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The 10 Hottest 35mm Cameras You Could Buy in 1991

1991. What a great time to be alive. Seeing movies like Robin Hood and Hook in the theatres, and hearing hits like "Joyride" by Roxette or "Losing My Religion" by REM are some of my favorite pop culture memories of that time. Not to mention watching TV shows like Home Improvement, America’s Funniest Home Videos, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

The 10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of the Decade

On May 14th, 2009 a little blog called PetaPixel made its debut. More than 10 years and nearly 27,000 published posts later (26,886 to be exact), as we wrap up our first full decade in existence, it seemed appropriate to look back at the ten most popular articles of the decade.

5 Best Lenses for Portrait Photography

Questions on the subject of lens choice are as limitless as lens choice itself. Show me 10 photographers and I’ll show you at least 11 divergent opinions on which lens is right for a particular type of photograph.

The Top 10 DSLRs and Lenses Canon is Loaning Out at the Rio Olympics

This morning we woke up to an interesting bit of data from Canon Professional Services in our inbox. A week after sharing some crazy photos of their Rio stockpile with us, Canon is sharing the top 10 pieces of gear they're loaning out to sports photographers at the Olympics. Can you guess what they are?

Top 10 Takeaways After Two Years of Exploring Client Perspectives

Greetings, my name is Andy Baker and I'm the Group Creative Director at the National Geographic Channel. For the past two years, I've been running a blog called The Client Blog all about the client's perspective on the creative process -- a perspective not often heard or discussed.

Here's a list of the top 10 takeaways I've learned over the past two years -- a 'Cliffnotes' version of what I share on my wesbite.

10 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Camera

Outdoor and travel photographer John Greengo has spent years behind the counter of a camera store, helping people with their camera purchases. In this 8-minute talk, Greengo shares 10 of the biggest and most common mistakes he sees people making when shopping for a new camera.

10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2014

We've come to the end of yet another year of covering the latest and greatest in the wonderful world of photography. Before we head into 2015, here's a look back at the 10 most popular stories published on PetaPixel over the course of 2014.

My Top 10 Tips for a Brand New Photographer, From a Slightly-Not-So Brand New One

Hello. My name’s Tom. After two years of tinkering around with DSLR photography, I believe that I may have passed an important milestone and successfully made the transition from amateur to enthusiast. I am by no means great, but I am aware of how great I’m not, which I’m told is a significant step.

The Top 10 Most Instagrammed Locations of 2014

Every year Instagram goes through their data and compiles a list of the ten most Instagrammed locations of the year. And while they haven't published the list themselves yet, they were kind enough to send it over to us.

So, without further ado, join us as we count down the top 10 geotagged locations of 2014 on Instagram.

10 of the Most Collectable Photo Books of All Time

Online book marketplace AbeBooks -- probably the first link you'll see if you try to search for a rare, signed or early edition of your favorite novel or photo book -- has a list of the 10 most collectable photography books of all time. You can probably guess two or three of them, but do you think you know them all?

Nikon Scores Another DxOMark Hit with the D750, Its 6th Camera to Make the Top 10

Nikon’s newly-announced D750 has impressed those who have managed to get their hands on it thus far, but to properly put it through its paces, DxOMark ran it through its trusted sensor tests.

As expected, it came out with quite high marks, putting it in 8th place on DxOMark’s overall rankings and making it the 6th Nikon camera to make it into the top 10.

The 10 Most Watched Videos Posted by the Art of Photography

One of the rising stars in the world of photography media is the show The Art of Photography, a podcast on iTunes and a channel on YouTube. It was launched by photographer Ted Forbes back in October 2008, and has been growing in popularity quite a bit as of late -- so much so that the channel has become a full-time gig for Forbes.

10 Best Cities for Working Photographers in the US

You carry a camera everywhere because you just never know when something or someone worthy of having its picture taken will appear. You also work plenty of weddings and events, or you may be a photo journalist for a newspaper. You are a photographer, and are always on the lookout for beauty. But what makes a city good for a working photographer? While it’s important that there are plenty things to photograph, these statistics are equally relevant as well.

Most Instagrammed Locations and Cities of 2013 Revealed, as Well as Most-Liked Photo

Every time we decide to post something about Instagram, we go through a bit of an internal dilemma. On the one hand, it's the most popular photo sharing app in the world, and many photographers have used it to great effect -- for those reasons alone we can't exactly ignore it. On the other hand, a solid percentage, perhaps even a majority, of you guys hate the app with a passion that defies our collective vocabulary to describe.