Photography News

Early this September, I went up to New York City to photograph Teachers College, Columbia University’s new student orientation. While I was there, I had the opportunity to take some time for myself and walk around New York City, reminiscing about old times.

I lived in New York for 5 years and had a lot of great memories around the city. Several of which included walking around Manhattan alone and with friends taking photos in 2014.

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X-Rite has announced the ColorChecker Video XL, an oversized color target designed for those shooting situations in which smaller variants won't quite cut it.

The Video XL uses the same gray and color patches as well as skin tones as the standard ColorChecker Video but is simply twice as large.... more

Product photographers use pop-up light boxes and tents to capture well-lit photos with minimal setup. If you want the same kind of convenience except for people instead of products, check out the Konseen Photo Studio.

The product is a human-sized light tent that’s quick to assemble — simply slide the rods into the... more

There are people who understand you well enough to challenge you but in that if-youre-not-pushing-boundaries-youre-not-doing-it-right kind of way — people you ultimately trust to have your back and your best interests at heart. Kate Chase, my friend, former rep and now producer, is one of those people.

Shes the engine on my new project... more

The Hawaiian island of Maui features some of the most picturesque wedding venues in the world, but some of those highly-sought-after venues are implementing policies that professional wedding photographers aren’t happy about.

We spoke to five wedding photographers working in Maui who feel that certain guidelines and restrictions being put in place by venues are “devaluing” photographers and videographers. The photographers wish to remain anonymous due to fear... more

ExperimentalOptics has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the production of what it claims is the 'smallest fastest pancake lens in the world.'

The 35mm F2.7 lens is measures just 7mm thick the same height as exactly 4 quarters stacked on top of one another and weighs 40 grams/1.4 ounces. Although most of the testing for the lens was done on full-frame mirrorless... more

Here’s a deal alert that’s exclusive to PetaPixel readers: you can currently receive an extra 30% off a number of Neewer photography products on Amazon using special discount codes.

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If you’re an aerial photographer who’s frustrated with the maximum flight times of the latest drones, you might want to keep an eye on the startup company Impossible Aerospace. It has developed a drone... more

X-Rite has announced the ColorChecker Video XL, a huge color balance reference target that’s designed for long-distance, wide-angle, and/or... more

Hands-on with new Fujifilm 200mm F2 and 8-16mm F2.8

Fujifilm is having a busy summer (we're not ready to start calling early September 'autumn' yet), announcing two lenses and the brand new X-T3. The... more