Back in 2012, we wrote about a project called “Pixel Trade” by Australian photographer Shantanu Starick. The basic idea was simple but crazy: Starick wanted to travel through all seven continents on the globe without ever spending any currency. Instead, he would try to trade his services as a photographer to people willing to provide him with shelter, food, and transportation.
My name is Abe Van Dyke. I am a photojournalist who was arrested by the Milwaukee County Sheriffs department for being on Interstate 43 photographing protestors on 12/19/14 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This is my story.
10 Lessons Learned with the Heart of a Photographer —Huffington Post
The ever evolving world is changing our work. While we must not forget that the photographs, like life itself, must be composed with feeling, heart, and instinct, and thinking only of rules, and proportions. By the way of the heart, that is the key to open so many doorways in life. The path is not outside. The path, our path, is to be found in our hearts. Our sky of possibilities, mission, and purpose are alive in the heart, and exists within us. Never stop dreaming.
National Geographic photographer Kike Calvo shares some things he has learned while touring Asia.
The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for its impressive skyline, which features the world’s tallest building. Every so often, the city will become blanketed with a thick layer of fog that opens the door to beautiful photos of skyscrapers rising above clouds.
Daniel Cheong is one photographer who’s always on the lookout for this particular photo opportunity. Over the years, he has built up an impressive collection of shots showing skyscrapers poking through Dubai fog.
The Nikon D750 full frame DSLR has been receiving fantastic marks from reviewers so far, but now an issue has popped up that threatens to damage the camera’s reputation. Photographers around the world are reporting a problem with their lens flares. At certain angles, an ugly dark band shows up across the top, separating lens flares from the edge of the frame.
Time Inc.’s UK division has riled editorial photographers by issuing a new contract requiring freelancers to hand over “all rights” to any assignment images for about 60 specialty publications. The contract takes effect January 1, 2015, but there may be wiggle room for negotiation, at least for some photographers who take the initiative to push back.
My name is Michael Pistono, and I’m a 28-year-old photo enthusiast living in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was recently playing around with a reflection photo when I had the idea of creating another one out of a puddle — one that featured both tall buildings and an airplane.
Tired of strangers giving you wary glances when you photograph them? A Santa suit can change that suspicion into smiles.