Thursday, July 14, 2011

Three tips for getting into the wedding photography business

Taylor Jackson is a wedding photographer based in Toronto. In this video he shares three tips for breaking into the wedding photography business.

Taylor is also the author of New School Wedding Photographer in which he tells everything he knows about starting a wedding photography business.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Documentary photographer, Alex Harris

Alex Harris is a founder of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, North Carolina, and of DoubleTake Magazine. He has taught documentary photography and writing at Duke since 1975.

In this video he shows pictures he has taken both in medical clinics and in Artic communities. He discusses how his work as a documentary photographer in the field resonates with the work of physicians in the clinic.

"Diagnosis: A Photographer's Guide," A Talk by Alex Harris from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Using backlight flash

Bert Stephani shows us how to use flash to backlight a subject in order to help it stand out from the background.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Photojournalism course at SIUC School of Journalism

Photojournalism students at SIUC receive practical training in gathering, writing, photographing, editing and presenting news and feature stories in which the essential information is photographic. Learn more about the course and see some of their work in this video.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Julius Shulman talks about architectural photography

Julius Shulman is a respected architectural photographer, whose career spanned 70 years. During that time he created a comprehensive visual chronology of modern architecture and the development of the Los Angeles region. His images capture the architect's vision and the spirit of the era.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Pinhole photography with your DSLR

This looks like a step backwards, but then again it may open up a whole new avenue of photographic image making.