Photography News

Apple selected our new PetaPixel Photography Podcast as a “New and Noteworthy” podcast, and it’s currently being featured on the podcast front page! We’re also holding steady as one of the top podcasts in the Visual Arts category.

If you haven’t already, you can subscribe and start following along with our new podcast... more

Thomas Demand is a German photographer and sculpturist who is internationally known for his remarkable and engaging political still life artworks. I had the opportunity recently to ask Thomas about the thoughts and processes that go into making his art and photos.

Ken Weingart: When did you start being a sculpturist? What were the early influences and inspirations?

Thomas Demand: Funny word: sculpturist. I painted and did drawing which, I believed came too... more

Sallie Gardner at a Gallop is sometimes considered to be one of the earliest films ever produced when it was released on June 15th, 1878. Twenty-four photographs of a horse and its jockey were played rapidly in succession, creating the illusion of motion when viewed... more

RED has been teasing an upcoming camera that’s intended to make a huge splash in the filmmaking industry. It’s called the RED Raven, and it’ll be a $5,950 Canon EF-mount camera that brings RED’s 4K video recording to the masses.

Company president Jarred Land revealed the camera’s Brain-only price... more

After a successful Indiegogo campaign, German startup LUUV is looking to fund mass-production of its smartphone, action cam and compact camera stabilizer solidLUUV on Kickstarter. Read more

Here’s a crazy but true statistic: selfies are now a bigger cause of death in the world than shark attacks.

Shark attacks are extremely rare: only about 5 people die from them every year around the globe. By comparison, there have already been 12 confirmed cases of... more

Want to see what it was like to work as a photographer at a major newspaper back in 1983? Check out this blast from the past: it’s a 20-minute video by photographer Hugh Wesley, who spent 28 years at the Toronto Sun before retiring as the director of photography in 2001.... more

Today LowePro launched a new backpack and three new shoulder bags, all of them in its 'urban-inspired' ProTactic series. With the new ProTactic SH 120 AW, SH 180 AW, SH 200 AW, and BP 250 AW, the ProTactic product line now contains a total of six camera bags. Read more

Noell Oszvald is a 25-year-old visual artist from Budapest, Hungary. “I’m not a photographer,” she says, but she does use a camera to create her art.

Among her recent works is a series of striking self-portrait photos. Each one is a surreal piece that... more

The New York Times published an article about brands using user generated content (UGC) without explicit permission. When a woman named Shereen Way posted a photo of her daughter to Instagram with the... more