Jaron Schneider

Editor-in-Chief

Jaron Schneider is an award-winning commercial filmmaker, an internationally published consumer technology journalist, and long-time digital imaging expert across the fields of both video production and traditional photography. He is also the host of the PetaPixel Podcast. 

The former A/V Editor of Digital Trends, Features Editor of Imaging Resource, and Editor in Chief of Resource Magazine, Schneider's production work – which includes clients such as Verizon, Redwood Credit Union, Grammy-Award-wining band Train, Food Network's Guy Fieri, UC San Diego Scripps Institute, the San Francisco WETA ferry system, and luxury Swiss watchmakers Cartier and Maurice Lacroix – has been featured across multiple networks, including CNN, ABC Network News, Gizmodo, Huffington Post, Business Insider, The Daily Mail, Telegraph UK, and Jalopnik.

Articles by Jaron Schneider

A Canon RF 35mm lens is shown prominently centered against a white background with scattered light gray question marks. The lens features a sleek black design with a red ring near the top and the Canon logo, "35" and other lens details visible.

This Canon Aperture Ring Situation Is Very Weird

Last week, Canon clarified that while the aperture control rings on its 24-105mm f/2.8L Z and 35mm f/1.4L VCM don't work in photo mode with its existing cameras, that will change with any camera announced after June 2024. That's really weird.

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Humane’s New Pitch: You Should Love the AI Pin’s Terrible Camera

Humane's AI Pin didn't review well, but the company is still pushing forward. Today, it sent out an email with a link to a YouTube Short that glorifies the experience of letting life happen instead of actively trying to capture it on camera. It instead wants users to rely on the AI Pin and its lackluster hardware.

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Adobe’s Employees Are Just As Upset at the Company As Its Users: Report

Adobe's employees are typically of the same opinion of the company as its users, having internally already expressed concern that AI could kill the jobs of their customers. That continued this week in internal discussions, where exasperated employees implored leadership to not let it be the "evil" company customers think it is.