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Creating a Photo of Nail Polish Bottles in a Swirling Splash

15 hours ago   |   Peta Pixel

For a recent project, I was tasked with creating hero images for a cosmetic brand. They commissioned me to work on several different shots for a range of nail polishes they are...
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How I Shot the Falcon 9 Rocket Launch from an Airline Cockpit

How I Shot the Falcon 9 Rocket Launch from an Airline Cockpit

7 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

“Oakland Center are you talking to that traffic at our 9 o'clock position? We got a yellow light out there and it's coming up pretty fast.” This unusual radio transmission to...
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How Teenage Photographer John Kraus Shoots Rocket Launches

8 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

John Kraus is an 18-year-old photographer living on Florida's Space Coast who has captured dazzling photos of major rocket launches over the past few years. VICE News followed...
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How this Creative One-Shot Scene Was Done to Show the Passage of Time

10 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

The Showtime series Kidding has an episode that introduces a character by seamlessly showing how a single room in her home transformed over a long period of time as she...
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Photographing a Bullet Train Leaving a Tunnel at 190mph

11 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Want a challenge to test your shutter finger reaction time as a photographer? Try capturing a bullet train zooming out of a tunnel up close. That's what Japanese photographer...
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Apple's New Watch Faces Were Made with Practical Effects and Real Fire

Apple's New Watch Faces Were Made with Practical Effects and Real Fire

29 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 4 last week alongside the new iPhone XS , and the watch features four new watch faces called fire, water, metal, and vapor. Although...
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This Photo Took 3 Months of Planning and 5 Hours of Arranging Flowers

This Photo Took 3 Months of Planning and 5 Hours of Arranging Flowers

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

“I Bloom For You” is a new photo in my series I Found The Silence. The idea was created in June 2018, and it was followed by 3 months of planning. The main inspiration was to...
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Creating a Football Concussion Photo Illustration

Creating a Football Concussion Photo Illustration

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

I was commissioned recently to create a photo illustration for Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation's Annual Report for a story on concussions in high school football players...
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These 16 Self-Portraits Were Shot Using Only Home Lighting

These 16 Self-Portraits Were Shot Using Only Home Lighting

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel   |   2 articles

Back in February, I created several self-portraits using only lights from around my house. I wanted an exercise in something outside of my current comfort zone and to challenge...
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This Eclipse Photo Was Shot from a Commercial Plane at 39,000ft

This Eclipse Photo Was Shot from a Commercial Plane at 39,000ft

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

Photographers across the country pointed their cameras at the Sun during “The Great American Eclipse” on August 21st, 2017, but photographer Jon Carmichael managed to capture...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Newbie Award in Cider Painters of America

Newbie Award in Cider Painters of America

Title: King of Sumatra Size: 3 x 3 inches Medium: Acrylic Support: Illustration board This week, I received a phone call from Cider Painters of America saying that this tiger... Read more ...

Red Onions, Palette Knife - SOLD

Red Onions, Palette Knife - SOLD

Red Onions, Palette Knife Oil on Wood Panel, 5" x 7" SOLD at $20 plus $10 shipping. Buy with PayPal Sometimes it's just something different to try to apply paint with a palette... Read more ...

Plums on White - SOLD

Plums on White - SOLD

Plums on White Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas, 6" x 6" x 1.5" SOLD at $25 plus $10 shipping. Buy with PayPal This one is gallery wrapped, painted all around, top, sides and... Read more ...

Late Summer at Primm Barn

Late Summer at Primm Barn

A late summer day at the Primm barn and property in Brentwood Tennessee. Gouache 5x7 Buy Now at, Read more ...

Best of Show

Best of Show

Title: Tiger FaceSize: 11" x 14"Medium: AcrylicSupport: Stretched canvas This painting won Best of Show in 2012 11th Annual Wildlife Juried Art Competition hosted by Irving Art... Read more ...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

From the joint book I did in 2012 with Cory Loftis and Mindy Lee. Catra Sees All. Can buy online here Also an image from my new book. I also added a progress GIF! by gh... Read more ...

ORIGINAL CONTEMPORARY BALD EAGLE Painting on Panel in OILS by OLGA WAGNER

ORIGINAL CONTEMPORARY BALD EAGLE Painting on Panel in OILS by OLGA WAGNER

Using some leftover paint from the last painting...Perfect color combination for an Eagle... "GRACE and BEAUTY" 6x6 Oil on Panel AVAILABLE HERE "On an Easel" BLOG WEBSITE... Read more ...

Ruby with Broken Leg and Cone

Ruby with Broken Leg and Cone

12 x14 in, oil on panel She has lived in this cone for weeks. It is hard plastic, so unfriendly. I am suffering over this cone. Read more ...

Shadow Slope. 6" x 6", oil on gessobord

Shadow Slope. 6" x 6", oil on gessobord

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Sunlit Siesta, 10" x 10", oil on cradled gessobord

Sunlit Siesta, 10" x 10", oil on cradled gessobord

View of the 2" cradling, allowing the painting to be hung without a frame. Read more ...