There’s a general belief that photographers have it made. You get to work when you want, get paid to do what you love, and taking photos every day is super easy anyway, right? Here are 25 truths that you probably weren’t expecting when you ventured into the professional photography world.
These photos cover a variety of historical incidents and required the ideal timing, perfect composition, iconic and stirring moments that could just have easily been missed if a vigilant photographer wasn’t present. They each tell a powerful story that continues to have meaning well into the present.
How much equipment is too much? How much is not enough? For this special In the Bag feature, commercial and ad photographer Lisa Saad gives us an in-depth breakdown of the wide range of gear she uses and explains the benefits of each.
As a wildlife photographer, Ray Hennessy’s goal is to create and share a beautiful, creative and unique photo. Here, Ray tells us how he came across and managed to capture this perfectly glowing shot of a loon on a foggy lake.
The Canon EOS R is the latest full-frame mirrorless camera to hit the market and we wanted to see how it compares to Nikon’s Z6 and Z7 and Sony’s A7R III. Here’s our comparison of the three cameras, complete with reviews, specs, lenses, pricing details, and more info from around the web.
While learning Photoshop, Bella Kotak became captivated with everything that went into creating a beautiful image – the subject, story, light, colors, and gear. This is where it all began, and today, Bella creates fantastic worlds in a unique style. She tells us about her process.
With the recent announcement of Nikon’s new full-frame mirrorless Z6 and Z7 cameras, attention is being turned to the memory cards they’re using – the XQD. Hot on the heels of XQD has come announcements of CFexpress. We compare the two.
Fashion photographer Pauline Darley’s bold style has caught the attention of top brands like Sony Music, Armani, Universal Music, and Elle magazine. She shares her gear and how she uses each piece in her beauty and fashion portraits.
Tommy Ingberg shows us that you don’t need to be a Photoshop wizard to create a realistic montage. As he explains, all you need is some basic knowledge of the tools, a good idea and some creativity when it comes to photographing your source images.
García de Marina’s unique visions reveal themselves in simplistic, clean and often humorous compositions. We talk to the photographer about his minimalistic concepts, creative process, and the impact he’s hoping to make through his images.
Fascinated by how the concept of “work” has evolved, photojournalist Josh Rose recently set out on a month-long road trip across the country to meet and document Americans at work. Here, Josh shares his stories and photos from the road and what he learned along the way.
In this exclusive report, Keean Afrasiabi discusses advantages of a series approach and the possibilities it can open up. He talks about how to use series as a way to hone your skills, tell a story in more detail, and increase the usefulness of your work to clients.
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