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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…

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…

The Passionate Photographer: Paranoid About Back-Ups

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The Passionate Photographer: Paranoid About Back-Ups

There has never been a better time than now to be a photographer. The tools and technology at our fingertips let us shoot amazing quality images with few limits. Having great images is the goal, but keeping them— safeguarding them for the future is also a top priority for me.

I am paranoid when it comes to maintaining my photographic archive. I travel more than 100 days a year and …Read On…