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What Makes a Photographer a Photographer?

PictureCorrect Photography Tips What Makes a Photographer a Photographer? With the technology of photography having evolved in leaps and bounds, with the whole process of image making having become inherently simple, the distinction between a photographer and an amateur camera-wielder has simply vanished. What was once nothing short of magic has become commonplace. But ha… Read More at Picture Correct

2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Fstoppers Do you like astrophotography? Check this out! 2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year On September 14, 2017 the Royal Observatory Greenwich announced the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards. The Guardian writes of the awards, “Awe-inspiring views of the Universe were celebrated at the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 awards ceremony, held at the Royal Gre… Read More at Fstoppers

Photographer Captures Portraits of Indigenous Peoples from Around the World Befo…

Exposure Guide Photographer Captures Portraits of Indigenous Peoples from Around the World Before They Disappear http://goo.gl/Vm15N8 Read More at Exposure Guide

“I am no longer the same photographer I was when we met. Snezhana has also matur…

Magnum Photos “I am no longer the same photographer I was when we met. Snezhana has also matured. I think there’s a certain trust in our friendship, which didn’t exist in the beginning.” Diàna Markosian reflects on connecting with her subject over the course of years: http://bit.ly/2yy2UF5 PHOTO: Snezhana makes her way to her adaptive reading class. Orphanage for the deaf and blind. Sergiev Posad, Russia. 2011. © Diana Markosian / Magnum Photos Read More at Magnum Photos

Urbex Photographer Dies After Falling from 20th Floor of Chicago Hotel

PetaPixel Another urbex photographer has died. Urbex Photographer Dies After Falling from 20th Floor of Chicago Hotel An urbex photographer was killed after he fell from the 20th floor of a luxury hotel in Chicago. CBS Chicago reports that 44-year-old Eric Paul Janssen die Read More at PetaPixel

Renowned Music Photographer Quits the Industry, Cites Misogyny From Peers

Fstoppers A talented music photographer has quit her job after citing sexism as the cause. Renowned Music Photographer Quits the Industry, Cites Misogyny From Peers A music photographer renowned for working on London’s club scene has today announced her plans to leave the business, citing misogyny and bullying from her contemporaries. Read More at Fstoppers

New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway

DIYPhotography New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway New York photographer loses the only copy of wedding photos on subway We all get distracted and absent-minded sometimes, especially after a long day. But New York-based photographer Kurt Sneddon was really out of luck. He recently photographed a wedding and forgot the photos on an NYC subway train. It wouldn’t be too tragic if it wasn’t the only copy of the images. As… Read More at […]

This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years

PetaPixel This photographer visited the same street corner for 9 years. This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years How do you photograph the same strangers on the street over the course of nearly a decade? Here’s one strategy: visit the same street corner at the same ti Read More at PetaPixel

Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw)

DIYPhotography Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw) Photographer captures a day in the life of four African Omo Valley tribes (nsfw) One of the powers of photography is to teach us about the world and the places we may never see ourselves. Photographer Michele Zousmer traveled to Omo Valley in the southwest of Ethiopia. She brought back some striking photos, capturing daily lives of four tribes living in this area: Arbore, Konso,… […]

This Legendary Street Photographer Traveled to State Fairs. See the Haunting Portraits He Captured

Magnum Photos “I would like to get the soul out of somebody. That’s my main interest. I want you the viewer to feel that person.” Bruce Gilden speaks to TIME about his recent work at American state fairs. This Legendary Street Photographer Traveled to State Fairs. See the Haunting Portraits He Captured The photos are part of a series called ‘Farm Boys and Farm Girls’ Read More at Magnum Photos

Which is harder: #food styling or food photography? Food photographer Vladisla…

500px Which is harder: #food styling or food photography? Food photographer Vladislav Nosick weighs in on a new episode of #Photography Radio — listen here: https://hubs.ly/H08TggL0 Read More at 500px

Don’t Be This Kind of Wildlife Photographer

PetaPixel Just don’t. Don’t Be This Kind of Wildlife Photographer Wildlife photography in Yellowstone National Park is an incredible opportunity, yet some bad photographers are giving all photographers a bad name by not f Read More at PetaPixel

Hand-Woven Designer Camera Straps For Every Photographer

Fstoppers We’ll take these over manufacturer straps any day. Hand-Woven Designer Camera Straps For Every Photographer All you photographers out there! Does your camera strap look dull, worn out with the leather sweating the time and comfort out of your skin? Yes, they may be durable, but can they be more? Well, KIKI camera straps answer these questions fashionably. Made for every professional photographer, these co… Read More at Fstoppers

Photographer Photoshops Himself Into His Childhood Photos

PetaPixel Brilliant. Photographer Photoshops Himself Into His Childhood Photos What would your childhood photos look like if you could travel back in time right now and be there when they were shot? Photographer Conor Nickerson decide Read More at PetaPixel

How NOT to Become a Brand Ambassador as a Photographer

PetaPixel How NOT to become a brand ambassador. How NOT to Become a Brand Ambassador as a Photographer I’ve often received emails from photographers who have approached my little brand, 3 Legged Thing with offers of “collaboration”. There’s is nothing wrong Read More at PetaPixel

Want to Be a Professional Wedding Photographer? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know.

