Interviews

 

external Astronomical beauty: How one photographer pulls heaven down to earth for the rest of us to see —Imaging Resource

Talented astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo explores gear, talks technique and offers advice in this fantastic interview with Imaging Resource

 
Aug 08, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Interview With Renowned Photographer Ami Vitale —Z Photo Journal

[...] My advice to those who dream about this is to find a story close to you – maybe even in your backyard – and make it yours! You don’t need to travel abroad. What you do need to do, however, is tell a story better than anyone else can, using your own unique perspective. If you find your own story and show complete and utter dedication, then you will find a way to carve out a career.

 
Aug 07, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

Photographer Sheds a Beautiful New Light on Famous Landmarks with Gorgeous Infrared Images

Dunnottar Castle in Scotland

How do you put a fresh spin on landmarks that have been photographed ad nauseam? Well, great composition and an understanding of light certainly helps, but if you’re photographer Kaitlin Kelly, you also add infrared photography into the mix and take the photos to a whole new level. Read more…

external Looking for the Enduring Photo in Gaza —NY Times

Tyler Hicks, a New York Times staff photographer, covered Gaza during the first two weeks of the current conflict. He spoke about that experience in a phone interview with James Estrin.

 
Aug 05, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Marco del Pra’: Documenting a Village Before it Dissapears —Leica Camera Blog

A compassionate photographer creates a compelling scroll-documentary that captures the humanity of a small town and exposes the hypocrisy of Germany’s vaunted energy transformation.

 
Aug 02, 2014 · ↬ Via · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Amy Toensing On Hunger In America: Iowa’s Breadbasket —National Geographic

In an interview, photographer Amy Toensing describes covering the cruel irony of food insecurity happening in the epicenter of agricultural surplus in America, and also the social issues associated with poverty.

 
Jul 24, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Photog David Fleetham On Capturing Sharks. With A Wide-Angle. —Digital Trends

sharkPhotographer David Fleetham brings us daring closeups of the terrifying sea creatures we know as sharks. He explains how in this interview.

 
Jul 22, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

How 4 Photo Editors Are Using Instagram

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Instagram is a powerful tool that professional photographers must take seriously if they want to be discovered via the platform – because just like every other person with a smart phone, photo editors from major publications are on there too. It’s a way to stay top of mind and connected with the photo-editors you’ve previously worked with, and to share work that can catch their eye and could inspire your next assignment.

We asked 4 photo editors 4 questions regarding the app and how they use it professionally to discover new talent, what they like to see from the photographers they’ve worked with, and what not to post. Read on for tips. Read more…

Photographing the Nazca Geoglyphs in Peru: An Interview with Photographer Ed Ranney

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Aroma Valley, Chile, 2006. © Ed Ranney

Edward Ranney has been photographing pre-Columbian sites in Peru for over fifty years. His book Monuments of the Incas was released in 1982, reprinted in paperback in 1990, and re-released in 2010 by Thames and Hudson in an expanded edition, with updated text.

His monograph The Lines, being released in August by Yale University Press, presents pictures of geoglyphs created by the Nazca culture in southern Peru, and other cultures in Chile’s Atacama desert. Read more…

external A Master Class in Space Photography —TIME

An interview with NASA astronaut and amateur photographer Donald Pettit reveals the mind-bending complexities and challenges of shooting from the International Space Station.

 
Jul 17, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »