Spectacular photographs take you on a journey into the alien worlds found inside of gemstones. http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/photomicrographer-captures-stunning-jagged-landscapes-inside-gemstones/

Justin’s pregnant wife Meghan thinks maternity pictures are stupid… so he decided to hire a photographer and pose for them himself. http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/guys-wife-refused-take-maternity-photos-posed-instead/

"Just remember: keep giving. Give until it hurts. Give until your body is exhausted and you want to curl up into a ball. Don’t be a consumer, be a creator. Create value for others, and aim to inspire others through the work you create." http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/letter-18-year-old-self-started-street-photography/

"Just remember: keep giving. Give until it hurts. Give until your body is exhausted and you want to curl up into a ball. Don’t be a consumer, be a creator. Create value for others, and aim to inspire others through the work you create." http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/letter-18-year-old-self-started-street-photography/

Astrophotographer Ian Norman takes the Sony a7S for a spin, and offers you his in-depth commentary on this low-light beast. http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/sony-a7s-astrophotography-review/

Astrophotographer Ian Norman takes the Sony a7S for a spin, and offers you his in-depth commentary on this low-light beast. http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/sony-a7s-astrophotography-review/

Creation, destruction and an artist’s battle with perfection are all taken on in this jaw-dropping stop-motion film. http://petapixel.com/2014/07/30/incredible-stop-motion-film-made-intricate-styrofoam-models-long-exposure-light-trickery/

Instagram just released its own Snapchat competitor… but you probably can’t have it yet. 

A great inspirational video on cultivating creativity by learning to develop diligence.http://petapixel.com/2014/07/29/video-inspirational-advice-attain-creativity-diligence/

Mirrorless Rumors has caught wind of a strange-but-exciting rumor from a trusted source: namely, that Nikon has a medium format camera based around Sony’s 50MP CMOS MF sensor in the works.

Award-winning photographer Justin Ng walks you though his workflow for capturing the beautiful photos of the Milky Way while battling the intense light pollution of Singapore.