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Andy Summers: Hall of Fame Police Guitarist and Talented Photographer

Andy Summers is best known as a guitarist for the English rock band The Police, popular in the late 1970s to the mid-1980s. But he has also been a passionate and award-winning photographer from the film days through the digital transition to today. Summers has published five books on his photography, the latest from teNeues is A Series of Glances, and has had his work shown at over 60 exhibitions worldwide.

Leica ZM 11

Leica’s $6,775 ZM 11 Watch is Inspired by Light and Shadow

Leica has announced the ZM 11, a stylish luxury watch that channels Leica's legendary photographic reputation and builds upon Leica's other watches, including the ZM 1 and ZM2 models inspired by the Leica M11 Monochrom and the Leica L1 and L2 timepieces released last year.

Best Retro Cameras in 2024

Merriam-Webster defines “retro” as “fashionably nostalgic or old-fashioned.” With the rise in popularity of shooting on film over the past few years and the extraordinary success of instant cameras among the general populace, I think it is fair to say that retro cameras are likewise lusted after by many.

Leica Sofort 2 hybrid instant camera

Leica Sofort 2 Hybrid Instant Camera Shoots Digital and Prints Analog

Leica has announced a new instant camera, the Sofort 2. Arriving just over seven years after the original Sofort, Leica's first instant camera, the Leica Sofort 2 is a hybrid instant camera, meaning that alongside shooting on instant film, it now offers photographers the option to save digital images permanently.

Cameras That Changed Photography Forever

I write about a lot of things here at PetaPixel -- reviews, guides, technical articles, opinion pieces -- but one of my favorite topics to write about is the history of photography. As an avid user and collector of vintage cameras and lenses, I have passionately absorbed as much knowledge about their history as possible over many years. Like studying world history, there is much value in understanding where we came from and what got to us where we are now.

Best Compact Cameras in 2024

The compact camera, also known colloquially as the point-and-shoot camera, has been a staple of the photography world for over a century. Perhaps the first mass-market compact camera was introduced in 1900 by Eastman Kodak, costing a mere one dollar (about $36 today).