Feeling like you look good in photos and finding your go-to "pose," is mostly a personal thing. Some poses may work for some people and others, not so much.
If there is a boundary, trust an artist to cross it -- and then make you appreciate why.
"When you think of a farmer, you don't automatically think of a woman." Marji Guyler-Alaniz, the photographer behind FarmHer said. Yet she knew that women were farming -- it just wasn't being reinforced to the public through stories or photos.
Is a picture still worth 1000 words? Jonathan Woods, Senior Editor of Photo and Interactive, at TIME, thinks so. At the Seattle Interactive Conference, I had the opportunity to pick Jonathan's brain on his unique perspective on photography's role in the art of storytelling.
There was my darling firstborn bundled in his infant snowsuit, wrapped as tightly as a mummy, just before we strapped him in the car seat. I remember the way he blinked twice in surprise when a snowflake feathered from the sky and landed plop on his nose.
After some success with his short film, In the Name of the Son, Harun kept crisscrossing the country, traveling ceaselessly as he'd done since landing in the United States, taking pictures of landscapes and skies.
An artist knows that anytime a photograph draws you in by making your eyes travel through the scene, their image will gulp you up like a shark does a minnow. I believe there is more to it, though.
Ron Keller graduated from the Navy School of Photography in 1972 and finished a BA in fine art photography in 1981 at New Mexico State University. His...
The show's impact lies in each artist's work taken individually. Inman and Kim's respective visions are eloquently presented and highly developed; each offers much to unpack.
A photographer in the field who isn't directing their subject on how to pose, where to sit, or which way to tilt their head, has to anticipate the person's next move and be ready to capture it in that 1/250 of a second. Therein lies the art of being a street photographer.
"I have a reason to do this. I represent a branch of people. When I go somewhere, I represent them. They are not just a story. They know I care, because their story is my story. The light that they are cast on, gets cast on me. I have a responsibility."
The travel media landscape is changing. Newspapers are hiding behind paywalls. Travel magazine budgets are drying up. How does all this change affect guidebooks, perhaps the oldest form of travel media out there?
Telephone booths may seem like a lost relic in today's iPhone age, but they're still out there. We found eleven interesting (but not always working) phone boxes in beautiful places -- you never know when you might need one!
It was also in the second week when it became obvious that one of the biggest benefits of the 21 Day Facebook Detox was that I was now tapping back into real life, not the illusion of life often projected by social media.
As a professional travel photographer, I have had the privilege to travel and work in over 48 countries. The circumstances are often stressful, and time is always limited. To ensure a successful shoot, I always follow these five steps.
We sent photographer Leila Peterson out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London to get her perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in her hometown. She sent back this amazing locals' guide with a beautiful photo series!