Danny Ngan

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How to Re-Ignite Your Passion in Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think a lot of us are hungering after passion in our photography and life.<p>I think I’m a quite passionate person. Let me share my …

No Destination With Fuji

My affair with Fuji X-Series started in 2014, when my DSLR broke and I borrowed an X100 from a friend for a couple of months. I was living in São …

Street Photography

Jens Krauer: On Realizing You're a Street Photographer; Not Becoming One

<i>All images by Jens Krauer. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Jens Krauer is a documentary and street photographer based in Zurich. “Speaking three …

Natural Red Hair - Photographs by Hanne van der Woude | LensCulture

As every first-year art student knows, red and green are complementary colours and combining them produces huge optical impact. Put a red dot on a green plane and something special happens: the image starts to move and vibrate.<p>In 2004, Hanne van der Woude eyed the landscape around Nijmegen (a city …

10 Famous Photographers Whose Self-Portraits Are Much More Than Just a Selfie

Not long after the invention of photography came the first self-portrait, snapped in 1839 by Robert Cornelius. And as much as self-portraiture has been a hallmark of painters throughout art history, photographers have continued this grand tradition. As humans, our face and body have incredible …

5 Lessons FAN HO Can Teach You About Street Photography

Fan Ho: in my opinion, better than Henri Cartier-Bresson.<p>Fan Ho shot the streets of Hong Kong when he was only 21. He later went on to become a movie …

Street Photography

7 Tips For The Reluctant Street Photographer

<i>NOTE: This is a Guest Blog post written by Hamish Gill from 35mmc exclusively for www.streethunters.net.</i>Street photography – at least as I think it’s …

Street Photography

William Eggleston: "Perfectly Banal"

William Eggleston, known as ‘the father of colour photography’, was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939, his father an engineer and his mother the …

Presence and Vulnerability in Photography

<i>Diana Markosian is a photographer, writer, and filmmaker who creates work exploring her Armenian heritage and concepts of memory. In June 2016, she was announced as one of the newest Magnum Nominees. Below, she speaks with LensCulture Managing Editor Alexander Strecker about the development of her</i> …

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

Five things I wish I'd known before I bought the Fuji X-Pro2

The type of photo that - for me - is easier with the optical viewfinder<p>4. I’ve had to learn to focus from scratch<p>Focus behaves differently to a DSLR. …

Simply Paying Attention With Alec Soth

<i>“I don’t think it is healthy for a photographer to altogether run away from clichés—just as I don’t think it is wise for any kind of artist to try and do something entirely new. We are all working within a language and tradition. To avoid that language is to speak gibberish. The best thing is to</i> …

Why Shooting Street Photography Will Make You a Happier Person

Dear friend,<p>I think street photography is better at bringing you happiness than taking medication or going on a fancy vacation — here is why:<p>1. …

Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes

I go to this boot camp-style class sometimes at a gym near my apartment. It’s one of those classes where a coach stands there and yells at you to do …

Text Messaging

It’s all about enjoying the process. Really?

Those who read this blog regularly know that I am fond of disclaimers. Let’s start with one then.<i>If you are taking photos occasionally and casually</i> …

Laissez-Faire

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

From Somewhere, To Elsewhere – Street Photography Series By Japanese Photographer Yota Yoshida

As the title indicates, this story takes the simple format of coming from somewhere and heading away elsewhere. As with numerous stories, the …

Street Photography

7 Ways to Become More Spontaneous with Your Street Photography

As you become more experienced and comfortable doing street photography, you will notice that the way you shoot will begin to change. You will notice …

Street Photography

5 Tips for Photographing Street Portraits

Isn’t it always the way that the most daunting things in life are usually the most rewarding? It takes a certain amount of backbone to shoot street …

Street Photography

How to Reduce Stress with Photography

Hanoi, 2016The point of a lot of modern religion, spirituality, and art is to <i>relieve</i> suffering— rather than <i>adding</i> complication and stress to our …

Street Photography

Do You Live to Photograph, or Photograph to Live?

Dear friend,<p>Do you live to photograph, or photograph to live?<p>1. Clarified<p>What I mean to say by that is this:<p>Do you stay alive in order to …

Want to cut through the noise? Your story needs THIS.

It’s become common knowledge these days that storytelling is a mission-critical skill for businesses; that tapping into our innate receptivity to …

Reality TV

5 Instagram Lessons from Magnum Photographers

Christopher Anderson Cherries spilled on crosswalk. New York, USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos<p>As part of an ongoing pursuit of …

Minimalist Productivity

Many productivity articles are about getting more done in less time. This can sometimes lead to choosing to take on more, adding to your already …

Why I’m Tired of the Word “Hustle” (And Use This Word Instead)

Certain buzzwords out there that have grown in popularity, and “hustle” is one of them. I’m not a fan of what it’s become.It’s not the first term …

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Reasoning the Need

Since I started exploring minimalism two years ago, there has been a phrase that has plagued me, nagging at my resolve, but also forcing me to …

You Are Defined By the Photos You Make

Dear friend,<p>Don’t think or worry too much about your style, direction, or definition of photography.<p>Rather, just think that you’re defined by the …

Lighting 103: Using Gelled Flash to Correct Ambient Light

<i>Abstract: You can alter your camera's white balance and gel your flash to "correct" nearly any ambient light color shift. But should you?</i><br>Read more »

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