We chat with surreal portrait photographer Ben Zank about how Instagram has changed the meaning of the self-portrait, how the natural world influences his unnatural compositions, and how his color blindness impacts the way he uses color in his photography work.
Embracing the Beauty of Awkwardness with Ben Sasso
Ben Sasso is definitely making a name for himself in the photography world, with more than 110k Instagram followers, he’s been named “Educator to Watch” and “Rising Star of Wedding Photography.” We talk to Ben about what motivates him and what success means to him.
Advertising Emotion in Black & White with Jason Peterson
Advertising creative and Instagram sensation Jason Peterson uses a bold, minimalist approach to create evocative and thought-provoking photos. We talk to Jason about the importance of defining a personal style and what it means to be successful on Instagram.
How to Market Yourself to Win New Photography Clients This Holiday Season
The holiday season is the perfect time to promote yourself and show your clients how much you appreciate them without looking like you’re trying too hard to make a sale. Here are some great photography marketing tips for the holidays.
The Definitive Guide to Pricing Your Photography or Design Work
When it comes time to decide on prices for your photography work, there are so many different variables to consider. We’ll help you figure out what your time is worth, how much your customers are willing to pay, and what expenses you have to take into account.
Getting Intimate with Asher Moss’ Vintage Polaroid Style
Asher Moss first started shooting on a Pentax K1000 STU and he still shoots film to this day. We go old-school with Asher and talk about his cinematic style, how he captures intimacy, what he thinks makes for a strong portrait, and how vintage equipment enhances modern photography.
Abstracting the Everyday with George Byrne
L.A.-based photographer George Byrnes’ abstract images of urban landscapes showcase vivid colors and clean lines. We talk to George about what makes a good abstract composition, how he deals with creative slumps, and the difference between shooting natural and urban landscapes.
Behind the Scenes: Portrait Shoot of Fashion Blogger Denny Balmaceda
Photographer and cinematographer Lester Platt walks us through a portrait shoot with men’s fashion blogger and stylist, Denny Balmaceda. Lester explains the creative inspiration behind the shoot and how he perfectly captured the freedom in the model’s actions.
Photographing a Peaceful Pastel Planet with Maria Marie
Marioly Vazquez of Maria Marie has a unique, soft style as a photographer. Her pastel views of the places she has lived and visited stands out in an otherwise chaotic world. We talk to Maria about her style, what it’s like to document her life, and what inspired her new book.
How Alfredo Oliva Channeled Edward Hopper to Capture “The Woman in the Window”
Spanish photographer Alfredo Oliva tells us how he was inspired by the works of realist painter Edward Hopper and used it to capture this photo. “Woman in the Window” is Oliva’s own version of a beautifully sad, lonely woman.