Here’s episode 24 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. You can also download the MP3 directly and subscribe via iTunes or RSS!
Rijksmuseum, the Netherlands national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam, recently launched a new campaign called “The Big Draw.” It’s an effort to get museum visitors to ditch cameras and simple snapshots in favor of drawing the artworks in order to more fully appreciate the easy-to-miss details.
In early 1950s, Brazilian novelist Guimarães Rosa went to a 10 days journey with 8 native cowboys along 150 miles in Minas Gerais, resulting in one of most important works of Brazilian literature, “The Devil to Pay in the Backlands (1956)”.
Nailing the perfect shot sometimes requires a lot of patience. Scottish photographer Alan McFadyen would know: he spent an estimated 6 years, 4,200 hours, and 720,000 exposures trying to nail the perfect symmetrical shot of a kingfisher diving into its reflection.
World Press Photo today announced major changes to its prestigious photo contest for 2016. There’s now a new code of ethics, the first time the 60-year-old contest has published such a thing, as well as revised rules and detailed guidance for entries.
I am addicted to G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I always want to buy new stuff — the newest iPad (Epic), cars (Mustang), phone (iPhone 6s or Nexus 6P), clothes (hipster $200+ raw denim), coffee makers ($500+), and tons of other stuff in my Amazon gift list.
If you can carve 20 minutes out of your day, check out this fantastic lecture that was recently given by award-winning photojournalist Michael Goulding at Sports Shooter Academy 12.
Earlier this month, we shared how a Sikh man named Veerender Jubbal was misidentified as a Paris attack terrorist after someone maliciously Photoshopped a selfie he took.
VSCO‘s popular film simulation software for Lightroom and Photoshop just saw a massive price cut. Instead of price tags of up to $119 for each pack of filters, the price has been halved for each pack, so you can pick up any of them for just $59.
Photographer Dave Cross has been a well-known Photoshop educator since 1990. Today, he just launched a new stock photo service called CompositingStock, which uses a collapsible safety cone in order to help photographers figure out how big subjects should be on backgrounds.
Like other shorebirds, western grebes do not go by the human calendar or clock to tell them when to start their new family.
A couple of weeks ago, we shared an endearing video by a rural Irishman who accidentally spent an entire Las Vegas vacation with his son’s GoPro camera pointed backwards at himself instead of out at the world.
If you’ve always wanted to go crazy and creative with lens flares in your photos or videos, then Technical Farm’s new Flare Adapter is for you.
Tripp and Tyler of the audio podcast Hello Today made this humorous 2.5-minute video that pokes fun at GoPro’s action sport advertisements.
The G-series of cameras from Canon have always been their enthusiast/prosumer range with features and specs that typically outclass their other compact cameras.
Canon Australia has been conducting a series of experiments that are “designed to shift creative thinking behind the lens.” For the latest one, titled “Evolution,” the company gathered 6 professional photographers and gave them everyday objects to photograph.
Need a light to illuminate clouds or a mountainside? Check out the world’s most powerful flashlight, created by Daniel Riley of Stratus Productions.
Weddings are a seasonal thing. They really pick up in spring, roll on at a steady pace through summer and then spike into the fall.
New York portrait photographer Peter Hurley is back again with yet another pro portrait trick he uses for shooting better headshots of people.
Cal Thomson of Manchester, UK, made this 11-minute video tutorial on creating a time-lapse video that transitions seamlessly from day to night.