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Great Reads in Photography: November 29, 2020

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not...

Great Reads in Photography: November 22, 2020

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not...

What Can it Mean to Truly Collaborate as a Photography Collective?

The ability for individual photographers to have any kind of cultural impact feels diminished and diluted when you consider just how many are working...

Great Reads in Photography: October 25, 2020

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not...

This Month in Photography: June 2020

This month photography, like everything else, has been dominated by the novel coronavirus and protests. Here are some of the stories and photos that...

My Unusual Journey in Image Creation and Photography

My name is Mike Keesling, and I have what I think is an interesting perspective on image creation and I wanted to share it...

Is Isolation Overrepresented in Street and Documentary Photography?

One of the byproducts of the new-wave approach to street photography, which champions anonymity, mystery, and a cinematic aesthetic, is that there is an...

Sony World Photography Awards Crowns the Best Single Images of 2019

The World Photography Organization has revealed the category winners of the Sony World Photography Awards ‘Open’ competition for 2020—in other words: “the best single...

Fashion Meets Fantasy in the Stunning Photography of Bella Kotak

The latest installment of SmugMug Films brings up behind the scenes with fine art fashion photographer Bella Kotak, whose stunning imagery toes the line...

Prints For Nature Campaign To Raise Funds For Wildlife Conservation

“Rajan Swimming” by Jody MacDonald is one of the many images available for purchase as a fine-art print in support of the “Prints For...

The Importance of Self-Development as a Photographer

I originally wrote this post in response to a challenge about growth in a Facebook photographer help group. Members of the group were challenged...

The Value of a ‘Photographic’ Photograph

Discussing what makes a “photographic” photograph can seem like a bit of a tautology, but I think that my understanding of what I’m trying...

Striking Twilight Portraits Capture the Loneliness of Lockdown

Dutch commercial photographer Roelof Bos has, like many of us, been looking for a creative outlet ever since his professional work ground to a...

Photographer and Fashion Blogger Capture Colorful Quarantine Portraits

San Diego-based photographer Angela Garzon recently teamed up with fashion and art blogger Sarah Grossman to inject a bit of color and creativity into...

There is No ‘Formula’ for Good Photo Composition

It’s very easy to get stuck in grooves in photography, to find something that makes sense or comes from a position of authority; once...