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Giant 20×24 Polaroid Photography Lives on Through NY Studio
September 17, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Meet the 20×24 Polaroid Land Camera, a mythical beast in the world of large format photography. Polaroid’s founder Edwin Land created only seven of these 235-pound cameras over thirty years ago, and only six exist …

Paper Effigy Camera Created for Afterlife Photography
August 29, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

In China there’s a belief that burning paper representations of a deceased person’s belongings allows it to be transfered to the afterlife for the departed person to use. Au Yeung Ping Chi, an effigy maker …

Hipster Spiderman Quite Serious About Photography
August 21, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

It’s funny how humor poking fun at hipsters seems to always include some reference to cameras and photography (see our hipster dinosaur post). College Humor has posted a pretty funny series of illustrations imagining what …

BBC Series from 1983 Featuring Masters of Photography
July 5, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

In 1983 the BBC aired a series called “Master Photographers” in which they interviewed some of the biggest names in photography at the time, including Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. The series can’t …

The Kite Photography of UC Berkeley Professor Charles Benton
June 13, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Here’s an interesting video created by Make Magazine showing how UC Berkeley architecture professor Charles Benton uses kites to capture amazing aerial photographs. Benton creates his own gear for mounting his DSLR on a kite …

Takara Tomy Toy Camera Brings 3D Photography to Children
June 6, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

This morning Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy announced the 3d Shot Camera, a simple toy camera that lets kids shoot 3D stereoscopic photos, print them out, and view them using special fold-up viewer. All that …

Apple Adds HDR Photography to the iPhone and iPod Touch
May 14, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Apple had a special event this morning where they announced a few new products. In addition to the introduction of HD-video recording on the iPod Touch, an interesting new announcement was the HDR Photography feature …

The Amazing High Speed Bullet Photography of Alexander Augusteijn
May 4, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

If you think shooting fast moving animals is difficult, try shooting bullets slicing water drops. That’s the kind of mind-boggling photography that Alexander Augusteijn does. There’s no tricks or clever Photoshop manipulations involved… just dedication …

Using Tiny Children as an Optical Illusion in Product Photography
March 26, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

We’ve all heard of trickery that goes into many kinds of photography to make something look more appealing to consumers, whether it’s a Big Mac at McDonalds or the swimming pool at a motel. Sometimes …

Using an Experimental Crane for Time-Lapse Photography
February 29, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Tom Lowe of Timescapes creates amazing time-lapse videos that we’ve featured here before, so it was interesting to come across the above behind-the-scenes video showing how he uses an experimental crane Kessler Cranes created. The …

One Year of Popular Photography for $5
February 28, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Deal alert: There’s a special offer on Popular Photography magazine over on Amazon. You can get a one-year subscription of the magazine (12 issues) for $5 flat with free shipping. The annual subscription normally costs …

UK Home Secretary: Photography Rights are a Priority in Reviewing Anti-Terror Laws
November 18, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

UK lawmakers have been in the process of reviewing anti-terrorism Terrorism Act 2000, with particular attention to street photography rights. Section 44, the controversial and broad provision that allowed authorities to stop and search anyone, …

Nikon President Says Photography Needs Redefinition
November 11, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Nikon President Makoto Kimura says that in order to keep its “top position” in Japan’s DSLR market, it needs to create an “entirely new domain” that may go well beyond its plans for a mirrorless, …

Sydney Photojournalists Share Their Take on Photography
November 8, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

The Sydney Morning Herald has an amazing collection of interviews with their photojournalists, sharing how they approach photography and the stories they wish to convey through their images. Each photographer has a different focus and …

The Jaw-Dropping Gravity-Defying Photography of Li Wei
October 2, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Li Wei is a Beijing-based artist that creates jaw-dropping scenes using mirrors, metal wires, scaffolding, and acrobatics. Check out his website here. PetaPixel: Can you tell us about yourself and your background? Li Wei: I …

Nintendo 3DS to Bring 3D Photography to the Masses
August 29, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Nintendo just unveiled the 3DS yesterday, an upcoming portable game console that has a 3D screen built in. The screen does not require special glasses, and has an slider on the side to adjust the …

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep – Deeply Powerful Emotional Photography
August 29, 2011 – 7:37 am | No Comment

One of the most emotional articles I have ever read has been posted to the PhotoShelter website today. It details the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS), a non-profit organization that …

Exploring Different Perspectives of Poverty Through Photography
August 6, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: We came across Duncan McNicholl’s work a while back and found it interesting, so we invited him to write a guest post regarding his project. His work has been featured by quite a …

Mac Create Video: Fixing Daylight: A Guide to Available Light Photography
August 6, 2011 – 7:37 am | No Comment

Our First Digital Photography Tutorial Video Is Here –

NYTimes Diner’s Journal: Food Photography: How to Shoot Ugly Food
August 3, 2011 – 7:37 am | No Comment

Food photographer Andrew Scrivani wrote a nice little article on food photography. It’s doesn’t go much into technical stuff but he talks about his approach.
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