Category: Photography

  • The Artist Upending Photography’s Brutal Racial Legacy – The New York Times

    A few months ago, the photographer Deana Lawson and her family were driving to an art opening in the Inglewood neighborhood of Los Angeles when Lawson spotted a garage sale out of the corner of her eye. She wanted to pull over, but her 19-year-old son was tired, and he balked. The family passed the […]

  • Free Webinar: The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Photography Business – PhotoShelter Blog

    https://blog.photoshelter.com/2021/05/dos-and-donts-of-a-successful-photography-business-webinar/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 This Friday, May 7th at 12pm ET, freelance photographer and photojournalist Melissa Lyttle is joining us for a free webinar all about how to run a successful photo business. With decades of freelance experience, Melissa is adamant about one thing: she’s a business owner first and photographer second.

  • The licensable web – Kaptur

    The licensable web The next web is where content, where ever it might originate, will be compensated for. A place where if you want to build and sustain traffic, you will have to incentivize your content producers. But also a place where it will no longer be against the “internet principle” to charge for content.

  • Webinar: Every Day is Earth Day for Ami Vitale – PhotoShelter Blog

    https://blog.photoshelter.com/2021/04/webinar-every-day-is-earth-day-for-ami-vitale/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 On Friday, April 30th at 12pm ET, we’re teaming up with National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, writer and explorer Ami Vitale. Ami will take us on an odyssey, sharing powerful stories about pushing boundaries and how she’s used her photography to make an impact.

  • Photographers Share Their Stories for Earth Day 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog

    Photographers Share Their Stories for Earth Day 2021 To celebrate this year’s unique Earth Day, we reached out to some of our members asking them to share photos that represent the true nature of Earth Day; a sense of wonder, adventure and protection for our planet. Below, you’ll hear stories of incredible animals, captivating destinations, […]

  • New Guide! 45 Places to Find Photography Jobs in 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog

    New Guide! 45 Places to Find Photography Jobs in 2021 Today, we’re thrilled to release 45 Places to Find Photography Jobs in 2021, made in partnership with our friends over at Feature Shoot. We’re highlighting 45 places around the world where opportunities await. Browse job boards with full-time listings, websites for part-time gigs and social […]

  • Celebrating Women Photographers – Women’s History Month 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog

    Celebrating Women Photographers – Women’s History Month 2021 In honor of Women’s History Month, we connected with a few PhotoShelter members who we’re proud to work with. These seven women photographers are offering their thoughts on representation in the photo industry and introducing us to the peers they admire most.

  • 11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work

    11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work Sabiha Çimen, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb, and more on how happy accidents and unusual turns led to their most memorable images.

  • What is an NFT and Why Should Photographers Care?

    https://petapixel.com/2021/03/12/what-is-an-nft-and-why-should-photographers-care/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29 Seemingly overnight, NFTs became the hottest acronym on social media and in headlines. On Thursday, a single JPG file created by Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, sold in an online auction for $69.3 million. It was the first digital-only art sale for auction house Christie’s, meaning there was no physical copy involved.

  • 100 Contemporary Women Street Photographers Redefining the Genre – Feature Shoot

    100 Contemporary Women Street Photographers Redefining the Genre Featuring the work of 100 contemporary artists from 31 countries pushing the boundaries of street photography in new and exciting directions, Women Street Photographers introduces  expansive, experimental, and non-traditional approaches to a genre historically defined by the work of men. Bringing together women of all ages, races, ethnicities, creeds, and sexualities, […]

  • WATCH: The Social Effects of Photography with Black Women Photographers – PhotoShelter Blog

    WATCH: The Social Effects of Photography with Black Women Photographers We sat down with Polly Irungu, the founder of Black Women Photographers, and talented independent photographers Dee Dwyer and Alexis Hunley to discuss the stories behind some of their powerful images, how the photo industry can better support Black photographers and more.

  • Blind – How the 1970s Revolutionized the Art of Photography

    How the 1970s Revolutionized the Art of Photography Despite its long-standing marginalization, photography underwent a radical shift in the 1970s, catapulting it into the realm of fine art. Under John Szarkowski’s direction, the Museum of Modern Art staged a series of seminal exhibitions and wrote the landmark 1973 book, Looking at Photography, which reframed conventional […]

  • Debunking the Myth That It’s Hard to Find Black Photographers – PhotoShelter Blog

    Debunking the Myth That It’s Hard to Find Black Photographers Join us this Friday, February 19th, at 12PM ET as we talk with Polly and two incredibly talented independent photographers from the BWP community, Dee Dwyer and Alexis Hunley, about the social effects of photography and what Black photographers need from the photo industry. Sign […]

  • “I had the chance to open the doors a little”: Stephan Gladieu photographs the people of North Korea

    https://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/stephan-gladieu-north-koreans-photography-160221?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+itsnicethat%2FSlXC+%28It%27s+Nice+That%29 The photographer talks us through his work in North Korea, detailing what it was like to gain access to a country largely hidden from the world.

  • The Green Helicopter | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    https://cphmag.com/green-helicopter/ In fact, I had expressed my surprise about the Trump team being so inept at visuals many times on Twitter. Having thought about this for a few days, though, I now think I had had it all wrong. Or rather, what I had commented on was not an ineptitude to produce visuals per se. […]

  • Corky Lee’s Photographs Helped Generations of Asian-Americans See Themselves | The New Yorker

    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/postscript/corky-lees-photographs-helped-generations-of-asian-americans-see-themselves Corky Lee often described his life’s work as “photographing Asian Pacific Americans.” It was a simple passion that could take him anywhere. For nearly fifty years, New Yorkers never knew where they might run into Lee and his camera: a museum gala or a tenants’ rights meeting, construction sites or local laundries, youth basketball […]

  • New Yorker Photography in a Year of Crisis | The New Yorker

    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/2020-in-review/new-yorker-photography-in-a-year-of-crisis Among the many extraordinary challenges posed by 2020 were a few that were peculiar to photographers. When the pandemic hit, journalists who write for a living could conduct much of their reporting remotely, by phone or over Zoom, but photographers documenting the ravages of covid-19 had to go to the action—or at least within […]

  • New Guide! The Photographer’s Outlook on 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog

    New Guide! The Photographer’s Outlook on 2021 Today, we’re thrilled to share The Photographer’s Outlook on 2021. Download your free guide now to see how photographers remained imaginative and adaptable despite an arduous year, including firsthand accounts of what worked and what didn’t, advice on where to focus your efforts and more.

  • Cameras and Lenses – Bartosz Ciechanowski

    https://ciechanow.ski/cameras-and-lenses/ Over the course of this article we’ll build a simple camera from first principles. Our first steps will be very modest – we’ll simply try to take any picture. To do that we need to have a sensor capable of detecting and measuring light that shines onto it.

  • Even From the Desert, Danny Lyon Still Speaks to the Streets – The New York Times

    The indefatigable photographer on the struggles of getting his new film to the next generation of activists.