New year, new president. Need some inspiration? Take a gander at these videos, then get out there and start making photos!
Readers spent nearly two times more time looking at longform content (text posts with more than 1,000 words) than they did the average post. Online video, by comparison, was viewed three-tenths less than the average post. Slideshows, meanwhile, were viewed slightly more (three tenths) than the average post.
Widener shares this story in his own words in the video interview above. As image after image that he had captured scrolls across the screen, you hear about how he drew “the short straw” and put his life on the line to capture the Tiananmen square protests as they happened.
The Missouri Photo Workshop has recently published a video featuring interviews with women in the photo industry talking about sexism they’ve encountered, obstacles they’ve overcome in their careers, and the value of women in photography
There’s hopelessness in Dondi Tawatao’s eyes. The photographer, once a feature photographer in Manila, now spends his nights photographing corpses—documenting the victims of Filipino President Rodrigo Duerte’s ruthless drug war.
But when I stand, I quickly find myself in a featureless all-white room, a kind of Platonic vestibule. On the walls at either end are striking poster-size black-and-white portraits taken by the noted Belgian-Tunisian photographer Karim Ben Khelifa, one showing a young Israeli soldier and another a Palestinian fighter about the same age, whose face is almost completely hidden by a black hood.
On September 22nd, 2016, Michael Shaw presented a lecture at The School of Visual Arts in New York tracing the visual arc of this presidential election beginning with one Clinton tweet back in September 2014
In 1980 Teching Hsieh, who is known for his long-term performances and immersive projects, took a self-portrait every hour on the hour for an entire year. This short film by Versus captures the essence of Hsieh’s One Year Performance 1980–1981 (Time Clock Piece).
What the New York Times did ( and continues to do) is use Facebook Live to show all the images from the Olympics as they are coming in from Reuters, Getty, AP, EPA and AFP. One after the other, with no captions and just credits. And since wire services move very fast, those pictures are just a few minutes old
…the use of Olympic Material transformed into graphic animated formats such as animated GIFs (i.e. GIFV), GFY, WebM, or short video formats such as Vines and others, is expressly prohibited.
This special panel moderated by ViewFind’s Lead Photo Editor Andrea Wise explores some of the delicate issues that arise when making bodies of work on sensitive topics. The panel consists of NYC-based ViewFind contributors including Dorie Hagler, Michael Santiago, Jonah Markowitz, and Radcliffe (Ruddy) Roy.
The Lion City II – Majulah is a photographic love letter to Singapore; actually, love novel might be more appropriate. A time-lapse overflowing with creative camera work brought together with brilliant editing, it’s not an understatement to say photographer Keith Loutit just raised the timelapse bar.
In a TIME Red Border Film, photographer Donna Ferrato shares the story of her groundbreaking images of spousal abuse
I was 5 years old and had just walked my dad into a stairway. He wasn’t hurt, but I remember his irritation. He was blind and I was his son and guide-in-training. Whenever we walked together for the next 34 years, I made sure his path was clear.
Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden is talking about his projects: Coney Island, Haiti, Black Country and American Made.
Originally trained as a marine biologist, Thomas Peschak transitioned from the field in 2004 in order to pursue a discipline he felt was even more effective in ocean conservation efforts: photojournalism. Peschak is now a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and the Director of Conservation for the Save our Seas Foundation. He has been named as one of the 40 most influential nature photographers in the world.
Back in 2014, Denver Post photojournalist AAron Ontiveroz‘s traveled to Russian to cover the Sochi Winter Olympics, Aspen for the Winter X Games, and NYC for the Super Bowl.
Funny videos – Donald Trump and Ben Carson Hilariously Blows GOP Republican Debate Entrance, NFL Denver Broncos fan spends $21,000 on Super Bowl tickets, Criminal looks just like BBC news reporter, Nascar reporter snubs John Cena, and a Yanet Garcia laughing fit – make up this month’s ultimate best news blooper compilation.
The clip lasts 10 seconds, but Morris’ camera movement that day – his sweep across that front row in that Noah’s Event Venue in St. Clive, Iowa – took less than a second to film using Vision Research’s Phantom, a high-speed camera that shoots more than 720 frames per second.