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DSLR and Third Generation Cameras: is the end near?

I’ll admit to feeling a little uneasy when I came across this article about the development of 3rd generation cameras; a term I’ve not been overly familiar with. The technology of these new cameras seemed too young, too sub-par to really threaten the

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DSLR and Third Generation Cameras: is the end near?

I’ll admit to feeling a little uneasy when I came across this article about the development of 3rd generation cameras; a term I’ve not been overly familiar with. The technology of these new cameras seemed too young, too sub-par to really threaten the

John Moore, Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery / Getty Images

Other people’s pain

Researching online a couple of days ago, I came across the above image by photographer John Moore. It led me first to consider the privacy of photography – a line so blurry and well-worn that I won’t begin to debate

John Moore, Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery / Getty Images

Other people’s pain

Researching online a couple of days ago, I came across the above image by photographer John Moore. It led me first to consider the privacy of photography – a line so blurry and well-worn that I won’t begin to debate

Greenwood, Mississippi, 1974

The rise of Fine Art Photography

”This week, ArtTactic published a survey that showed that confidence in the modern and contemporary photography market is up by 9.2% since May, with the biggest increase in confidence at top end of the market, for photos priced over $100,000.

Greenwood, Mississippi, 1974

The rise of Fine Art Photography

”This week, ArtTactic published a survey that showed that confidence in the modern and contemporary photography market is up by 9.2% since May, with the biggest increase in confidence at top end of the market, for photos priced over $100,000.

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Paul Graham: Photography is Easy, Photography is Difficult

From the Paul Graham Archive: Photography is Easy, Photography is Difficult It’s so easy it’s  ridiculous. It’s so easy that I can’t even begin – I just don’t know where to  start. After all, it’s just looking at things. We

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Paul Graham: Photography is Easy, Photography is Difficult

From the Paul Graham Archive: Photography is Easy, Photography is Difficult It’s so easy it’s  ridiculous. It’s so easy that I can’t even begin – I just don’t know where to  start. After all, it’s just looking at things. We

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The Five Myths of being ‘a Creative’

The myth: Ideas flow easily, arriving in their billions The reality: Ideas are HARD to find and FEW in number Sometimes no amount of mind-mapping, painstaking research or soul-searching comes to anything. Ideas, unfortunately, do not always arrive while we

1156284_innovation

The Five Myths of being ‘a Creative’

The myth: Ideas flow easily, arriving in their billions The reality: Ideas are HARD to find and FEW in number Sometimes no amount of mind-mapping, painstaking research or soul-searching comes to anything. Ideas, unfortunately, do not always arrive while we

Ethics and Photography: where do you stand?

From celebrity snaps to photojournalism and street photography, the ethics inherent to the medium have widely been debated for as long as the practice itself.  Public photography is, of course,  fraught with ethical conflict. What about the rights of privacy

Ethics and Photography: where do you stand?

From celebrity snaps to photojournalism and street photography, the ethics inherent to the medium have widely been debated for as long as the practice itself.  Public photography is, of course,  fraught with ethical conflict. What about the rights of privacy

Comforts of Home: Allen Bryan

Photographer Allen Bryan: For most of my adult life I took pictures: It was a way of collecting things that stopped me in my tracks. I accumulated file drawers full of images that have long since begun to fade away. Then in

Comforts of Home: Allen Bryan

Photographer Allen Bryan: For most of my adult life I took pictures: It was a way of collecting things that stopped me in my tracks. I accumulated file drawers full of images that have long since begun to fade away. Then in

Top 10 photography essays

1. Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography, Roland Barthes 2. On Photography, Susan Sontag 3.  Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960, John Szarkowski 4. Timelessness in Art and Photography, Chong Ho Yu (online) 5. Is Photography Art? Robert Balcomb, (online) 6. Beauty in Photography, Robert

Top 10 photography essays

1. Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography, Roland Barthes 2. On Photography, Susan Sontag 3.  Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960, John Szarkowski 4. Timelessness in Art and Photography, Chong Ho Yu (online) 5. Is Photography Art? Robert Balcomb, (online) 6. Beauty in Photography, Robert

what is photography today?

Can photography be termed “fine art” and, if so, what should that photography be like – must it be conceptual? With countless essays aiming to describe the ‘meaning’ of modern art photography and definition of fine art photography, Sophie Hastings

what is photography today?

Can photography be termed “fine art” and, if so, what should that photography be like – must it be conceptual? With countless essays aiming to describe the ‘meaning’ of modern art photography and definition of fine art photography, Sophie Hastings

Top 10 Photography Websites

Top 10 websites featuring new photography 1. Toomuchchocolate too much chocolate is an online photo exhibition/dialogue space run by photographer Jake Stangel. This site aims to serve and connect editorial, fine art, and commercial photographers all over the internet by focusing on dialogue, support,

Top 10 Photography Websites

Top 10 websites featuring new photography 1. Toomuchchocolate too much chocolate is an online photo exhibition/dialogue space run by photographer Jake Stangel. This site aims to serve and connect editorial, fine art, and commercial photographers all over the internet by focusing on dialogue, support,