Quick Tip: How to Use Gels to Change the Look and Feel of Your Portraits

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An Indian couple has been banned from climbing mountains in Nepal for 10 years after authorities concluded that they had faked a historic ascent of Mount Everest by Photoshopping other people’s photos.

Big news in the world of mobile phone photography today. Motorola just announced a new Moto Mod for its Moto Z line of smartphones. It’s called the Hasselblad True Zoom, and it’s an attachment that adds RAW photography and 10x optical zoom.

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? You can, because that exchange happened a few days ago.
David Carson is photojournalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who won the Pulitzer Prize with his paper this year for his coverage of protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Last Friday, Carson was contacted by what appears to be a CBS account on Twitter that regularly Tweets requests for image usage.

Snapseed has just released version 2.9 of its popular Android and iOS photo editing apps. This latest update brings RAW editing to the iOS app, giving Snapseed full RAW support on both major platforms. RAW files from 144 different camera models are currently supported.

The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens is breathtaking to behold. Prior to receiving the lens from Carl Zeiss for this review, I had done some extensive research about the lens and its features.

Want a cheap 35mm prime lens for your Nikon F DSLR but don’t want to pay $200 for the Nikon 35mm f/1.8? The Chinese lens clone maker Yongnuo has just launched a 35mm f/2 Nikon F lens, and it costs just $95.

So this was the first sunset I captured in 2012. It cost me $6,612 to take this photo.

Want to take a university-level class on digital photography for free? Former Stanford professor and current Google engineer Marc Levoy has a site containing his complete course materials for a class that he has taught 5 times at Stanford and once at Google.

Selfie sticks get a lot of hate these days, but one person in NYC took things way too far.

Hello, photographers. For the last two months, I’ve been doing market research for my project Photolemur and looking for different tools in the area of photo enhancement and photo editing. I spent a lot of time searching, and came up with a large organized list of 104 photo editing tools and apps that you should know about.

Professional travel photographer Elia Locardi made this 30-minute video tutorial that shows how he’s able to shoot and edit top-notch RAW photos without carrying a laptop around, and instead using the Adobe Lightroom Mobile app, which got RAW editing in June 2016.

Canon announced today that it has developed a CMOS sensor with a global shutter, perhaps paving the way to future Canon DSLRs that don’t suffer from the “rolling shutter” effect.

Ukrainian photographer Dmitry Muravsky has been dismissed by his country’s Ministry of Defense after his viral combat photos became the center of controversy regarding whether or not they were staged.

Tamron today announced a new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens and a pair of new teleconverters (1.4x and 2.0x).

Sony has become the world leader in image sensor production in recent years by supplying the sensors to third-party companies. Canon, however, has been content with using its sensors solely in-house on its own cameras and products. That’s set to change: Canon is now planning to supply Canon-made CMOS sensors to other companies for the first time in the company’s history.

How many famous modern and historical photos are you able to recognize simply by hearing the nickname? Go ahead, read each nickname then try to picture the image in your head.

Less than a year after announcing its DJI Osmo camera with its 3-axis brushless gimbal, DJI is back with yet another handheld stabilizer… this time for your smartphone. It’s called the DJI Osmo Mobile.

Instagram has launched a new feature that photographers will appreciate: starting today, you can pinch to zoom into photos and videos across the app.

The PetaPixel Photography Podcast passed the 100 episode mark last week. To celebrate the milestone, we’re giving away three top-of-the-line Think Tank Photo camera bags worth a combined $975.

I firmly believe creative work is the most important element to maintaining a strong work ethic and absolute focus. I make an effort to book at least one personal project a month, sometimes it involves a mood that is completely outside of my comfort zone, which often leads to finding new lighting, composition and techniques.

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