World-shattering drama: War photography

A Marine in Afghanistan has a close call with Taliban fighters. A Republican militiawoman training on the beach outside Barcelona in the Spanish civil war. A Bosnian soldier stands on a mass grave outside his destroyed home. A class photo of young children, many later killed in Argentina’s dirty war. And so familiar now, a …

Lost In Paradise: Viva Las Vegas 16

If you missed Viva Las Vegas 16, or just love to relive again..  Take a look at this video Lost In Paradise FaceBook Page Welcome to Lost In Paradise at Viva Las Vegas 16! The Biggest rockabilly party in the world. This was my first time and I had no idea how BIG this event …

Keith Selle – The real Unicorn!

I have “followed” Keith Selle for some time now..  When the opportunity to take one of his “Master Work Shop”  I jumped at the chance It was 2 days of “hands-on”,  flash blasting.. camera hitting…   FUN! Keith, your workshop was the most enjoyable, informative and enlightening experience I’ve had in the many years that I’ve been taking pictures. …

The Best Aerial Image of New York City You’ll Ever See

This is a great image of a city that seems designed to bring great images into being. Sergey Semonov, a Russian photographer, submitted the image to the Epson International Photographic Pano Awards, and took first prize in the amateur category. Semonov works on a small noncommercial team called AirPano, which travels the globe creating these 3D aerial panoramas. …

Lee Jeffries – Haunting Realism

Manchester born photographer Lee Jeffries has marveled professional photographers, amateurs and passers-by with his honest, compelling and raw portraiture. His strength not only lies in his use of stark contrasts but in capturing the humanity of his subjects. When we view them, far from finding their age repulsive our own fears, anxieties, and scars are …

Herb Ritts

This morning I got the opportunity to read and watch a story of a photographer who I have seen and admired, but never knew his name… So I wanted to pass on his story to all of you.. Herb Ritts began his photographic career in the late 70’s and gained a reputation as a master …

World Press Photo Contest

The international jury of the 54th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Jodi Bieber from South Africa as the World Press Photo of the Year 2010 A portrait of 18-year-old Afghan Bibi Aisha, whose nose and ears were cut off by the Taliban husband she’d fled, is the World Press Photo organization’s …