A common barrier for people trying to break into or sustain their path in photography is money. Gear, editing tools, accessories, travel, none of them are cheap. You would be forgiven for thinking that unless you're a rich business tycoon, then photography isn't an option for you.
For my project “The World I See,” I have gone to 19 countries in the last 12 months and walked up to strangers to ask for their photograph. In the beginning, I was just walking up to people, getting their photographs, and then walking away.
Denmark-based landscape photographer Mads Peter Iversen recently put together a tips video for landscape photographers that has nothing to do with technique and everything to do perspective. It’s called: 5 Important Reasons to do Local Landscape Photography.
The Canon EOS M6 Mk II is a small mirrorless camera with the most megapixels on an APS-C sensor on the market. Sharing the same sensor with the Canon EOS 90D, I was sort of skeptical of how it would perform.
Although it doesn’t yet feel like a finalized product the GNARBOX 2. 0 has steadily improved since we began testing it. While reviewing the GNARBOX 2. 0, we discussed our experiences with influencers, photographers, and other members of the press.
Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click Here. Photographers traveling on flights often will have trouble with lots of the gear that they’re carrying. Not only do you get thoroughly checked when bringing cameras, lenses and more but light modifiers can also be a pain. Let alone the cost of all that stuff can add up. But
Cuba is home to many stunning scenes, intriguing locations, and fascinating people, and photographers across the globe have made it their mission to tell their story. The latest on our list of favorite documentary photography works set in the country explores one of its most iconic boxing gyms, as captured by Jason Bax and John Towner.
My first time in a Sub-Saharan African country was in Ethiopia, and to be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect. Well, yes I know, I was expecting to get ‘in the zone’ at all times and take hundreds of great pictures like I expect from all my photography trips. Not too much to ask, […]
The Himalayas is home to some of the most stunning landscapes in the world, but also the resilient people battling some of the harshest winters on the planet. This was the premise that drew Singaporean photographer Nandakumar Narasimhan to its famous peaks, in search of stories to photograph.
Like many other photographers out there, I have multiple lenses in my camera bag that are all suitable for various jobs and genres of photography. While it's nice to be able to pick and choose from a long list of prime lenses, sometime it's just really nice to use wide to telephoto lenses that can do-it-all, and 24-105mm lenses are just about the perfect do it all lens.
In my time using the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, I've learned just how incredibly fast technology and transfer rates have become. Despite being satisfied with my 2015 MacBook Pro and iMac computers, their Thunderbolt ports were always more than adequate for me.
Sony has recently introduced the Cyber-shot HX99, a versatile camera geared for travelers and weekend photographers, and touted as the world's smallest camera of its kind. It boasts of an upgraded image processor, 4K video recording capabilities, an extreme zoom range, and a bunch of other advanced features packed into an ultra-compact body.
Heeding the call of their customers for a larger version, NYA-EVO has come up the FJORD 60-C, the big brother of the FJORD 36 and designed for longer journeys. This new camera backpack was made not only roomier but also more adaptable and feature-loaded, picking up where the FJORD 36 left off.
Perhaps products that I spend the most time on for reviews here at the Phoblographer could be camera bags; in fact I spent two months reviewing the Tenba Cooper DSLR Backpack before I decided to sit at my desk and pen this review.
Landscape photography has always been about immersing ourselves in nature's grandeur first, and bringing home photos that serve as a reminder of the experience. It's also the same for freelance photographer and writer Li Ye, who is based in one of the most sought after destinations among photographers: the mystic and majestic Tibet.
Attention, landscape photographers! Here's a spot to add to your list of stunning places to photograph. Brooklyn-based art director and photographer Jesse Echevarria says visiting and staying overnight at the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado is a must, and he definitely has the photos to prove it.
Award-winning photographer Michelle Frankfurter is taking to social media to share a horror story involving her precious camera equipment. She says American Airlines lost her cameras equipment worth $13,000.
We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process photojournalistic-style photos and polish them in an artistic way. Much like Steve McCurry did to his photos, but without the heaping pile of backlash.
One of the things that I really enjoy doing is follow up interviews with photographers to showcase to you readers how they've grown and made themselves into success stories--and in the case of photographer Ryan Struck you'll have a giant smile on your face.
We like to think that landscape photographers aren't very picky when it comes to scenic locations to capture. Sometimes, however, it's also easy to see that some locations captivate differently than others.
It seems like the never ending struggle as a photographer is to find the ideal camera bag to carry everything you need in a way that you prefer to carry it, along with whatever accessories and whatever else you want to carry with it.
My photographic journey was a long one, with many twists and turns that eventually landed me in the world of Fujifilm. The first time someone suggested I try out a Fujifilm camera, I laughed at them.
Danish photographer Mads Peter Iversen may have eased into photography from commercial videography, but you can say taking his sweet time enabled him to discover the kind of work that resonates with him.
Documenting daily life in plantations is one of the most beautiful projects that every photographer should take on if they have the chance. Every location holds a different story and shows a certain scenery but the messages are always eye-opening.
Having the right camera with you on your travels is a vital step in any successful trip. Perhaps you already choose to travel with one or several trusted film cameras, and have reasons of your own for doing so.
Creating a picture of a place through its people is one effective way to show the essence of a destination; and this portrait set taken by Amsterdam-based Stijn Hoekstra around Cuba is a great example.
It looks like traveling through United States airports will become even more laborious, as you will now have to remove all electronics larger than a smartphone from your carry-on. Is it a huge deal? Not really, I think I’m asked to remove camera gear or I get hit by a second screening 50% of the Read more...
What’s up, jerks? We reviewed your travel photos last night, and you really came through! It’s a pretty ambiguous topic, but I think we got some really impressive submissions. We decided that travel photography was something that captured the unique spirit of a place, or portrayed motion and destination. Support our Patreon! You can vote on […]
If you are a photographer who often has to travel with your gear, be it a small kit or a large one, then you know the struggles and stress related to this. Finding a quality bag to protect your gear while in route to your destination can go a long way towards alleviating some of that and Tenba’s Roadie line of bags are designed just for this purpose.
The Wells Fargo banker cocked his head, bit his lip, and spoke slowly. “You want a personal loan for a camera lens?” I grinned. “Yep,” I said. “$5,000 must buy a heck of a lens,” he said. He was right about that.
If you’re a tall white guy walking around in touristy parts of China, there’s a good chance you may be stopped by random people and asked to pose for a photo. This strange phenomenon can be seen in this 3-minute video recorded a few years ago by comedian Paul Ogata. It’s titled, “Yes You May […]
When I started working in photography, digital already ruled the industry. I never got the chance to perform controlled photography (don’t wanna use the term “professional”) using film.
Great environmental portrait photography usually shows people in a situation they live in (or sometimes at work and play) that says something about who they are. Patrick Temme's environmental portrait approach in his documentation work beautifully captured the grace and charisma of the people he encountered in Tigray, Ethiopia in Africa.
Last year we featured Ben Blennerhassett's amazing travel photography work taken at locations from all around the world here. Recently in his trip to Spain, he has created a short film titled "One Heart" showcasing breathtaking landscapes mixed with slices of real life scenes of the streets and people there.