Don McCullin, one of the world’s great war photographers, believes that digital photography can be “a totally lying experience” and is something that can’t be trusted.
Sigma’s reputation has skyrocketed in recent times after the introduction of its highly regarded Art series of lenses for a number of mounts.
For his latest project “Decadence,” photographer Tyler Shield staged scenes that reimagine the court of Marie Antoinette in the late 1600s.
After being designed in 1981, the Holga medium format toy camera developed a cult following among photographers who valued its affordability and unique lo-fi results.
Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York has millions of online followers and two NYTimes bestselling books by capturing people’s portraits and stories on NYC streets.
Being able to easily manage and post to multiple accounts in Instagram’s app is something users have been requesting for quite some time now.
Back in 2011, Lytro launched the world’s first consumer light field camera, which lets you “shoot first and focus later.” But what exactly is light field photography?
Here’s an unusual wedding photography slideshow by Peter Adams-Shawn of Memories of Tomorrow Photography.
Smiling is a relatively recent phenomenon in the history of photography. If you take a look at photos from many decades ago, people commonly wore stoic expressions on their faces and portraits were a much more serious affair.
Billy and Marc from The Fuji Guys recently paid a visit to the Fujifilm factory in Sendai, Japan, where different pieces of kit in the Fujifilm lineup are put together.
Yunghi Kim, a decorated photojournalist and 20 year member of Contact Press Images, is bringing more than turkey to Thanksgiving this year: she’s donating $10,000 to create ten one-time grants of $1,000 with money that she has received “from fees recovered from unauthorized use of my work.” The nearly 5,000 members of the private, invite-only Facebook group she created for photojournalists are eligible to apply for the grants, with the final selection being made by Kim and Contact Press Images Director Jeffrey Smith.
Samsung’s rumored shuttering of its camera business looks like it’s continuing to play out. After pulling out of the camera market in Germany earlier this month, the company is now saying that it’s ditching the UK as well.
Back in July, we shared an eye-popping roundup of some of the best space photos captured by NASA’s Cassini space probe.
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.