behindthescenes

How We Shot a Halloween-Themed Liquid Death Spec Ad

Creating spec ads is an incredible way to grow as a filmmaker and photographer for two reasons: It allows you to build your portfolio It forces you to think outside the box and create projects that would appeal to the brands you would love to work with you one day.

What it’s Like Photographing the NBA Finals

Boston-based sports photographer, Paul Rutherford, shares what it was photographing the last three games of the 2022 NBA Finals, including his multiple photo positions, coverage of the pregame and postgame, and how he sends images to editors.

OM Digital OM-1 testing

How OM Digital Torture Tests its Weatherproof Cameras

Earlier this year, OM Digital launched the OM-1, which earned the highest weatherproof rating of any camera on the market PetaPixel was given an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at just how intense the company’s torture testing is to assure this unmatched rugged design.

SCARS film

Set Photographer Describes Shooting a Film Inspired by a Reddit Thread

"SCARS" is a powerful short film about the role that lying can play and the effects it can have in our lives. My team and I had a wonderful -- albeit fast -- weekend working alongside the film crew to help create the visual content to help promote this story, from in-character social media profiles to microsites and, of course, the movie poster.

Photographing Organs in the Necropsy Room for Veterinary Pathology

Blood ran over my latex gloves and dripped onto the tile floor as I carried the horse’s head to the stainless steel examining table. Actually, it had been band‐sawn in half, the long way, to give a clear view of skull fractures, so it was only half a head.