So much of the world today is invisible to cameras. Technology operates in a light-less world of zeroes and ones, electromagnetic waves that fly over our heads in ever-increasing abundance.
For his fascinating project Digital Ethereal, designer Luis Hernan set out to capture one of these invisible signals, WiFi, using a creative combination of long exposure photography and an Android app.
Over the past few weeks, the PetaPixel tip line has been flooded by reports of Instagram ‘shadow banning’ accounts. This practice, ostensibly limited to business accounts, is destroying engagement on these photographer’s profiles.
Credit where credit is due: this is a creative workaround. If you need a way to stabilize your footage, but you don’t have any kind of gimbal or steadicam to work with, why not just shoot the thing by hand-holding your drone?
I always say the Universe’s favorite hiding place for the most awesome stuff is right behind fear. Isn’t that a little unfair? Why doesn’t the Universe put the great stuff right before the fear, so everyone can enjoy pure bliss?
Oops. A few days ago, we reported that Target had launched a new, Photoshop-free social media campaign for their new swimsuits. The company has been praised for the move, but some of their ambassadors might not be playing along. A couple of the photos show signs of being ‘shopped.
My name is Paul Bruins and I am hopelessly addicted to panoramas. It has now been 48 hours since my last fix. If I don’t shoot up at least one fresh panorama per week, I start to experience severe withdrawal symptoms.
Photographer Ming Thein recently did something most photographers would consider crazy: he shot a dimly-lit festival, held in a cave outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on a 100MP Hasselblad monster.
Your photography deserves a website that can showcase its creativity and beauty… without breaking the bank. Former TIME CEO and Curator Gallery owner Ann S. Moore told us in a recent interview, “Shame on you if you don’t have a website! You absolutely have to have one!” Today we’ll be looking at a few of the top industry solutions for hosting your photography portfolio in style.
Ready for some rapid-fire DIY tips? A team of French photographers who goes by the moniker “Shootr” has put together a simple photo hacks video that offers a few creative ideas for your next portrait shoot.
Look at Finland on a map (and squint your eyes a touch) and you’ll see a woman, standing strong, defiant, with one hand held high. This was the symbol Finnish photographer Suvi Sievila wanted to capture for her portrait The Maiden of Finland… but first she had to build a dress made of ice.
The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy to print out at home.
The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why.
Chuck Kennedy is a former White House Photographer and worked as Assistant Director of the White House Photo Office during the Obama Administration.
How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will attempt to answer in this introductory post about ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed — the components of achieving a properly exposed photo.
A couple of years ago, Target got embarrassed by a Photoshop fail that gave a swimsuit model ridiculously long arms (that model was later invited onto Ellen). The retail chain has since learned from its mistakes: its latest swimsuit photos focus on realism and leave out Photoshop “airbrushing.”
Huseyin Sahin is one of the most talented digital artists you’ll find online. Following in the footsteps of other incredibly skilled artists like Erik Johansson, he’s got a stunning talent for creating surreal scenes by blending together digital photographs.
Here’s a fun little experiment to try one night this week. Take that box of crackers (biscuits if you’re formal), polish off the last few hangers-on, and then use that box to create some interesting DIY lighting effects with your off-camera flash.
8K has arrived. Dell’s “world’s first” 8K monitor that wowed so many people back in January when it was announced is officially on sale—a 31.5-inch monster of a monitor that offers a level of resolution you will drool (and your graphics card will groan) over.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the subject of photography. I hope they inspire you.
The startup Cape calls itself “the world’s first online drone flight platform,” and they do exactly as the name implies: Cape lets you fly a real drone, in a real-world location, without ever leaving the comfort of your desk chair.