Photographer Captures the Strength of Ukrainians in the Face of Suffering

After Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, American photographer Gavin Doran traveled to the country to document the human stories of war-affected individuals. Doran posted a three-part photo series that captures the plight of refugees; families sending their sons, brothers, husbands and fathers to the front; and Ukrainians mourning those who paid the ultimate price … Read more

Conceptual Genius or Experimental Master: What Kind of Photographer Are You?

Successful photographers follow one of two paths. What path do you take in your photographic career, that of a conceptual genius or an experimental master? I’m currently listening to an audiobook by one of the greatest songwriters of our time: Paul Simon. It’s fascinating because, like the movie The Beatles: Get Back that I wrote … Read more

19-Year-Old Wins Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographer 2022

Jodi Weisz, 19, has been named Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographer 2022 Grand Prize winner for her documentary portfolio on contemporary youth culture. Notable Australasia Photo Contest Presented by Fujifilm and organized by Capture — Australia’s leading magazine and website for professional photographers — the competition was open to Australians and New Zealanders with less than … Read more

Guest Blog: Photographing Bonnaroo for Red Bull, Day 2, with Music Photographer Brad Moore

Angelique Kidjo is interviewed by Sal Masekela at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 9, 2017. Angelique Kidjo is interviewed by Sal Masekela at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 9, 2017. We arrived on site for the second day of Bonnaroo around … Read more

Photographer Builds Giant Camera and Darkroom Bus

Photographer Bill Hao from Vancouver, Canada spent two years building a huge camera out of oak wood. It takes gigantic wet-plate collodion photos measuring 32 × 48 inches. The collodion wet plate process has a very critical requirement: the photographer must be able to coat, expose and develop the plate while wet within 15 minutes. … Read more

You Are Still a Photographer, Even If No One Likes Your Images

I think we’ve all been there. After culling, editing and sweating over every detail, we release our latest masterpiece to be greeted with three likes. One comes from our mother, the other two from our friends who know nothing about photography. It’s demoralizing. It often raises questions like “why am I doing this?”, “Am I … Read more

10 Stunning Photos from the 2022 Milky Way Photographer of the Year

Travel and adventure photography blog Capture the Atlas released its annual Milky Way Photographer of the Year collection which features the best night sky captures from around the world. Breathtaking photos of the Milky Way from around the world The publication highlights the top 25 entries in the collection and publishes the results at the … Read more

Guest Blog: Photographing Bonnaroo for Red Bull, Day 1, with Music Photographer Brad Moore

Spectators enjoy Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 8, 2017. Editor’s note: This is part of a series on music festival photography. Also be sure to check out Part 1: Equipment for photographing music festivals and Part 2: Camera setup and post-workflow for music festivals. Bonnaroo Day 1 We started … Read more

William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the American West

The history of the American West is filled with many characters and great personalities. How the West was won or lost, depending on which side you were on, can be told through the lives of many people. Not all of them were cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, or lawmen like those often depicted in movies and novels; … Read more