Features

PetaPixel's Features are in-depth, heavily researched stories designed to answer the most important questions on a topic. Where we flex our journalistic muscle, expect to find the best storytelling and original reporting the photo industry offers.

Human vs AI: Who’s Better at Turning Marcel Proust’s Words into Photos?

In July of 2022, my partner Annabelle Matter and I traveled to Normandy, France, to shoot a project for the weekly Le Figaro Magazine that we’d been researching for months: translating into photographs a text by French writer Marcel Proust, renowned for his highly detailed and soulful descriptions.

Arguing over Ai generated art rights

AI Image Generators are a New Frontier of Copyright Confusion

Artificial intelligence-powered image generators have exploded into the mainstream. Thanks to support from major stock sites, they are also an approachable route to making money. But as is almost always the case, when money gets involved, the situation quickly becomes far more complicated.

Colorful Water Splashing

Photo Series of Colorful Water Splashes is Gorgeous Liquid Art

Capturing the movements of water has been a consistent and intriguing subject matter for photographer Jack Long. In his latest image series titled Mandalas, Long features spectacular fountain-like water splashes that not only captivate the eyes but highlight the artist's unique and vibrant form of liquid art.