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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Nikon has joined the massive CES show with a couple of small but notable announcements for its FX-format Z Series mirrorless cameras. This includes a brand-new NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens and the Z 6...
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Lately, Sigma has become quite well known and revered for its popular Art series of lenses for SLRs and Sony E-mount cameras. However, this isn’t to say Sigma hasn’t been innovating in other areas of its portfolio. Catering to the mirrorless shooter who values compactness without wanting to compromise on quality, “The Three Mirrorless f/1.4 Primes” represent Sigma’s answer to this desire....
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Catering to photographers looking for sophisticated stability in the most trying environments, Robus is a new tripod line looking to put its feet in the water… literally. Designed around the ethos of a support system that can handle the most demanding climates and terrain, Robus’s Vantage lineup consists of a quartet of carbon fiber legs characterized by their 10x carbon fiber construction,...
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Once again, film continued to thrive in 2018, with several announcements garnering a great deal of attention and inspiring photographers to return to film or even shoot film for the first time. Defying digital’s omnipresence, film’s resurgence over the past few years shows promise to its indefinite availability in some form, and the re-releasing and expansion of popular media is inspiring...
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Although visually understood as “the type of camera the pros use,” DSLRs comprise a wide-ranging genre of cameras with numerous options available for all skill levels. Offering significantly more control while photographing than nearly any compact point-and-shoot camera available, DSLRs are a tried-and-true technology that blends intuitiveness and familiarity with the most current and up-to-date...
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Nikon dazzled this year with huge announcement after huge announcement. Clearly focusing on the high-end market for 2018, Nikon impressed photographers with a pair of sophisticated telephoto lenses for its F-mount SLR system, along with a solid foundation for the company’s exciting new mirrorless system. Nikon F Lenses Clearly not letting its SLR cameras wane in the light of mirrorless cameras,...
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It has been an eventful year for Canon’s lens department. Now catering to three separate systems, Canon spent 2018 building the foundation of a brand-new lens mount, filling in an important gap in its existing mirrorless system, and updating some of the most popular and prized lenses for the standby Canon SLR system. Canon RF Lenses Canon’s big surprise at the 2018 edition of photokina was the...
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Prolific and precise, Sigma had a fruitful 2018, with several lens releases that continued to round out its Global Vision series, as well as expand the company’s scope in terms of supported lens mounts. For the past five years, since the debut of the three-pronged approach to lens development, Sigma has been making enticing and unique optics for a variety of camera systems and shooting situations...
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Even while the development and production of DSLRs themselves has slowed down considerably in 2018, DSLR lens development continues to be strong. This year saw a great number of exciting and unique releases alongside a host of positive upgrades to existing focal lengths. Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR If not the most impressive lens of the year, at least it has the longest name....
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Landscape photographers are a contradictory bunch. Always on the quest for gear that is simultaneously lightweight and substantial, landscape photographers, as well as travel and nature photographers, are always in search of equipment that can get them a new look, serve a distinct purpose, or be flexible enough to handle a variety of conditions. If there’s a landscape photographer in your life to...
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It has been a tough year for DSLR development, especially with the meteoric rise in popularity of mirrorless cameras, and in respect to the booming 2017 that saw the introduction of the still-hard-to-get Nikon D850, the popular...
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Always a favorite among adventurers and those who require a camera that can take a beating, Ricoh has just announced its newest tough camera, the WG-60. This camera is a specialist in how it holds up against the elements: it has an IPX8 waterproof rating, making it submersible down to 45.9...
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Leica has always had a penchant for remaining true to its filmic heritage, and this sentiment rings loud and clear with the newest M-series digital rangefinder, the M10-D. Fresh off the release of the stills-only...
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Fujifilm has just released the instax SQUARE SQ20, continuing its push in the unique realm of hybrid digital cameras. Successor to the SQ10, the SQ20 operates on the same premise—it's a digital camera at heart, with the ability to output square-format, 2.4 x 2.4" filmic prints of your shots on the fly. The pluses of this workflow reside in the application of creative filters and effects to your...
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Always progressing, Samyang has expanded its portfolio with the new AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens, a portrait-length prime featuring an advanced autofocus motor. Unique to the familiar manual focus options, this new autofocus-enabled lens sports an Ultrasonic Dual Linear motor, which affords fast and...
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