In Galápagos, with fear and flight an ocean away, we are privileged to sit and ponder the eyes of the animals for a prolonged period of time. The result is profound and complex, one that left me lying on the ground for minutes in front of an iguana and trying to solve the mysteries of the universe.
Blurry, badly lit, out-of-focus, poorly framed, often shot with a disposable camera -- this genre of photography deserves a little recognition from the art community.
Just south of the international border in Mexico, the Sonoran Desert stretches to meet the Sea of Cortez. Remote springs and oases provide relief to an arid landscape of cactus and mountains, bordered by coastal wetlands and an ocean teaming with wildlife.
Colombian refugees and internally displaced people are the frequently forgotten victims of a 50-year-long conflict between paramilitaries, guerillas, and the Colombian military and security forces.
In the 21st century a personal digital library is available to all of us who own a smartphone, computer, and an Internet connection.What happens when Facebook, iCloud, Instagram, Flickr, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest go away? Corporations are not people but they do have lifespans.
My firstborn's bar mitzvah photos are in a large shoebox in a cabinet in the family room. At the time, we couldn't afford both the photographer AND the fancy album so we stowed the pictures in a shoebox until we recouped enough to purchase an album. My son is now 30 years old. The photos are still in the shoebox.
One of the hardest parts of preparing an article, and I think most writers will agree with me here, is getting the beginning just right. What's the right "point of entry" to the subject being discussed? What aspect of it should you address first?
lThe series Little Dolls questions the identity of the little girls who are playing with their looks as candidates of beauty contests. Through a pixel...
In 2005 I photographed my first same-sex couple's wedding and realized that although I had plenty of professional experience to lean on, in many respects I felt like a beginner. Flash-forward to today, and I've learned a lot, and I wanted to share my experience with other photographers.
Sometimes restaurant food photography defeats the originally intended purpose -- it makes you repulsed by the cuisine actually served inside the eat...
"I had no choice, but then I became very serious about it very quickly. It was my life's vocation. When you have a vocation at seventeen, it's the same as being born very rich. "
Photo Credit: Yutake Tsutano/FlickrCC By Ashley Williams My grandparents' generation didn’t know the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but now w...
Since digital technology has destroyed everything I once loved about this sacred art form, I get my rocks off in a different, frankly much more expensive way.
Whether you're still searching for a holiday gift for your choosiest bookish friend or a gripping read for yourself, may I recommend the new Twisted Lit series?