In this week's video, Ibarionex discussed the importance of paying attention to the small details, especially juxtapositions between the subject and the background. The process of slowing down when practicing photography provides an opportunity to observe the small details that often make or break a photograph. Using images submitted by TCF listeners to The Candid Frame Flickr pool, we get to explore the detail that can make all the difference.
Each week we pull images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame Flickr pool. You can submit images for consideration in these weekly videos as well as become part of a growing community of photographers.
It is important for me to examine different approaches to photography. Though I have been photographing for years and have found an approach that really works for me, I am always open to learning from others, especially when other photographers have a different perspective.
Alex D Rogers is an Atlanta-based portrait photographer who is gaining a reputation as an exceptional talent for photographing musicians and artists. He brings a unique and personal eye to photographing both men and women, whether the photographs are editorial, commercial or part of a personal project.
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the role of color and how photographers should consider it in their compositions. Rather than seeing color as just subject matter, Ibarionex suggests considering the visual weight of color and how it can strengthen and weaken a composition.
I am one of those people who always has a camera with him. Some of my friends, who are not photographers, make fun of me. They wonder if I am like Linus from the Peanuts, who is always carrying his security blanket, except I am holding onto a camera. They probably are not too off the mark with that observation.
Marc Silber is an award-winning professional video producer, photographer, and photography educator who has been successfully working in the field for decades. Marc combines his passion for the visual art of photography with his love of life.
Next month, I will be flying up to San Francisco to participate in Street Foto SF, a week-long celebration of street photography running from June 4 - 10. Much like the event that inspired it, the Miami Street Photography Festival, this event provides a wide-range of events, many of them free to the public.
Chris Buck is a photographer and director based in New York and Los Angeles. His clients include Google, Old Spice, Dodge, GQ, Guardian Weekend, and The New York Times Magazine. He has won many awards, including being the first recipient of the Arnold Newman Portrait Prize in 2007. His second book, UNEASY, a 30-year portrait retrospective was published in spring of 2017. Chris takes his martinis dry, with a twist.
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how good street photography can be created even if you are not in a big city with a lot of foot traffic. By paying attention to light and shadow, you can discover scenes that can result in some wonderful photography.
Though I have given up on the idea of the "perfect" camera bag, I am nevertheless always on the hunt for a better bag for my different needs. I have large roller bags and backpacks to accommodate both my photographic and audio gear, but I have been in need of a smaller bag since the bag I have been using for over 10 years was in desperate need of last rights. My research led me to the Think Tank Storyteller 10 bag.
An ex-corporate suit, ex-bartender, former United States Marine, road warrior, world traveler, image maker, educator, and storyteller, Matt Rose is changing perspectives by documenting and adding to the human narrative. He graduated cum laude from The Corcoran School of Art at George Washington University with a B.F.A. in Photojournalism and is currently enrolled in the M.F.A. program at Cal-State Northridge, with a focus on Photography/Photojournalism.