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by Staff February 6, 2017 at 1:11 pm

At what point does something go beyond inspiration? Edward McGowan is a California based photographer who has an interesting situation in his hands.

Photographer and photo educator Don Giannatti put together this simple (tongue-in-cheek) itemized invoice to show photography clients why photographers charge what they do for “taking a picture.”

Thanks to DxO Labs, we get to end this week with a freebie. If you’re interested in mixing up your post-processing workflow, you can get a free, no-strings-attached license for DxO OpticsPro 9 between now and February 28th.

The winter sun was low to the horizon as I steadied myself upon a rather uncomfortable wooden perch. My back to the sun and downwind, target in clear sight, I drew in a deep breath then slowly exhaled as I prepared to take the shot.

Less than a day after photos and specs leaked onto the Web, Ricoh has officially announced its new Pentax KP DSLR. It’s a compact and weatherproof mid-range sibling to the K-3 that Ricoh says is perfect for outdoor photographers.

First Kodak, then FILM Ferrania, and now Bergger. The French manufacturer is the latest company to further the analog photography resurgence by announcing a new film. It’s called BERGGER Pancro400.

As of early 2017, my only camera is the Ricoh GR II, which has a fixed-focal 28mm lens. I wanted to share my personal experiences shooting with a 28mm lens, after shooting with a 35mm lens for almost 6 years.

Pelican brand hard cases are a popular choice for photographers who need to safely transport camera and lighting gear from photo shoot to photo shoot. BrandmadeTV made the 6.5-minute video above that offers a behind-the-scenes look at how these durable hard cases are manufactured.

What do you do when a celebrity with almost 5 million followers on Instagram shares your photography with their audience without credit… twice? That’s the question fashion photographer Don Mupasi is wrestling with this week.

Sigma is still on a roll when it comes to its high-end Art lenses, and the latest accolade is impressive: DxOMark just awarded the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens the highest score the benchmarking company has ever given.

Episode 148 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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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.

As Snap Inc., the company behind the ephemeral photo sharing app Snapchat, prepares for its Initial Public Offering (IPO), the company is filing papers that call out rival Instagram and reveal profitability may never be a part of Snapchat’s future.

When Polish Web designer and travel photographer Piotr Kulczycki set out to display his photos online, he was pretty disappointed by his options. So he built his own.

Want to see what’s inside a modern instant camera? The website All About Circuits just published a teardown of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 to explore the inner workings of the camera.

Last year, journalist Esther Honig published a viral series of images showing how photo retouchers in 27 countries around the world “enhanced” a portrait of her according to their cultural preferences. Inspired by that project, the UK medical website Superdrug Online Doctor just published a similar experiment that explores body image.

The old cylindrical lens bag is making a comeback, courtesy of ONA. The newly announced ONA Beacon is a fashionable new take on the classic barrel-style bag that’ll hold all your favorite glass, and maybe a small ILC.

I’ve had a copy of the x100F since early November. During that time I kind of made it my go-to camera for just about anything and everything—from my more artistic professional shots, to travel, to basic family vacation images.

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an appreciation for the landscape, but as I grew up, I started noticing just how beautiful it really was. That is why I began photographing nature, and it’s really this love for the outdoors that drives me today.

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first camera I ever shot on was a 35mm film point and shoot, and now I shoot on a full frame DSLR.

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