I recently watched a video of photographer, Igor Posner giving a presentation at the School of Visual Arts, discussing the process of putting together his latest book, as well as sharing his general approach to photography. Writer Mary Di Lucia also spoke at this presentation and I was really inspired both by Igor’s approach to […]
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I’ve mentioned it from time to time that I love seeing people who are passionate about what they do. Jacob Aue Sobol is very passionate about his approach to photography. He takes a very emotional approach, seeing his photography as a way to connect with people. Strong images. Very inspiring photographer. The Links JacobAueSobol.com […]
Everybody always talks about the importance of the personal project. And I agree, I think they are important for several different reasons. But how do you come up with your subject? Seriously. I’m curious. I’ll share a few things that inspire me to do personal projects and how I come up with them. The […]
I wanted to follow up on the last episode of INSPIRED. There’s more to the Anti-Pose approach than simply not traditionally posing someone. Hope you find this information helpful. Enjoy. In Case You Missed It INSPIRED – Episode 10 – The Anti-Pose, Part I
My Mom was my favorite person I’ve ever known. One of many things that I admire about her is that she knew how important it was to always take photos of the family. My dad was actually a professional photographer for a short time, but it was really my Mom who was the documentary photographer […]
I love photographing people. I love working with people to create strong photos that really evoke a feel from the viewer. In this episode I talk about how I get stronger photos from not posing the models. Stay tuned for Part II on Wednesday.
One of the coolest things in photography is the self assignent. It gives the photography as well as the photographer a purpose. That in itself is an inspiring and motivating force. Have a great weekend!
I think we’ve all been there… spending money on gear we just don’t need. This episode is kind of a followup conversation about an article I recently posted on PhotographyMattersPodcast.com. It got some interesting responses and the conversations were a lot of fun. Enjoy. The Link What if You Lost Everything… Had Very Little […]
Ever have those photo shoots where everything goes as planned; everything is perfect and it’s a breeze? Pretty awesome, huh? Actually, I have better memories of the shoots in which everything was not so perfect; some kind of problem came up; an issue we had to deal with.
Have you seen the news that a new movie is coming out later called Minimata? It stars Johnny Depp as legendary photographer, W. Eugene Smith. I want to talk about this and Kodachrome and other movies about photographers and other artists as well. Cool stuff. The Links First Look at Johnny Depp as War […]