If you have ever attended a workshop of mine, there is one rant you will always here and will likely always remember. I hate white cars.Read More
Randal Ford believes that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. He is obsessed with details, creative collaboration, and chasing a timeless aesthetic.
Ford's works have appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, 20 different Texas Monthly covers, and the cover of Communication Arts. To name a few, Ford has been commissioned to create works for brands such as Anheuser Busch, Comcast, Frito Lay, LL Bean, Pepsi, Pfizer, Verizon, & Yeti.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the creating and the processing of an image he made while visiting Paris where he is conducting interviews for his podcast, The Candid Frame. With an image he created at the Louvre, he explains how he discovered the scene and composed it by discovering the setting and building from there. He then walks you through his process for editing the image in Adobe Lightroom CC.Read More
The last two months have been incredibly busy. Along with a personal life change, we began a garage conversion to provide me with a dedicated working space. I completed work on a new book, which is going to be released very soon. And as usual, I spent many hours securing interviews and preparing for each conversation to ensure a great episode for The Candid Frame.
What was sacrificed was time for making photographs. I was so busy, that I began forgetting to tote my camera with me.Read More
Gerald Cyrus was born in 1957 in Los Angeles, CA and began photographing there in 1984. In 1990 he moved to New York City and obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in 1992. While at SVA, he also interned at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture under the supervision of Deborah Willis. During his time in New York, Cyrus photographed regularly on the streets of Manhattan, Harlem and Brooklyn, and in 1994, he started frequenting the nightclubs in Harlem and photographed the vibrant music scene in that historic neighborhood for over six years. The resulting body of work, entitled “Stormy Monday”, was published as a book in 2008.Read More
Some life change has required me to free up the second bedroom in our home and find another place to work. That place is my garage, which is currently being converted from a storage space and into an actual office/studio.Read More
Brian Matiash is a professional photographer, published author, and podcaster based in Portland, OR. He specializes in fusing landscape & travel photography with experiential storytelling and practical instructing to help others grow creatively. He’s spent the better part of a decade educating, empowering and inspiring photographers all around the world with his tutorials, videos, and stories.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how to purposely observe a scene to create layered compositions. He explains how paying careful attention to fixed foreground, middle ground and background elements can build the foundation of a photograph that possesses greater depth.Read More
The release of a major new camera brings out all the drama.
Along with the uber-hype of the manufacturer, there are those that parse every specification looking for evidence of the product’s greatness or its obvious failings. Even before the camera has been used under real-world circumstances, everybody is ready to pick their corner. People don’t even wait for the bell to ring before they start throwing punches.Read More
One of the early innovators of rock-and-roll photography, renowned photographer Guy Webster has spanned the worlds of music, films and politics in a stellar 40-year career. While shooting album covers and billboards for groups that included The Rolling Stones, The Mamas and the Papas, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel and Chicago, he also photographed such film legends as Rita Hayworth, Dean Martin and Natalie Wood.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex delves deeper into the concept of setting the stage in street photography. He demonstrates how different scenes can be parsed to serve as the foundation of a great photograph.Read More
Michael Kamber has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. Between 2002 and 2012 he worked for The New York Times covering conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Liberia, the Sudan, Somalia, the Congo and other countries. He has also worked as a writer and videographer for the Times. His photos have been published in nearly every major news magazine in the United States and Europe, as well as in many newspapers.Read More
Matt Payne is a landscape photographer who grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado and was lucky to have parents that instilled him with a healthy appreciation for the outdoors. He grew up quite poor, which was actually quite a blessing in disguise, as his family vacations involved going camping in the Colorado mountains almost every weekend during the summer. His father took him along on his pursuit to climb Colorado's highest 100 mountains back in the 1980's and helped him climb my first 14,000 ft. mountain at the age of 6.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how it can be a challenge during the summer to find time to dedicate to photography, especially street photography. He suggests taking personal time with family and friends to practice the same skills used on the street to document get-togethers that many of us attend during the summer months.Read More
Melissa Spitz (b.1988) is a working artist from St. Louis, Missouri, who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. She received her BFA from the University of Missouri - Columbia and her MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Melissa was recently named Instagram Photographer of 2017 by TIME Magazine. Her work has been featured by the Aperture Foundation, TIME Magazine, VICE, The Huffington Post, The Magenta Foundation and other publications.Read More