Photography isn’t art. It is a discipline that can be mastered by passionate people in order to produce art, but it is not art by itself.
I’ve covered the many reasons I enjoy shooting film, from the desire for more creative control to an enthusiasm for a more tangible working process to the unique aesthetic. Though I sing film’s praises every chance I get, I never attempt to make the case that film is better than digital — it’s not. It’s […]
We are close to one of the biggest photography events of the year, and we are not talking about gear. This is, of course, the one and only, World Press Photo. Since 1955 the World Press Photo Contest has recognized professional photojournalists for their important labor. This year they have decided to include the Digital […]
Beyond making authors’ work recognizable, a style is a valuable asset a photographer should build. Here’s why you should create a photographic style
I never pass up an opportunity to encourage photographers to print their photos. I gain nothing from it personally, I just think it’s a shame to let beautiful photos languish in a virtual realm where they will all but cease to exist ultimately. A printed photo is “real.” You can’t scroll past it. You can’t […]
Photography is all about light and using a tool that enables us to capture it in the form of fixed images. The most usual tools are a camera and a lens, but there is another little friend that can help us manage light into the most creative ways. These tools are called filters, and they […]