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Should the Photographer Pay the Model?

I get many viewer questions, but this is one of the most asked. What if the model wants the photographer to pay for the shoot? Before anyone raises …

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What Should You Charge for Your Pro Photography?

Figuring out how much to charge clients is a struggle shared by many photographers, particularly if you’re trying live off the fruits of your craft. …

How to set your prices as a professional photographer

Author <i>Bryan Caporicci, Professional wedding photographer and CEO/Founder of Sprout Studio</i><p>Pricing isn't a topic that most photographers like. While it …

One on One with Kevin Couliau

Photo: Kevin Couliau<p>French photographer, Kevin Couliau is currently one of the top basketball photographers out there right now. It all started out …

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

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11 Fearless Dancers Strip Down On NYC Rooftops, And The Result Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

Inspired by his background, photographer Omar Z. Robles has been capturing the graceful and subtle movements of ballet dancers for over 4 years now. …

July 2018 Recommended Reading for Serious Photographers

Now that July is upon us and the days are getting hotter and hotter (at least here in Southern California), I thought it would be a good idea to …

Q+A: Jon Lopez

Artists Support Themselves Through Freelance Work and Don’t Find Galleries Especially Helpful, New Study Says

Matt Johnson, “Movie Money (1.75 Million Dollars in a Gym Bag)” (2018), carved wood with paint, 13 x 21 x 15 in, in 303 Gallery’s booth at Frieze New …

Tales from the Sidelines: Top Sports Photographers Share Pro Tips

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Guest Post: How Using Photo Mechanic Speeds Up the High-Volume Workflow of a Large Wedding Photography Studio

How Using Photo Mechanic Speeds Up the High-Volume Workflow of a Large Wedding Photography Studio<p>Wedding photography is an exciting line of work, …

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Vibrant photos tells true stories of life as a Latinx in 80s Harlem

It took five years for Brooklyn-born photographer Joseph Rodriguez to complete the <i>Spanish Harlem</i> series, his most expansive, thorough, and personal body of work to date. A Puerto Rican New Yorker born in the 50s, Rodriguez grew up strongly aware of the stereotypical narratives attributed to his …

Why Is It So Important to Print Your Own Work?

There's nothing quite like holding a high-quality print of your own work in your hands. Except, maybe when it's something that you've printed …

The Legend of Albert Watson

Albert Watson is not the easiest person to profile. It’s not that he isn’t one of the most polite, kind, and gracious personalities we’ve had on …

On the front lines: Baltimore photographers recall documenting 1968 riots

Irving Henry Webster Phillips Jr. was a photographer for the Baltimore Afro-American on April 6, 1968 when the paper received notice that what later …

Breaking down the top college players at the Nike Skills Academy

<i>HAWTHORNE, Calif. — In a private hangar at the one-runway Hawthorne Municipal Airport, on the same block of greater Los Angeles as the headquarters</i> …

Dressed in excess: people put on all their clothes – in pictures

Canadian photographer Libby Oliver’s striking portrait series, <i>Soft Shells</i>, is a playful exploration of how people express themselves through clothes. It features individuals swathed in every item from their wardrobe, flashes of body parts only just visible. “Clothing is an immediate social cue,” …

This Photographer Has Shot NYC with a 1940s Camera for 50+ Years

Walk around on the streets of New York City long enough, and you may come across photographer Louis Mendes. He has shot street photos in the city for</i> …

Photographer Spends Years Capturing Incredible Up-Close Photos of Brown Bears

Kamchatka, a peninsula located in the Russian Far East, is a fascinating land. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk, filled with volcanoes, its subarctic temperatures have piqued the interest of explorers since the 17th century. But it was Kamchatka's population of brown bears—one …

How to Recognize Good Light in Street Photography

Here’s an 11-minute video from photographer Sean Tucker that looks at how you can identify “good light” in street photography.<p>As part of a series of …

How to Color Grade Using Luminosity Masks

Zoë Noble's work has been featured in Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and ELLE Japan, and she has shot commercial campaigns for L'Oréal Paris, …

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

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, …

What motivates you to take action? | 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 …

Copyright Registration to be Limited to 750 Photos Per Claim: A Big Fee Hike 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 …

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 …

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

By Sebastian Smee<p>Sebastian Smee<p>Art critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Art critic<p><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</i> …

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

By Olivier Laurent<p>Olivier Laurent<p>Photo editor focusing on France, Africa, Middle East and Asia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>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 …

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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 …