Nobody Knows Anything by Michael Reichmann A common phrase in the motion picture industry is “Nobody knows anything......", meaning that what it takes to produce a hit is not always obvious to those in the movie business.
The same is true in the camera business. This article explores who does and who doesn't get it.
Kitchen Stories by Jackie Ranken It's all about seeing differently and being so bold to break the rules. Jackie takes it to a whole new level by interjecting herself and household objects into her landscape images.
Street Photography and Law In Italy by Kevin Raber Around the world street photographers (as we like to call ourselves) have been facing more and more intervention by law enforcement for various reasons while taking pictures in public areas. This short article links to a blog entry by an Italian photographer and lawyer Andrea Monti regarding street photography in Italy. We see this article also pertaining to street photography anywhere. We are sure it could start a good forum discussion on laws in your area and possibly your own experiences.
Building a Better Profile - It's All In The Recipe by John Pannozzo Building, buying or downloading high quality profiles for papers can be a challenging hit or miss situation, often with more misses than hits. Explore what it really takes to get it right in this article, Building A Better Profile.
My Photographic Journey by Miles Flint Miles Flint shares his journey to re-discover his passion for photography. Plus a video interview while on a PODAS workshop in Kimberley, Austrailia.
Introduction to Landscape Astrophotography by Adam Woodworth In this tutorial Adam Woodworth describes many of the tools and methods that he uses to create fine art landscape astrophotographs. He focuses on capturing photos of the Milky Way with minimal star movement.
Paris Photo Show by Edmund Ronald, Ph.D. Edmund Roland comments on the November, 2013 Paris Photo Show.
Kevin and Michael's Toy Shop by Kevin Raber A quick look at the photographic gear that Michael and Kevin took to Kimberley PODAS workshop in Australia.
PDN PhotoPlus 2013 by Michael Reichmann I've been attending the Fall photo equipment show in New York for quite a few years. The show's name changes every now and then, but in a non-photokina year it's an opportunity to meet with friends and associates in the industry and to take the pulse of what's happening. This year the theme for the industry seems to be "staying alive", which is also the theme of my included video.
An Appeal for Divergence and Simplicity by Mark Dubovoy This is an appeal for DIVERGENCE instead of CONVERGENCE for those of us not interested in video. It is also an appeal for badly needed and apparently forgotten simplicity in Pro cameras of all kinds.
The Art of Fooling-Around by Michael Reichmann Do you take your photography too seriously? Are you offended when someone asks, "Was that Photoshopped?" If so, you might find this brief essay of interest.
Better Photographic Composition by Peter Cox Regular contributor Peter Cox gives us an article on how to improve your photographic composition: Better Photographic Composition, or The Best Camera Won't Make you a Better Photographer
Peter is also running a workshop to Svalbard in the High Arctic in July 2014.