You've seen the work of Robert Mapplethorpe; of Roger Ballen, Annie Leibovitz or Ilse Bing. Envious artistry right there. The flow of beauty is natural, as if effortlessly done. But to have such effortlessness is to actually work hard for it.
Photographer Eric Kim believes that artistic photography is achievable. Like all mediums of art, it takes practice and discipline. One needs a keen eye to pay attention; the strength to look at the world as it is and not just in photographs only to mimic them; developing the visual library of imagination and the freeing of the soul to express one's spirit.
Hear out Kim's few yet important reminders in fine art photography.
How do you make old, vintage, faded photographs become part of contemporary photography and receive new meaning? London-based artist Julie Cockburn hand-stitched found photographs as part of her analogue manipulation.
Like the contemporary auteur, they've been through other influences to make the style of their own. Christopher Nolan has his own distinction, but even you can make it with some practice and minding of the details.
For International Women's Day, we've lifted some of the most telling and relevant quotes orbiting around feminism, confidence and photography, and how they all relate to each other from contemporary women photographers.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.
A new center for British photography will open in Bristol, recognizing the photographer Martin Parr and his legacy and significance to photography with selected works from of contemporary artists from the British Isles.
Community newcomer Bert Liang (@bcliang), has been practicing photography for over 45 years. He continues to learn from both digital and analogue image-making processes, but prefers the latter for the boundless experiments that can done with it. In this interview, he shares his insights on film photography and how it expanded his views on creativity.
Adam Van Fossen's passion for film photography started 12 years ago during his high school photography class. Ever since then, he has continued practicing the craft and capturing the world in dreamlike photographs. Here, our featured community newcomer shares his thoughts on analogue photographs and some of his favorite images.
British documentary photographer Giles Duley is a contemporary pioneer of humanitarian photography. Known for capturing the consequence of conflict and war, he tries to make the world a little bit better, even at his own expense.
Collage work was a branch of contemporary art techniques that came from Dadaism, in which Tristan Tzara would say it's the most revolutionary development since painting and photography. How's modern collage going? We look into the works of modern collage artists.