4.20.2014

History of Photography


Class 002 history of photography [final] from Amity University


History of Photography Timeline (via photo.net): LINK




The Wonderful World of Early Photography (via neatorama.com): LINK

4.16.2014

World Press Photo 2014

















World Press Photo Contest 2014 Winners See Photos

How to Edit and Critique Your Photos















HOW TO EDIT YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY
“If only editing photography was as simple as separating wheat and chaff. Josh Lustig is outgoing Assignments Editor at Panos Pictures and photographer and publisher at Tartaruga. He asks Panos photographers for their tips on telling a story – and keeping it short and sweet…” Read More














5 WAYS TO CRITIQUE YOUR OWN PHOTOS
“Often our photography has a lot going for it.  Sometimes it lacks a clear identity. Before we display our images, we get it critiqued. The first person who critiques your work should be you. As photographers we spend a lot of time and money wondering if our images are good. We spend time creating and editing the images. We spend money, making sure we store the images correctly. We are all susceptible to flattery and we accept when people tell us our images are nice. With our own image though, we must be brutal and unforgiving…” Read More

Micro Photography by Vyacheslav Mishchenko



















"Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko specializes in macro photography, and his favorite things to capture on camera are snails. 

He shoots them up-close in their natural habitat—on leaves, branches, and flowers. Most of his images show the snails curiously exploring the world around them, while others are slightly more romantic..." See More

The Story of The Migrant Mother

























"As the United States sank into the Great Depression, a photographer named Dorothea Lange turned her attention away from studio and portrait work toward the suffering she was seeing around her. After taking a job as a photographer for the Resettlement Administration, a New Deal agency tasked with helping poor families relocate, Lange one day found herself in Nipomo, California, at a campsite full of out-of-work pea pickers. The crop had been destroyed by freezing rain; there was nothing to pick. Lange approached one of the idle pickers, a woman sitting in a tent, surrounded by her seven children, and asked if she could photograph them..." Read More

4.15.2014

Stefan Ruiz: Cholombiano Project


Mexican-American photographer Stefan Ruiz discusses his photo career and his "Cholombiano" project.

Chris Anderson on Photography


Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson discusses his photographic journey.

4.14.2014

60 Photos That Capture the Human Experience

"This incredible collection of moments represents the joy, innocence, despair, curiosity, and undying perseverance within all of us. No matter where we’re from, these are the emotions that unite us – it’s what makes us human. We set out to capture this spirit in 60 incredible photographs..." See Photos

Aerial Photographer Alex MacLean

See more photos from Alex MacLean: Link

New York TImes Wins Photo Pulitzers



"The New York Times has swept the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for photography. The staff photographer Tyler Hicks won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for his coverage of a terrorist attack at an upscale mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that left more than 60 people dead. Josh Haner was awarded the Pulitzer in feature photography for his images of the slow and painful recovery process for a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing..." Read More