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Looking For Inspiration: Sebastiao Salgado

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Looking For Inspiration: Sebastiao Salgado

Whenever I’m looking for a little inspiration I don’t have to go far because inspiration is all around me in the form of my extensive library of photography books I’ve been cultivating for as long as I’ve been shooting.

This day, I picked up one of my many books by Sebastiao Salgado, Genesis– the third long-term series on global issues with stunning, powerful images that can’t hel…Read On…

How To Take A Five Star Image: Follow The Light

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How To Take A Five Star Image: Follow The Light

As photographers we know that sometimes, it’s all about the light.

But often the five star image is a perfect storm of finding great light with strong content; impactful framing with sharp focus at the best aperture/shutter speed for the particular image triggered at the decisive moment. Can’t be too hard right?

We all know it’s no easy task, especially when we have no control o…Read On…

The Master William Eggleston & His Camerassssss…

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The Master William Eggleston & His Camerassssss…

When I think of the great master photographers who have inspired me, I rarely think about their gear. The great Cartier-Bresson –it has been drummed into my head–shot mostly with his trusted Leica and 50mm lens. Those of you familiar with this blog, know that I’m a Nikon guy who understands the equipment I use are tools, yet I have a strange fascination and appreciation for gear as …Read On…

Shutterbug Magazine – Photojournalism As Teacher

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Shutterbug Magazine – Photojournalism As Teacher

In the latest (February 2016) photojournalism-themed edition of Shutterbug Magazine is an article I wanted to bring your attention to. I’ve known the writer Barry Tanenbaum for a few years now and I’ve respected his deep knowledge of and insight into the photography industry; so I was happy to be interviewed.

“Creating a set of images,” Simon says, “forces me to tell the story …Read On…