Photography

COLOR PALETTES IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Understanding color and using a color palette approach to composition can give more power to your photos, particularly when you want to use accent...

WHY GEAR DOESN'T MATTER

Are photos from a DSLR better than photos from an iPhone? Is 35mm better than large format? Does any of this matter? Cameras don't make pictures,...

THE GREAT THING ABOUT PHOTO ASSIGNMENTS

Photo Assignments are a bi-weekly photo challenge designed for all of us to improve our creative thinking, learn and become better photographers....

THE PERSON WHO CHANGED MY LIFE

My 9th grade year had to be the low point of my life. This is a story about the remarkable person who changed everything. Italian translation -...

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD OWN A NIKON F4

Introduced in 1988, the Nikon F4 is one of the classics in the F series of 35mm SLR film cameras. It was the second flagship Nikon camera to...

PHOTO ASSIGNMENT #4 :: MAYBE THE BEST YET

Photo Assignment #4 was to work with shooting from high camera angles. This is probably the best work that has been submitted yet. I'm seeing some...

CREATIVE DOUBT

Doubt is the necessary evil of creativity. We all doubt our photography, we all doubt the work we are doing. Learning how to manage doubt is the...

PANASONIC LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12MM F/1.4 REVIEW

I've been working with the Panasonic 12mm 1.4 Leica Summilux for a few weeks now and wanted to share some images and video footage from this lens....

HIGH ANGLE PHOTOGRAPHY

This is the third photo assignment in a series on camera angles. Much like low angle photography, shooting from high angles has a sense of drama...

I HAVE TO GET THIS OFF MY CHEST

There's something that's bothering me about the online photography community that I want to get off my chest. I know I can't control how people...

Sony a9 Hands-on First Look

I look at the Sony a9. Well, I do a bit more than look at it. Obvs. It shoots 20-fps, with no viewfinder blackout, 24-megapixel images. It's a...

I MET MARTIN PARR! Q&A

Martin Parr answers your questions! Congrats to Martin on the Sony World Photography Award for Outstanding Contribution to Photography!!...