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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With the end of the year and the holidays nearing, many photographers are filling up their wish lists with gear they’re hoping to receive. Among the most popular categories of photographic equipment for shooters to desire is a brand new DSLR, and there’s nothing more exciting than beginning the new year with a new camera to inspire your creativity. Here’s a look at some of the most wished-for...
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It’s not news that instant film has been booming once again in recent years, and 2017 has proven to be a hallmark year for the genre, with new cameras and films being introduced. With a niche that has gone from near extinction to one of the most popular and fun format of photography today, and the subsequent overwhelming number of options on the market today, here’s a look at everything there is...
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While SLRs and SLR lenses are the dinosaurs of the photo-gear world, 2017 has proved there’s no shortage of optical development for Canon and Nikon systems. Along with the expected updates from the two camera companies themselves, 2017 also saw a surge of releases from the likes of Sigma, Tamron, Voigtländer, and Zeiss, releasing lenses to entice and bring their systems up to professional...
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Nikon is making wireless connectivity with its cameras easier and more functional with the release of SnapBridge Version 2.0, now available for iOS and Android mobile devices. Taking user feedback from the first iteration of SnapBridge, Nikon has made many asked-for improvements to the app, beginning with a user interface and menu structure overhaul, as well as clearer instructions on how to...
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Arguably as important as the cameras and lenses you are using, the photo software component of your workflow is what allows you to bring your digital files to life. Different programs allow you to do a range of necessary tasks, from processing raw files to simple image enhancements to managing your whole library of images. Depending on your needs, there are options available for the most complex...
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Over the past couple of years, a transition has occurred that is finally bringing medium format digital photography to the masses. With the introduction of the first mirrorless systems in the genre, as well as more players in the game than ever, medium format will likely continue to expand and evolve at a faster pace in the future. More brands are treading into the larger-than-full-frame waters,...
4 weeks ago
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Following up on a busy year for optics, 2017 has been a mellower year of lens releases for Nikon. This isn’t to say Nikon has been quiet this year, especially with the releases of the D850, D7500, and D5600 DSLRs and the company’s 100th anniversary, but 2017 has proved to be a more contemplative year for optical developments. Beginning in the middle of the year, Nikon had its large lens release,...
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Now that the excitement generated by the GH5 has begun to subside, Panasonic is back at it again with a new multimedia Micro Four Thirds mirrorless, the Lumix DC-G9. This time targeting the still-photography audience, the sleek mirrorless camera is still adept in all arenas with...
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At last, a DSLR that excites me 100%. Seemingly with no compromises in sight, the Nikon D850 has recently burst onto the scene as the most anticipated DSLR release this year. And fittingly so. But, does the D850 live up to its hype? Has Nikon “done it again” with another D800-series camera? I had the...
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Continuing to expand its lineup of instant films, Polaroid Originals has just released a duo of creative films—the Duochrome Pink & Black and Duochrome Blue & Black...
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Olympus has expanded its advanced PRO lens lineup with two fast and enticing primes, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.2 PRO and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO....
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Recognizing the need for a fast wide-angle lens among mirrorless shooters, Sigma has just released the 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens, available in Micro Four Thirds and APS-C-format Sony E...
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Continuing to strengthen its lineup of enticing manual focus primes for full-frame and APS-C Sony E mirrorless shooters, Voigtlander has just announced the Nokton 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens. Keeping with Voigtländer’s preference for this unique, not-too-wide, not-too-long focal length,...
2 months ago
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As a film photographer, I rarely get to experience the joy and excitement of new products being released to the market. I’ve made my peace with this and have learned to work within a milieu of cameras and materials that have been on the shelves for decades. However, when Bergger recently released...
3 months ago
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The Mamiya RB67 Pro-S is the first camera I bought. While the Canon AE-1 was the first camera I ever owned, that camera was a hand-me-down. The RB67, on the other hand, signaled a change for me and represents the moment I began to take photography more seriously. I saved my...

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