Looking to get into video? This comprehensive 43-minute presentation on codecs is a must-see. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/comprehensive-video-tells-everything-need-know-codecs/

They’re here! ZEISS has officially debuted their Loxia line of gorgeous manual-focus lenses for the Sony full-frame E-Mount cameras. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/zeiss-officially-announces-loxia-line-manual-lenses-full-frame-e-mount-cameras/

They’re here! ZEISS has officially debuted their Loxia line of gorgeous manual-focus lenses for the Sony full-frame E-Mount cameras. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/zeiss-officially-announces-loxia-line-manual-lenses-full-frame-e-mount-cameras/

Photographer Thomas Herbrich took over 100,000 photos in three months and killed one camera to capture just a handful of beautiful smoke shapes. See the full set here: http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/incredible-images-smoke-took-3-months-100000-photos-capture/

Photographer Thomas Herbrich took over 100,000 photos in three months and killed one camera to capture just a handful of beautiful smoke shapes. See the full set here: http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/incredible-images-smoke-took-3-months-100000-photos-capture/

It looks like the next smartphone-mounted Sony QX camera will sport an APS-C sensor and let you swap out lenses! http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/leaked-sonys-next-smartphone-lens-camera-will-let-swap-e-mount-lenses/

It looks like the next smartphone-mounted Sony QX camera will sport an APS-C sensor and let you swap out lenses! http://petapixel.com/2014/09/02/leaked-sonys-next-smartphone-lens-camera-will-let-swap-e-mount-lenses/

These eye-catching images by graphic designer Lino Russo explore the relationship between sky and architecture in the most colorful way imaginable.  http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/skymetric-uses-simple-colorful-compositions-to-juxtapose-architecture-and-nature/

These eye-catching images by graphic designer Lino Russo explore the relationship between sky and architecture in the most colorful way imaginable.  http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/skymetric-uses-simple-colorful-compositions-to-juxtapose-architecture-and-nature/

Canon just permanently dropped prices on almost all its ‘L’ glass, with discounts ranging from 5% to 33%. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/canon-permanently-drops-price-on-most-l-glass-up-to-33-off/

Canon just permanently dropped prices on almost all its ‘L’ glass, with discounts ranging from 5% to 33%. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/canon-permanently-drops-price-on-most-l-glass-up-to-33-off/

An impressive hand-held Hyperlapse shot by a pro time-lapse photographer using Instagram’s new app while riding his bike around Melbourne. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/bikerlapse-shows/

The Cheap Camera Challenge is back, showing us once again that it’s creativity, and not expensive gear, that produces fantastic photography. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/cheap-camera-challenge-harold-de-puymorin-makes-3-1mp-vivitar-ps/

This strange series of upside-down close-up portraits will have you craning your neck and seeing alien beings. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/alienation-strange-upside-closeups-transform-human-face-something-else/

This strange series of upside-down close-up portraits will have you craning your neck and seeing alien beings. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/alienation-strange-upside-closeups-transform-human-face-something-else/

Need help getting organized? Check out this list of 15 free tools that’ll help you do just that so you can spend more time shooting. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/15-free-business-tools-photographers-will-save-time-shooting/

Need help getting organized? Check out this list of 15 free tools that’ll help you do just that so you can spend more time shooting. http://petapixel.com/2014/09/01/15-free-business-tools-photographers-will-save-time-shooting/