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.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount!
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.
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.
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.
Compared to our luxurious, aesthetic-driven contemporary uses of the instant camera, back then, common folk and photographers alike used Land's invention for professional use on an almost daily basis. Here is how people of then used the instant camera.