Stephen Lioy was an amateur travel photographer when he got his first major break covering the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan for BBC Travel. Now he enjoys a full life there, traveling around the country and documenting his excursions.
How Steven Helmis Shot This Abandoned Hotel from Bond Film, “Goldfinger”
Does this hotel look familiar to you? Steven Helmis explains how he got this shot of the now abandoned, iconic Belvédère Hotel, the location of a scene in the James Bond film, “Goldfinger” and one of Sean Connery’s favorite destinations.
What Does Elke Vogelsang Use to Take Her Hilariously Expressive Dog Portraits?
Elke Vogelsang’s unique dog portraiture shows us just how funny man’s best friend can be, and capture genuine emotions that will make you laugh and fall in love with each dog. The photographer shares what gear she uses to get these hilarious shots.
How Chung Hu Captured This Panoramic Milky Way Crescent
Chung Hu explains how he precisely mapped out and timed the perfect landscape scene. Knowing when the Milky Way would be at its most vibrant, he chose a unique local landmark and was able to get this awesome panorama of the perfect night sky.
Christy Lee Rogers’ Muses Is a Beautiful Tribute to Lost Loved Ones
Christy Lee Rogers shoots underwater photography in a way we’ve never seen before. We talk to the artist about her new series, Muses, and how her underwater worlds of tangled bodies and colorful costumes flood the viewer with a sense of peace.
25 Greatest Tips for Street Photography
Ready to leave the safer world of still lives and nature to capture a bit of real life on the street? Great! We’ve put together 25 of the best tips for getting yourself ready to do street photography at a high level, by learning to blend photojournalism with fine art and documentary storytelling.
García de Marina’s Bare Necessities to Create Bare, Yet Intense Still Lifes
Surrealist still life photographer García de Marina works in a studio but doesn’t use lighting equipment, and he barely does any photo editing in post. We find out what gear he uses to shoot his minimalistic photos that make everyday objects come to life.
Transforming Nightmares into Hauntingly Beautiful Works of Art with Nicolas Bruno
Most of us have never heard of sleep paralysis before, but it is a terrifying condition Nicolas Bruno has had to live with since he was 15. The artist talks about the affliction and how bringing his nightmares to life through photography is therapeutic.
Composite Master Mario Olvera Molinar Shares What’s in His Bag
What’s needed to capture the different elements that will ultimately make up an artistic, realistic composite? Mario Olvera Molinar, a true master of the composite, gives us a breakdown of what’s in his camera bag and how he uses each piece of gear.
Step Back in Time with This Vintage Cinematic Shot by Christopher Soukup
Christopher Soukup creates images with a distinct cinematic quality, particularly his dark and moody night shots. He looks for nostalgic scenes and often shoots on film. Here, he explains how he captured this soft, moody vintage shot.
Finding the Light in a Dark, Digitized Future with Heiko Hellwig
Heiko Hellwig talks about the impacts of our technology-driven world and using art to open people’s minds. His Silicon Cities series uses computer parts and other electronic entrails to inspire people to think about a digitized future.
A Full Equipment Overview with Commercial Photographer Lisa Saad
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.