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.
Falling Camera

Why 2022’s Falling Camera Sales Shouldn’t Worry You

The year 2020 saw digital camera shipments nosedive to a new low of 8.9 million units, down from 121 million units in 2010. It was believed it couldn't get any worse and, indeed, shipments stabilized in 2021. So why do sales appear to be in free-fall again?

Canon AMLOS

Canon’s New AMLOS Webcam System Aims to Transform Remote Work

Last week, Canon and The Hollywood Reporter hosted a premiere of the animated short film The Forest Haunt whicih was created thanks to a partnership between Canon and actor Joseph Gorgon-Levitt's production company HitRecord. The team leveraged Canon's in-development AMLOS remote working system to collaborate with hundreds of people around the world as if they were all in one place.

Blair Bunting Train Photo

Photography and The Art of Moving Forward

The tracks begin to ring. I listen closely with the engine roaring louder and louder as each second passes and ready my camera... my finger resting steady on the shutter.

San Francisco Giants Opening Day

Photographing MLB’s Opening Day for the San Francisco Giants

Being a photographer for a professional sports team is a dream for most, but it does not come without challenges. With an owner-imposed lockout ending well after 2022 Spring Training was set to begin, Andy Kuno was faced with a condensed and chaotic Spring Training to prepare for the most important day of his season: Major League Baseball’s famed Opening Day.