Wouldn’t it be great if you had a massive, rabidly loyal following that would support you in every way imaginable? Source: The Lewis Howes Effect: How to Amass a Die-Hard Loyal...read more
This is all about storytelling and blending visual with the written word to describe context. Visuals without context have far less impact. Inaccurate or misleading context destroys both the value of the image and the value of the creator. Agreed? The adage ‘a picture...read more
If every time I loaded a roll of Tri-x in a camera I saved a penny I’m guessing I’d be on the list of offshore accounts revealed in the Panama Papers. That’s a lot of pennies, a lot of film, and a lot of great memories. Thanks, Kodak. Along with the...read more
Shame Talbot doesn’t get more credit for his work. He wasn’t the first but he became the best. The best at the quality of the finished image and the best at marketing and selling his and other photographer’s work. Well done WHFT. HE WAS a man of some...read more
This is going to set off a lot of alarms for many of us in the photojournalism business. Although short of combining elements from different files to enhance a photos, a darkroom, Polycontrast paper, and dodging and burning tools is not much different than working...read more
Resolving color issues with a client can be a harrowing experience. “Purple. Can you change it to purple?” can send a designer over the edge and into an abyss that may make it impossible to further communicate with the client and ruin a carefully designed...read more
Adobe Bridge has a few exceptional capabilities, such as batch renaming selecting only part of a file’s original name. Photo Mechanic by Camera bits is still a better program for ingesting, IPTC embedding, sorting, and filing. Learn about all of the new...read more
Magnum photographer David Hurn has had the type of career one dreams of. He photographed stars like the Beatles and Sean Connery, and worked during what he Source: Timeless Wisdom from Magnum’s David Hurn: Wear Good...read more
We rely on photos to convey stories from around the world. What’s at stake when so few of those stories are told by women? Source: Courageous photographers shed light on their industry’s glaring gender disparity – Women in the World in Association with The New York...read more
Westerville author Robin Yocum’s third fiction book is now available on Amazon.
“A Brilliant Death” tells the story of the death of a woman in a boating accident in the Ohio Riverread more
It’s a good thing Not sure how Wikimedia can claim the public would be prosecuted for selfies when the article states the court specifically said “were permitted to photograph artwork on display in public spaces” without fear of breaking the law....read more
I’m convinced that photographers are exceptionally influenced by cognitive biases that prevent them from getting better at their craft. Especially Pro-Innovation and Zero Risk biases.read more
There are three places in my life where magazines are important. The library and Barnes & Noble are the first two.
The library gives me access to more magazines than my finances would allow subscriptions.read more
Photography is advancing rapidly and, as a result, so is the ability for storytellers to tell powerful stories through multiple platforms and media. But what are the images that really make an impact today?read more