When we (everyone, not just professional photographers) look at photographs, our eyes tend to go to the lightest part of the photo. When a photo is a portrait of a person (or a group of people), the photographer wants your eyes to go to the face(s). So, a photographer taking a portrait will want your […]
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Here’s a nod to Bangor Photo’s monthly photo contest, which this month is featuring cemeteries. In a state that’s filled with many pretty little graveyards and cemeteries, one that truly stands out for me is the Glidden Street Cemetery tucked away on a lovely residential part of Newcastle (yes, on Glidden Street.) Just across the […]
New Jersey photographer Neil van Niekerk is a flash wonk. As in the flash on your camera. He’s recognized by his peers as an expert on the use of flash, is frequently invited to speak on the topic at professional photography conferences, tutors other photographers, gives workshops on flash photography, maintains a blog specifically dedicated […]
This past week the New York Times unveiled a new photojournalism blog titled “Lens.” In the initial launch, the Times editors promised to showcase outstanding work of not just their own photographers, but also other news photographers and possibly even reader-photographers. Sounds like a blog worth bookmarking.
If you like taking travel pictures and want a photography mentor, there’s no better choice than Bob Krist. A long-time contributor to some of the most beautiful magazines in print (e.g., National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Islands), Bob is not just a fantastic photographer; he is also a generous teacher and delightful writer. If you can’t catch one […]
One of my favorite Maine web sites is Maine Harbors. With just a few clicks, I can find out when the tide will be high at the Bass Harbor Headlight or when the sun will set at Popham Beach. It’s an invaluable planning tool for the Maine photographer. Now I’m fairly certain that John Standish […]