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Glitz and Glamour<p>View All<p>Glitz and Glamour / Media / Society<p>Four Days Of World Class Sports That Further Showcase Pinoy Sports Futility<p>July 19, …

Interview with Eric Kim, Street Photographer, August 2014

The Cameras We Bring

Debunking the “Myth of the Decisive Moment”

When I started off in street photography, I believed in the “myth of the decisive moment”. What do I mean by that?<p>Well, when I first heard of “The …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

These Are The Reasons Photographers Should Give the Square Crop a Chance

<b>Simplicity.</b> Simplicity isn’t necessarily a synonym for boring. There are times when less really is more. Given that you’ve got less working room …

Why Analog Photography (Still) Rocks!

by Matthias Hombauer and Karl Blümel from “The Analog Docs”. We are two professional music and wedding photographers and we shoot digital when …

Digital Photography

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

Endless Creativity is Possible in Portrait Photography: Here are 11 Examples Full of Life

<b>Portrait photography</b> or <b>portraiture</b> is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. …

Photography

John Keatley On Taking Risks & Reigniting Creativity With The iPhone

The iPhone Portrait series by John Keatley<p>Despite working professionally for many years, celebrity portrait and editorial photographer John Keatley …

Secondary Point of Interest: Weekly Photography Challenge

Earlier this week we published a post on composition of images in which author Matt Dutile introduced the concept of adding a second point of …

Beautiful Concept Photos by NYC Fine Art Photographer Ben Zank

Benjamin Zank is a young fine art photographer based in New York City. He caught the photography bug a few years ago, at the age of 18, after picking …

How Pinterest Can Discourage the Creative Process for Photographers

It’s incredible how Pinterest has taken the wedding industry by storm. My husband and I have always been, and still are, big supporters of Pinterest. …

Four Photographers Talk About The Art and Story Behind Their Portraits

Some portraits are a hell of a lot more powerful as a series while others can stand by themselves. But many portrait photographers also have some …

The Decisive Moment and the Brain

As a photographer, you will sooner or later bump into the phrase <i>the decisive moment</i>. The decisive moment is a concept made popular by the street …

A Japanese Dad’s Imaginative Conceptual Portraits of His 4-Year-Old Daughter

Japanese photographer Nagano Toyokazu is a dad much like all dads in that he loves his daughters, Miu and Kanna. Unlike most, however, he’s managed …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

A Dream Within A Dream – Creative Portraits by Zephyrance Lou

Originally from Shanghai, Zephyrance Lou is currently a student in London. Her style of photography matches her mantra, a quote from Edgar Allan Poe: …

Photography

Who’s Your Dada?

Let me say this right at the outset. This is not another high and mighty rant against cell phone cameras, Instagram, “art” filters, Lightroom …

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-1875): The “Father of Art Photography”

Elaborately staged tableaus have become a staple of fine-art photography and something of their own medium — the artistry of a Gary Salter or Annabel …

Silvia Grav’s Strange and Surreal Black & White Photo Manipulations

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav‘s work is best described as “surreal.” Paired with poetic captions that Google Translate simply doesn’t do …

Award-Winning Short Film Tells the Story of the Leica M-Monochrome’s ‘Soul’

It’s not often an ad gets recognized as a phenomenal piece of cinematography, but that’s what has happened for the short film ‘Alma’ (translated: …

We Forget Everything: A Film About the Preciousness of Photography

Here’s a great short film written and directed by Mumbai-based photographer Martin Prihoda that pays a touching tribute to photography. As he …

Unposed Posing: Tried and True Tips for Photographing Families in Natural and Fun Ways

Pose – verb: to present oneself insincerely – noun: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display I’m not a fan of posed portraits. I’m not even a fan …

Five things we learned about Kate Upton from her Vogue Twitter chat

<i>Kate Upton continued her busy year with a stop by the Vogue offices to conduct a live Twitter chat. Upton appears on the current cover of the iconic</i> …

This is Why Your Pictures Suck

Dear Charlie,<p>You’ve asked me in evaluating your work to be brutally honest. Admittedly, it’s something that other photographers have asked for, but …

Simulate Lighting in a Virtual Photo Studio with set.a.light 3D STUDIO

Want to plan out and test your studio lighting setups before setting up equipment and bringing subjects into the picture? German software development …