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What it Was Like to Move My Photo Business Across the Country

It's 7:30 in the morning in Winnipeg and my wife awakens me to share the news that she has just gotten the job she has always wanted in Toronto. It has been six months since we had first planned our move to Toronto. All of the sudden, we were moving across the country in 3 weeks. This just got real.

8 Reasons Why Photographers Should Learn Video as Well

As photographers, it is very easy to focus on stills and ignore the world of videography. However, video is an increasingly powerful tool and understanding it can benefit your work and career as a stills photographer. This 5-minute video by COOPH offers 8 reasons why you should be getting to grips with moving images and how you can quickly improve a short film.

Portraits of Refugees with Their Most Precious Possession

Commercial portrait photographer Gabriel Hill's typical day involves photographing big players in the pharmaceutical industry, some of the wealthiest people in the world. But his powerful personal project ImPORTRAITS is all about people who have almost nothing: refugees who escaped their countries carrying only the bare essentials... and sometimes not even that.

Man Regains His Eyesight and 15 Years of Memories in Touching Short Doc

There's a simple, obvious power housed inside of a photograph. Even a poorly lit snapshot captured at arm's length with a few friends squeezed uncomfortably into the frame, even it is immeasurably precious because it contains the seeds of a memory.

This short doc by Google Photos reminds us of that fact.

Photo Project Documents What Victims Were Wearing When Sexually Assaulted

Photographer Katherine Cambareri's thesis project will make you uncomfortable, and that is as it should be. Her stark series documents the clothes sexual assault victims were wearing when they were assaulted, forcing the viewer to contend with one of the most common questions victims are asked when they come forward: "what were you wearing."

Apple Releases Tear-Jerking ‘Shot on iPhone’ Ad for Mother’s Day

Can Apple make you cry and want to call your mom in 30 seconds? They're gonna try. In the latest addition to the Cupertino brand's famous 'Shot on iPhone' campaign, Apple has put together a touching montage of photos and videos or real moms that might just put your tear ducts to work.

Portraits of American Same-Sex Couples from the 1980s at Home with Themselves

At the height of AIDS hysteria in the 1980s, when some people still wondered if the disease could be passed to others through day-to-day contact, photographer Sage Sohier was going into same-sex couples' homes and photographing them for a series and photo book that came to be known as At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.

The project captured an intimate portrait of the gay community that was at odds with the headlines of the day, and made all the more poignant by the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic against which it was created.

Photographer Juxtaposes Old Photos of Her Late Mother with Related Objects in Moving Tribute

When photographer Jennifer Loeber lost her mother suddenly this past February, Loeber found herself clinging to even the most mundane and seemingly innocuous of the possessions her mother had left behind. But, as is so often the case, these objects became a stumbling block, a barrier to moving on, rather than the source of comfort she had hoped they would be.

And so, in her poignant, powerful series Left Behind, she symbolically 'let go' of the hold these items had on her grief by sharing photos of them on Instagram alongside related archival photographs of her mother.

Touching Multimedia Series Captures The Powerful Bond Between the Homeless and Their Pets

There are times when you come across a collection of images that no written words or powerful images can describe on their own. Such is the case with the heartfelt series, Lifelines.

Inspired by past projects, photographer Norah Levine teamed up with audio guru Gabrielle Amster and Animal Trustees of Austin’s 4PAWS (For People and Animals Without Shelter) program to document and tell the story of the connection between the homeless and their beloved pets.