Misha De-Stroyev earned 3rd place in Nat Geo’s 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest for his aerial shot of a soccer field in Norway. He talks about his inspiration and how he balances personal creative projects with contract work.
The shocking shark photography of Shane Gross has become an internet hit. Today, we learn more about the marine conservation photojournalist and recipient of National Geographic’s 2017 Honorable Mention in the nature category.
Fine art photographer Sarah Ann Loreth specializes in conceptual portraiture and travel landscapes. In our interview, Sarah shares some insights about her transition from poetry to images, and how she engages in her creative process.
Portrait photographer Evan Zee understand the importance of relating to his models, He shares some tips on how you can connect with, understand, and be comfortable with the people you’re photographing to truly capture their soul and personality.
While we all might feel the tendency to stand over our work like a proud mother and explain exactly what we meant by the light streaks of green or how the depth of field shifts the focus, the explanation of a work can only hinder someone else’s journey through it.
Brett Abernethy had intended to capture some beautiful shots of the Northern Lights from Banff National Park, but what he got instead sent him into viral fame. Here’s how Brett got this once-in-a-lifetime shot of a fireball meteorite.
Chicago-based fashion and portrait photographer Kirsten Miccoli opens up to us in this interview about her creative process; shows us some of her favorite images; and shares her insights on how to overcome times when inspiration is lacking.
Photographer and digital artist Sean Mundy talks about how different styles of art and listening to different genres of music help him create conceptual imagery. Sean always strives to digest different art and can become inspired by anything.
Mike Kelley’s composite of planes taking off is awesome. Here, the aerial photographer shares how he approaches new work; gushes over his favorite photo he’s ever taken; and tells us what book is most important to him and why.
When I’m not feeling inspired, I respect it and stop producing. But, if it lasts too long, I push myself to create by forcing myself to shoot. As I put myself out there, the creativity starts flowing on its own.
I can’t tell you how many times just trying one thing can make the difference. It could be just asking someone, experimenting with something, or just having fun, but just trying something new can take you away on down the road.
My main habits are paying attention, both to life and my emotions that accompany it – that’s the main source of my inspiration for my art. I want my art to be a by-product of living, not the focus, and I think that’s where it’s easy to get lost.
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