For decades, in Hollywood, having a Harry Langdon headshot has been synonymous with success. It was not just because he was the most expensive photographer in Hollywood; it was because being able to afford him did not guarantee access to him.
Sometimes we have a tendency to only see what is right in front of us. As photographers we have to see the world differently, that's why I am here to tell you not to forget to look up!
Photographs are beyond "memory-keepers" for me. I believe that they are powerful tools. It can reveal secrets, share a story, forge an opinion, bind people and, to some extent, change the world all through simple perception.
Photographer Shantanu Starick hasn't spent a dime since June 2012. Instead, he's bartering his way around the world, trading his photography services for food, shelter and transport.
"Eyes as Big as Plates # Phetsavath (2013), France. 60 x 50 cm, Digital C-type. Daredeviling it with Phetsavath at the edge of a mountaintop in the ma...
Covering over 19,000 square feet of exhibition space, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas is an enormous undertaking that casts a wide net but misses the mark when it comes to the emergence of strong, definitive themes.
Being a huge fan of the progressive arts movement of the 1970s and '80s, I wholeheartedly commend Ports 1961 Creative Director Fiona Chibani for her nostalgic nod to the early work of American photographer Chrisptopher Makos.
Until two weeks ago, I couldn't even pronounce the names of the cities, and now they are deeply engraved in my memory. Greenland is one of those so close, yet so far destinations that make you feel small, insignificant and detached from rest of the world.
The important thing, what truly motivated me in producing this work, after endless research and a good deal of sleepless nights, is the fact that all my subjects were to keep their eyes closed for those very long six seconds that picture-taking required
When I got a last minute call to head up to NYC to shoot Gavin DeGraw at Madison Square Garden opening for Billy Joel I envisioned an image in my mi...
Sensing the city is a personal experience owned by each of us. From a legal perspective, it is an urban property right that transcends public and private domains. It is a form of place-decoding that deserves more illustration and attention.
Somber. Soaring. Stern. Eerily silent. Chi Modu's breathtaking portrait of the late hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. resonates as powerfully as ever on this Sept. 11 anniversary. Chi, the former staff photographer, tells the story behind this photo:
Telling the story as a street photographer is different than telling the story as a journalist or documentary photographer. While journalists set out to record "the first rough draft of history," the story you tell as a street photographer is entirely in the viewer's mind.
I photographed and filmed a lot of top-notch ballet this summer.
Papa I suspected that my father was manic-depressive after I started dating X. Both men were unpredictable, at times violent, thrilling and volatil...