Peter Yang Makes Us Laugh with Photos for the GQ Comedy Issue – PhotoShelter Blog The exceptionally talented Peter Yang has made a name for himself as one of the premiere portrait photographers of his generation. His self-effacing personality combined with an acerbic wit has landed him regular gigs with Variety, ESPN the Magazine, Men’s Fitness, […]
How Do You Photograph Lions? Be as Boring as Possible. – The New York Times Michael “Nick” Nichols has been photographing wildlife for four decades, mostly for National Geographic. Now, Aperture Foundation has published “A Wild Life: A Visual Biography of Photographer Michael Nichols” by Melissa Harris. Mr. Nichols spoke with James Estrin about his […]
Jimmy Marble All of our interviewees inspire us. But Jimmy Marble is a special case. As a multi-disciplinary visual artist, he exudes creativity and thoughtful application at every turn. Every medium influences the other. Within every still, there is a video – every composition created with a carefully inspired eye.
Eugene Richards Reflects on His Job | PDN Online We asked Richards to discuss his experience of sifting through nearly 50 years of photos and memories during the planning of “The Run-On of Time.”
Interview with Photojournalist Eric Thayer – by Pontus Höök | The Photo Brigade Our work is our work, and in some ways it’s really not going to make any sort of significant sense until much later when it’s a part of a collective history of the times we are living in, so the only thing […]
This BuzzFeed Photo Editor is Always on the Lookout For New Photographers Today, Kate Bubacz is the Senior Photo Editor at BuzzFeed News. We talked with Kate to learn some of her challenges, mistakes she sees photographers making, and where she looks to find new talent (and yes, she’s always looking).
The Trauma of Life on Skid Row, in Photos She has been photographing life on Skid Row since the fall of 2015, and in the last year, Suzanne Stein has borne witness to the acute suffering of others. She’s heard firsthand from survivors of rape and abuse. She’s befriended people who are addicted to heroin. […]
Q+A With Bloomberg’s Photo Editor: Why a Diversity of Photographer Voices is a Must With a background in literature and journalism, today Eugene Reznik is the Digital Features Photo Editor at Bloomberg
An Interview with Fine Art Photographer Roger Ballen I want to go out and take photographs. I just relax and keep a focused mind and make the photographs. I don’t have any particular goals. I’ve always said that if you define my pictures with words other than enigmatic or mysterious, then the pictures are bad.
The Social Photo Editor of The New York Times Breaks Down Her Job At a large publication like The New York Times, there are a number of photo editors – including those in charge of curating great photography on Instagram. To find out what these photo editors are looking for, we caught up with their […]
Eugene Richards: A Life in Photography The George Eastman Museum in Rochester will open the first museum retrospective of the work of the photographer Eugene Richards on June 10. The exhibit, “Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time,” covers his career as a photojournalist and documentary photographer from 1968 to the present and was produced in […]
Q & A with Karl Baden Every Day has received media attention because of what it is and what the media’s function has become. Although a number of journalists have written/commented about the project thoughtfully and with insight, much of the time I find myself in a position of trying to explain my motivation[s] in […]
What It’s Like to Work in the White House Photo Office Chuck Kennedy is a former White House Photographer and worked as Assistant Director of the White House Photo Office during the Obama Administration.
4 questions with Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel, associate photo editor at National Geographic I think the obvious answer is that media organizations, even though they’ve made movements to become more diverse, ultimately aren’t the most diverse places
Democratizing the Sky: Drones in Visual Journalism The New York Times staff photographer Josh Haner was an early adopter of drone photography. His earliest forays were with a $60 gadget that he maneuvered around his living room. Since then, he has aimed ever higher, doing videos and stills high above the Gobi Desert and the […]
Intimate Distance — Photography Star Todd Hido Looks Back at the First 25 Years of His Career I think that my particular approach to photography stems from my love of many different aspects of the medium itself, which is one of the reasons that I often work in multiple genres concurrently. My approach very much vacillates […]
11 Night Photographers on Mischief and Magic After Dark In the darkness, everything that was once familiar becomes alien. Photographers who choose wandering over sleep grow to understand the strange, parallel world that emerges under the moonlight, and every frame they bring back with them has a story behind it.
Q & A with Ivars Gravlejs In such a configuration people will find out immediately when you photograph them. If your intervention with the camera is objectionable for them, they will quickly fight back and virtually compress you.
Richard Mosse on Using a Military Grade Camera to Find Signs of Life in Refugee Camps On a tip from a friend, Mosse bought a military-grade camera meant for long-range battle surveillance that doesn’t see visible light. Instead, this camera sees heat and produces crisp black-and-white images that are exposed based on the relative warmth […]
How This Photographer is Shedding Light on the Refugee Crisis There’s a staggering fact on photographer Malin Fezehai’s website. “The number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 50 million for the first time since the second World War.”