Celebrate the Rise of Skywalker with the best Star Wars pictures by photographers

Celebrate the Rise of Skywalker with the best Star Wars pictures by photographers
(Image credit: Ken Pearson)

At long last, the day we never thought would come (even though it's happening twice before) has arrived… Star Wars – Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker marks the end of the Skywalker saga (for the third time).

We've already seen all manner of photography that tie in to the cinematic mega event, from the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Star Wars Special Edition camera phone to the Fujifilm instax Mini 9 Star Wars instant camera and film. And, of course, George Lucas' Panavision camera that shot the original Star Wars (Episode IV, for the heathens out there) was recently knocked off its perch as most expensive Star Wars item ever sold.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.