Lifestyle photography means different things to different types of photographers. Some might say that photojournalism is the truest form of lifestyle photography. A portrait or wedding photographer would describe it as putting his subjects in real life situations and capturing almost candid moments. I do commercial and editorial shoots so often that I create scenes …

Here’s an inspiring 14-minute TEDx talk from photographer Billy Weeks on documentary photography. Weeks explores that precise moment when a photographer and a subject “meet with a single point of view”. Coming from a poor background, Weeks has built a career in photojournalism. He spent much of his time documenting people, especially those with similar …

Entering “Seattle in Place: The Photographs of Al Smith,” one is transported to Smith’s world. The sound of Fats Waller singing “The Joint is Jumpin ‘” fills the space along with hundreds of photographs showcasing the vibrant social scene and daily life of the Central District (CD) black community. Images include a couple dancing the …

The financial crisis that shook Greece is felt above all in its capital, and as such, it is the subject of the documentary photographer, who often works for publications such as the New York Times or Le Monde. “It stands desolate in the entrance hall of the Athens Maritime Association: a dried yucca with only …

I’m a day dreamer. I believe the power of photography can change America, and I have proof that it can. Roy Stryker, who was the creator of the FSA Photography Project in the 1930s, post-depression era, used photographs to bridge a divided country. He created a resource for the purpose of “Introducing America to Americans”. …

Although I now work in the commercial world, my passion started with documentary photography. I was, and still am, obsessed with Annie Leibowitz’s work with the Rolling Stones and loved William Egglestone’s color observations of the mundane world he found himself in. When I find a free day, there’s nothing I love more than taking …

F * CK GENDER presents a crude description of the daily activities and pre-performance routines of a number of artists, choosing drag as their medium. The series was exhibited during Pride Week, Gaukurinn. Bekeris explains: “When I started the project, I didn’t know this art form. I had never been to a drag show before, …

Breadcrumb Links Local arts This is a group of prints showing four common tools. Enlarged several times their actual size, they have become something much more monumental. Author of the article: Kevin Griffin Release date : October 30, 2016 • November 1, 2016 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation Roadside Sign near …

Yesterday, the photojournalism community raised eyebrows when World Press Photo – a mainstay of the industry – announced the creation of a new contest that “would have no rules limiting how images are produced.” The competition would allow staged and manipulated images – dubbed “creative documentary photography” – to support contemporary storytelling. On the one …

September 16, 2016 Girl caught deep in thought on a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh I’m a traveling photographer who owns two full frame Canon cameras and a selection of prime lenses for my work, whether it’s photojournalism, travel, or advertising. I used to say that I wouldn’t feel comfortable shooting with a small camera due …

For generations, what photographers have tried to do to change society’s mind on social and political issues shows exactly what is happening. We, like in most societies, are behind some sort of security: there are screens, editors, warnings, etc. These censors have made the public immune to so much, so much so that we continue …

Sarah Soquel Morhaim, photos from “The Year of the Phantom”, published by Ltd. 18 pages, stapled binding, soft cover 280 x 200 mm. First edition, 2014. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles: The Greater Los Angeles Jewish Federation leads the community and uses its resources to ensure the continuity of the …

All pictures by Benjamin Lee. Used with permission. Lifestyle photography is a relatively new genre, and a lot of it has to do with a specific look and how you market it. Photographer Benjamin Lee has been a full-time professional lifestyle shooter for about a year now, but he tells us most of his work …

Jason and Delina, of Roadbook. Photo: Hunter Barnes, courtesy Milk. “Width =” 866 “height =” 1061 “srcset =” https://news.artnet.com/app/news-upload/2015/06/hunter-barnes-3 .jpg 866w, https://news.artnet.com/app/news-upload/2015/06/hunter-barnes-3-245×300.jpg 245w, https://news.artnet.com/app/news-upload /2015/06/hunter-barnes-3-836×1024.jpg 836w “sizes =” (max-width: 866px) 100vw, 866px “/> Hunter Barnes, Jason and Delina, of Travelogue. Photo: Courtesy of Hunter Barnes via Milk. Documentary photographer Hunter Barnes’ work introduces him to …

The photography industry is beyond saturation. Everyone’s asking for a little piece of the shrinking pie. Instead of fighting over leftovers, a Californian photographer Hannah ray is busy baking her own pie going beyond the limits of conventional commercial photography. Traditionally, fashion photographers have made a living by hiring their services from marketing agencies, brands …

In my mind, there are three important elements of a photograph. Lighting, composition and moment. Every image that I like has these elements, in varying amounts. A beautiful image can have strength in all three areas, or it can be, for example, a moment so moving that it dominates a bad composition or a bad …

Hello photographer, the report of my death was an exaggeration. Yours,Camera Apple’s latest ad about the usefulness of their iPads got me, for some reason, thinking of cameras, photography, and articles that pop up every now and then to make ambitious statements about photography. Another appeared recently as I’m sure many of you reading this …

Emma Powell is an Iowa-based photographer and speaker who uses alternative and traditional processes in her series “In Search of Sleep”, which attempts to bridge the gap between dreams and reality. Through a series of photographs, she visually tells her own surreal bedtime stories from her childhood, inviting viewers into a whole new world reminiscent …

The room is laid out like a gallery, adorned with photographs of various sizes and shapes, framed and unframed, surrounding artist Catherine Opie, who looks delighted as she watches from a rocking chair. This studio built behind his home in West Adams is where so many moments of his art and life took place. In …

Wrinkled prints, poorly reproduced images, frayed advertising material, these are not what you would expect when you walk into an art gallery. “This is not a documentary picture, but the documentary fashion that we see here on journal pages and exhibition walls, ”writes Maren Stange in her catalog introduction to“ Social Forces Visualized, ”on display …

When the history of the J. Paul Getty Museum is written in 50 years, “Engaged Watchers: Documentary Photography since the Sixties” will likely only have a footnote. This is not an inflammatory show or a blockbuster. The market value of the more than 100 prints in the galleries is probably just over a hundredth of …