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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 image quality. Moment is more widely known for its smartphone camera lenses, but also makes accessories for full-size cameras — including filters — and backpacks (such as its recently announced Strohl Mountain...

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 a DSLR in a mirrorless world, and that perception combined with a premium price might hold back Pentax’s latest $2,000 APS-C camera. The APS-C K-3 Mark III from Pentax was in development for quite a while before it launched,...

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 at some of our recent favorite posts and the photographers behind the lens. Our @PetaPixel Instagram page has been posting all the great work that finds its way in front of our eyes. Want to see your photos shared on...

The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia

Breaking through the barriers of cultural and gender norms in Somalia, Fardosa Hussein has shared what it took for her to be able to practice what she is passionate about — photography, videography, journalism, and inspiring other young women — in a world that is dangerous and, at times, hostile. Hussein grew up surrounded and fascinated by the Afghanistan,...

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. In fact, we found that 83% of Shutterstock contributors that rank on the first page of top-500 customer queries have less than 10,000 images in their portfolio. In this research, we at Xpiks analyzed a total of 14,000...

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 and a few special features to draw a photographer’s eye. It’s the kind of place that tourists overlook, which makes it all the more attractive to us locals. I’ve been photographing the Ukumehame coastal area my entire photographic...

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 that have been put in place due to the pandemic didn’t stop the ceremony from presenting a particularly impressive aerial drone display. The impressive drone show took place towards the end of the ceremony and made use...

Leica UK is Introducing an Intensive Four-Week-Long Photo Program

Leica Akademie UK has announced the launch of its Leica Lab program which is set to offer an exclusive learning experience provided by industry experts with backgrounds in commissioning, shooting, editing, and curating work. The educational program is taught both in-person and online and delivers an intensive four-week learning experience where participating...

10 Tips to Get the Best Results Photographing out of Helicopters

Aerial photography is a captivating and efficient way to showcase a client’s project, landscapes, or large-scale developments. In a recent shoot, I was commissioned to photograph 15-20 locations around Hong Kong. These varied from major highways, the Happy Valley racecourse, residential properties in Kennedy Town, container ports, Tsing Ma Bridge, and...

This Galaxy is 10 Billion Light Years Away, Visible Through a Cosmic Lens

Hubble, which just came back online after being down for a month, has captured this stunning photo of a galaxy that exists a staggering 10 billion light-years away. The telescope can see and focus this vast distance by leveraging the power of gravity. This photo of MRG-M0138, what NASA describes as a “slumbering giant” which has run out of the gas...

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