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

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Adobe’s Swift Support of New Camera RAW Profiles Has Spoiled Me

Adobe has had a rough go of it lately and as a result, more photographers have been asking what legitimate options exist that can replace Photoshop and Lightroom. I've been testing a few and while they're all capable performance-wise, I'm left feeling spoiled by Adobe's absurdly fast support for new camera RAW profiles.

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Tamron Appears To Be Developing a 50-200mm f/2.8 Lens

According to patent documents filed in Japan, Tamron is working on a fast lens with a huge zoom range. The proposed 50-200mm f/2.8 would be the first of its kind, offering a massive range with no cost to light gathering capability pro-level 70-200mm lenses provide.

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How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Pro

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching in the United States, photographers are getting ready to capture the magic of fireworks shows. If you want to nail some spectacular shots, you'll want to pay attention to a few key tips.