Sports as Art: Photographing Athletes is Different from Sports Photography

Much to the surprise of many, photographing athletes doesn’t always mean you’re a sports photographer. To be honest, I don’t know anything about sports at all. My photography of athletes is best captured by the shape they create and how my lighting can accentuate it. In many ways, my lack of interest in sports gave … Read more

Essential and Helpful Tools for Photographing Waterfalls

Photographing waterfalls is more tedious than it seems. In this case, the physical aspects of the equipment you use have a big impact on the success of each shot. Here are some important and useful tools to have in the field. Taking landscape photos of waterfalls often requires a very different workflow than other types … Read more

Cindy Sherman in 1985: Photographing the Photographer

On October 31, 1985, Halloween day, photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron packed her trusty Hasselblad and tripod and arrived for a portrait session in downtown New York. His subject was famed photographer and artist Cindy Sherman. Sherman once said, “I wish I could treat every day like Halloween and dress up and go out into the … Read more

GUEST BLOG: PHOTOGRAPHING BONNAROO FOR RED BULL, DAY 4, WITH MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHER BRAD MOORE

White Reaper performs at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 11, 2017. My last day at Bonnaroo started again at What Stage with White Reaper. White Reaper performs at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 11, 2017. Their backdrop was in support of … Read more

Guest Blog: Photographing Bonnaroo For Red Bull, Day 3, With Music Photographer Brad Moore

The Front Bottoms perform at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, USA on June 10, 2017. Day 3 of Bonnaroo started for me around 1:00 p.m. when I arrived on site with the rest of the team. My first set of the day was back at What Stage with The Front Bottoms. … 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

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