Tony Ray Jones: A Day by the Sea

Tony Ray Jones: A Day by the Sea
Tony Ray-Jones was a British photographer who died very young in 1972. He was barely thirty.  He had studied in the US, formally at Yale and less formally under Alexey Brodovitch, the great design chief of Harper’s Bazaar who acted as mentor to a generation of photographers.  Through Brodovitch’s Design Studio workshops, Ray-Jones met and ...

Don McCullin’s Cameras

Don McCullin's Cameras
Don McCullin has recently been experimenting with a Canon 5DIII digital camera. For more than 50 years McCullin has used film cameras like Nikon and Olympus Om1′s with his favourite focal lengths; 28mm and 135mm. This camera above saved Don McCullin’s life. The bullet damage can clearly be seen. At Prey Veng, east of Phnom ...

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea The Ansel Adams exhibition at The National Maritime Museum in London features over 100 prints, including many never shown in the UK before, from tiny early prints to the photographer’s huge, iconic Mural Project. Depicting Adam’s evolution from pictorialist to modernist photography through images of crashing ...

Hiroshi Sugimoto Seascapes

Hiroshi Sugimoto Seascapes
  Hiroshi Sugimoto was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan 1948. In 1970, Sugimoto studied politics and sociology at University in Tokyo. In 1974, he retrained as an artist and received his BFA in Fine Arts at the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California. Afterwards, Sugimoto settled in New York City   Sugimoto ...

Daido Moriyama Videos

Daido Moriyama Videos
Born in Ikeda, Osaka, Daido Moriyama first trained in graphic design before taking up photography with Takeji Iwaniya, a professional photographer of architecture and crafts. Moving to Tokyo in 1961, he assisted photographer Eikoh Hosoe for three years and became familiar with the trenchant social critiques produced by photographer Shomei Tomatsu. He also drew inspiration ...

Josef Hofleher: Black and White

Josef Hofleher: Black and White
This photo is a great example of Black and White photography by Josef Hofleher, an Austrian  who travels all over the world to take photographs for limited edition books.. At the age of 20, Hoflehner purchased a camera and began to travel. An early award for photography began to open doors professionally and his career ...

A Tale of Two Slums | Photographer: Stephen Dupont

A Tale of Two Slums | Photographer: Stephen Dupont
There are two excellent photographic essays of Polaroids made in the Mumbai slum Dharavi and the Senen slum of Jakarta by Stephen Dupont, an Australian photographer. Dharavi is one of the world’s largest slum and lies on prime real estate in the middle of India’s financial capital, Mumbai and has a population estimated to be 1 million. Many businesses ...

What camera does Daido Moriyama use

What camera does Daido Moriyama use
There is a lot of discussion on the internet about what type of camera certain photographers use. It is well known that Daido Moriyama favours the Ricoh GR 1s  film camera with 28mm lens and more recently the Ricoh GRD range of digital cameras.  Most of the black and white  prints at the Tate Modern ...

Filters for Digital Photography

Filters for Digital Photography
Filters for Digital Photography   There are 3 main types of filters for digital photography; Polariser, Graduated and Neutral Density filter. These Photographic filters are attached to the front of the lens to  allow certain kinds of light to be able to pass through, and reduce or block out other unwanted light. The polarizing filter ...

Tilt Shift Lens Effect

Tilt Shift Lens Effect
Adding Tilt Shift lens effect to a timelapse video really does give the impression of a miniaturized town and it looks like you have used a macro lens. In this tutorial I will show you how to make a timelapse video from still images.  Don’t worry if you don’t have a tilt shift lens like ...