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How I Shot the Super Blue Blood Moon Rising in the London Skyline

Supermoons attract a lot of media attention. You’ll struggle to scroll through your newsfeed without reading about a big upcoming lunar event, …

Landscape Photography

Seth's Blog

School taught us to answer a simple question, “will this be on the test?” If the answer is no, we’ve got no time for it.<p>Work taught us to fear the …

Motivation

Copyright Registration to be Limited to 750 Photos Per: Bad News for Some

The US Copyright Office has just announced new rules regarding the group registration of photographs. One of the biggest changes is the fact that …

Creative Writing

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography

Jack Whitten: once neglected artist lately the toast of the art world

<i>CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that Whitten died Sunday. It also misattributed Katy Siegel’s quotation about the injustices Whitten faced to Kelly Baum and rendered the title of the exhibit incorrectly. It is “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963-2016.”</i><p>Jack …

Art

How one woman is putting the spotlight on her Latin American photo peers

For many years, Verónica Sanchis Bencomo has felt that the Latin American continent was too often portrayed by foreigners — photographers who parachute to the continent when news breaks or who have made the continent their home — and too often, by men. “I wanted to change that,” she said.<p>Launched …

Photographers

If you haven't found something to photograph then keep walking. The journey matters more than the destination #streetphotography https://t.co/pIHPgGzonH

A Filmmaker and Photographer’s Urgent, Personal Portraits of Harlem at Night

Khalik Allah, one of the most original documentary filmmakers working today, has made only a few short films and one feature to date, “Field Niggas” (the title is derived from a remark by Malcolm X), which he put out on YouTube and Vimeo and which was released, briefly and scantly, in 2015. (He was …

The Art of the Personal Project: Steven Laxton

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own. I am drawn to personal …

Seth's Blog

Are successful entrepreneurs made or born?<p>We’d need to start with an understanding of what an entrepreneur is. They’re all over the map, which makes …

Entrepreneurship

A Modern Photographer's Introduction to Portrait Lighting Essentials

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Pro, part of the Madavor network</i><p><b>The art of portrait lighting is the art of bringing out the essence</b> …

How to Break Through the Noise on Instagram

These days there’s not a company out there that does not want to have a massive presence on social media. Instagram is a site that brands can no …

Peter Preston - a career in pictures

Peter Preston was editor of the Guardian for 20 years from 1975 to 1995. He is widely regarded as one of the finest journalists of his generation

Tech Update with Synology for 2018

This is a good post to start the new year, seeing as we are heading to Vegas on our first jaunt, to CES, that veritable tsunami of circuits, wires, …

Homai Vyarawalla: The trailblazer who became India's first woman photojournalist

<b>Homai Vyarawalla, India's first woman photojournalist, is best known for documenting the country's transition from a British colony to a newly independent nation. The BBC chronicles her life and career through a rare collection of her work.</b><p>Ms Vyarawalla was born on 9 December 1913 in the western …

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

A More Nuanced Three-Light Setup for Studio Portraits

The beauty of a studio space is the ability to carefully craft light exactly as you'd like it to be, giving you the opportunity to get as nuanced as …

Fine Art Photography to Follow on Instagram

10 Fine Art Photographers to Follow on Instagram<p>December 28, 2017<p>The camera can only capture scenes that play out before the lens in real life — …

File Formats for Photographers in Lightroom and Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn which file format, bit-depth, and color space to use in Lightroom and Photoshop. You'll also learn how to set other …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of time with my family. Considering that many of us work 80-hour …

Now we morphin! Project: "Nothing To See" by Tim Tadder Photographer: @timtadder Bodypaint: @lana_chromium Models: Me, @jeanaturner Morph: @theglitch.og

Embracing Strobe Lighting as a Natural Light Photographer

The only times my strobes see the light of day is when they are facing down onto the surface of the water from poolside for my underwater work. In …

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you not, you can motivate yourself.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty …

On Traveling with Film: 5 Reasons Why It's So Incredible

Having the right camera with you on your travels is a vital step in any successful trip. Perhaps you already choose to travel with one or several …

“We Hold the Power to Shift Perceptions”—Aida Muluneh on the Photographer’s Purpose

<i>As a practicing artist as well as a force in the photography world (she is the founder and director of Addis Foto Fest as well as a sought-after juror, curator and educator) Aida Muluneh has a unique perspective on the landscape of the medium today. After leaving her home country of Ethiopia at a</i> …

How Black women are making their mark on photography

In 1986, history was made when Jeanne Moutousammy-Ashe published <i>Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers</i> (Dodd Mead), the first book to showcase the history of African-American women behind the camera dating back dating back to 1866. It spanned more than a century of work, showcasing the work of …

Art

How to Make Money From Your Photography

Practical tips, ideas, and strategies how to monetize your photography– whether you want to build up photography to be your part-time / side-hustle, …

Street Photography

The Man Who Made History by Photographing India in Color

<i>Raghubir Singh, Ganapati immersion, Chowpatty, Bombay, 1989</i> <i><br>Chromogenic print</i> <i><br>Photograph copyright © 2017 Succession Raghubir Singh,</i> <i><br>Courtesy Howard</i> …

India

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

Pricing & Negotiating: Employee Portraits for a Sustainability Report

Jess Dudley, Wonderful Machine<b>Shoot Concept:</b> Employee Portraits<b>Licensing:</b> Collateral Use in a Sustainability Report<b>Location:</b> Client Offices in the …