The Power of Conflict Imagery Commentary + Appreciation for the 2013 World Press Photo Contest Winners

Paul Hansen of Sweden had his moving photo of a group of men in Gaza City carrying the bodies of two dead children selected as the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year. The photo, taken on November 20, ... See full article

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War & Fashion Intellectual Exercise or Gut Punch?

A few days ago Moni Basu of CNN published a provocative piece comparing the photography of War to the photography of Fashion. Whether this is an absurd evocation, an intellectual exercise, or an astut... See full article

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Would You Die For The Photo? An Erie Peek at War Photography

I’m no photojournalist – but I have huge respect for those men and women who put themselves in dangerous zones, risking their lives, to show the world some of its most important (horrifyin... See full article

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So Hot Right Meow Adorable Octogenarian Cat Lady

You’re going to think I’ve lost my mind. But since I’m told the internet is made of cats…I couldn’t resist this one. Whatever you want to say about pet photos (I’m ... See full article

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The $2 Million Dollar Camera Plus the Images That Made it Famous

If you take photos for a living – or simply love the craft – you are probably like me in that you’ve spent more of your hard earned dough on cameras and photographic gadgetry than th... See full article

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Shepard Fairey Installs 100-foot Mural

Shepard Fairey has a new installation in London’s Pleasure Gardens. The 10-story mural is part of the London Pleasure Garden’s vision of emulating the 17th and 19th Century tradition of &#... See full article

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Powerful Wildfire Photos from Colorado

Summer-time wildfires are a fact of life in the dry climates of the Rocky Mountain state. However, the conditions in Colorado this summer have brought record breaking wildfires. There are currently th... See full article

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Dark & Artistic: Award-Winning Photos from Afghanistan

I’ve posted about war photography in the past and I still believe it to be one of the single most powerful aspects of humanity that photojournalists can capture..and capture creatively. War is n... See full article

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Man vs. Wild: Pieter Hugos Incredible Photos of Hyenas with Men

Sometimes, however, what starts with a cool cellphone picture sent from a friend becomes an amazing, thought-provoking piece of photojournalism that probes the relationships between humans at the wild... See full article

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Dont Quit Your Day Job? No Problem.

If you’ve been using the excuse that you’re not making powerful shiznit because you’re not a full-time photographer, take a lesson from this guy. Chris Arnade is 46, lives in New Yor... See full article

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Literally The Best Photos In The World

This month, World Press Photo announced the winners of their prestigious annual contest…as usual, the images are astounding. Photojournalism’s Best for 2012. Here’s a few some of my ... See full article

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Crowdsourcing Photojournalism

Photography: Joao Pina Documentary photographers are struggling to pitch their stories. Newspapers and magazines are now rarely willing to cover the expenses that photographers run up when they travel... See full article

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Editorial Photography Goes Amateur

Photography: WarmSleepy David Hobby spent twenty years as a newspaper photographer. He studied photojournalism at the University of Florida, shot for the Leesburg Commercial, the Orlando Sentinel, UPI... See full article

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Media Professional Crosses Boundaries, Hits the Big Time with Engagement Film

Wedding photography provides plenty of scope for creativity. Although its not as free as photographic art which itself is only as free as collectors and gallery owners allow it does leave p... See full article

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What To Shoot When Theres Nothing To Shoot

(Hover your mouse pointer over the photos for notes.) I am of the school of thought that in order to become a truly excellent photographer, one must practice every single day. If the camera is only br... See full article

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Model Releases

Ill start with the requisite disclaimer. I am not an attorney. This article is presented to raise awareness of the subject and to encourage discussion. The article is not presented as, or intended ... See full article

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How To Create A Free Photo Blog

A few readers over the past couple of weeks have e-mailed me, asking my advice on how to go about creating a photography blog of their own. I understand that website/blog creation can be intimidating ... See full article

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Street Photography

The buzz and excitement surrounding the discovery of Vivian Maier’s vast collection of photographs has generated a renewed interest in, and curiosity about, street photography. Street photograph... See full article

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Review: Kelby Training

A couple of weeks ago, I finally subscribed to Kelby Training. I say “finally” because I have been mulling over the purchase of this subscription, and an accompanying subscription to NAPP,... See full article

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Selling the Pictures You Love

Photography: Arty Smokes Whether Gettys new deal with Flickr turns out to be a damp squib, hampered by low commissions and missing model releases, or a raging success in which photography enthusias... See full article

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Become a Master of Your (Photography) Niche

Decide that you want to make some money from photography and whether youre setting up as a professional or just hoping to earn a little extra cash at the weekends, youre going to be spoiled for ... See full article

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