Category Archives: petapixel

Creating a Football Concussion Photo Illustration

I was commissioned recently to create a photo illustration for Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation’s Annual Report for a story on concussions in high school football players. This is a big issue not just for the NFL but also in youth sports.

I think that originally we were just going to shoot a simple portrait of a young athlete in football gear, but after giving some thought to the issue, the art director and I collaborated on a few other more illustrative ideas.

A few years ago, I had

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Creating a Football Concussion Photo Illustration

I was commissioned recently to create a photo illustration for Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation’s Annual Report for a story on concussions in high school football players. This is a big issue not just for the NFL but also in youth sports.

I think that originally we were just going to shoot a simple portrait of a young athlete in football gear, but after giving some thought to the issue, the art director and I collaborated on a few other more illustrative ideas.

A few years ago, I had

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Photographers, Let’s Make Peace Over Our Cameras

With the release of Nikon’s new mirrorless camera and the impending release of Canon’s competitor, we are seeing the future of photography as we know it. However, in the response of some we are also seeing the demise of the community as a whole.

Where passion and creativity once dominated the perceived agility of a camera, now spec sheets and Internet comment sections threaten to destroy the art as we know it. People have started refusing the words of true artists and now mindlessly worship

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Photographers, Let’s Make Peace Over Our Cameras

With the release of Nikon’s new mirrorless camera and the impending release of Canon’s competitor, we are seeing the future of photography as we know it. However, in the response of some we are also seeing the demise of the community as a whole.

Where passion and creativity once dominated the perceived agility of a camera, now spec sheets and Internet comment sections threaten to destroy the art as we know it. People have started refusing the words of true artists and now mindlessly worship

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Photographers, Let’s Make Peace Over Our Cameras

With the release of Nikon’s new mirrorless camera and the impending release of Canon’s competitor, we are seeing the future of photography as we know it. However, in the response of some we are also seeing the demise of the community as a whole.

Where passion and creativity once dominated the perceived agility of a camera, now spec sheets and Internet comment sections threaten to destroy the art as we know it. People have started refusing the words of true artists and now mindlessly worship

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Sony Tough SD Cards are the Toughest and Fastest Ever Made

Sony has announced its new Tough line of SD memory cards, which it claims are the toughest and fastest SD cards ever made.

The new UHS-II SD cards carry Sony’s new SF-G series TOUGH specification and are designed for photographers who want to ensure that digital photos remain safe on SD cards that have been removed from their camera.

Design-wise, the cards are the first SD cards to feature a rib-less design and no write protection switch. Sony says common SD card damage involves broken

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