Digital Photography School Tips for aspiring wedding photographers Want to Be a Professional Wedding Photographer? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know. Wedding photography is joyful beyond description! In fact, it’s all the rage in the realm of digital photography, and you can turn a pretty penny as well! But professional wedding photography definitely isn’t for everyone. Here are 10 things you should know about being a professional wedding photogr… Read More at Digital Photography School

Photographer Honors War Veterans with Calendar-Style Photoshoot War takes its …

Exposure Guide Photographer Honors War Veterans with Calendar-Style Photoshoot http://goo.gl/TziGmN War takes its toll and countless soldiers come out of its ravages with wounds to show for it. But the true warrior wears his scars proudly, showing the whole world that there is honor, dignity and abundant pride when it comes to wounds inflicted in the battlefield. A photographer from Berkeley, California, Michael Stokes, has a book that celebrates these war veterans. Called Always Loyal, the publication depicts numerous battle […]

A Photographer Takes Out Four of His Teeth for a Commercial Shoot

Fstoppers When you’ll do anything to get the shot. A Photographer Takes Out Four of His Teeth for a Commercial Shoot Commercial shoots and photography can be quite demanding and even taxing on the body. But when I started out this art, I would have never thought it could go as far as taking out four of teeth out to create an advertising image. Well, that’s what Blair Bunting was willing to do for a campaign he sho… Read More […]

10 Lessons from a Guy Who Quit His Job to be a Full-Time Photographer

Digital Photography School Dreamed of quitting your job to become a photographer. Here’s what one guy learnt in doing just that. 10 Lessons from a Guy Who Quit His Job to be a Full-Time Photographer If you dream of quitting your job to become a full-time photographer read on and learn 10 lessons from someone who just fulfilled that dream. Read More at Digital Photography School

Follow These 7 Commandments for Great Photo Walks and Be a Better Photographer (VIDEO)

Shutterbug Magazine Thou shall not ignore these great tips! Follow These 7 Commandments for Great Photo Walks and Be a Better Photographer (VIDEO) There are often interesting photo opportunities lurking just outside one’s front door, and in the video below you’ll learn how to shoot great images on your next journey around the neighborhood. Read More at Shutterbug.com

How To Become The Best Headshot Photographer In The World

Fstoppers Peter Hurley is pretty amazing. How To Become The Best Headshot Photographer In The World After a four-hour trip to London and only being able to catch whatever sleep I could during the uncomfortable journey down, I met with Peter Hurley and immediately felt welcome. For those of you who don’t know, Peter Hurley is a headshot photographer based in New York City. Hurley once had a career… Read More at Fstoppers

Bird photographer of the year, DYI Hack: The Big Mac Portrait Challenge, Lomogra…

500px Bird photographer of the year, DYI Hack: The Big Mac Portrait Challenge, Lomography’s new instax… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news on the 500px blog: https://hubs.ly/H08xkdD0 Picture: “Set under sunset” by Antonina Bukowska Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08xj7l0 #500px Read More at 500px

The exact moment this photographer broke his $800 lens

DIYPhotography Ouch! Always add weight to your tripod. The exact moment this photographer broke his $800 lens What do you do when you shoot in the harsh wind? Well, photographer Mathieu Stern learned it the hard way that he should add weight to the tripod when it’s windy. Although he has quite a collection of cheap vintage lenses, the wind managed to tip over the tripod with his camera and an $800 Sony E 10… Read More at DIY Photography

Photographer Gives New Meaning to the Justice League Superheroes

Fstoppers Are you a Justice League fan? Don’t miss this! Photographer Gives New Meaning to the Justice League Superheroes Children look to superheros as inspiration for strength and courage. They dress up as their favorite characters and act out scenes to empower their imaginations all over the world. One photographer set out to take his incredible talent to a special set of children to show them and the world they are… Read More at Fstoppers

Photographer Creates the Illusion of Invisibility in Trippy Photo Series Invis…

Exposure Guide Photographer Creates the Illusion of Invisibility in Trippy Photo Series http://goo.gl/s2dKv7 Invisibility occurs when an object cannot be seen. An object in this state is referred to as being ‘invisible.’ We often hear the term used in fantasy or science fiction, where things or even people are literally made unseeable via some means. ‘Invisibility perception’ is dependent on many optical and visual factors. For instance, invisibility depends on the eyes of the observer; or possibly the instruments being […]

Why Being Pickier Will Make You a Better Photographer

Fstoppers Be pickier, be a better photographer. Why Being Pickier Will Make You a Better Photographer The vast majority of photographers often flounder in a state of perpetual mediocrity wondering why their photos aren’t getting better. They invest thousands of dollars in gear along with hundreds of hours of practice only to see what amounts to the most minimal of improvements. One of the most often… Read More at Fstoppers

