Oct 222015
 
Is this street photography?

What makes a “street photograph?” By Adam Marelli Any attempt to create a comprehensive definition of street photography is bound to start an argument.  I have watched entire comment threads flame out and degenerate into murderous threats over the definition of “Street Photography.”  As as far as I can tell, we are no closer to [more...]

Aug 262014
 
Natural Light Portraits

Natural Light Portraits Anytime, anywhere New York City, USA   Introduction Every morning, from the Scottish Highlands to the Cape of Good Hope, we are gifted with natural light from the sun.  From pole to pole, sunlight has a million faces.  It changes temperature and intensity like a moody king.  It is, without question, the [more...]

Jul 242014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Tumblr

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 3: Tumblr   Introduction When we think of social media, the names that come to mind are Facebook and Twitter.  They are the most widely used platforms that no one saw coming, and no one can figure out if they will last.  So while financial [more...]

Jul 222014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Facebook

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 2: Facebook   Introduction A while back, on Facebook, I heard a quote… QUESTION “If you could tell someone from 100 years ago anything about the future what would it be? ANSWER “I have a small black box I carry in my pocket that has [more...]

Jul 212014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Instagram

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 1: Instagram Introduction Social media is like the “rap music” of the last decade.  Do you remember when rap music came out?  When rap first became main stream it felt like the Right Wing of everything grew an extra three feet.  Deemed “Not music” by [more...]

Jul 152014
 
From Genres to Projects

From Genres to Projects A step most photographers never take Project Development Seminar New York City, USA Introduction From the first time we pick up a camera, we are all waiting for that first great picture.  It’s the moment when what you see, feel, and shoot, all line up into a picture that just knocks people [more...]

Jul 032014
 
How to Scout a Picture

How to Scout a Picture Berlin Workshop Cafe Window What’s the Rush? It could be said that we live in the “Age of Hurry,” where our inbox is the boss.  Technology seems to be hunting down our free time and killing it one email at a time.  Whether it’s a blessing or a curse, we [more...]

Jan 242012
 
How To Photograph A City

Matera Can a city preserve its history without living in the past?  Matera challenges the trends of tourist cities by retaining its local character without compromising its integrity.  | WHO OWNS A CITY | Progress and preservation are in a constant battle.  We love the things of the past, but want the conveniences of the [more...]

May 172011
 
Perspectives: Eric Kim

Sharing Perspectives Photography tends to form little worlds based on equipment.  The SLR’s hang out in one room while the rangefinders go to another.  Even if we are shooting the same subjects, our choice in gear is a dividing force.  While both sides are immensely happy with their tools, I wanted to hear what someone [more...]