National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore‘s multi-year quest to photograph all creatures in human care around the world offers important lessons on inspiration, conservation action and finding hope during dark times. AI-AP Pro Photo Daily recently published my piece (below) on his project and ongoing exhibition at the beautiful Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. I hope some of you may have a chance … Continue reading Photo Ark: From adversity springs inspiration, hope and a global quest
LensbabyÂ â€“Â makers of award winning lenses, optics, and accessories -Â is partnering up withÂ Lume CubeÂ andÂ Mountainsmith, forÂ Project Disrupt,Â a contest which will give 10 lucky individuals photography/videography gear to fuel their next passion project. It’s easy to enter via a simple form. Check it out & share your great idea! Project Disrupt Disruptions are great creative fire starters – they force us to stop what we’re doing, break out … Continue reading Calling All Creatives! Lensbaby’s “Project Disrupt” contest deadline is Oct. 8!
A new series of posts from stories written for WorldWide Magazine Continue reading WorldWide! Celebrating the World’s Image Makers
Twice a year, on July 2 and August 16, the Tuscan town of Siena, Italy goes wild for Palio, the famous horse race that dates back to the 13th Century. Thanks to Siena International Photography Awards (SIPA) founder and photographer Luca Venturi, for sharing a link where you can watch the festivities leading up to race day and the main event live on July 2! … Continue reading Palio!
NYC’s 2017 Pride Parade with Photographer Mel Rolleri Continue reading Capture of the Day: Mel Rolleri – “Love Wins”
Acclaimed street photographer Valerie Jardin has a brilliant new eBook available that’s full of advice on everything from respectful and anonymous documentation methods to utilizing shadows, capturing beautiful silhouettes and utilizing creative filters. See the download link below. â€œAlways keep in mind that documentary photography is important and has historical value, as long as it is done respectfully.â€ –Valerie Jardin, Anonymous: How to Shoot Street … Continue reading Put Your Heart In Every Frame: Valerie Jardin publishes new Street Photography Ebook
“Photography isn’t looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” â€” Don McCullin #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/vKtzGI1sZH pic.twitter.com/zbSj3ROKA3 â€” ICP (@ICPhotog) April 18, 2018 Speaking of photography, emotion and the power of the image, check out the new Paris-based book created by French-American street photographerÂ Valerie Jardin and British … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration
Hop on over to Format Magazine for the best photo contests of 2018. The “should you enter” info at the end of each listing is very helpful. The deadlines are organized chronologically. A few have passed, but just scroll down to May to see what’s open currently. The Best Photography Contests and Prizes in 2018 You’ve been working hard on your portfolio, curating the work … Continue reading Share your work with the world
Review of “Not an Ostrich” curated by Anne Wilkes Tucker for LensCulture Continue reading Life in Juxtaposition