Photographer Captures Images of Tribes Across The Globe

Photographer Captures Images of Tribes Across The Globe British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled to 35 communities across the world in the first part of his project to document portraits of tribal and indigenous peoples. Today, in the second part of his project, Nelson is continuing to travel and document lives and cultures that are often unseen. [ Read More ]

Testing Out Leica’s $12,800 Ultimate Portrait Lens, the 75mm f/1.25

Photographer Matt Granger has been testing out the Leica NOCTILUX 75mm f/1.25 lens, which retails for a whopping $12,800, and in this 9-minute test video he shares his initial thoughts about using it. Granger took the Leica 75mm, the most expensive retail Leica lens, out to shoot at a harbor with his model Steph. He worked to “obliterate” the background with the incredibly shallow depth of field allowed by the f/1.25 maximum aperture.
The $12,800 Leica NOCTILUX 75mm f/1.25 lens.
While the amount of light let into the camera by this lens is a huge
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Helpful Tips for Standing Out in Portrait Photography

Helpful Tips for Standing Out in Portrait Photography Every genre from landscapes to fine art macro shots of insects of the southern United States has its clichés. And while there's nothing inherently wrong with them, doing something different can help you distinguish yourself. This great video will help you create your best portraits and stand out more. [ Read More ]

Five Portrait Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Five Portrait Photography Mistakes to Avoid Portrait photography (or any genre involving people) is difficult because no matter how good your technical skills are, there's a prominent human element, and your success hinges on being proficient at working with your subjects. This great video will examine five common portrait photography mistakes to avoid. [ Read More ]

A Range of Advice From a Successful Portrait Photographer

A Range of Advice From a Successful Portrait Photographer Portrait photography can be a tricky genre, as it relies very heavily on your ability to interact with and bring the best out of the people in front of your lens, making it just as much psychology as photography. This great video will give you some tips for working with subjects as well as some helpful career advice. [ Read More ]

Stylizing Your Work With the Use of Color

Stylizing Your Work With the Use of Color We often draw inspiration from several mediums; art, music, and film to name a few. These inspirations are blended together and found within our work. This article digs deeper into what may give our work moody undertones and makes us feel exactly how we feel when looking at it. [ Read More ]

Ten Easy Tips for Dog Photography

Ten Easy Tips for Dog Photography The same way people portraiture requires imagination and inspiration to create something different, so does dog photography. Have you tried photographing dogs but wished you could have added something to make them stand out more? Phil Harris has created a short video to give you 10 quick and easy tips and tricks to achieve that. [ Read More ]

Improving Your Photography Quickly Breaks Down to Deliberate Time Management

Improving Your Photography Quickly Breaks Down to Deliberate Time Management It's no secret that we all have to start somewhere. Usually, that place is not very good. At the very least we all start out in the “room for improvement” category. Assuming that progressing with our work and improving our images, style, brand, knowledge, and skill set is the goal, how to we go about getting better at a quicker-than-a-snail pace? The answer is straight forward, but requires deliberate action. Intelligent investment of time and money is the fastest way to get improve quickly. [ Read More ]

Portraits of Rajasthan: Photographing Villagers in India

Driving through the cities and villages of Rajasthan provides for an intimate view of rural India. The sun-drenched countryside is dotted with a resilient vegetation common to drier, desert, climates. Villagers, mixed in with cows, herds of goats and the odd camel, walk the long stretches of roads between villages, pausing for rest under the sparse shade of Khejri trees. This is a part of the tourist trail that is rarely seen. The usual stops along the Rajasthan tourist trails are the cities of Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, and Udaipur. Air-conditioned tourist vans carrom between these cities, anxiously keeping to a
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Fuji GFX 50s With Techart Adapter: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Versus GF 110mm f/2

Fuji GFX 50s With Techart Adapter: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Versus GF 110mm f/2 One of the really great things about the Fuji GFX 50s is the fact that it has a shutter built into the camera instead of it being in the lens. With a sync speed of only 1/125 of a second, on the surface, this may seem like a massive downside for the Fuji compared to the Hasselblad X1D which uses a leaf shutter mechanism. Instead, this one feature opens the GFX to a whole world of adaptable lenses and possibilities. [ Read More ]

How to Reach Your Photography Goals in Your Twenties

How to Reach Your Photography Goals in Your Twenties The art and business of photography has had no trouble in inspiring millennials into finding a path to success within the field. Twenty-somethings have embraced the use of new technologies in their workflow, marketing, and creativity, but there is one lesson on reaching your goals that has not changed since the dawn of commercial photography. [ Read More ]

Photographic Exhibition to Tackle Loneliness Amongst Elderly

Photographic Exhibition to Tackle Loneliness Amongst Elderly For some of us becoming old may be a thing of a distant future, for others it may be a day-to-day experience. However, for many of us "empathy for our older population is lacking, and audiences need reminding that we are all aging and old people need to feel the joy of human interaction too". This is one of many reasons why photographer, known simply as "Z", has put together a photographic exhibition to highlight the legacy of those who may find themselves lonely and forgotten. [ Read More ]