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Less Is More: Black and White Minimalism

I started taking black and white photographs after being inspired by two great masters: Ansel Adams and Michael Kenna. Ansel Adams taught me the magic of tonality in black and white; Kenna taught me about arrangements and balance.<p>The truth is that black and white photography is not defined in only …

Street Photography

2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic Magazine has opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 4. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galapagos Islands. The kind folks at National Geographic were once more kind enough to let me choose among …


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The Importance of Mentors: Learning From Ansel Adams

Back in the late '90s—long before websites and other digital portals became the showcase for photographers—I made regular visits to New York City to share my portfolio with magazine clients.<p>On one of those visits, while walking out of the building that houses <i>Rolling Stone</i> and <i>Men's Journal</i>, I …

Ansel Adams


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How to Add Mood to Infrared (and other) Photographs

<i>Nathan Wirth is a deeply introspective photographer who cultivates his individual vision through long exposures, infrared, and intentional camera</i> …

The 18 Best Astronomy Photos of the Year

With more than 4,000 entries submitted to the 8th annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest, ran by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, here are the best of 2016.

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The Sound of Silence


Mt. Tam photo may be 1 of the most stunning Calif. landscape shots ever

See other classic scenes of the Golden State's natural beauty by the photographer<p>The views from atop Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County have long inspired photographers to make the climb to the summit. But few of their photos can compare to a night shot taken three weeks ago by Italian photographer …

Media Management

A ménage à trois… SCABIOSA

Geografías del Silencio

Surreal 2016 Burning Man Photographs By Victor Habchy

Living in a world full of real problems and being a creative person is a challenge. It’s a big challenge until you step to the Black Rock Desert in …


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7 Steps to Capturing Truth in Your Portraiture

A stunning portrait, one that stops you in your tracks and demands attention, is a beautiful thing. There’s something magical when a portrait …



As an Albino, the way you are perceived and treated is very dependent on where you live in this world.<p>In western society the fact that albinism is so rare, people often view it as unique and sometimes even beautiful.<p>But in some parts of Africa, Albinism is still shrouded in a superstition from the …


Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity

In the 21st century, many black males are global trendsetters in fashion and music, despite a continued vulnerability and high arrest rates in the US and UK. Presented at The Photographers' Gallery, 'Made You Look' explores the historical dandyism and spirit of black community which has long …