My portrait photography education didn’t happen in a classroom, library, or workshop. Most of what I learned came from studying my heroes’ work, trying to figure out why I loved their pictures, and then putting my own twist on them.
If you know me, then you know I love a good one-liner. In fact, I put together what may be the best collection of portrait photography quotes in history. But even I can get sick of hearing the same old pearls of wisdom from the same old boomers. So I’ve upgraded 10 famous photography quotes […]
Rock photographers often go about not only capturing concerts but other special scenes that many others don't get access to. At a recent panel event, Bob Gruen joined fellow punk rock documentarians David Godlis, Marcia Resnick, and Paul Zone.
A huge part of my photo practice is not taking photos. Photography is an inner game. What comes out in our photography is the total expression of who we are, how we think, and what we see. I realized a few years ago that to create good images I need to feed myself with ideas […]
Photographer Harvey Wang has what is promising to be a fantastic new book on Amazon, it's called from Darkroom to Daylight. The book is also being made into a documentary which explores the insights of some fantastic photographers through interviews.
"Don't believe that you become an artist the instant you received a gift Kodak on Xmas. " says photographer Alfred Stieglitz in an article. Mr. Stieglitz needs no introduction for those of us who have studied him and his works; but you'll be elated to know of an article that he published years ago in a no dead publication called Photography Topics.