This Photo of a Bear in a Dump Brought the Photographer to Tears

PetaPixel “This is the most heartbreaking image I’ve ever made.” This Photo of a Bear in a Dump Brought the Photographer to Tears Canadian photographer Troy Moth was on an assignment when a tip from a friend led him to a nearby landfill where bears had been spotted. After arriving and Read More at PetaPixel

What you need to know to become a nature photographer >>

Digital Photography School What you need to know to become a nature photographer >> https://digital-photography-school.com/9-things-need-know-become-nature-photographer/ Read More at Digital Photography School

When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse…

“I love to be challenged… I’ve found that experience is the best way to learn.” When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse… As a photographer, I’m asked to shoot unusual assignments sometimes, but I’m always up for the challenge! I started getting into photography a few years ag Link to the full PetaPixel Facebook post

This amazing photographer was born with no legs or hands

If you ever needed a reason to stop making excuses… This amazing photographer was born with no legs or hands Sometimes, you come across people that just make you go ‘wow’ and completely rethink your whole outlook life and passion. One such person is 24 year old Indonesian photographer, Achmad Zulkarnain. Born with no legs or hands, he doesn’t let it stop him from pursuing his dreams. Achmad, who also goes… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Fstoppers Interviews Fine Art Photographer George Wheelhouse

We interviewed fine art master George Wheelhouse. Fstoppers Interviews Fine Art Photographer George Wheelhouse George Wheelhouse is a fine art nature and landscape photographer from Bedfordshire, U.K. I recently spoke with him about his contemporary portraits of animals, as well as his more traditional woodland and mountain landscapes. Though many of Wheelhouse’s favorite subjects are local, he told me that… Link to the full Fstoppers Facebook post

Photographer Demonstrates How Drone Technology Can Capture Remarkable Images A…

Photographer Demonstrates How Drone Technology Can Capture Remarkable Images http://goo.gl/35t86l Aerial photography is capable of capturing some of the most amazing pictures. The tools, techniques, and gear needed to capture such images, however, are often confusing and tricky to master. The use of drones or an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is an essential element in this niche of photography. David Kaszlikowski made use of a drone to reveal a stunning scene atop a glacier not far from K2. K2 is […]

Photographer Gets Rape Threats for Hairy Female Legs in Adidas Photo

Photographer Gets Rape Threats for Hairy Female Legs in Adidas Photo A 25-year-old Swedish photographer and model says she has received rape threats after appearing in an Adidas advertising campaign photo baring her hairy le Link to the full PetaPixel Facebook post

It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

The number one thing you can do to BECOME a better photographer is… It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer This might sound a little odd coming from a guy who owns a photography blog…. but…. I think it is time that some of us need to spend a little less time reading about photography and spend a little more time doing some photography! As I look back on my life to the times that … Link to the full […]

Photographer Uses Instagram Layout to Create Unique Collages Photographer Ng W…

Photographer Uses Instagram Layout to Create Unique Collages http://goo.gl/RWzmCk Photographer Ng Weijiang has found a rather peculiar way to create ‘art’. The Singapore based lens man makes digital collages using Instagram. Rather than use Photoshop to morph images together, or print them and combine the old school way, Weijiang takes advantage of the online formatting to do the work for him. Here’s how: Instagram currently displays three images side-by-side horizontally, with practically no limitations on how far the images can […]

Photographer Captures Borders Between Countries in Europe Your country of orig…

Photographer Captures Borders Between Countries in Europe http://goo.gl/MD425Z Your country of origin influences your personal identity to a large degree, and it brings with it a sense of belonging. For some nationalities, the boundaries of one’s country are clear, but for some it can be rather vague. Valerio Vincenzo dwells on the latter in his series called Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace which documents the existence of borders that are characterized by ambiguity. Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook […]

Setting Out to Shoot Boudoir as a Male Photographer

Want to shoot boudoir as a male? Here’s one photographer’s experience. Setting Out to Shoot Boudoir as a Male Photographer There are countless photographers out in the world who are producing truly exceptional work in the field of boudoir. Local to me in Utah, the field is one where most of the boudoir photographers are women. The ratio of boudoir photographers from female to male is really irrelevant, so I didn’t even… Link to the full Fstoppers Facebook post

The Hardest Decision I’ve Ever Had to Make as a Photographer

“Chris, What the f*** are you doing?” The Hardest Decision I’ve Ever Had to Make as a Photographer It’s 7:15 am on Sunday morning. I’m driving through the middle of Newcastle on my way to shoot wedding prep at a venue just over an hour away from my home. Link to the full PetaPixel Facebook post

Photographer Conquers Fear of Heights to Capture Beautiful Images of a Yosemite Wedding |…

Photographer Conquers Fear of Heights to Capture Beautiful Images of a Yosemite Wedding http://goo.gl/CLFi1g Photographer Conquers Fear of Heights to Capture Beautiful Images of a Yosemite Wedding |… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Marine Photographer Captures the Thrills of Sea-Based Endeavors Marine photogr…

Marine Photographer Captures the Thrills of Sea-Based Endeavors http://goo.gl/KwtDh8 Marine photographer extraordinaire, Kurt Arrigo, shares the incomparable delight of travelling the high seas through his marvelous work. Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post