The New York Times tells me that the Pilgrims didn’t eat turkey, but that hasn’t stopped the flightless bird from becoming the protein du jour in the U.S. for the Thanksgiving table. And in celebration of the most traveled day, we bring to you two images that have graced the pages of bon appétit magazine for… The post Who Shot It Better? Turkey: Graydon/Herriott or Peden/Munk appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
If you’re a photojournalist, you need to know Melissa Lyttle. And even if you have a different niche, you should know her anyway. Lyttle is an independent visual journalist in Los Angeles, having previously worked as a staff photographer for a number of newspapers in Florida for 15 years. She founded the now-retired A Photo… The post Geeking Out with the NPPA’s Melissa Lyttle appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Deanne Fitzmaurice had just finished judging the College Photographer of the Year in Missouri, when she jumped on a plane to join the faculty at the Summit Sports California Photography Workshop near Malibu, CA. While she was in transit, a prominent photo editor started a discussion on Facebook over whether the desaturated look of… The post Deanne Fitzmaurice on Judging CPOY and the Evolution of Photojournalism appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
We’ve partnered with the World Photography Organisation for The 2018 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests, our biggest guide of the year. Inside, get a breakdown of 42 photo contests worldwide and learn which contests to consider and which to pass up. We give each a verdict based on factors like entry fees, promised exposure and prizes,… The post New Guide! The 2018 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
We come across impressive new photography portfolios on PhotoShelter every day and through this blog series we get a chance to share them with you, too. This month we are highlighting three unique photographers using three different templates—they’ve each set up their sites in a way that best tells the story of their work. Check… The post New Member Shout-Outs: November 2017 Edition appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
We’re doing something new and are pretty excited to tell you all about it. For the first time ever, we’re assembling something called The List. This will be an exclusive list of the top photographers on PhotoShelter, representing every major photo category. Here’s our CEO Andrew with the rundown on why you should apply. The incentive… The post The PhotoShelter List is Open! Apply Here appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
This is the latest in our One Photo series, where photographers share their most meaningful photo and the story behind it. We asked freelance photographer Brett Carlsen to share the story behind this photo of a young man from Flint, Michigan. What is this a photo of? What’s the subject and when did… The post Flint, Michigan: Pride For a City Still Struggling appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Vanity Fair tapped fashion photographer Mario Testino to shoot the cover story on power couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez. The cover image was accompanied by a series of photos inside the magazine – notably this one: Writer Bethany McLean writes: “She’s also been willing to take risks to stay relevant, no easy task in… The post Is This Photo of JLo Edgy or Out of Touch? appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Amy Adams has had a long and illustrious careers as one of the most versatile and finest actors of her generation. Currently filming Adam McKay’s currently untitled movie about Lynne and Dick Cheney, Adams recently graced the cover of the New York Times’ T Magazine “Greats” Issue. Let’s take a look! Collier Schorr did the… The post Who Shot It Better? Amy Adams: Joe Pugliese or Collier Schorr appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Every year, we look forward to October. It’s that time when PhotoPlus Expo takes over the Javits Center in NYC and we get to hang out with people who are as obsessed with photography as we are. The Expo kicks off on Thursday, October 26th and runs through Saturday, October 28th. If you’ve never been,… The post See You At PhotoPlus Expo? Here’s Where We’ll Be appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Adobe’s migration towards more cloud-based services is unsurprising given the general trend of cloudifying everything from Microsoft Office to Apple Keynote. The benefit of having all your data accessible from anywhere is incredibly appealing in a world where many people use multiple devices and are constantly on-the-move. But dealing with a 45MP RAW file isn’t… The post Lightroom CC isn’t Pro-Ready…Yet appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
We’re kicking off fall with a couple of October’s best new members – each with a knack for capturing the diverse beauty and strength of the human spirit whether in a mosque or on a runway. Check out their brand new sites and more on their social accounts. Featured image by Georgina Mary Garnett Georgina Mary… The post New Member Shout-Outs: October 2017 Edition appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
This is the latest in our One Photo series, where photographers share their most meaningful photo and the story behind it. We asked freelance photographer Todd Bigelow to share the story behind this photo of a father and son looking through the US/Mexico border fence. What is this a photo of? What’s the… The post Capturing Families Divided By a Border appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
At the turn of the millennium, Chrysler introduced the PT Cruiser, a retro-styled automobile that echoed design elements from the 1930s. People went gaga for it because it was retro cool while retaining modern utility. Turning on the car didn’t require the driver to manually crank the engine. The car had air conditioning, power windows,… The post Yashica digiFilm Y35 Exemplifies Everything Wrong with Retro Styling appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Of the 24 extraordinary people who the MacArthur Foundation named as 2017 Fellows (commonly referred to as “Genius Grant” winners), one is a photographer. As the oldest recipient at age 64, Chicago-based photographer and educator Dawoud Bey photographs people and things that he says “might be taken for granted.” Bey refers to himself as “an… The post The Oldest Genius: Photographer Dawoud Bey named MacArthur Fellow appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Unlike most niches of photography, photojournalism has staked a claim on veracity and ethics. Recent and past scandals make for lascivious headlines and imply an industry without a conscience, but most photojournalists still consider ethics with a high level of gravitas. Various photojournalistic outlets have issued codes of ethics that generally fall into two categories:… The post Photojournalism Ethics and Computational Photography appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
From a perch in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, a lone gunman armed with a large cache of weapons opened fire on an unsuspecting crowd of concert goers. In the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, 64-year old Stephen Paddock killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others before killing himself. The Route… The post Making Visual Sense of Tragedy appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
Have you been using our plug-in for Adobe Lightroom? Good news – we just launched version 5.23 and it’s running faster and better than ever. Syncing your images from Lightroom to your PhotoShelter account has never been so seamless and straightforward. The new version of the PhotoShelter Lightroom plug-in dramatically improves the speed and stability… The post PhotoShelter Lightroom Plug-in – New Version! appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
To see how photographers are documenting climate change around the world, watch our video Climate Change Is Real. Kike Calvo is a photojournalist specializing in the relationship between humans and the environment. Throughout his career, he’s been on assignment in over 85 countries, and his cultural and environmental work has been published by National Geographic… The post Photographer Kike Calvo: The Ice Is Melting appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.
When you shoot street photography, you have to think fast, sizing up the background composition and honing in on subjects as they move in and out of frame. There’s an element of intention and an element of chance. A long-established niche, feature pages and devotees naturally have different opinions about shooting in black and white… The post Instagram Hashtags for Street Photographers appeared first on PhotoShelter Blog.