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The Edward Weston Nude That Took Photography to New Heights

We expose the story behind the image-maker’s most celebrated nude study, a paragon of Modernist photography<p><i>This month marks the release of a trilogy</i> …

Santa Monica

Art History: The Life and Lessons of Master Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson

He’s mentioned over and over as a source of inspiration for photographers, but who was Henri Cartier-Bresson, and why does he matter? Throughout the history of photography, certain artists have withstood the test of time, with Cartier-Bresson at the top of the list. We take a look at the life, …

Street Photography

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 …

Obama says Trump is 'unfit to serve,' and Trump threatens to walk away from leading Republicans

When President Obama declared Tuesday that Donald Trump was unfit to be commander in chief and suggested Republicans would be wise to break from their nominee, GOP leaders could be forgiven for discounting the advice of the leader of the opposition.<p>What they might not have counted on was that …

A Colourful Collection of Images from The Holi Festival

Holi is a spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. It’s a wonderful festival for …

10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, …

All Encompassing Introduction to Film Photography

With our focus being heavily on analog this month, we thought that we’d round up a collection of stories in order to educate those looking ot know …

These round pictures were some of the first candid snapshots

Kodak snapshots<p>Peepholes into some of the first candid photography<p>For more than half a century after its invention, photography was the exclusive …

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson

A Photographer Captures Extraordinary Moments Of Everyday Indian Life

Photographer Steve McCurry has been frequenting — and documenting — India since 1978. His new book, <i>Steve McCurry: India</i> highlights the extraordinary moments of ordinary, everyday life across the subcontinent.<p>We caught up with the man most famous for his portrait of a fiery young girl in Afghanistan …

Photographers

Canon should make a digital mirrorless version of its famous AE-1 camera

Winding back the clock could help the company catch up<p>In the last few years we've seen a distinct trend in photography: the rise of mirrorless cameras. With fewer moving parts, these cameras are smaller, lighter, and less imposing than their DSLR cousins. They're also quieter and offer faster …

Cameras

Cross Canada Road Trip by Dyanne Wilson on Exposure

Get an inspiring email of amazing stories each week with the Exposure Weekly Selects,a curated selection of suggested members, personal and …

Canada

Ringo Starr Discusses His Passion for Photography as the Beatles’ Drummer

Ringo Starr is best known as the rock star drummer of the Beatles, but he was also a passionate photographer who documented the life of one of …

In your bag No: 1286 – Jeronimo Hill

<b>In your bag No: 1286, Jeronimo Hill</b><br>Not only does Jeronimo have a cool name, but a cool bag too. A range of old and new gear with some classics in the …

Canadian physician wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Don Gutoski / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015<p>Beating 42,000 entries from 96 countries, amateur photographer Don Gutoski won the prestigious …

Fuji X100T Review - Should you Upgrade from the X100?

28 Shares<p>Before I get into this <b>Fuji X100T review</b>, I’d like to start with a story, or moreover my history with X100 cameras. Sometimes there are …

iOS Apps

Three Photographers Tell You About Their Creative Processes

Image by Ben Von Wong<p><i>All images in this blog post were used with permission.</i><p>Every single photographer has a special creative process that makes them …

Go Behind the Lens of That Famous V-J Day Kiss in Times Square

LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt kissing a woman during V-J Day celebrations in Times Square, August 14, 1945.<br>William C. Shrout—The LIFE Picture …

New York City

Film's Not Dead (Yet): New Efforts Beckon A Return To Analog Photography

We take a look inside the fight to keep celluloid alive.<p>With the advent of digital cinema and photography technologies, and subsequent restructurings of celluloid production at Fujifilm, Kodak, and Polaroid, for years it seemed as if analog photography had all but gone the way of the buffalo. Sure, …

Man of Steel

Did the Lomo camera save film photography?

<b>It was a nervous time for film photography when digital cameras took off in the 1990s, and seemed set to take over entirely. But with some help from Vladimir Putin - then deputy mayor of St Petersburg - the little Lomo camera became a retro cult classic, and showed film had a bright future.</b><p>In 1991, …

Photography

Short Film Explores the State of Film Photography in Calgary

Canadian freelance photographer Jesse Yardley created this mini documentary about the current state of film photography in Calgary. Worried that …

Fuji Flash Fun

We all belong to the Fuji Cult and we extol the virtues of our XT 1 and the X100 series, and the incredible sharpness of the lenses and the …

Cameras

On Assignment: The Light You Don't See

This photo is 100% flash, 0% ambient. But it almost looks like the reverse. And for this portrait of soprano Robin Steitz, a timeless available-light …

Dining Rooms

14 Magnum Photographers Reveal the Single Image That ‘Changed Everything’

Some of the most powerful photographs are those that crack open our lives, cleaving our existence right down the middle and into a “before” and an …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Shooting Film for Street Photography After a Lifetime of Digital

I’ve shot digital for as long as I can remember, but for a number of years I have been considering delving into film for my street photography work. …

Street Photography

TEDx Talk: Photographer Trey Ratcliff on Finding Your Own Greatness

Travel photographer Trey Ratcliff has millions of social media followers online, runs a famous travel photography blog called Stuck in Customs, …

Photography