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How to Build Your Web Presence as a Photographer

HOW TO BUILD YOUR WEB PRESENCE AS A PHOTOGRAPHER

Years ago, simply having a good website was enough for a photographer. Updating your site once every year was okay, and it basically...

THIS MUSIC VIDEO POKES FUN AT NIKON SHOOTERS

Video creator and self-described “turtleneck enthusiast,” Sam Newton has put together an amusing musical take on the identity of a...

 
 
 
How to Prepare for a Professional Photo Shoot

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A PROFESSIONAL PHOTO SHOOT

Back when I was taking pictures just for the fun of it, I never once thought to optimize my preparation. There was no preparation -...

WILDFIRE CAMERA CAPTURES ITSELF GETTING ENGULFED BY FLAMES

A wildfire camera that was monitoring the Dixie Fire in California has captured footage that shows it becoming fully engulfed by the...

 
 
 
Canon Patents Retractable Barrier That Protects its Mirrorless Sensors

CANON PATENTS RETRACTABLE BARRIER THAT PROTECTS ITS MIRRORLESS SENSORS

Canon has filed a patent for a new shutter-like barrier mechanism that appears designed to protect the shutter and image sensor of...

COUPLE LEARNS HARD LESSON ABOUT BUYING GRAY MARKET NIKON GEAR

An unfortunate couple in Chicago learned how camera manufacturers treat what is known as “gray market” equipment when Nikon refused...

 
 
 
Photographer Spots Owl Perfectly Blending Into a Tree

PHOTOGRAPHER SPOTS OWL PERFECTLY BLENDING INTO A TREE

A photographer was hunting for a great grey owl to photograph in a Canadian forest when he happened to come across one that was perfectly...

What Leica-M Gear Sells The Fastest?

WHAT LEICA-M GEAR SELLS THE FASTEST?

Previously, we explored topics like which Micro Four Thirds system held up better over time , which line of Sony's full-frame mirrorless...

 
 
 
IPhone Photographer Captures Miniatures Staged in Intricate Scenes

IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURES MINIATURES STAGED IN INTRICATE SCENES

Derrick Lin is an iPhone photographer who captures intricate miniature sets that can take him up to a week to perfectly stage. His...

Canon Patents ‘Clip-On' Smartphone Camera with Magnetic Lenses

CANON PATENTS ‘CLIP-ON' SMARTPHONE CAMERA WITH MAGNETIC LENSES

Canon has filed a patent for a new “image pickup-up device and adjustment mechanism” that appears to be a high-powered clip-on-style...

 
 
 
Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Review: A Small and Starburst-y Ultra-Wide Lens

LAOWA 14MM F/4 ZERO-D REVIEW: A SMALL AND STARBURST-Y ULTRA-WIDE LENS

For all DSLR users out there, just when you thought most of the lens brands may have forgotten about you and only are focusing on the...

The Problem of Target Fixation in Landscape Photography

THE PROBLEM OF TARGET FIXATION IN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Among the most important concepts learned when beginning to ride a motorcycle is that of target fixation. This attentional phenomenon...

 
 
 
My Journey in Photography: He Who Falls Today May Rise Tomorrow

MY JOURNEY IN PHOTOGRAPHY: HE WHO FALLS TODAY MAY RISE TOMORROW

The year was 2019, I had just gotten accepted into the USA Olympic Weightlifting program and had accepted a personal training position...

Moment Launches New Protective CineClear UV Filters

MOMENT LAUNCHES NEW PROTECTIVE CINECLEAR UV FILTERS

Moment has launched a new line of CineClear UV Filters that promise to protect agains sun, dust, scratches, and spills without sacrificing...

 
 
 
Pentax K-3 Mark III Review: An Excellent, Expensive DSLR

PENTAX K-3 MARK III REVIEW: AN EXCELLENT, EXPENSIVE DSLR

Pentax put a lot of time and effort into making the K-3 Mark III, and it shows: it's a huge leap in tech for a DSLR. But it's still...

Photographers to Follow on Instagram: July 23, 2021

PHOTOGRAPHERS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM: JULY 23, 2021

Every day, the PetaPixel Instagram account is sharing excellent photography from our readers and those who inspire us. Here's a look...

 
 
 
The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia

THE DIFFICULTIES ONE WOMAN FACED TO BECOME A PHOTOJOURNALIST IN SOMALIA

Breaking through the barriers of cultural and gender norms in Somalia, Fardosa Hussein shares what it took for her to be able to practice...

How to Rank on the First Page of Top Queries on Stock Photo Sites

HOW TO RANK ON THE FIRST PAGE OF TOP QUERIES ON STOCK PHOTO SITES

You don't need to have a portfolio of hundreds of thousands of images to rank on the first page of the most visited customer queries....

 
 
 
Long Form Study: Why Photographers Should Repeatedly Revisit a Scene

LONG FORM STUDY: WHY PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD REPEATEDLY REVISIT A SCENE

Ukumehame Beach is a small strip of sand on Maui's west side. It has all the necessities of a good beach - soft sand, clear waters...

THE TOYKO OLYMPICS KICKED OFF WITH AN IMPRESSIVE AERIAL DRONE DISPLAY

The Tokyo Olympics are officially underway after the opening ceremonies were held in a largely empty stadium. But the restrictions...

 
 
 



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 ...

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Let's Sketch Hingetown & the Transformer Station

Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021 Time: 1:30PM to 4:00pm Address: 1460 W 29th St, Cleveland, OH 44113 Join us to sketch one of Cleveland's up end coming neighborhoods. Hingetown is... Read more ...

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

From Plein Air to Studio: An Important Tip

'A River Runs Through It' 9x12 pastel on board ©Karen Margulis. $275 There is something special about plein air studies. Even if they aren't perfect frame worthy- paintings... Read more ...

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Form, Not Function 6 - not like the others

Sorry for the hiatus in blog posts - I had a wonderful two-week visit from my sister, during which we saw friends, looked at art, ate in restaurants, bought art supplies and... Read more ...

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

Lines on a page, deliberately rendered, brings to light a world imagined by Pushpa Kumari. Using only a pen and ink on paper, Kumari visualizes a domain energized by religion... Read more ...

A Bold Shiviti

A Bold Shiviti

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Still Life With Roemer

Still Life With Roemer

Acrylic on panel 19 x 37" Read more ...

No. 38

No. 38

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DIY Delft Blue Tags!

DIY Delft Blue Tags Hello, Graphics Fairy friends! Diana from Dreams Factory here, ready to share... Read more ...

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal by Julie Rohrer!

Beyond the Boardwalk Junk Journal Hey, everyone! Julie Rohrer of August Birdsong, one of our... Read more ...

19th Century Phrenology Kit! Graphics Fairy Premium Membership

Our Latest Bundle from our Premium Membership Site! This Bundle includes: 16 High Resolution... Read more ...