovation Actually Hurting the Photo Industry?

    Over the past five years, Sony has done more to push digital imaging forward than just about anybody else. But their incredible pace of innovation is straining an industry that just can’t keep up, and the cracks are starting to show. Earlier this w…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 3:47pm -
  • Behind the Scenes: What It’s Like on a Commercial Film Set

    Behind the Scenes: What It’s Like on a Commercial Film Set

    My name is Liam Hawe, and I work as a video editor. When I started out in the industry I worked for a creative services agency where I had the opportunity to document behind the scenes of commercials. Four great years have passed and now that I am ab…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 3:25pm -

Fstoppers

  • newWhat Was Your First Wedding Photography Experience Like?

    What Was Your First Wedding Photography Experience Like?

    Wedding photography is a notoriously difficult genre, full of numerous challenges of all sorts. This can make your first wedding quite the scary experience, but it also often makes for a good story! This fun video follows a photographer as he share…
    - 57 mins ago 21 Jul 19, 4:00pm -
  • newHow to Properly Clean and Maintain Your Photo Equipment

    How to Properly Clean and Maintain Your Photo Equipment

    Photography equipment is hardly cheap, and it's important to properly maintain it so it can last longer and you can maximize the return on your investment. This great video will show you everything you need to know to properly maintain all of your…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 3:04pm -
  • newWhy Do All Movies From 1999 Seem the Same?

    Why Do All Movies From 1999 Seem the Same?

    1999 seemed to be a cultural accumulation point in many ways, and it led to some very interesting trends and creations. This great video examines why so many movies from 1999 seemed to revolve around the same central premises and constructs.[ Read…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 2:04pm -
  • newInstagram Will Now Warn Users if Their Account Is Close to Being Banned

    Instagram Will Now Warn Users if Their Account Is Close to Being Banned

    Instagram has sometimes not been particularly forthright when it comes to decisions of account or content moderation, but that seems to be changing, as the company has announced that they will begin warning users whose accounts are in imminent dang…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • new10 Helpful Guidelines for Creating Better Landscape Images

    10 Helpful Guidelines for Creating Better Landscape Images

    Landscape photography can be a deceptively difficult genre to master, but with a lot of practice of technique and refinement of your creative vision, you can make big strides in the quality of your work. This helpful video will give you 10 guidelin…
    - 20 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 9:10pm -
  • newA Review of the Sega Digio SJ-1 Camera From 1996

    A Review of the Sega Digio SJ-1 Camera From 1996

    With camera technology as good as it is nowadays, it can be easy to forget just how quickly things have advanced in the span of just a few short decades. As a case in point, this fun video reviews the Sega Digio SJ-1, a nifty point and shoot camera…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 8:13pm -
  • newA to Z of Photography: Paul Outerbridge and the Orton Effect

    A to Z of Photography: Paul Outerbridge and the Orton Effect

    Color is the word this week, from the pioneering, contemporary, and successful work of Paul Outerbrdige through to applying the Orton Effect to color landscape images... or indeed, any images. [ Read More ]
    - 22 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 7:15pm -
  • newWhy Mirrorless Autofocus Means Trade-Offs

    Why Mirrorless Autofocus Means Trade-Offs

    Mirrorless cameras like the Sony A7 don’t use a traditional phase detect autofocus. While this enables popular features like eye tracking autofocus, it brings a number of tradeoffs, which could be a deal-breaker for certain applications.[ Read M…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 6:04pm -
  • newThe Art of Composite Photography: Part One

    The Art of Composite Photography: Part One

    As you can probably tell by my work I am a huge fan of composite photography. I chose the path of the composite warrior for a couple of reasons in the beginning.[ Read More ]
    - 24 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 5:04pm -
  • Four Reasons Why Underwater Photographers Should Travel Together

    Four Reasons Why Underwater Photographers Should Travel Together

    When I moved to Singapore in 2010, I picked up both scuba diving and underwater photography. As many divers do, I began traveling with my local dive club. It was a great group of Singaporeans and expats and I loved each and every adventure.[ Read…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 4:04pm -

PhotoFocus

  • newSunday Comics: Instants saved
    Sunday Comics take a moment to reflect on the power of photography with a quote by Dorothea Lange.The post Sunday Comics: Instants saved appeared first on Photofocus.
    - 57 mins ago 21 Jul 19, 4:00pm -
  • newOn Photography: Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012
    “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 50 years ago, yesterday, human beings landed on another body in our solar system for the first time. The first words spoken on a world other than earth…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • newCreative uses for burst mode
    In this video, Sean Duggan walks us through how to use burst mode on your phone in creative ways. For more LinkedIn Learning videos about photography, click here. Hey there, I’m Sean and this week we’re gonna take a look at a feature on your mobi…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 10:00am -
  • newThe Weekly Wrap-Up: July 14-20, 2019
    Photofocus articles that caught my eye this week are one from Julie Powel on a D.I.Y. backlight setup, a first look at the new 61MP Sony camera by Bryan Esler, retouching photos with a vertical monitor with Erin Holmstead, a close look at our redesig…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • Question of the Week: How do you define your photography?
    It’s time to make your voice heard! Each week, we ask a question of our readers so we know what sort of content to produce more of. Your input helps us make Photofocus better. This week we want to know all about how you define your photography. Is…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 4:00pm -

