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Berlin in Quarantine: A Window View

You can say that our lives are affected by two significant components: space and time. This can be seen as a cliché from the physics books or in practice in our daily lives, the space in which we live and alongside it the time that passes in that space.

Photos Document Remote Learning at a Chicago Elementary School

As COVID-19 began spreading through the United States in 2020, Chicago Public Schools, like many school systems around the country, decided to have all of its 350,000 students attend class remotely from home. Chicago-based photographer Ludvig Perés picked up his camera and began documenting this radical change to the lives of students, teachers, and their families.

How to Do Remote Photo Shoots Using Zoom

As a photographer, I work from my home base in Istanbul, completing assignments for places like The New York Times. But, just like everywhere else, COVID-19 has put a damper on normal human interactions in Turkey. So, when a photo editor at The New York Times gave me the option of shooting an assignment remotely, I was intrigued.

Co-Creating a Light Painting in Real Time with Someone Across the World

Photographer Dan Roberts recently collaborated on an "intercontinental light painting." Using a projector and the power of the Internet, he and Frodo Alvarez captured a light-painting portrait in real time from across the world: Frodo's light from Spain ended up on Dan's camera in Denver.

Find Mindfulness in Photographing Your Kids

One morning last week, my two-year-old climbed up onto the window seat with his treasured panda bear Lovey fresh off of raiding his sister’s lip gloss collection and pressed his cheek to the window glass.

BTS: Boston Red Sox Photographer Shoots Player Portraits Over FaceTime

Billie Weiss is the Senior Manager of Photography for the Boston Red Sox, and this is the time of year when he'd usually be shooting some creative portraits of the players for the marketing department. Can you really shoot creative team portraits from home... over FaceTime? Weiss decided to give it a shot.

When Was the Last Time You Tried Local Travel?

So you have spent years packing up your camera and jumping on a plane. Then a pandemic shut down borders killing travel plans overnight and you are not sure where your next story is going to come from. Where do you go for those sweet photos or that glorious content you had been able to churn out as fast as you could make it?

Striking Twilight Portraits Capture the Loneliness of Lockdown

Dutch commercial photographer Roelof Bos has, like many of us, been looking for a creative outlet ever since his professional work ground to a screeching halt. But while many photographers have opted for in-door projects or "porchraits," he wanted to create something more stylistic... and striking.

Washington Reveals Guidelines for Photographers Who Want to Reopen

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has published a set of guidelines for professional photographers who want to re-open their studios as the stay-at-home order in the state is rolled back. These guidelines—the first we've seen from a government entity—could act as a template for photographers in other states who are eager to open back up safely.