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Humans of New York

August 27, 2015 • Lifestyle, Photography, Storytelling, VideoComments Off on Humans of New York

Brandon Stanton moved to New York in 2010. As an amateur photographer, he was fascinated by the crowds of characters throughout the city. He began to take street portraits of the people he met and share them in an album on his timeline named, Humans of New York. As his photos started to gain a …

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Afghan Man In Sweets Factory

June 11, 2014 • PhotographyComments Off on Afghan Man In Sweets Factory

Inspirational photos throughout the world tell stories that we can’t even imagine. This photograph of a man working a small sweets factory in Herat province was featured on Yahoo news and taken by Mohmmad Shoib/Reuters. Loved the way Shoib created

Secret Life of Storm Troopers

April 25, 2014 • Humor, PhotographyComments Off on Secret Life of Storm Troopers

In the age of Reality TV (this could be in my future, if I’m lucky, so no hate here), it was bound to happen. Someone was going to document the intimate details of the secret lives of Storm Troopers. Going all Jean-Claude Van Damme and doing an epic

Speedlite Holiday Shoot

December 16, 2013 • PhotographyComments Off on Speedlite Holiday Shoot

Equipment: Canon 5DMKII with 50 f1/4 lens. Floor mount tripod. Canon Speedlite 580EX II as master with two 430EX slaves under plexiglass tabletop. Used red and green filters.

NGM Proof: North Korea

November 19, 2013 • PhotographyComments Off on NGM Proof: North Korea

AP photographer David Guttenfelder in the field in North Korea. Latest notes uploaded to National Geographic Proof. Amazing set of images by Guttenfelder with story by Elizabeth Krist.

How to use strobes with ambient light

October 31, 2013 • PhotographyComments Off on How to use strobes with ambient light

Notes by Yvette 10/30/13 Steve’s Camera – across from Samy’s in Culver City – a great camera repair shop “Picture Day” – documentary by Ira Glass, recommended by Alex ☺ Instructor/Model David Calicchio demonstrated use of strobes with ambient

Photojournalism vs Photography

May 19, 2013 • PhotographyComments Off on Photojournalism vs Photography

Commentary by the staff at on The Guardian article by Tom Jenkins, When the line blurs between sport photography and photojournalism. “Wondering how he would react in the same situation, Jenkins explains his usual mindset when setting out

Inspiration: Joel Sartore

May 19, 2009 • PhotographyComments Off on Inspiration: Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore is one of my favorite photographers. Mr. Sartore’s images have a haunting style that is both technically brilliant and ethereal at the same time. He’s a 20-year veteran shooter for National Geographic as well as speaker, author and