DPReview

  • newSigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art sample gallery
    We've started our Sigma DG DN 14-24mm F2.8 Art sample gallery with photos from Japan taken shortly after its launch. The photos in this initial gallery were captured with the Sony version of the lens on a7R III, and we hope to have the L-mount versio…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • newParrot exits toy drone market to focus on enterprise offerings
    The Wirecutter was the first to report that retailers such as Amazon have been slowly running out of Parrot’s Mambo (pictured above) and Swing drones.French drone manufacturer Parrot is retiring its Mambo and Swing models, effectively exi…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Jul 19, 9:34pm -
  • Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Art sample gallery
    The Sigma 45mm F2.8 is neither the fastest nor the sharpest of the three full-frame mirrorless lenses recently launched for Sony E-mount and Sigma/Panasonic/Leica L-mount. But what it is is a compact, lightweight piece of glass perfect for walking a…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • DPReview TV: Sony a7R IV preview
    Sony just announced the a7R IV, its new high resolution flagship camera. DPReview TV was on hand for the launch and Jordan is here with a preview of the new model. Unfortunately, Chris picked this week to go on a big fishing trip, but we know a grea…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 10:29pm -
  • Slideshow: The winners of the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards
    2019 Audubon Photography AwardsThe National Audubon Society has announced the winners of its 2019 Audubon Photography Awards, showcasing some of the most incredible bird photography from around the world.In its own words, ‘The National Au…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jul 19, 8:28pm -

The Big Picture (Boston Globe)

  • Globe staff photos of the month, June 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: opening of the Encore casino, greasy pole competition in Gloucester, refugees from Congo in Portland, Me., John Farrell working his lobster boat, debating a abortion…
    - 19 days ago 2 Jul 19, 3:33pm -
  • Recent photos of the ongoing migrant struggle
    The drowning deaths of a migrant father and young daughter at the US southern border showed the tragic peril of those trying to seek asylum. Here is a selection of images from this month focused on the continuing immigration issue.A migrant mother a…
    - 25 days ago 27 Jun 19, 12:30am -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, May 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a rededication of the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial, shutdown of the Pilgrim nuclear plant, the closing of the last synagogue in Revere, graduation season in f…
    - 48 days ago 3 Jun 19, 5:43pm -
  • Some of the best sports photos in Boston history
    The image of Bobby Orr flying through the air after scoring the game-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals at Boston Garden is indelibly imprinted into the minds of Boston sports fans. It has taken on renewed significance as the Bruins will fac…
    - 58 days ago 24 May 19, 7:02pm -
  • Globe staff photos of the month, April 2019
    Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: 2019 Boston Marathon, two 500-foot concrete cooling towers at the former Brayton Point Power Station imploded, Palm Sunday Mass, commencement at Wentworth Institute o…
    - 80 days ago 2 May 19, 6:39pm -

The PhoBlographer

  • newThe Photon Light Module System Is for Photographers Afraid of Flash
    While it's easy to build your own basic light box if you want to photograph objects occasionally, a professional setup is often the way to go if you want professional-looking results. Fortunately, creatives are actively building tools, light boxes in…
    - 57 mins ago 21 Jul 19, 4:00pm -
  • newReview: Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21 (Perfect for Frequent Flyers)
    For photographers that fly to different locations for assignments on a regular basis, the last thing that any of us would want to do is to have to check the bag that's carrying all of our expensive camera gear prior to boarding our flights. While you…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 10:00am -
  • newAmerican Horror Story’s Jessica Lange Announces Highway 61 Photo Book
    While best known to many today as an award-winning film and TV actress, Jessica Lange is also a published photographer with three photo books and several exhibits. She's adding one more to the pile with her latest photo book, Highway 61, published by…
    - 13 hours ago 21 Jul 19, 4:00am -
  • Photography Cheet Sheet: The Color Temperature Scale Explained
    White balance is one of the crucial elements you have to work with to ensure accurate colors in your photos. To be able to do this, you have to know how to use the color temperature scale. Whether you're just discovering color temperature in photogra…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jul 19, 10:00am -
  • Elsa Bleda Turns Cape Town into an Atmospheric “Zone” at Night
    Johannesburg-based Elsa Bleda is among the photographers we keep an eye on for her surreal night strolls around cities glowing in neon. Today, however, we revisit one of her earlier sets, which is just as dreamy and colorful as her other night snaps.…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jul 19, 4:00am -

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