Here’s a way to pick through the confusing discussions about image manipulation and what’s allowable. All relative.
Like many, I was asked to comment on the Steve McCurry’s … fiasco, embarrassment? Here’s my what I said to the President of the Union of Arab Photographers.
Workshop on how to find great images in your files.
I hear this question time and again. It seems to weigh much on photographers’ minds. What’s my answer?
A question I receive very, very often asks what are model releases … accompanied, usually, with a plaintive ‘Do I really have to get them signed?
Here are the links to the radio interviews I gave for ‘Photography – the definitive visual history’ (a bit of a mouthful for radio).
This is the first post in what we are calling the AB Era – After Book Era. It’s also the first in months. For which, my apologies.
I receive many questions about which camera is best for this or that purpose, but none as gracefully and thoughtfully phrased as one which dropped in last week from a retired gentleman in Kolkata, India.
The similarity in the figures – both around 0.6 – is deceptive. There is a world of difference between the Golden Ratio (also Golden Section or Phi), and the Rule of Thirds.
Those who understand photography as essentially a two-dimensional medium – width and depth – impose unnecessary limitations on themselves. And they miss out a lot of the fun. In fact, the way you to develop your own visual style, is to recognise that every time you photograph, you are operating in no fewer than seven […]