The Daily PetaPixel for 02/03/2021

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More Than a Suit: Canon's Technical Advisor is a Photographer Through and Through

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 06:14 pm

Drew MacCallum is Canon’s Technical Advisor and one of my go-to resources for complicated camera questions. I also happen to follow him on Instagram, which is where I noticed he started posting some stellar bird photos.

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This is What Samsung's Pop-Up, Rotating Smartphone Camera Might Look Like

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 05:03 pm

Samsung’s unusual patent for a pop-up, rotating smartphone camera was recently published by the World Intellectual Property Office and the details sound intriguing. LetsGoDigital took a look at the application and mocked up what they think it might look like.

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Check Out This Gorgeous Set of Photography-Inspired Playing Cards

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 03:35 pm

With the goal of combining clean graphic design and a love for photography together into a playing card, the Diamon Playing Cards company has created the Shooters playing cards.

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Daguerrean Dream: A Visual Symphony in 43 Daguerreotype Plates

By Anton Orlov on Feb 02, 2021 02:06 pm

Having now finalized work on this series, I will attempt to put into words its impetus, as well as how it came to fruition. This will be a lengthy entry, proportional in size to the monumentally significant nature of this work for me, and therefore I shall start from the beginning, as all things have their origins.
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You Can Now Review and Restore Your Deleted Content on Instagram

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 01:57 pm

In an effort to put more control back into the hands of Instagram users, the company is rolling out the “Recently Deleted” feature. Instagram says this addition was made to mainly to deal with hackers who will sometimes delete content after gaining access to an account.

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Photographer Slices Up a Leica for Art

By Michael Zhang on Feb 02, 2021 12:54 pm

For his new project titled Heisenberg Objekt No. III, award-winning photographer Fabian Oefner has created an unusual scupture by slicing up quite an expensive “raw material”: a pristine Leica M6 rangefinder camera, which costs around $2,500 to $3,500 used.
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Student Hacks His Film Camera to Capture Circular Photos

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 12:45 pm

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Student and photographer Imran Nuri was driving alone one day when he started to think about photography and its shape. He asked himself “why are photos rectangular?” The answer might be obvious, but it also got him thinking about what it would be like to capture circular photos instead.

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Fujifilm Announces Lack of Supply and Shipping Delays for the GFX100S

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 12:00 pm

The demand for Fujifilm’s latest medium format camera, the newly-announced GFX100S, appears to have exceeded the company’s expectations as it has published a “notice of delay” on its website.

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How to Photograph While Conducting an Interview

By Arik Shraga on Feb 02, 2021 11:24 am

Conducting an interview and taking pictures at the same time may sound overwhelming but this is a usual practice in social documentary photography. After 8 years of talking while shooting, I now feel as if something is missing when I silently click a shutter button or interview someone without a camera in my hands. However, this type of work is full of challenges and pitfalls. Here is how I navigate this territory.
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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying the Apple Pro Display XDR

By DL Cade on Feb 02, 2021 11:01 am

When Apple unveiled the Pro Display XDR in June of 2019, I’ll admit that I drank the cool-aid in big refreshing gulps. From design to execution, I had every reason to believe that this monitor would change the creative landscape, bringing reference displays in a price range attainable by mere mortals. But one year and 7 months later, as I sit staring at my very own review unit, I’ve had to temper my enthusiasm with a small dose of reality. … [visit site to read more]



Take a Look at These Full Resolution Photos From the Sony Alpha 1

By Jaron Schneider on Feb 02, 2021 10:47 am

Sony has been pretty tight-lipped when it has come to publishing images taken with the newly-announced Alpha 1. The image embargo for reviewers doesn’t lift until later this week, but five full resolution promotional images have made their way online.

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Earlier Stories:

This 3D Stereoscopic Pinhole Camera Aims to Revive Spatial Photography
Artist Converts Lunar Photos into 4-Hour Real-Time Orbit Around the Moon
Censorship Concerns Arise After Journalist Arrested for Photographing Protest
Yongnuo Announces the YN685 II Speedlite for Canon and Nikon
Sigma's New I-Series Hoodie Design Feels… Uninspired
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