Alec Pastizzo

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Flash Street Photography Guide

London, 2014To make more dynamic, edgy, and powerful street photographs, use a flash.ERIC KIM EXPERIENCETAKE YOUR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY TO THE NEXT …

Street Photography

Directing the Viewers Eye: It's More Than Railroad Tracks

Composition is a complicated topic. It's easy to throw out the Rule of Thirds because talking about things like balance, rhythm, and focus can get …

Landscape Photography

Photographers Shooting Inexperienced Models - You Need To Read This

These Modeling Photography Tips Will Make Your Life Easier And Your Model More Confident<p>Ok, the photographer's checklist:<p>Got the <b>gear</b>,<br>• Got the <b>location</b> …

Landscape photographer of the year awards – in pictures

A selection of prizewinning images from the Take a View 2016 photography awards

Photography

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Street Photography

How to Overcome Hesitation in Street Photography

Tokyo, 2012Dear friend,I think one of the biggest obstacles we have in street photography is hesitation.Hesitating to take a photograph. Hesitating …

Street Photography

Lines Illustrate Compositional Theories In Iconic Movies

‘We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that.’ – <i>The Truman Show</i><p>The Truman Show<p>When you think of a movie you …

How-To's

7 Quick Tips On Photographing Kids

Photographing children can be tricky. One thing that you will learn on your first kid photo shoot is that patience is a virtue. Second thing: you …

Kids

After Sally Mann’s Memoir, a New Look at Her Most Famous Photographs

What else is there to see in a photograph that’s been talked about so endlessly you can picture it in your mind? This week, a month after the release of <b>Sally Mann’s</b> extraordinary artist’s memoir, <i>Hold Still</i>, and 23 years after the initial publication of <i>Immediate Family</i>, arrives an expanded, paper …

12 Views of Greece Today - Photographic reports from Greece and the Mediterranean | LensCulture

For over over six years now, Greece has labored through a depressing series of cuts, austerity measures, bailouts and protests. For all of the sound and the fury this has generated, it seems to have signified little in the way of positive changes. The unemployment rate is still untenably high, the …

Europe

Review: Leica M-A (Typ 127)

Leica M-A (Typ 127) | Summicron-M 35mm ASPH. | Kodak Portra 400<p>Introduction<p>In this article I will be writing about the Leica M-A (Typ 127). Leica …

Cameras

When to go black and white?

Posted By Pete Collins on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Develop | 22 comments<p>When should an image be made into a black and white?<p>I get that question …

Tutorials

3 Tips for Getting Great Skin Tones Using Adobe Camera Raw

Skin tones can be one of the more difficult aspects of a photograph to master. Getting pleasing skin tones will make your image appear more …

Photography

Photographers, Be Happy With the Camera Gear You Have

If you have been into photography a little while, think back a few years. Remember the early days of digital. Remember all those articles telling us …

Double Exposure Portraits of City Council Members and Things Important to Them

Photojournalist Kyle Grantham of The News Journal in Delaware recently shot a creative series of portraits of the city council members of Wilmington, …

‘Photography Woes’ Meme Shares the Cringeworthy Things Photographers Hear

There’s a new set of photography memes that have generated quite a bit of attention over the past week. “Photography Woes” is a set of meme images …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents. The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011: "I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back …

MUST WATCH: Gregory Heisler exposes details behind selected images from his professional career

I admit that this video may seem a bit long. Two hours is a long time, but Greg Heisler is a man of great wisdom in this business and I can assure …

Experimenting with Manual Exposure and Timing in Street Photography

Experimenting with manual settings on your camera and snapping at just the right time can help capture effective street photos. Photojournalist and …

Street Photography

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Tragedy and Triumph: 80 Powerful Photojournalism Images from 2013

The strongest storm ever recorded devastates the Philippines, killing 6,000. Pope Benedict XVI resigns, shocking even his closest advisers. A young …

Boston Marathon

What's the point of family photos? No one looks at them

You can't capture family life and nowadays we take so many of the bloody things<p>This Christmas will doubtless produce a new crop of family photos – the same grinning simulacra of reality that appears in every snapshot we take of one another, thumbs up, gurning, hugging and always, always, smiling. …

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

From presidential selfies to never-ending Instagram feeds, the world is now drowning in images. Celebrated photographers debate the impact of this mass democratisation on their craft<p>"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There …