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This Moon Photo was Shot from a Backyard


Sacramento, California-based amateur astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy is a master of shooting amazing space photos from his own backyard, and he’s back again with this beautiful high-res photo of the moon created by combining 250,000 individual shots. McCarthy uses a similar process for most of his work: he uses a $250 ...

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Camtraptions Launches a New Housing for Timelapses and Camera Traps


Camtraptions has unveiled a new weatherproof camera housing that’s designed for time-lapse, remote-control, and camera trap applications. It’s a universal housing that’s designed to fit a wide range of camera and lens combinations while providing convenient access to the gear within. “Prior to this, photographers had to build their own ...

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Adorama Inspire is a 3-Day Photo Fest in New York City


Adorama just opened up registrations for Inspire, a 3-day event in New York City from June 18th through the 20th. It’s an opportunity for photographers to get experiences, workshops, panels, and hands-on equipment time. Full disclosure: Adorama is a long-time sponsor and partner of PetaPixel. Held at The Altman Building ...

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OnePlus 7 Pro Has a Strong and Smart Pop-Up Selfie Camera


The Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has unveiled the new OnePlus 7 Pro, a flagship smartphone that features an interesting solution for its front-facing camera. The 6.67-inch, 3120×1440-pixel, 516-ppi screen spans the front of the device. Instead of using a notch, OnePlus preserved all the usable screen real estate on the ...

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Ariana Grande Sued for Posting Photos of Herself on Instagram


Ariana Grande made headlines a couple of months ago for striking back at “greedy photographers” with a concert tour photo contract that demands full copyright to photos. Now the singer is being sued by a photographer for posting his photos of her without permission on Instagram. Back in August 2018, ...

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Profoto Unveils the A1X: Better Specs with a Bigger Price Tag


Profoto has just announced the new A1X, a “new and improved sibling” to the A1 round-head flash that was announced back in September 2017. It’s the “latest result of Profoto’s dedication to innovation,” the company says. “We are never fully satisfied with the products we make. We always strive to ...

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DJI Unveils the Osmo Action Camera to Rival GoPro


DJI just announced the Osmo Action camera, a new product that directly rivals GoPro’s bread-and-butter action cameras. The world leader in drones is now gunning to be the world leader in action cameras. GoPro tried to rival DJI’s drones back in 2016 by launching the Karma, but that drone failed ...

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