San Francisco based photographer Michael O’Neal has a style characterized by his affinity for minimalism and shoots a wide range of content including lifestyle, fashion, still-life, and wildlife. In this “Behind the Shot” he takes us along his South America travels and into his creative process of adding video into his fashion editorial workflow.
After 10 years of shooting, I decided to self-publish a limited edition photography book. This is highly recommended for anyone looking to celebrate their work – whether for fans, family, or even just yourself. Here is my approach to creating a photo book, including questions to ask yourself so that you get the most out of your book and not waste money in the creation process.
Kyle Seidler is a skateboard photographer based in the Long Beach, CA. His works can be seen in Thrasher and Transworld Skateboarding. Currently, he’s a staff photographer for Sole Technology which is a collection of skate brands such as Etnies, Emerica, Altamont, and éS. He also stays busy as a freelancer, traveling with brands and working with magazines pitching articles. We sat down with Kyle to talk about his work, his process, and what it takes to break into the competitive skateboarding community.
Arts-based community programs have a profound effect on productivity and embarking on personal projects improve creative quality of life. Discover the importance of a making art for yourself through the inspirational work of Michael Paul Smith.
In just 2 minutes you can learn to overcome a creative plateau and become the artist you’ve always envisioned.
Triple threat graphic designer, photographer, and videographer Joshua Fortuna has created quite the Instagram following over the past few years for his unique combination of mediums. His hand-drawn designs atop common objects, such as his daily consumption of coffee and lay-flat camera equipment, has kept his followers engaged and showing their appreciation of his identifiable design aesthetic.
Many of you are probably excited for fall – the colors, the low-angle light, and the dramatic weather all help us achieve stunning images. Start the season right with some words of wisdom from 18 working photographers and their visual expressions of what the harvest season means to them.
Printed pictures carry a power that digital viewing does not. Here are a few reasons why you must keep the photographic tradition of printing alive and allow viewers to take part in and understand your unique perspective of the world.
How do you decide what photos are good to keep and what ones should be thrown in the trash? Here are 5 reasons to reject an image that I have discovered work best in almost all image-making scenarios.
Being a photographer is so much bigger than practicing lighting techniques, being up-to-date on the newest and most powerful gear, or knowing what post-production actions are best for you. All those things are wonderful parts of the puzzle but being a photographer is so much more. We all have similar hurdles to clear before we feel comfortable calling ourselves “photographers”. Here is some advice of how conquer those hurdles.