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These Bug Macros Required 8,000 151MP Photos and 86 Hours of Editing

Growing up in a communist country, we had no access to or real knowledge of the outside world. With the information that we now take for granted tightly controlled, we were living in a bubble. When communism ended, my entire concept of what the planet and all living things were all about changed quickly and dramatically.

How to Use Your Camera In the Coldest Places on Earth

When you take your camera to some of the coldest places on Earth, you'll face a unique set of challenges that most photographers never have to worry about. Here's an interesting 9-minute video in which filmmaker and photographer Anthony Powell shares some of his top tips for shooting in the extreme cold.

Shooting with the iPhone in Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on the planet, but despite its hostility and isolation, it is home to some of the most incredible wildlife seen anywhere on Earth, making it a paradise for nature photographers like myself.

Dress On the Edge: Extreme Portrait Adventures with a Parachute Dress

My wife and I have always loved photographing large, dramatic gowns. Anything big and flowy has always been fun to photograph, especially outside. We've always loved the contrast of the beautiful gown against the natural backgrounds we have nearby.

SanDisk Announces World’s Fastest 256GB microSD Card

The memory card wars are fought on two playing fields: size and speed. And SanDisk is claiming victories on both fields today with the release of the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card—the world's fastest 256GB microSD card.

Supermodel Captures Her Intense Wingsuit Flight Over an Active Volcano

She's done a fashion shoot mid-skydive and mid-BASE jump, but supermodel and extreme athlete Roberta Mancino's latest exploit doesn't involve dressing up in fancy clothing while plummeting to the Earth. Instead, she strapped some GoPros to herself and took a wingsuit flight over an active volcano.

Photos of a Surfer Riding a Giant Wave… While on Fire

How do go about making photos of big wave surfing even more extreme? Here's one way: add fire to the mix. Surfer Jamie O'Brien recently tackled some of the world's heaviest and dangerous waves while wearing a wetsuit that was set on fire. Photographer Tim McKenna was on hand to capture the stunt.

Photog and Kayakers Risk Life, Limb and 3rd Degree Burns on an Active Volcano

Action sports photographer Alexandre Socci along with kayakers Pedro Oliva, Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic recently took a trip to Hawaii. But where most of us would spend our time on the beach or in a national park, they decided to brave the waters surrounding Kilauea, an active volcano on the southeast slope of Mauna Loa.

Interview with Action-Sport Photographer Tim Kemple

Tim Kemple is an action-sport and lifestyle photographer based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit his website here.

PetaPixel: Can you tell us a little about yourself and your background?

Tim Kemple: Sure. I'm a photographer and film maker based in Utah. I grew up on the East Coast and spent my weekends as a kid climbing, skiing and wandering. I started carrying a camera to document my adventures.

The Ethereal World of Extreme Landscape Photographer Alexandre Deschaumes

Self-taught photographer Alexander Deschaumes only started making photos back in 2003, but his dedication to the craft and his thirst for jaw-dropping landscapes have brought him a long way since then. Deschaumes braves extreme weather and hazardous landforms, going to locations that many landscape photographers would never dare venture, all for the sake of his images. The 2-minute video above offers a look into his world of extreme landscape photography.