Velasco is a photography instructor and tour guide. Ralph has photographed in over 50 countries; some of the exotic locations have been the Danube River, Cambodia and Nepal.
An important divide quickly reveals itself when we seek to interpret the significance of nature's many miracles. Some see causality, believing that only an invisible controlling agent could explain such wonders. Others see randomness, with no direction, purpose or meaning.
I took 13 photographs in less than a minute and a half. I sadly don't remember much of what happened, since I was too busy looking at my iPhone. The worth of a scene was how many people on the Internet (that I didn't know) 'liked' or shared my photo.
The fog rolls in and your city gently disappears into it. A young man tenderly clings to his lover under a bridge, or is he strangling her? You are ...
What if the reason art is not seen isn't because it's controversial, but because the people that are making these decisions -- the museum and gallery curators, find it distasteful and somewhat tough to look at?
Anyone can snap a picture. What is much harder is to create an image, a visual memento, which will remain with you after you stop viewing it. And Firooz Zahedi does that with ease.
My journal entry upon arrival in Australia, or as the locals call it "Oz" on March 30th. After more than twenty hours of flying, I finally returned...
Chris Davies is the President of Fabrik Media, a Los Angeles-based publishing and marketing agency. Concerned by the art fair under-representation of otherwise talented photographers, he founded "Photo Independent: The International Exposition of Contemporary Photography."
Cerebral and conceptual, yet surprisingly sensual and often exquisite, the work of Lothar Baumgarten resists categorization.
My first grandchild, Cameron John Shanahan, was born on April 8, 2014. I was looking forward to his arrival from the moment my son, Brian, and his wife, Pam, told me they were expecting.
This amazing project saw me travel around the world photographing brave survivors. As a photographer and mother, it was incredibly moving to meet these young people and see firsthand the impact that meningococcal disease has had on their lives.
image: Caroline Mytinger painting Sarli and Wife in Samarai, Papua New Guinea. 1929 American artist Caroline Mytinger died in virtual obscurity at ...
"So, wanna curate a booth with me at Photo Independent?" Of course I said yes. I love curating. Then came the kicker: My friend asking, noted SoCal art world photographer Eric Minh Swenson, dropped this on me: "It's gonna be all fetish photographers."
The cameraman featured in the Oscar-nominated film Chasing Ice has captured a lot more than ice with his lens.