A veteran photojournalist discusses how photojournalists try to survive in an era that devalues great photography and great photojournalism. NYT.
Sara Al-Balooshi Is Breaking the Rules of Photography (The National, 2015). Her Instagram account is fascinating -- images created by an Arabic and Emirati woman with her own unique vision and style.
Photojournalist Adam Ferguson received strong reaction to his portrait of Taiwanese president hopeful Tsai Ing-wen. She appeared under the title “She could lead the only Chinese democracy – And that makes Beijing nervous.”
Smart phones now have such sophisticated cameras that it is no longer necessary to purchase a high-end, brand-name SLR camera in order to take great pictures. To illustrate, the photo in the banner above for this blog was taken with a simple smart phone, purchased in 2013. My previous smart phone, purchased in 2011, couldn't... Continue Reading →
Seth Fiegerman in Mashable: "The algorithms have spoken: I am an anti-social homebody who spends a great deal of his free time photographing the same few cats, meals and sunsets. I travel occasionally, but mostly along the East Coast near where I live. And I spend almost all of my time with a small group... Continue Reading →