Month: July 2020

[embedded content] Photographer and occasional PetaPixel contributor Usman Dawood has put together a video and camera showcase that seeks to prove a simple, possibly overlooked point: the best beginner camera for aspiring professionals isn’t a high-end APS-C system… it’s a used Canon 5D Mark II. The recommendation might seem absurd to some readers—the camera is
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Nothing is as thrilling as the moment when all of your planning and preparation to get “the shot” pays off, right before your eyes. But the most lasting satisfaction comes from holding an archival photographic print that faithfully reproduces that vision. A perfect sunrise over the landscape. Polar bears dancing in the tundra. Your best
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Today Sony announced its third-generation video-centric full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sony A7S III. Sporting an upgraded 12 MP BSI-CMOS sensor, a brand new BIONZ XR image processing engine that provides up to eight times more processing power than its predecessor, a brand new 9.44 MP EVF, an improved autofocus system, improved ergonomics, updated menu system,
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Last week, I went out to photograph the comet NEOWISE before it disappeared. I had never seen or photographed a comet before, and it far exceeded my expectations! I filmed my process along the way, including several tips for star photography (and of course comet photography too). Here’s the video, which we just published on YouTube:
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500px is committed to providing photographers with opportunities to participate in evolving trends within commercial advertising. We not only want to provide an authentic look at global experiences, but redefine representation and drive inclusivity within commercial photography. To do this, we launched the 500px Commercial Grants program to help develop content representative of evolving trends
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I shot with the Leica M10-R on a bright day in the Angeles National Forest. Sunny conditions were an opportunity to photograph high-contrast scenes. In this image, I was able to recover substantial detail in the shadows of the foreground. The vast majority of new cameras today are marketed with an emphasis on their technology
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[embedded content] The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT) has captured a world’s first: the first ever image of two giant exoplanets orbiting a young ‘Sun-like’ star 300 light years away from our own. The photograph could provide important information about the formation of our own solar system. The groundbreaking image—which is discussed
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Every last Sunday of the month 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. South Beach, Florida, 2020 © Deborah Sandidge Essential Photography Tips for Your Summer Road Trip — ForbesLavanya Sunkara compiles Nikon Ambassador, Deborah
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