Steve McCurry

Best photography books 2017: How many have you read?

In our collection below we bring you some of the best photography books from 2017.<p>From personal projects to epic retrospectives, there have been some …

Photographers

Keep it Simple, Stupid (KISS)

When in doubt, keep it simple.<p>The paradox of choice<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m drowning in choices.<p>Whenever I want to buy something on Amazon, …

Eric Kim

What Was the Most Influential Photograph in History?

A big question<p><b>John Stanmeyer, photojournalist and co-founder, VII Photo agency</b><p>One image that summarizes our fragility and the need to work for peace is the simple yet poignant <b>photograph of Earth taken by the astronaut William Anders</b> during 1968’s <i>Apollo 8</i> mission.<p><b>Pete Souza, photographer and author,</b> …

Psychology

10 Tips How to Take Better Photos of Everyday Life

The best photos are in your everyday life.<p>1. Treat every moment as beautiful<p>2. Walk on the streets 25% slower than you normally do<p>3. Photograph your …

Street Photography

Five Things Nobody Tells You About Photographic Composition

One of the things that I find fascinating about photographic composition is that for all its complexity many photographers take a simplistic approach …

Tutorials

T+L’s Photo Contest Finalists: Tim Guiteras

We’re on the lookout for the world’s next great travel photographer. We received thousands of entries for our 2017 Photo Contest and our amazing …

Photographers

T+L’s Photo Contest Finalists: Julian Walter

We’re on the lookout for the world’s next great travel photographer. We received thousands of entries for our 2017 Photo Contest and our amazing …

Photography

Video Tips: Composition Dos and Don'ts For Creating Better Images

How you compose your frame is one of the keys to creating compelling images. So learning some composition rules, and when to break them is essential.

Digital Photography

Travel Street Photography Tips

If I started to travel and shoot street photography all over again, this is the advice I would give myself:<p>1. One camera, one lens<p>It’s tempting to …

Street Photography

Taschen releases two volumes of National Geographic’s best photographs from the past 125 years

Over the five generations it’s been in print, <i>National Geographic</i> has firmly established itself as the go-to place for captivating and educational …

Photographers

A Statue Stirs to Life in Washington Square Park

Tourists visiting Washington Square stop cold. New Yorkers do, too — even jaded ones, impatient ones, “I’m-walkin’-here!” ones. Street performers, panhandlers, passing police officers — they stop and stand before the south side of the Washington Arch and watch.<p>The best vantage point to observe this …

New York City

Malaysia's Street Scene in Photographs: Han Lim and the New Russar+ Art Lens

Our newest Lomo Amigo from Malaysia recounts the origin story of his craft from getting into it partly because it was his crush's hobby to his latest …

Street Photography

Pirelli goes down the rabbit hole with all-black cast for 2018 calendar

Styled by new Vogue editor Edward Enninful, next year’s calendar stars Naomi Campbell, Duckie Thot and others to tell the story of Alice in Wonderland<p>Last week, British Vogue’s new editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, launched his first issue, ushering in a new era of diversity for the fashion bible. …

Edward Enninful

How to become an exceptional photographer: tips from the world’s greatest lensmen

How to get a unique shot - by Steve McCurry<p>The best way to approach a place is to get there, check into a hotel or friend’s house, and just walk …

Photography

16 Portrait Photographers Worth Checking Out - Resource

Cassandra RohrNovember 13, 2017<p>Photographic portraiture, a phenomenon that’s been buzzing since the dawn of cameras and still a booming business, …

Photography

Magnum photographers capture great journeys in new print sale

<b>This is the final sale in a series of four inspired by each of Magnum's founders</b><p>A collection of over 100 images have gone on sale to celebrate Magnum …

Photography

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Photographers

Mother Land by Paul Theroux review – vivid and vicious family vignettes

Hurt, rage and contempt … a novel captures the author’s experiences of family life<p>Just as people are now living for longer, so writers are now writing for longer. Martin Amis published his first novel in 1973. Margaret Atwood started in the 1960s. It’s almost 20 years since the publication of Zadie …

Books

Sophia Bush charts path after leaving 'Chicago P.D.'

Five months after leaving the NBC drama “Chicago P.D.,” <b>Sophia Bush</b> has inked an exclusive talent holding and development deal with 20th Century Fox TV.<p>Bush, 35, will star in a comedy or drama for the studio in the upcoming pilot season and serve as an executive producer of any additional projects …

Chicago

Art Industry News: Karen Pence Will Launch an Art Therapy Initiative + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, a $65 million Léger leads Christie's November sales and William Eggleston’s first music album is out this Friday.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is</i> …

Art

See the Beauty and Brutality of Life in Afghanistan

We spoke to Steve McCurry about his new book, 'Afghanistan.'<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Steve McCurry has spent nearly 40 years taking photos in Afghanistan. His early work covered the mujahideen in their struggle against the Soviet invasion, and unlike many photographers, he opted …

Photographers

Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye

<i>Sean O’Hagan has been writing about photography for well over a decade, including a long-running column in The Guardian titled “On Photography.” Before that, he primarily focused on music while frequently interviewing other cultural figures. He has been recognized with numerous awards for both his</i> …

Photography

Decades of Afghanistan's Brutal History in Photos

We spoke to Steve McCurry about his new book, 'Afghanistan'.<p>Steve McCurry has spent nearly 40 years taking photos in Afghanistan. His early work covered the mujahideen in their struggle against the Soviet invasion, and unlike many photographers he opted to keep working in the country after the …

What's it like to have created the world's most famous photograph?

Steve McCurry, the celebrated war photographer, talks to Mary Wakefield about the ethics of making pain look pleasing<p>Could it, at times, be frustrating to have taken one of the world’s most famous photographs? Steve McCurry’s ‘Afghan Girl’ (1984) is, according to the Royal Geographic Society, the …

Photography

Steve McCurry, The Big Interview 69 - Radio

Steve McCurry is one of the most iconic photographers of the past several decades. He has explored Asia and the Middle East extensively and his work …

Five Phenomenal Photo Sales to Watch for This October

Auctions<p>From historical daguerreotypes to contemporary art photography, these are the unmissable photo auctions this month.<p>,<p>The twice-yearly New York …

Robert Mapplethorpe

'Afghan girl' photographer on lifelong career

Photographer Steve McCurry speaks to Christiane Amanpour about capturing the Afghan girl that mesmerized the world and a career that spans over four decades.

World News

The Walking Photographer

In addition to his excellent studio work, the Italian photographer and Leica Ambassador Eolo Perfido has captured an impressive series of street …

Street Photography

Interview with Kodak Professional Film Photographer Zach Heaton

Zach Heaton is a renowned Kodak Professional full-time film photographer based in Pennsylvania. In a world where post-processing is becoming a larger …

Photography

10 Documentary Photography Books You Must Own

The purpose of documentary photography, or photojournalism, is to objectively reproduce various aspects of society through the chronicle of images of …

Street Photography