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This Solar System Photo Was Shot From a Photographers Backyard

Check out this family portrait of our solar system. It’s a composite photo created by a single astrophotographer who photographed the planets from his own backyard in Sacramento, California. Photographer Andrew McCarthy shot the individual photos with a Sony a7 II camera, Canon 60D, ZWO ASI224MC color astronomy camera, Orion XT10 telescope, Meade 2120 telescope, […] petapixel.com

2019-1-16 20:42

Wedding Photographer Pushes Stepmom Aside to Get the Shot

Wedding photographers often complain of ‘Uncle Bobs,’ or relatives who get in the way of professional photographers while trying to snap their own photos. When photographer Ashley Easterling encountered this during a wedding ceremony recently, she refused to allow the relative to ruin the bride and groom’s first kiss photo. The 46-second video shows Josh […] petapixel.com

2018-10-4 20:49

Here Are 400MP Photos Shot Using Hasselblads $48,000 Camera

Hasselblad has just released a set of 400-megapixel photos captured using the new $48,000 H6D-400c Multi Shot medium format DSLR, which was announced back in January. The company decided to point the digital monster at one of the few remaining Ross HK-7 aerial cameras, which was one of Hasselblad’s earliest creations. Here’s the backstory, as […] petapixel.com

2018-6-1 22:14

Did this Photographer Try to Get the Shot, or Did He Nail It?

Vanity Fair contributor Joanna Robinson raised the ire of photographers with this tweet regarding an image taken of figure skater Adam Rippon by Getty Images photographer Dean Mouhtaropoulos. Robinson later clarified her position as a misinterpretation, but putting the nuance of language aside, how successful is this image? Oh gosh some people are taking this […] petapixel.com

2018-2-14 22:30