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AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Books: Exploring Our Photographic Obsession With Food

We are living in the golden age of food photography.<p>CNN, in fact, recently said so, noting that six-year-old Gourmand magazine has elevated the art …

Food

8 Tips for Shooting an Award-Winning Tornado Photo

I’ve been photographing extreme weather for 25 years. After publishing tips on how to photograph lightning here back in March, I was asked to share …

Weather

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » In Focus: Winners of the Latin American Pictures of the Year Contest

Photojournalism is thriving in Latin America.<p>That’s the takeaway from the biannual Latin American Pictures of the Year competition, which recently …

Latin America

PPD Spotlight: Bob Croslin Photographs in Zero G

“It was one of the hardest environment's I've ever worked in.”So says Central Florida-based commercial and editorial photographer (and PPD reader) …

Photography

Magnum Photos announces its first outside investment in 70 years

Magnum Photos is one of the most prestigious photo agencies in the world, but its 70-year history has been dogged by financial instability. No more, …

Street Photography

How the Polaroid Camera Seduced the Art World

A new publication unpacks the technological and creative possibilities offered by the handheld device able to record memories in an instant<p>The …

Illustration

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: The Truth About the Killing of Gilkey and Tamanna

David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna died year ago this month.<p>Gilkey, an NPR photographer, and Tamanna, an Afghan reporter hired to work with Gilkey, …

Afghanistan

Peruse a Zine and Self-Published Photo Book Fair Like It’s Your Private Library

Summer is a ripe time for independent book fairs in New York City, with already two held last month. In case you missed those, this Friday, the …

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Latin American Fotografia: Silvia Andrade's "The Oracle"

Science and emotion mix in Silvia Andrade’s series “The Oracle.”<p>She says the work, a winner of the Latin American Fotografía 5 competition, is based …

Latin America

Arsenal, the intelligent camera assistant

<b>Capture amazing images in any conditions and get complete control of your DSLR or mirrorless camera—all from your smartphone.</b><p>Arsenal is the world’s …

Hungry for likes? Get them at this Instagram vending machine

The race for online popularity and approval is everlasting, and there are plenty of methods people use to get it. But in one Russian mall, there’s a …

Spotlight: Carey Kirkella Captures Cancer Survivors on the Runway

In 2013, Carey Kirkella’s sister died of breast cancer, at age 40.Three years later, Kirkella, a Brooklyn-based photographer, began working on a …

Cancer

A Wild Life

<b>PRE-SALE! Orders will ship 05/20/2017.</b><p>“Menaced by lizards in Indonesia, cuffed by a gorilla in Africa, stung by poisonous caterpillars in the world’s …

Wildlife

These apps make booking a pro photographer as easy as hailing an Uber

From transportation and lodging to food delivery and beauty services, the sharing economy is disrupting how traditional industries operate. Led by …

Photography

What Would Life Look Like If Humans Had Enhanced Eyesight?

Bryan Chapman imagines a world transformed by the presence of strange colors, waves, and mirrors.<p>Do we all see the color blue the same way? What gets lost in the time it takes an image to translate from eye to brain? In Bryan Chapman's abstract photography, questions about the nature of seeing are …

Techno

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Exhibitions: Jason Evans Immortalizes Newport, RI's "Boys of Summer"

Jason Evans began thinking about the Newport Gulls in 2012.<p>The Rhode Island-based photographer was covering the 2012 London Olympics for the …

International Olympic Committee

Affinity Photo Comes to iPad: The First Full-Powered Photo Editor on a Tablet

Affinity Photo,the photo editing and retouching program that has wooed many a photographer away from Adobe Photoshop, is now available on iPad. And …

Software

India requires license for photographers so they don’t “pester” visitors in protected monuments

Have you already been to India and photographed Taj Mahal and other famous monuments? If you haven’t, from now on you may need a license to do it. …

Taj Mahal

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: Trump's Cuba Rollback and MoMA New Vision of Art

You may have to rethink your travel plans for Cuba.<p>Photographers and other travelers saw opportunities ahead when President Barack Obama began …

Art

Kodachrome Magazine, 2017 Issue 1

Introducing our brand new journal for anyone who loves art, film and analog culture. Conceived by Kodak, but about so much more than Kodak – be it …

Chloë Sevigny

Reclaiming identity through found photos of yourself

Model and photographer Louise Parker appropriates already existing imagery of herself in order to reclaim her identity<p>Clearly, Louise Parker is comfortable on either side of the camera. As a model, the Minnesotan has walked for Chanel, Calvin Klein and Alexander Wang to name a few, as well as …

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Close-Up: John Huet On the Art of Photographing Athletes

Creativity is often a matter of overcoming obstacles.<p>Photographer John Huet holds that any given editorial or advertising assignment, no matter how …

Brad Marchand

The Making of "American Firefighter"

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » On View: New York's Wildest '70s Bar, East London in the '80s, and LA Car Culture Back in the Day

For a decade, Max’s Kansas City ruled New York.<p>From the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s, it was the place to eat, drink and frolic. If you had been there, …

Art

The Man Who Revolutionised Colour Photography

A new exhibition at London’s Beetles+Huxley gallery shines a fascinating light on the glorious early years of the pioneering American image-maker …

Recreating London's Iconic Reggae Record Covers, in Photos

London photographer Alex Bartsch doesn’t know how many vinyl records are in his collection, but he has tracked down the exact spots where 42 of their …

Vinyl Records

E.L. Woody, "King of the Paparazzi," Dies at 70

The photographer, who passed away May 23 of cancer, mixed it up with Liz, Stallone and Heidi Fleiss.<p>The East Texas native and Green Beret in the …

Entertainment

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Ze Barretta Captures Housing Occupations In Brazil

Zé Barretta’s photos capture an upheaval in Brazil.<p>In recent years, Barretta notes, social movements demanding decent housing have gained strength in …

Brazil

Magnum Manifesto

This landmark exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of the renowned photo agency Magnum Photos created by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, …