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.

Latest Articles

22 hours ago
Joining the vlogging party, Nikon has just announced the Z30 mirrorless camera: a decidedly compact and connected camera built for creators looking to record and share their everyday adventures. This DX-format cam borrows specs and capabilities from other Z cameras, including their renowned image…
22 hours ago
Continuing the theme of compact, lightweight long lenses, Nikon has launched its latest super-telephoto prime, the NIKKOR Z 400mm f/4.5 VR S. This new telephoto follows in the footsteps of the impressive Z 800mm f/6.3, and Nikon describes it as “the smallest, lightest 400mm” the brand has ever created…
3 weeks ago
When it comes to camera and lens choice, wedding photography is a tricky genre, requiring versatility, speed, and image quality for successful results. Versatility comes in the form of photo and video capabilities since it’s now common to deliver content in both mediums. Speed comes in terms of focusing and burst shooting because a wedding can be a fast-paced event. And image quality, naturally,…
4 weeks ago
Building on the popularity of last year’s 28-70mm f/2.8, Sigma has just announced the 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary. Portable, versatile, and all about wide angle, this sleek little zoom balances two of the most desirable assets in lens design: compactness and speed. And with those two…
4 weeks ago
Not all fathers are photographers, but for those who are, I’d argue that a point-and-shoot camera is essential tech for the dads in the world. Even for those with the latest smartphone, point-and-shoots are dedicated, purpose-built tools that excel in areas where phones can’t quite keep up. And,…
2 months ago
At launch, the Nikon Z9 offered some surprising and impressive video specs. Now, with the upcoming release of firmware version 2.0, users will get to see what the Z9 is truly capable of for cinema production. This includes the addition of internal raw recording in 8.3K 60p, more video-assist…
2 months ago
Poised to shake up what it means to be a super-telephoto lens, Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S lens. Summed up perfectly by the tagline “All the Reach, Half the Weight,” this lens is Nikon’s fresh take on an 800mm lens, which now uses a Phase Fresnel element to dramatically cut…
2 months ago
In contrast to the fast primes, high-performance zooms, and top-notch G Master lenses of its lens lineup, Sony recently and subtly introduced a…
3 months ago
A flagship is the premier model of a brand’s lineup. It’s considered to be the best, most important product of a series and boasts the strongest offerings of features and design. In Sony’s case, for the Alpha line, the flagship model is the a1.…
3 months ago
It’s rare to see a film announcement in 2022, but Kodak is doing just that with the launch of Kodak Gold 200 in the 120 roll format. Characterized by its warm, saturated colors, fine grain, and everyday versatility, Kodak Gold 200 is…
5 months ago
Marrying its digital and instant film systems, FUJIFILM’s INSTAX MINI EVO seems to get a lot right about what makes a successful instant film camera. It’s funny that much of what makes this camera successful is a healthy dose of inspiration from the brand’s mirrorless X system of…
5 months ago
Innovating without losing sight of its timeless heritage, Leica has just announced the newest M rangefinder camera: the M11. On the outside, the M11 looks familiar; its classic rangefinder form seems nearly identical to the original M3 from 1954. On the inside, though, the M11 is all…
6 months ago
For digital photographers, a well-calibrated and accurate photography monitor is an indispensable tool for a solid practice. Regardless if you like to print your photos or share exclusively online, a photo monitor you can trust will make a big difference in how anyone views your photographs, yourself included. Besides just helping to achieve accurate colors and contrast, a finely tuned monitor is…
7 months ago
Another year dedicated to mirrorless, 2021 has been an exciting time for camera development. Some of the top trends of 2021 include the rise and introduction of mirrorless flagship cameras, mirrorless medium format becoming more accessible, and the increase in popularity of vlogging and content creator-aimed cameras. As cameras generally become better, there are essentially no “bad cameras” left…