Inspiration

 

external The Role Of The Picture Editor —Nieman Reports

It is not important if photographs are “good.” It’s important that they are interesting.

What makes a photograph interesting? I’ll count the ways: It can be our first look at something. It can be entertaining. It can evoke deep emotions. It can be amusing or thrilling or intriguing. It can be proof of something. It can jog memories or raise questions. It can be beautiful. It can convey authority. Most often, it informs. And, it can surprise.

 
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external A Day To Remember In The Ansel Adams Wilderness —National Geographic

Ansel Adams Wilderness, California

 
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Short Documentary Tells the Story of the Last Rolls of E6 Film Developed by Orms

Earlier this year, renowned Cape Town photography store Orms developed their last roll of slide film through the E6 process. To bring the era of a legendary process to a proper close, Hero AV brought together a short documentary depicting three photographers who were asked to shoot the last of the slide film that would be developed at the lab. Read more…

Inspiration: Take a Stunning 4K Time-Lapse Trip Across the US in Five Minutes

Last month we featured A Day In the Life of Roadtrippers time-lapse photographer Joel Schat — a wonderful, jealousy-inducing BTS look at Schat’s travels. And today we have for you the product of those many days spent traveling across the country, cameras in tow. No surprise: it’s a beauty. Read more…

Photographing the Matterhorn

A grueling hike, a dead battery, and some fantastic pictures of the famous Swiss mountain

Jun 23, 2014 · Rio Akasaka

Stunning Aerial Video of Spring Flooding in Alberta Shot with a Drone-Mounted NEX-5N

Canadian photographer Richard Gottardo — whose beautiful work we’ve featured several times before and who I am going to email passive aggressively to see why he didn’t send this our way the moment he published it — just uploaded some truly spectacular aerial footage of the Spring flood in Alberta. Read more…

Nat Geo Photographer Narrates the Making of a ‘Moment’ In the American West

National Geographic photographer William Albert Allard has spent the past five decades of his life capturing photographs and authoring articles for the storied magazine.

Over the course of fifty years, one would think the narratives behind individual photographs would begin to blur together, but that’s not the case. At least not for Allard and a photograph of a buckaroo named Stan. Read more…

Night Sky Time-Lapse Captures Trippy Star Trails in 360 Degrees

We’ve seen both night sky and 360º time-lapses before, but we hadn’t ever run across an amalgamation of the two until earlier this week when we received an email from photographer Vincent Brady. Read more…

Bodyscapes: Spectacular Black Light Body Art Photography by John Poppleton

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John Poppleton‘s personal motto as a photographer and artist has been to ‘cherish something different.’ The first roll of black and white film he ever got, he climbed to the top of a palm tree to shoot it; and during his 20-year career as a top-notch wedding photographer he would photograph brides in everything from abandoned buildings to the top of picturesque rooftops.

It was this need to be different, to be on the cutting edge of creativity, that inspired Poppleton to get into black light body art photography. And it’s these mesmerizing Bodyscapes that captivated us when we stumbled across them a couple of weeks ago. Read more…