10 Questions With Stephen Vanasco

Los Angeles-based photographer Stephen Vanasco shoots a variety of subjects, including street, skateboarding, fashion and music
Photo By Stephen Vanasco
Los Angeles-based photographer Stephen Vanasco shoots a variety of subjects, including street, skateboarding, fashion and music. He also shoots for his skateboarding and apparel brand, V/SUAL. Here, he gives us a look at his creative process and inspiration. 1. Where are you based? Los Angeles. 2. How long have you been an active photographer? For about... Read more

10 Questions With Can Ahtam

Can Ahtam is a professional photographer based in Los Angeles
Can Ahtam is a professional photographer based in Los Angeles who shoots portraits, landscapes, fashion, products and more. Here, he shares how a life-long interest in photography turned into a passion and career. 1. Where are you based? I’m based in Los Angeles, California, but I’m originally from Istanbul, Turkey. 2. How did you get started... Read more

Online Auction To Fight The Effects Of COVID-19

The Art Of Staying Home online auction will run for a week starting April 10
“Dekalb Avenue, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn,” by Amy Touchette, signed digital C-Print, 8 x 8 inches, and Deck of Playing Cards. Next Friday, on April 10, Blank White Space, a bespoke private curation and art advisory service based in London, will run an online photography and art auction to help fight the effects of COVID-19. Photographer Amy Touchette... Read more
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Fujifilm GFX 100’s Massive 100-Megapixel Resolution

If your favorite camera is your smartphone, you may wonder why someone would pay $10,000 for a camera. Though that price tag might be out of reach for most of us, there are reasons why pros drop that kind of cash on a medium format system. For starters, the Fujifilm GFX 100 produces 100-megapixel files, Read more…

If your favorite camera is your smartphone, you may wonder why someone would pay $10,000 for a camera. Though that price tag might be out of reach for most of us, there are reasons why pros drop that kind of cash on a medium format system. For starters, the Fujifilm GFX 100 produces 100-megapixel files, enough for pretty much any end use imaginable.... Read more

10 Questions With Elise Swopes

Chicago-based artist Elise Swopes shares what motivates her surreal and imaginative style
10 Questions With Elise Swopes
Elise Swopes is a visual storyteller and iPhone artist based in Chicago. She got her start shooting on an iPhone in 2011 when she joined Instagram and began using a DSLR in 2015. She has since had her work featured in commercials and on billboards. Swopes inspires others by sharing her methods via her Swopes So Dope podcast, a tutorial video channel... Read more

10 Questions With Steven John Irby

Brooklyn-based street photographer Steven John Irby on what motivates him as a photographer
Brooklyn-based street photographer Steven John Irby is the co-owner and director of Street Dreams Magazine, which “is focused on creating community through showcasing the talents of photographers worldwide.” He took a moment to answer 10 questions for us to give some insight into his work and what motivates him as a photographer. 1. How long have... Read more

Profile: Wildlife Photographer Linn Smith

Natural Bedding By Linn Smith In the first of a photographer profile series, Florida resident and wildlife photographer Linn Smith shares how she got started, how she chooses her gear and subject matter, her favorite spots in the state and offers advice for others who are just starting out. How and when did you start Read more…

Profile: Wildlife Photographer Linn Smith
Natural Bedding By Linn Smith In the first of a photographer profile series, Florida resident and wildlife photographer Linn Smith shares how she got started, how she chooses her gear and subject matter, her favorite spots in the state and offers advice for others who are just starting out. How and when did you start as a photographer? How did you discover... Read more

Cameras & Digital Imaging from 2010-2019: By The Numbers

A snapshot of changes that have taken place in the camera world and photography over the past 10 years
Let’s travel back in time, like we’re Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future. The year is 2010. Barack Obama is president, the Olympics are being held in Vancouver, Canada and a 7.0-magnitude earthquake has devastated the Caribbean nation of Haiti. Also, a financial crisis has rocked the U.S. and the world, resulting in high... Read more

Our 10 Most Popular Articles Of 2019

A look back at the topics, trends and techniques that photographers found useful this year
As 2019 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at some of the most popular articles from the year, including a guide to focus stacking, some must-have non-camera accessories, tips for getting the best in camera exposure, restoring and digitizing old photos and more. Wishing you happy holidays and a creative new year in 2020! 1. Camera Mode: Aperture... Read more

Winners Of The 2019 Tell Us Your Story Photo Contest

From August 13 through October 1, we received 1,772 submissions from 364 individuals who entered our 2019 Tell Us Your Story photo contest, and now, we’re thrilled to announce the winners! Although it was difficult, our panel of judges managed to narrow down the finalists to three prize-winning images. Below is the gallery of winners: Read more…

From August 13 through October 1, we received 1,772 submissions from 364 individuals who entered our 2019 Tell Us Your Story photo contest, and now, we’re thrilled to announce the winners! Although it was difficult, our panel of judges managed to narrow down the finalists to three prize-winning images. Below is the gallery of winners: First... Read more

2019 Tell Us Your Story Photo Contest Finalists

In addition to the three winning photos from the 2019 Tell Us Your Story photo contest, we’re thrilled to present this gallery of 21 finalists:

In addition to the three winning photos from the 2019 Tell Us Your Story photo contest, we’re thrilled to present this gallery of 21 finalists: Forever And Ever Photographer:... Read more

Getting Press For Your Photography—Part 1

In this first of a three-parts series, Amy Touchette describes how photographers can do a better job of publicizing themselves and their photography
Being photographers and not entrepreneurs, a challenging area for many of us is how to create work that doesn’t just live on our hard drive, but actually gets out there and interacts with the world. To do this, use the following lists of questions, which are the first set of steps to consider as you embark on gaining publicity. Decide Who Your Audience... Read more
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