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Winter Camera Care

The holiday season is coming to an end, (and hopefully everything went off without a hitch), but winter has only just begun. Winter brings both incredible opportunities for capturing beautiful outdoor photographs and the need to take extra care of your camera. Here are some pointers to help keep your camera as......

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Peter Lik… The Book

Here at LIK USA™ we’re constantly fielding questions about Peter, his work, and his exploits. Problem solved! The first quarter of 2011 will see the release of a book tracing Peter’s life and career in words and photographs – including personal snaps and many of his most iconic shots. A release date is yet to......

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Peter Lik Honored with Elite Fellowship

The awards just keep rolling in for Peter. Today’s mail brought news that the Master Photographer has been admitted to the Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. The RPS, founded in 1853, is the most prestigious photographic society in the world. With Queen Elizabeth as its patron, it awards fellowships to only the very finest......

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Professional Photography: Not for the Weak of Heart

Virtually anyone can buy a pro-standard camera. But true photographers will go out of their way to challenge themselves — some literally going to the ends of the earth in order to find that “perfect scene.” Before digital photography, photographers were unable to view and critique their work immediately; they had to......

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Photography Can Be Your Best Insurance!

If you suffered a major property loss tomorrow, are you confident your insurance would cover you? Not so fast! Insurance companies make money in one of two ways — by taking in premiums without paying out on claims, and by taking in premiums without paying out the full replacement cost on claims......

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Happy Birthday Peter!

Today is the birthday of a certain Aussie lad you may have heard of. Who knew that that little “nipper” from Melbourne would go on to become the most famous landscape photographer on the planet? It just goes to show what can be achieved if you shoot high and work hard. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PETER!!!!...

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Happy Holidays

Peter, and all of us at LIK USA™, want to wish you and yours all the very best for the holiday season. Be happy, be safe and… happy snapping!...

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Meet Peter Lik, Weather Channel Special Correspondent!

Tune in to The Weather Channel and catch Peter Lik like you’ve never seen him before! Peter has taken on the role of Special Correspondent with the station, and let’s tell it how it is, the Master Photographer pumps more adrenaline into the job description than television has ever seen. Currently in rotation are six......

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Order Books by 3pm PST Tomorrow for Delivery by the 24th!

The new Peter Lik online bookstore is proving to be a raging success. Open for less than a week, the response has been staggering. And we want to give you every chance to get a book of Peter’s photographs for the gift-giving season so we’ve extended the order deadline. All online orders received by 3pm......

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More Tips for Great Holiday Photographs

Holiday festivities and winter get-togethers are the perfect times to break out the camera, but to be prepared for each moment there are a few things to remember. Here are a some tips and tricks you can use to make sure that you get the most out of your camera this year......

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Peter Heads to Zion, but Zion Was Closed…

After a one-day stop at LIK USA™ headquarters in Las Vegas to check in with the troops and catch up on business matters, Peter hit the road again last night. The destination: Zion National Park in Utah. The mission: to get the next great shot for the LIK GALLERIES™. So he loaded his “ton” of......

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Peter Lik Named BIPP Fellow as “Sacred Sunrise” Wins Major Award

The recent national awards ceremony of the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) saw Master Photographer Peter Lik honored once again. Peter’s distinction of being named a fellow of BIPP was made official with the bestowing of a fellowship medal and certificate. “It’s just so gratifying to be acknowledge like this by such a distinguished......

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Peter’s Online Bookstore is Open for Business!

You’ve been asking us and now it’s here! The Peter Lik online bookstore: A treasure trove of Peter’s fine art, landscape photography books. And it’s here for the holidays! Click here to go to the bookstore page. Some of the stunning titles you can now purchase through Peter’s website include the “Big Book,” “Australia: Image......

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Creating Ultra-High-Contrast Digital Images

Digital photography can be very simple to shoot. But it can be maddeningly difficult to “master.” In the good old days of film photography, it was a relatively easy task to take a high-contrast photo — one with strongly lighted elements set against deeply shaded details — and turn it into an......

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The World’s First Photographs

Amateur 19th century scientist Joseph Nicéphore Niépce has long been considered the world’s first photographer. Although his photographs were previously thought to have been created using two popular techniques, new research has revealed that many of his photographs were produced using another......

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Film Versus Digital

Before the digital revolution, there was film. Period. But then the first digital cameras hit the market, and not long after, I was hooked. Not because the image quality was any better (it wasn’t), and not because the cameras were easier to use (they weren’t), but because the entire photographic process was......

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Great Holiday Photo Tips

The holidays usually mean “photo time.” Here are 10 pointers that will help you to get great images that you’ll be proud of. 1. Pick the Right Time for That Family Portrait Pick a “low stress” time to gather the clan for that group shot. For example, don’t call everyone together just before or after......

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Top 5 Holiday Photography Gifts

Christmas is fast approaching so here are five gifts guaranteed to make any photographer smile: 5. Gift Cards—You can never go wrong with a gift card. Some great places to consider buying gift cards for photographers are Wolf Camera, Ritz Camera, Porters, and B & H. 4. Memory Cards—A shutterbug can never......

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Check Out Peter Lik on Facebook!

If you don’t already know, Peter has a booming Facebook page – and you’re invited to sign up as a friend. You can find the official page at http://www.facebook.com/PeterLik It’s a great place to touch base with other Lik enthusiasts, post your thoughts about Peter’s work, and see what others are saying about the world’s......

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Lik on Location for New TV Show

Master Photographer Peter Lik has been out in the desert the past few days. Nothing too unusual about that for the world-renowned landscape photographer, except this time his wasn’t the only camera on the scene. Accompanying Peter was a film crew from Peacock Productions that was documenting his every move for his new reality show......

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Inner Peace – Huge Demand for Peter Lik Release

Master Photographer Peter Lik’s final release for 2010 again confirmed the immense popularity of his work. A remarkable 40 percent of the edition of the work, called Inner Peace, had sold in just the first 36 hours after its release. Many buyers lined up outside of Lik’s galleries so they could purchase the photograph as......

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Lik Forum™ – Another Las Vegas Star

Whether it be human or inanimate, there’s no shortage of eye candy in Fabulous Las Vegas. Despite that competition, LIK FORUM™ is a bona fide attention grabber. Recently relocated to a 10,000-square-foot space across from the Apple® Store in The Forum Shops at the legendary Caesars Palace, this gallery of Master Photographer Peter Lik......

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Peter Lik’s “Awaken” – Very Zen

Whether standing at the edge of a volcano crater, climbing a cliff face, admiring the grandeur of an ancient oak, or wandering through a desert, Master Photographer Peter Lik finds peace in nature. The majesty and the makeup of it. With his new release “Awaken,” Peter captures both. Shot on the island of Maui......

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