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Photographer of the Day: Ruben Alexander

Photographer: Ruben Alexander Photo: “Colour Bender” Water in glasses acts as lenses reversing the scene behind them. This colorful composition uses that principle to play with the interaction of color and

Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Peter Skaugvold

Photographer: Peter Skaugvold Photo: “20200304PS007” Concentric circles lead this composition to the bright room with a mysterious figure. What is it wearing? A spacesuit? Where are we? A great photo asks

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Photographer of the Day: thesrpspaintshop

Photographer: thesrpspaintshop Photo: “20200304PS007” This study of color and costume is compelling. The cool blue of the subject’s garb spills onto the only face we see. The warm buildings in

Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Ivan Rigamonti

Photographer: Ivan Rigamonti Photo: “Hardbrüke” This juxtaposition of transportation in light and silhouette is a perfect photograph. The shadowy bicycles bookend the brilliantly lit path the subject walks. She is transfixed

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Photographer of the Day: Jim Sollows

Photographer: Jim Sollows Photo: “Border Marsh” Every so often, a landscape speaks to me. And I have to listen. This one doesn’t just speak, it sings a song of the

Brassaï On Photography

On Photography: Brassaï, 1899-1984

“Night does not show things, it suggests them. It disturbs and surprises us with its strangeness. It liberates forces within us which are dominated by our reason during the daytime.”

On Photography Martin Parr

On Photography: Martin Parr, 1952-present

“I looked around at what my colleagues were doing, and asked myself, ‘What relationship has it with what’s going on?’ I found there was a great distortion of contemporary life.

flower growing against a background of pink foliage

Photographer of the Day: Andrew Ford

Photographer: Andrew Ford Photo: “Volcano Park 22” A wonder of nature thriving in volcanic ash and isolated against a slightly blurred but colorful background earns Andrew Ford Photofocus Photographer of

Winter scene with trees and underbrush on the banks of a slowly flowing stream

Photographer of the Day: Linda Shetters

Photographer: Linda Shetters Photo: “Untitled” An almost monochromatic winter scene of snow and ice and a lazily flowing stream bounded by trees and underbrush all dressed in fanciful white snow

A scene on the street filled with holiday lights in a quiet downtown frame a lone figure. Photographer of the Day honors go to Frank Bitetto.

Photographer of the Day: Frank Bitetto

Photographer: Frank Bitetto Photo: “Untitled” A holiday street scene in black and white captures the beauty of the lights in the trees, around curbs and buildings. A lone figure is

interior of a bus features the red stop button

Photographer of the Day: Craig Cook

Photographer: Craig Cook Photo: “Stop” The red stop button in a bus is contrasted nicely with the slightly blurred yellows and blues of handrails and windows. The composition harmonizes the

Dancing light on the Staten Island Ferry earns Claude Beller honors as the Photofocus Photographer of the Day

Photographer of the Day: Claude Beller

Photographer: Claude Beller Photo: “Staten Island Ferry” This quiet moment of two people reading and a man glancing at the camera is a study in perfection. Light dances and paints

9 photographs by Robert Doisneau for On Photography on Photofocus

On Photography: Robert Doisneau, 1912-1994

“If I knew how to take a good photograph, I’d do it every time.” ―Robert Doisneau Photojournalism pioneer Robert Doisneau was a popular reportage photographer in France. His abundant work

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 9-15, 2020

Here are just some of the interesting articles that we published this week. Michèle Grenier finishes her series on photographing an international sports event. Andrew Ford shares his green screen

On Photography for the week of 02-09-2020 the photography of Joel Grimes

On Photography: Joel Grimes, 1957-present

“No technical process or technique can create an artistic expression; this is reserved for the creative mind.” -Joel Grimes Artist, photographer Joel Grimes is a world-class commercial photographer with clients

The Weekly Wrap-Up on Photofocus for February 2-8. 2020

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 2-8, 2020

This week bookends with two articles about the business of portrait photography. We lead off with a guest post by James Maher on corporate portraits followed by Michèle Grenier on

On Photography 02-02-2020 Mary Ellen Mark

On Photography: Mary Ellen Mark, 1940-2015

“I just think it’s important to be direct and honest with people about why you’re photographing them and what you’re doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.”

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