Fancy equipment will never replace technique when it comes to snapping great photos. That’s why the lessons in the Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle are required viewing.
This Adobe training is valued at $933, and has already been marked down to a sale price of $64. But for the next 24 hours only, you can grab it at even bigger savings: Just $39 from TNW Deals.
TNW Momentum is our New York technology event for anyone ...Continue Reading →
Dubbed the ‘Desert Trip Photography Experience,’ the wood-floored gallery is a massive, hangar-style tent. Inside, the walls feature 60s- and 70s-era pics of Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, The Who and Neil Young.
The gallery is also open for the second weekend, and is open to all attendees. Basically, this is a sprawling, 36,000 square foot tent, with more than 200 photographs inside. The list of noted photographers includes Michael Cooper, Henry Diltz, Lynn Goldsmith, Bob Bonis, Bob Gruen, Elliott ...Continue Reading →
Welcome back to Doin’ Work: Flash Interviews With Contemporary Photographers. This is a place to celebrate the photographers who inspire me, and present you with an easily digestible bite of their personalities and work.
This week’s guest is Vivienne Maricevic. Maricevic is a fine-art photographer specializing in exploring aspects of erotica, sexuality, and gender. Since 1975 her lifetime mission has been photographing male nudes. The series “She Shoots Men” is motivated by the desire to ...Continue Reading →
Andreas Gursky has long been the subject of exhibitions; since the German photographer and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf professor’s first solo outing in the late 1980s, his large-format images have been mounted in the Museum of Modern Art, Paris’s Centre Pompidou, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Art Museum, to list a few.
But this weekend, Gursky picks up the mantle of curator, with the opening ...Continue Reading →
If you’re missing the excitement of the Olympic Games, no need to worry—there’s an exhibition currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum that celebrates more than 170 years of sports photography.
Show curator Gail Buckland, who also curated the Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present,” enjoys bringing every genre of photography into the exhibition fold. “When I did ‘Who Shot Rock and Roll,’ I realized I ...Continue Reading →
As potentially the most multicultural city in Canada, Montreal is the perfect place for the World Press Photo exhibition to take place. Bringing together some of the most talented photographers in the world in essentially the “Oscars of Photography,” the task of documenting the biggest news-breaking stories from around the globe is brilliantly put on display for all to see.
But the exhibit is about more than just photojournalism. The 11th edition of the WPP ...Continue Reading →
If you don’t like fussing over camera settings, then you may like Pix, though its image quality is inconsistent.
When you shoot with the iPhone’s built-in Camera app, there are various ways to tweak focus and exposure, both before and after you hit the shutter. You might first tap and hold or swipe to adjust and lock focus and exposure. After the shot, you have options for adjusting saturation, contrast, sharpness, and more. That’s in addition to the optional HDR, ...Continue Reading →
It’s said the camera doesn’t lie, but it does sometimes. Since its beginning, photography has been a magic art — from early darkroom creativity to ubiquitous iPhone photos. But it’s crucial to be truthful in documentary work. For that, Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moments” — compositions of people and their contexts in holistically “perfect” photos — need to be frozen in time. And Cartier-Bresson generally wasn’t capturing breaking news, either.
Many people need empathy, and photography ...Continue Reading →
A weasel using a woodpecker as its own private convertible; a wolf stuffing its snout in another wolf’s mouth; a reindeer comically failing to camouflage itself with some leaves. The internet has an insatiable appetite for bizarre wildlife pictures. But, like anything that brings us joy on the internet, these photos always came with the condition that they might not be entirely real. Truths Behind Fake Nature Photography, a Facebook page created by concerned nature enthusiasts, is trying to educate the public by ...Continue Reading →