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ALULA — AlUla is hosting an innovative photography exhibition from February 9 to March 31, showcasing the work of 19 artists from around the world, including works by Saudi photographers. As part of the AlUla Arts Festival, AlUla collaborated with Cortona On The Move, Italy’s renowned documentary photography festival, to host a special site-specific experience …

If you’re a Beatles fan, then two documentaries currently airing on Disney + will certainly satisfy your thirst. Take a close look, and there are important lessons we can learn from these talented musicians that apply to creative photography. The Beatles’ Amazing Restoration Work: Get Back The first striking thing about the documentary “Get Back” …

There are fashions that come into fashion that then become outdated and others that become overused clichés. Some of the things we do are just plain unethical. Here’s what’s slated to drop this year, and drone owners won’t be thrilled. Instagram style filters and predefined Lightroom equivalents are out Over the past decade, applying filters …

If you are into photography, there is no doubt that you want to know the best ways to improve your photography. There are countless blogs and articles on this subject alone; what I’m going to do is drop five ideas that might help you get better at photography. Trying something new also means finding your …

Photographer and architect Marco Glaviano drew on his past to create his first NFTs. In an interview in St. Barts, where he resides part of the year, Glaviano explained how technology fuels creativity, the not-so-interesting state of fashion photography, and the projects ahead. Last week, the Lens dropped its five unique, one-edition NFTs starring Cindy …

Ae so often, says Eric Bouvet, the stage was set, the actors ready. “You get this amazing orchestra,” he says, “and you are the conductor. You decide your point of view, your frame, you push the button. One second anyway, that wouldn’t have worked. Five-time World Press Photo laureate, Bouvet has covered the conflicts from …

By Erin E. Williams Washington Post Special As the resorts start a season much closer to normal, images from professional ski photographers on social media and magazine covers are appealing to downhill and cross-country skiers more than ever. These breathtaking shots of a lone skier rolling down a slope usually require a team on both …

Meet the winner: Isadora Romero (Image credit: Isadora Romero) Isadora has exhibited her work in the Americas and Europe. She has individually and collectively won two National Geographic emergency funds as well as an emergency grant from the Magnum Foundation. She is also the co-founder of Ruda Colectiva, a collective of Latin American women photographers. …

Meet the winner: Isadora Romero (Image credit: Isadora Romero) Isadora has exhibited her work in the Americas and Europe. She has individually and collectively won two National Geographic emergency funds as well as an emergency grant from the Magnum Foundation. She is also the co-founder of Ruda Colectiva, a collective of Latin American women photographers. …

Documentary films and photography aim to create plausible images of certain events and phenomena. But what is plausible? Can we even catch an unchanged scene? Do you believe in what you see? In addition to selling their work to someone, photographers and documentary makers aim to create a glimpse of certain parts of our world. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …