Steve McConnell's series on How to Become a Successful Photographer (via Photography Blogger)
- Becoming A Professional Photographer in 2014 (And Living An Amazing Life) (Part 1)
- Becoming A Professional Photographer in 2014 (And Living An Amazing Life) (Part 2)
- How To Become A Successful Full-Time Photographer In 1 Year: The Ultimate Guide – Part 1
- How To Become A Successful Full-Time Photographer In 1 Year: The Ultimate Guide – Part 2
|Photo by Ami Vitale via PetaPixel|
"Photography is not about the camera. It’s not even about the beautiful images we create. It is about telling powerful stories. Photography is a tool for creating awareness and understanding across cultures, communities, and countries; a tool to make sense of our commonalities in the world we share. I believe the way to find common ground is by seeing yourself in others..." READ MORE (via PetaPixel)
When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage
"Brenda Ann Kenneally is a documentary photographer who works in depressed urban environments, often photographing their residents repeatedly over a period of many years. “Upstate Girls,” her most recent project, began in 2003...
Ms. Kenneally’s forceful images drew a lot of attention. More than eighteen thousand people shared the Slate article on Facebook and hundreds commented on Slate’s Facebook page. Another 387 commented on the original post. Tweets criticized the subjects and the photographer.
The comments were harsh..." READ MORE (via The New York Times)
|Sam Falk/The New York Times (via The Lively Morgue)|
"...(Darcy) Eveleigh is a New York Times picture editor who curates the popular Tumblr blog, The Lively Morgue, a collection of historic and often quirky images found in the Times’ photo archive.
Eveleigh will not live to see every photo. The files are believed to hold between 10 and 20 million images. The site reports that if Times picture editors posted 10 new archived photos on the blog each day, they might have every picture online by the year 3935..." READ MORE and SEE PHOTOS
"If it could, then a really good computer would make you a better writer and a really good guitar would make you a better player. It truth, a camera, a computer, and a guitar are simply instruments. Yes, the instruments give you options and some of those options are really important. But, an instrument in the hands of an artist who understands content will create something with more impact and depth than one made by an artist focused not on the content, but on the number of megapixels of his camera, the speed of his computer, or the exotic wood of his guitar..." READ STORY
|Abraham Lincoln at Antietam, 1862|
"Prior to the 1970s, color photography was hard to come by. These photos below have been “colorized” to help us visualize what the world that we only know as black and white looked like. It’s quite jaw-dropping to see the likes of Abraham Lincoln and Albert Einstein in living color." SEE PHOTOS
"'This is how we saw most of the world when it got big for The Beatles. You'll find several of the shots in this book are from my point of view, looking out of a car window. That's just how it was. You had to get to the gig, and then get away from the gig to wherever you were going next.'" –Ringo Starr (SEE MORE)