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“There is nothing worse than a brilliant image of a fuzzy concept.” -Ansel Adams Ansel Adams was a photographer, environmentalist and a concert-quality pianist. He is best known for his photographs of grand vistas rendered in immaculate black and white prints.
Evolving as a visual artist takes time, work and practice. Here is a look back at my first three years as a full-time photographer. This week was a stepping stone for me. It was the third time I was covering
The Stieglitz Group was an essential number of photographers who pioneered then promoted the pictorial style of photography. (Check out my article on pictorialism here!) Through the efforts of these photographers, photography was ultimately elevated and appreciated culturally to an
Camera Work In 1902 Stieglitz, along with Joseph T. Kelley launched Camera Work, a quarterly publication that supported the ideals of the Photo-Secession movement with the purpose of to “loosely hold together those Americans devoted to pictorial photography in their
Alfred Stieglitz is a name many photographers may recognize as “a big deal” but also a name that they might not be well acquainted with. While Stieglitz sets a lot of things in motion for photography’s growth, I want to
Photography moves from wet plates to dry There’s no denying that the wet plate process was not easy. It took considerable time, planning, effort, money, supplies, and proper logistics to execute and to top it off, the chemicals and fumes
There are many times when your choices for locations are very limited. You may be meeting a client at a park you’ve never visited, or you may be photographing an event or wedding at a specific spot. The trouble with
Yesterday, Adobe released new features and performance updates across Creative Cloud video and audio tools that enhance collaboration, improve workflows, and boost performance. Notable updates to Audition gives users more speed and power to match the growing demand for audio
With mirrorless cameras are all the rage in the last few years, many long-time DSLR photographers due for an upgrade must be thinking if they should make the switch. I’m sure that includes many landscape photographers. It’s always tempting to
Leading up to the Visual Storytelling Conference, we’re putting the spotlight on some of the instructors! Meet them and find out what you can learn from them at the conference, plus some pre-conference insights. Don’t have your free ticket yet?
This week we’re getting to know community member, Sue Adorjan. Sue is from Melbourne, Australia and has renewed her passion for photography. She loves capturing all aspects of life – landscapes, black and whites. Recently she has ventured into food
Some of you — you know who you are — really need stability. When you perch your heavy, expensive gear on a tripod six feet off the ground, you need to know that it’s going to stay there. And you
The Content-Aware Fill feature in After Effects helps you remove unwanted objects in your video footage. Removal is quick and easy! Simply mask the area you want to remove. Create keyframes for your mask positions if the areas are moving
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