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The latest set of winners have just been announced for the Sony World Photography Awards 2022. Photographers from around the world are invited to participate and this year’s winners included photographers from France, Vietnam, Italy, Estonia and Bangladesh, among others. In each of the ten categories – Architecture, Creativity, Landscape, Lifestyle, Movement, Natural World & …

This week we’re celebrating all things analog, so we’ve curated a special #PopFollows list featuring some of our favorite film photography-themed Instagram accounts. Below is a mix of analog-only shooters, print labs, and a few of our favorite gear stores. Follow these accounts for inspiration, not to mention rare/cool camera pics. Jean André Antoine, @Jaaphotos …

If you take a photo of someone, that photo doesn’t really belong to you. Instead, what you’re doing is borrowing that person’s likeness. Which means that not only can that person use the image without paying you, but they should be safe from being sued for it – and in fact, they or they should …

The national winners of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced and the images are breathtakingly beautiful. This year, more than 340,000 images were submitted in total from more than 61 countries, of which 170,000 participated in the open competition. Set up by the World Photography Organization and Sony to support local …

I traditionally use a Fujifilm 35mm f2 lens when doing street photography. On my Fujifilm X-T2, that’s about a 53mm full-frame equivalent. It works well for me and helps me achieve the photos I want. I would say most street photographers use a similar lens. We tend to use lenses ranging from 23mm to around …

We’re back with our second episode of PopFollows. This time around, we’ve once again cast a wide net to include a healthy mix of image makers, photography organizations and photo educators. These Instagram accounts not only post great work, but also provide powerful, informative, and educational captions to go along with them. Do you know …

The shortlists for the Youth and Student categories of the Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. As you might expect, there are some cracking images from up-and-coming artists. Here are some of our favorite picks. The Youth World Photography Prize The Youth category of the Sony World Photography Award works a little differently …

The sixth edition of the Xposure International Photography Festival, a premier global event dedicated to celebrating the art of photography, will welcome 57 of the world’s foremost photographers who will present their unique works that demonstrate the breadth of creation from contemporary images and storytelling and reflect their exceptional experiences and adventures. Organized by the …

We like to showcase the work of others on Popphoto. We also love to look at photographs in nature, whether on social platforms or in real life. For inspiration in person, you can always check out our monthly list of awesome photo exhibitions. But for virtual inspiration, we wanted to share a list of photography-focused …

Sabine Weiss, a Franco-Swiss photographer has died at the age of 97, her family announced on Wednesday. His camera spanned eight decades of ordinary life on the streets, and his contributions were later known as street photography. In an interview with the French daily La Croix, Weiss said: “A good image should move you, have …

A woman stands next to her portrait at the exhibition | Photo: Manisha World | The imprint Text size: A- A + Chhatarpur: Fine art photos of Rohit Chawla adorn the spaces of a New Delhi lifestyle showroom. The exhibition – The eye of design – hosted by Spin features photographs taken by Chawla over …

The winners of the International Photography Awards have been revealed, including striking images from the 2021 Capitol Riots. This year, the competition received more than 14,000 entries from over 100 countries, with the hope of winning the top prize for each. category. The competition is open to professionals and amateurs, but the categories in each …

Street photography is loved by thousands of people around the world. What many of these enthusiasts may not realize is that there are several long-term benefits to practicing street photography. In this article, we discuss six surprising benefits of street photography and also mention some equipment that can further enhance these benefits. What is street …

Minimalism can be such an effective and beautiful way to present information, especially in photographs where there should be only one subject or central point of clarity. However, while many seem to subscribe to the ‘less is more’ sensibility of minimalism, which can mean eliminating everything that is not essential, I do not find this …

One of the byproducts of the new wave approach to street photography, which promotes anonymity, mystery and a cinematic aesthetic, is that there is an absolute abundance of images featuring silhouettes and figures. shadow play. This is the kind of images that I started to create, and there are some fantastic artists who have used …

There seems to be a tendency in current photography lenses to get a “look” at his work. I think this is a short-sighted goal and that a cohesive aesthetic is more the result of careful curation of a large number of works, rather than something that should be deliberately achieved. I think a common process …

I think the question of whether or not something is art is a bit misleading and can be used more as a tool of control than as a real analysis or criticism. There is no objective standard for what makes something enjoyable as a work of art, whether it is a photograph, music, sculpture, or …

Shooting a long-term project, whether personal or professional, is a wonderful way to explore areas of photography that you might not have considered before. I know photographers who have experimented with different types of filters, post-processing techniques, actual shooting methods (long exposure, panning, unknown/conventional focal lengths), etc., as their projects evolve. The time that can …

Tish Murtha © Ella Murtha, All rights reserved Black and white documentary photography from Tish Murtha’s Archives captures the social landscape of northern England in the 1980s. From community spirit to youth employment pits, Murtha’s very personal and moving photos are now in the care of her daughter Ella since Murtha passed away in 2013. …

Urban lifestyle photography has seen a surge in popularity over the past 10 years, especially with the rise of Instagram. Here, COOPH gives eight tips for improving your urban lifestyle photos. One of my favorite genres to browse on Instagram is street photography, especially urban style portraits. I have always felt at home in the …

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”. …

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 …