Jim Rodney

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iOS 11: HEVC, HEIF, and what you need to know about these new video and photo formats

Up until now, iOS devices have captured video in the MPEG-4/H.264 format, and still photos in JPEG. But with iOS 11 (on recent hardware), Apple is …

iOS

Favorite Lenses of Famous Photographers

As much as photographers distance themselves from their cameras, saying that it is merely a tool, photography as a whole is much more intertwined …

Photography

Photographer Challenges Herself To Shoot With A $1 Camera, Here Are The Results

When Skyler Adams realized she was more obsessed with buying new expensive gear than actually taking photographs, she decided to do an experiment. …

Invisible Children: Portraits of Young Refugees

The solo exhibition, Invisible Children at C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore portrays young Syrian refugees on the streets of Beirut and …

Subpar

‘Informed Consent’ and Why it Doesn’t Work

Photographers are increasingly being asked to seek “informed consent” from people they photograph in development and humanitarian situations. The …

The Pain of Shooting Film and Why It's Worth It

When you're shooting film, especially large format film, you have a lot of time to think. When your hands are in a bag and you're loading or …

Cinematography

Dramatic Theatrical Photography by Andrey Kezzyn

<b>All Andrey Kezzyn’s photographs are made as one shot. All the characters have been invented and put together on the spot by the author of the works.</b> …

Welcome to New York, Now Shoot!

Monica Almeida was a lifelong California girl who had never been to New York when a friend persuaded her to apply for a tryout at The Daily News. She got the spot and jumped on a plane.<p>“What the heck,” she recalled. “I had never visited before and it sounds like fun.”<p>In 1986, a lot of words could …

Los Angeles

My Mirrorless Revolution – or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Fooj…and the Q”

By Dustin Baker, Lone Oak Studios Website – Facebook I have a problem. Step one is always admitting it. In … Continue reading My Mirrorless …

Cameras

How to Avoid Confrontation When Doing Street Photography

When doing street photography, no photographer wants to get into any sort of confrontation. Though what you’re doing isn’t illegal by taking pictures …

30 Inspiring Street Photographers To Motivate You to Shoot in 2016

<i>All images used with permission from the photographers in our interviews. Lead image by Jamel Shabazz.</i><p>Street photographers are numerous on the …

Street Photography

Lighting Tips: How to Capture that ‘National Geographic Style’ by Bob Holmes

Bob explains how to capture the shot using natural light without lots of equipment. He shares his decades of experience, knowledge and travels with …

A 365 Project Will Not Change Your Life… Unless

A 365 project can change your life… just ask Marius Vieth. The incredibly talented and successful street photographer has said he owes his …

Street Photography

Snap judgment: how photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue captured the moment

A photographer who happened to catch the spirit of early 20th-century France, or a visionary who turned the snapshot into art? William Boyd celebrates the work of Lartigue<p>Sometimes institutions can change the history of art. Often by exclusion – one thinks of the Salon des Refusés in Paris in 1863 …

Understanding the Inverse-Square Law of Light

In this blog post, I would like to share some insights with you regarding the connection between aperture and the inverse-square law of light, as …

Review: Zenit TTL is a Solid SLR for the Price of a Roll of Fuji Slide Film

In the 1970s and 1980s, photographers on a budget had help from an unlikely corner. While the West may have faced occasionally tense stand-offs …

What is a Photographer?

What is a photographer? A photographer is an individual who sees beauty in the mundane. A photographer is an individual who walks at a slow pace, …

Street Photography

3 Quick Fixes To Have You Shooting Sharp Photos Without Having To Buy New Gear

There are endless reasons why your photos aren't turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of …

Landscape Photography

Photographers Who Capture Incredible Moments: Be Featured Here

Hey folks,<p>This month has been all about featuring photographers who create moments and scenes that help them express themselves in a creative way. …

Photography

Fuji X for Newborns

By Elli CassidyI’m a newborn and maternity photographer and trainer based in Lincolnshire and also in London, UK. I’m often asked why I recommend the …

Parenting

Tips on Boudoir Photography for the Minimalists

Over the years as a boudoir photographer, I have noticed a theme when it comes to new shooters about the "restrictions" they come across. Countless …

Minimalism

You Talked, We Listened: Here Are the Redesign Improvements

<i>UPDATE: The website’s navigation is now as follows: the desktop version has tabs. However, the tablet and phone version now incorporates swiping just</i> …

The Uncomfortable Truth About Street Photography

As someone who has photographed people candidly since I first picked up a camera over 15 years ago, there is something that needs to be said to …

Street Photography

EyeEm Mission: Natural Light Portraiture Contest

Portraiture is something very personal. When you create an image of someone, you put your stamp on their likeness being documented. The image is a …

This Photographer Spent Two Years on the Streets of Paris

Photographer Ludgero Filipe recently spent two years living in Paris, shooting tourist portraits to make money while roaming the city for street …

How TTL Flash Metering Works

One of the biggest things that makes no sense to me as a strobist photographer is why we don’t have any sort of universal TTL flash metering system. …

Cameras

Eric Kim Offers Excellent Composition Lesson for Street Photography

Photographer Eric Kim has been delivering advice, workshops and lots more to the street photography community for years now. One of his latest videos …

Street Photography

Traveling with the Fuji X70

My wife and I had a short trip to Malta coming up and of course my thoughts immediately turned to what gear should I take with. Normally I would …

FUJIFILM

How Different Are U1 vs U3 SD Memory Cards & CF vs XQD Cards?

Our field of photography is as wide and varied as a species -It’s almost an allegory for one. And like a living species, no matter how much …

What is "Street Photography" to Street Photographers?

<i>This blog post was syndicated from Ashley Linford. It and the images here are being used with permission. For more of my work follow me on Twitter</i> …

Street Photography