Category: Photography

  • The licensable web – Kaptur

    The licensable web – Kaptur Some creators and artists of all kinds will continue to offer their content for free, as they have done for millenniums. But unlike the last 50 years, it will be a choice rather than an obligation. via Kaptur: https://kaptur.co/the-licensable-web/ The next web is where content, where ever it might originate,…

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

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

    Webinar: Every Day is Earth Day for Ami Vitale – PhotoShelter Blog 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 ma via PhotoShelter…

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

    Photographers Share Their Stories for Earth Day 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog

    Photographers Share Their Stories for Earth Day 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog Every year, Earth Day offers a time for photographers around the world to highlight the importance and beauty of nature and wildlife. Images have the power to show the impact we leave on our planet in an instant. To celebrate this year’s unique Earth…

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

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

    New Guide! 45 Places to Find Photography Jobs in 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog Photographers accounted for some of the hardest-hit professionals amid the coronavirus pandemic. During an incredibly challenging year both professionally and personally, many took the time to learn new skills and focus on personal projects.  Now, in 2021 via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2021/04/45-places-to-find-photography-jobs-in-2021/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 Today,…

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

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

    Celebrating Women Photographers – Women’s History Month 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog For centuries, across specialties, women photographers have shown great mastery and passion for the art and study of photography. The global community of women imagemakers is also often an inspiring force for good. From sharing supportive messages on Twit via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2021/03/womens-history-month-2021/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 In…

  • 11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work

    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. via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/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?

    What is an NFT and Why Should Photographers Care?

    What is an NFT and Why Should Photographers Care? The photographer’s guide to the rapidly-evolving NFT space. via PetaPixel: 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.…

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

    100 Contemporary Women Street Photographers Redefining the Genre – Feature Shoot

    100 Contemporary Women Street Photographers Redefining the Genre – Feature Shoot Growing up in Ufa, the capital of the republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, Gulnara Samoilova fell in love with photography at the age of 15, and quickly discovered it was a… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2021/03/100-contemporary-women-street-photographers-redefining-the-genre/ Featuring the work of 100 contemporary artists from 31 countries pushing the…

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

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

    WATCH: The Social Effects of Photography with Black Women Photographers – PhotoShelter Blog Photography has long been a medium used to drive social and cultural change. The impact of documentary photography is immeasurable as both new and historic images play a role in how we see and interact with the world around us. As society…

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

    How the 1970s Revolutionized the Art of Photography A new exhibition at PDNB Gallery explores how photographers working in the 1970s transformed not only the language of photography, but invented new ways of seeing the world. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/1235/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…

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

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

    Debunking the Myth That It’s Hard to Find Black Photographers – PhotoShelter Blog Last year, multimedia journalist, digital editor and self-taught photographer Polly Irungu took the photo industry by storm. As a Digital Content Editor at New York Public Radio (WYNC), she knows the power of promotion. So, when she masterfully used socia via PhotoShelter…

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

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

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

  • The Green Helicopter | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Green Helicopter | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Green Helicopter via 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…

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

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

    Corky Lee’s Photographs Helped Generations of Asian-Americans See Themselves His simple passion to document took him everywhere. via 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…

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

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

    New Yorker Photography in a Year of Crisis Photographers for the magazine in 2020 located surprising forms of artistry within the pandemic’s constraints. via 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…

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

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

    New Guide! The Photographer’s Outlook on 2021 – PhotoShelter Blog In 2020, the photography industry was plagued with widespread job cancellations due to COVID-19, plus trips and workshops postponed courtesy of travel bans. But despite all of the challenges and unknowns, you adapted.  We recently asked more than a thousa via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2020/12/2021-photographers-outlook/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 Today,…

  • 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

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

    Even From the Desert, Danny Lyon Still Speaks to the Streets The indefatigable photographer on the struggles of getting his new film to the next generation of activists. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/arts/design/danny-lyon-sncc-photography.html The indefatigable photographer on the struggles of getting his new film to the next generation of activists.

  • There is a false sense of solidarity in the creative industry and it’s down to unpaid work

    There is a false sense of solidarity in the creative industry and it’s down to unpaid work

    There is a false sense of solidarity in the creative industry and it’s down to unpaid work Low or unpaid work has become a seemingly unavoidable factor in entering the creative industries. But to stop further social inequality, it’s time we rethink the value of cultural work itself. Link: https://www.itsnicethat.com/features/dave-obrien-social-solidarity-in-the-creative-industry-conscious-creativity-031220?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+itsnicethat%2FSlXC+%28It%27s+Nice+That%29 Low or unpaid work has…

  • Dafna Talmor, László Moholy-Nagy & Josh Kern- The Photographic Notebook – AMERICAN SUBURB X

    Dafna Talmor, László Moholy-Nagy & Josh Kern- The Photographic Notebook – AMERICAN SUBURB X

    Dafna Talmor, László Moholy-Nagy & Josh Kern- The Photographic Notebook “For artists who do stage their work and find it in situ, the photographic sketchbook is virtually unnecessary as a pre-game facilitator. I would suggest though, that the photographic notebook is an indispensable tool after cheap prints have been made available” One technical tool that…