In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of seeing the little things, those little details that can really transform a photograph. It can be something as simple as a gesture or the juxtaposition of different elements within the frame, but when carefully seen can ensure that you come away with a strong image.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
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.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about the importance of intent to elevate a photograph from being just a “snapshot”. He discusses how intent, composition and awareness of the entire frame play roles in a successful photograph.Read More
Lara Jo Regan's career as a photographer has been uncommon and diverse, achieving serious acclaim and respect across several disciplines.
With a background in anthropology, journalism, film and fine art, Regan's work combines painterly aesthetics with closely behavioral studies and oblique social commentary, a signature style she has applied to everything from impoverished Appalachians to the rich elite. Her interpretive documentary coverage of American culture has been regularly commissioned and published by the world's leading magazines such as Time, Newsweek, Life, Premiere and Entertainment Weekly, among many others. She is the recipient of many of her field's highest honors, including the coveted World Press Photo of the Year.
Her latest book is titled Dog in Cars.
Mick Victor is an accomplished photographer who makes the streets and not an office his studio. But his imagery in not typical street photography. Instead his images from his Art Unexpected Series are abstractions of marking and paintings that are an everyday part of our modern urban world.Read More
Donna Pinckley, a native of Louisiana, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Fine Arts in photography from University of Texas at Austin. She has received Visual Artist Fellowships from the Mid-America Arts Alliance/NEA and the Arkansas Arts Council.Read More
Using images pulled from The Candid Frame Flickr pool we discuss the effectiveness of unusual compositions in photography.
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.Read More
Born in 1974, Matt Stuart was raised in the leafy suburbs of Harrow, North West London. He admits to a less than distinguished school career, but was called upon aged 11 to play a trumpet solo in front of the Queen Mother. Her Majesty’s reaction is not recorded.Read More
Kale Friesen was born into the expansive vistas of Saskatchewan in 1981. At a very young age Kale became immersed in art and knew that he was destined to work in the arts. Kale spent his entire youth painting, drawing and playing music, and it wasn’t until he discovered photography that Kale understood how best he could realize his aesthetic vision.Read More
Frederick Van Johnson is the host of the very popular podcast, This Week in Photo, also known as TWiP. It is a show where he and a few other photographers, or other industry professionals get together to discuss what has been happening over the past week in the world of technology, politics, art and science as they apply to photography.Read More
Corwin Hiebert is a management and marketing consultant to creative entrepreneurs (like world-renowned photographer and best-selling author David duChemin). He is the author of the book Living the Dream: Putting Your Creativity to Work [and Getting Paid] and he's the business development instructor at the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. His company is called Taendem Agency. He doesn't blog, he delivers.Read More
I love the 35mm focal length. While, I enjoy a fast 50mm and have an affection for a sharp 85mm, the 35mm holds a special place in my photographic heart.
It’s likely due to the fact that I cut my teeth as a photographer on a fixed focal length 35mm lens. It was the lens through which I learned to see when I started using my first DSLR.Read More
Ola Billmont is a full-time entrepreneur but who has managed to create a strong body of work as a street photographer. He is a photographer who favors film and passes it through 35mm, medium format and large format cameras. His use of flash and close-working distance results in a distinctive look to his photographs of people and life on the streets. He considers himself an enthuastic amatuer, but his work demonstrates a professional work-ethic and commitment to his craft.Read More
In this latest The Candid Frame YouTube video, we discuss the importance of gestures. Inspired by the philosophy of master photographer, Jay Maisel, who describes his approach to photography as an exploration of light, color and gesture, we focus on the last idea.
It is one of the more elusive aspects of life to capture in a single photograph, but it can be the single most important element in an image. It can make the difference between a good shot to an exceptional shot.Read More