TAG: blog photography

Image- #1 Natasha and Valera Cherkashin



VALERA AND NATASHA CHERKASHIN’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STRENGTHS DEFINE AN ERA.   As of this writing, I am pleased to present an on-going series, a Q&A dialogue with an outstanding selection of photographers whose work spans many genres and are established in the global sphere. Their powerfully strong and explosive imagery has captured the eyes of museum and…

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Food Photography for Bloggers: a tasty and insightful treat!


I tend to follow a lot of food blogs and I am most attracted to the ones that have pictures that suck me in and make me drool.  I also like to shoot food for my own blog and I learn a little more with each shot.  You can imagine how excited I am to…


Making the Basilica


Originally posted to Harold Davis’ successful Photoblog2.0 — visit www.digitalfieldguide.com for more information! I’ve been asked a number of times about the process behind the making of my images of the Basilica Mission Dolores, shown below and in Looking for Light. This is a monochromatic style that I’ve developed intentionally that is based upon High…


The Lens Series: Holga HL-C lenses


I’m sure most readers are familiar with the work of photographers using Holga cameras. The medium format Holga was originally designed and manufactured in China in the eighties as a mass-market camera for the Chinese. However, the rise in popularity of cheap 35mm cameras meant that the Holga wasn’t an initial success. Somewhat ingeniously, the…

Imacon Color Scanner

Landscape Photography: Expressions in Fog & Mist (Part III)


As pointed out in the first article about photographing in fog and mist [reference link] these atmospheric conditions are likely to form when moist air reaches its dew point. The type of fog that will form, however, is influenced and even controlled by topography. For example, deep valleys or mountain ridgelines will tend to produce…


Jason Lee: a unique take on photographing your children


When I first saw the portfolio of Jason Lee,I realized how truly effective it can be to shoot a tired, old,  been there and done that subject in a new and creative way. There are millions of parents out there with cameras taking photographs of their children. Literally, millions. You might be wondering what sets…

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