COVID-19 diary: Photographing the pandemic at the front lines


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“I’ve had some scary shoots before … but this was different, and I remember walking in for the first time feeling rather scared,” shared UK-based photographer Slater King on documenting the COVID-19 pandemic straight from the hospital. “I was knowingly going into a Coronavirus hot spot, repeatedly and over many days, back when there were […]

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Beautiful street photography using Kodak Portra 400


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Whether you’re a film photographer or a fan of the film aesthetic I’m sure you’ve heard about Kodak Portra 400. It’s one of the most popular emulsions still available today, so much that I’m sure there are lots of filters and presets inspired by it. It’s an especially beloved film among portrait and wedding photographers, […]

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Food photography and portraits mashup in “Donut Doubles”


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I absolutely love it when two different genres or creative disciplines come together to create something unique and interesting. I find it to be one of the best ways to get out of a creative slump and test out random ideas. Say, mixing up food photography and portraiture? You’ll be surprised at how fun it can […]

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Street portraits inspiring us to capture interesting characters


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When it comes to street photography, the first thing that often comes to mind is showing a slice of life with people going about their daily activities. Some photographers also do well in introducing us to interesting people through street portraits. However, if you’re more interested in depicting fascinating characters instead of just eye-catching faces, […]

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Dreamy portraits showcase the unique look of vintage lenses


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Not so long ago, I talked about how vintage lenses can still be equipped on most modern digital cameras and how the combo produces some really interesting results. I also shared a bunch of beautiful photos to demonstrate the unique “flavor” that it can add, especially for portrait photography. In case you want to see […]

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Dreamy portraits showcase the unique look of vintage lenses


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Not so long ago, I talked about how vintage lenses can still be equipped on most modern digital cameras and how the combo produces some really interesting results. I also shared a bunch of beautiful photos to demonstrate the unique “flavor” that it can add, especially for portrait photography. In case you want to see […]

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Dreamy portraits showcase the unique look of vintage lenses


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Not so long ago, I talked about how vintage lenses can still be equipped on most modern digital cameras and how the combo produces some really interesting results. I also shared a bunch of beautiful photos to demonstrate the unique “flavor” that it can add, especially for portrait photography. In case you want to see […]

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Dreamy portraits showcase the unique look of vintage lenses


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Not so long ago, I talked about how vintage lenses can still be equipped on most modern digital cameras and how the combo produces some really interesting results. I also shared a bunch of beautiful photos to demonstrate the unique “flavor” that it can add, especially for portrait photography. In case you want to see […]

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On Photography: Nick Brandt, 1964-present


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“My images are idyllic and romantic, a kind of enchanted Africa. They are my elegy to a world that is steadily, tragically vanishing.” – Nick Brandt Music videos Nick Brandt studied painting and filmmaking at St. Martin’s School of Art in England. In 1992, he moved to California where he directed award willing music videos. […]

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On Photography: Nick Brandt, 1964-present


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“My images are idyllic and romantic, a kind of enchanted Africa. They are my elegy to a world that is steadily, tragically vanishing.” – Nick Brandt Music videos Nick Brandt studied painting and filmmaking at St. Martin’s School of Art in England. In 1992, he moved to California where he directed award willing music videos. […]

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Portrait photography puts the spotlight on the beauty of age


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Exploring the subject of beauty has been a popular pursuit in creative disciplines like portrait photography, and we see it portrayed in many different ways. We see it a lot in themes and subjects like fashion, the human body, landscapes and nature. We seek to have beauty in our lives and appreciate seeing it in […]

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The power of looking up in architecture photography


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When it comes to architecture photography, looking up is inevitable. Towering skyscrapers will often force you to point your camera to their height. Some buildings and architectural elements also only reveal their full effect when viewed from below. In a quick and simple exercise by Kyoto-based photographer and editor Ying Yin, she demonstrates how powerful […]

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Film photography project shows shared lives in one roll


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If you ask any film photographer about what keeps them shooting with the medium, I’m sure that among the reasons you’ll get is the community and its collaborative spirit. I am often inspired by collaborations between fellow film photographers across the globe, and how they go beyond the distance to put their ideas to work. […]

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Film photography project shows shared lives in one roll


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If you ask any film photographer about what keeps them shooting with the medium, I’m sure that among the reasons you’ll get is the community and its collaborative spirit. I am often inspired by collaborations between fellow film photographers across the globe, and how they go beyond the distance to put their ideas to work. […]

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Film photography project shows shared lives in one roll


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If you ask any film photographer about what keeps them shooting with the medium, I’m sure that among the reasons you’ll get is the community and its collaborative spirit. I am often inspired by collaborations between fellow film photographers across the globe, and how they go beyond the distance to put their ideas to work. […]

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On Photography: Louis Hine, 1874-1980


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“If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.” -Louis Hine The power of photography In 1901, Louis Hine was hired by Frank Manny the superintendent of New York’s Ethical Culture School. Hine was asked to add school photographer to his duties and to document the studies and […]

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On Photography: Louis Hine, 1874-1980


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“If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.” -Louis Hine The power of photography In 1901, Louis Hine was hired by Frank Manny the superintendent of New York’s Ethical Culture School. Hine was asked to add school photographer to his duties and to document the studies and […]

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How playful colors make a difference in food photography


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Colors have a big role when it comes to food photography, there’s no question about that. However, it’s not just about rendering the colors of food items in the most mouthwatering hues and shades. The playful and vibrant project of China-based photographer Mavis Malin shows us how we can get playful with colors to create […]

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How playful colors make a difference in food photography


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Colors have a big role when it comes to food photography, there’s no question about that. However, it’s not just about rendering the colors of food items in the most mouthwatering hues and shades. The playful and vibrant project of China-based photographer Mavis Malin shows us how we can get playful with colors to create […]

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Photography project shares slices of life of migrant farmers


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Inspired by his encounters with people in the migrant health field, Eric Bouwens documents the daily life of migrant farmers during the apple harvest season. It’s always fascinating to learn more about the daily life around the world, which is why documentary projects remain a popular pursuit among photographers. For Grand Rapids-based Eric Bouwens, it […]

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