New Gifts For Photographers

Want a printer than turns your iPhone photos into Polaroid-style (Instax, technically) instant prints?
By William Sawalich
If you've still got some holiday shopping to do, you're either way behind or cutting it close. I always feel a little funny suggesting photography gear as a gift, because, really, how many of your friends spend $1,200 on a new lens for the office gift exchange? But for all…

The Gallery Of Fluid Motion

Not only can we learn about how the world works thanks to these macro images, but we're awed by the beauty of everyday objects seen in totally uncommon ways.
By William Sawalich
Here's a photography competition that's unlike any other. It's sponsored by the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Mechanics. It's called the Gallery of Fluid Motion, and it's filled with awesome macro and micro photographs and videos of droplets and splashes and liquids in motion. This stuff is not only…

Documenting Detroit from The Air

Alex just completed a high-profile assignment for the New York Times last week.
By William Sawalich
I'm fortunate to have interviewed aerial photographer Alex Maclean for Digital Photo magazine, and I've become a huge fan of the man and his work. Alex just completed a high-profile assignment for the New York Times last week, after the publication commissioned him to document the effects of depopulation in…

Photographer Fights Back Against Preposterous Lawsuit

It's a nice story about a photographer who actually fights back against a bully with positive results.
By William Sawalich
This is a really fascinating read, courtesy of photographer and photo inventor Gary Fong. It's also a nice story about a photographer who actually fights back against a bully with positive results. In this case, the bully is a lawyer, and the photographer a recent immigrant who turned to Fong…

The World’s Most Expensive Photograph

Lots of folks love the photo, but to some—like The Guardian's art critic Jonathan Jones—the picture isn't even art.
By William Sawalich
Peter Lik is making headlines as his photograph of sand and light in an Arizona slot canyon earned him a massive $6.5million payday. That, plus two other prints he sold to the same buyer for $1.1 million and $2.4 million, respectively, brings to four the number of million-dollar-sales Lik has…

America’s Great Hiking Trails

There you can watch videos and view beautiful photos of Bart's journey along "the ruts of the Great Western Migration.
By William Sawalich
Photographer and expert trekker Bart Smith dropped me a line the other day to let me know about his recent book of photographs called "America's Great Hiking Trails." Bart spends his days traveling the U.S. on foot, pushing his camera and his camping gear in a modified jogging stroller, and…
Subscribe & Save!
International residents, click here.