Established in May of 2009, PetaPixel is a leading blog covering the wonderful world of photography. Our goal is to inform, educate, and inspire in all things photography-related.
In case you didn’t know, the “peta” in PetaPixel is the prefix that denotes 1015, just as the “mega” in megapixel denotes 106.
Our Fantabulous Team
Michael Zhang · Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Michael is a photography enthusiast, entrepreneur, and programmer based in Davis, California, an hour east of San Francisco. He is the founder of Photoblog, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with two degrees in computer science.
DL Cade · News Editor
DL is a writer and photography enthusiast based in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in biomedical sciences, and briefly attended medical school before pursuing a career in journalism.
Cheri Frost · Columnist
Cheri is a photographic artist, studio owner, coffee addict and comedy writer living and working in the Southwest. She has photographed celebrities such as Lou Ferrigno and cast members from “The Walking Dead,” all with a very long lens from the back of a room at a Comic-Con Convention. She still figures it counts.
Alan Steadman · Columnist
Alan is a writer, producer, and photography enthusiast living in Atlanta, Georgia. He studied English and Film at the University of Central Florida and moved after school to pursue a career in the production field. He primarily shoots documentary style behind-the scenes featurettes and production photography but has also been known to help shoot a local music video or two.
Eric Calouro · Writer
Eric is a photography enthusiast residing in New England. He was a marketing major at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and also a flight school student based out of Southeastern Massachusetts. He has worked as a press photographer covering political figures, musical acts, and celebrities.
Gregory Eddi Jones · Interviewer
Gregory is a photo-artist and web-publisher based out of Rochester, NY. He received his B.F.A from RIT in 2010, and is currently a grad student at Visual Studies Workshop. Over the past 3 years, Greg has photographed extensively in Croatia, Bosnia, Paris, Beijing, Niagara Falls, and across the continental U.S. He has written widely on topics related to digital-based imaging.
Nelson Tan · Reviewer
Nelson heads a marketing communications agency in sunny Singapore, leveraging on the vast experience he honed as the marketing manager with a leading camera brand for nearly a decade. With more than twenty years of photography experience under his belt, he believes being a good photographer helps in writing better reviews.