Bjorn Petersen

Bjorn Petersen

Bjorn Petersen is a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has exhibited his work in the USA and internationally, and has also self-published several books of his photographs.

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Contemporary releases from the classic Russian manufacturer, Zenit has just released a series of prime lenses offering traditional, unique, and creative image quality within a variety of focal lengths and mount options. For Sony E mirrorless shooters, the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 is an ultra-...
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Photography is a medium that is often characterized by groups of images, rather than just a single image. Whether it’s a book of photographs, a portfolio, an exhibition, a slideshow, or even just a website, photographs are often shown as a body of multiple images. One of the most crucial things to keep in mind when showing a body of work is how this group of images is edited, and then how it is...
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While we’re all confined to our homes for the time being, don’t let this time spent indoors and around the home spoil your creativity. And especially for those working photographers and digital gearheads, it might be a good time to slow down and reconnect with the roots of photography. While camera development and the state of imaging in general are all about speed, ease of use, connectivity, and...
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Bringing more power, yet still retaining portability, Godox has just announced the newest member of its popular system of strobes: the AD1200 Pro. As you’d expect, this is a 1200Ws strobe, but differing from previous AD-family lights, this model is the first to use a separate power pack and...
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During the times when going out to shoot is either not possible or just not necessary, you can still use your spare, indoor time to refine some other critical skills for your photography practice, namely post-production. In our current photo world, where half of the job is editing and organizing your photos, it really pays to be on top of your editing game, regardless if you’re a working pro or a...
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An ideal starter setup, the 1000 eWatt Variable Color LED 2-Light Kit is a simple, yet versatile bundle for making quick two-point lighting configurations at home. The kit revolves around a pair of two 85W LED lamps, which allow for 3200-5500K color temperature and 0-100% dimming adjustment, with the ability to change settings wirelessly via the included remote control. Each light is bundled with...
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Control your DSLR or mirrorless camera remotely from your smartphone with the Unleashed Smartphone Remote, from Foolography. Available for select Nikon and Canon cameras, these...
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It’s true that keeping your equipment clean and in tip-top shape can be a chore, but it’s unfortunately a chore that everyone needs to take on at some point. Right now might just be the perfect time to take on the arduous tasks of giving your lenses a good cleaning, as well as maybe stepping up to the intimidating process of cleaning your sensor. Keeping both of these tools clean helps to ensure...
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A new trend has been quietly building in the film world, a trend that is polarizing, exciting, and fresh. But mainly, it’s a trend that is drawing more people to film photography, and that’s always a good thing. What we’re dubbing “creative effects film” is a...
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While many of us are waiting to get back outside and shoot, now would be a great time to take care of some preparatory measures to make sure your photo workflow will be as efficient as possible once things are back up and running. It’s one thing to have all of the gear you need for any shoot, but it’s another to have it all dialed-in, cleaned, and ready for use. Here are some measures from which...
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One of the genres of photography in which nearly everyone participates to some degree, landscape photography is one of the most classic and traditional categories of our medium. It is representative for so many reasons, whether being used for conservation purposes, documentary, backgrounds, events, or as a symbol—landscapes, as mundane or as grand as they might be, are the settings in which we...
A Guide to Lenses for Landscape Photography
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A set of lenses is to a photographer as an arsenal of paintbrushes is to a painter; lenses let photographers change the way a location is portrayed. They afford wide-angle views, tight close-ups, the ability to isolate subjects, and the option to keep everything in a scene in or out of focus. Especially in regard to landscape photography, lenses are one of the few means with which you can really...
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More than just cameras and lenses, landscape photography is about being prepared, being able to get to the place you need to go, and being able to bring everything you need...
Best Photo-Editing Software
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Becoming increasingly more important, photo editing or post-production is now an integral part of photo hobbyists’ and pros’ workflows, and is often the second most critical step to producing a photograph after taking the shot itself. With such importance, it is crucial for photographers to find editing software that can fulfill and support all of their needs, ranging from basic editing control...
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Long awaited and highly anticipated, Leica has, at last, formally announced the S3 Medium Format DSLR camera. Originally unveiled at Photokina 2018, this camera has been on the minds of medium format traditionalists for a while. Bucking the trend of new medium format cameras going the mirrorless...
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