An Interview with Jim Colton, former Sports Illustrated Photo Editor

An Interview with Jim Colton, former Sports Illustrated Photo Editor

This summer I had the chance to attend JCamp, a great program hosted by the Asian-American Journalists’ Association. During my time at Washington DC, I was fortunate enough to attend Jim Colton’s lecture explaining the current state of photography, and what makes a great photo great. When I got back...
An Interview With Linh Dan Nguyen Phan

An Interview With Linh Dan Nguyen Phan

Today’s interview is with Linh Dan Nguyen Phan, a 16 year old photographer from Hanoi,Vietnam. Dan uses photography, painting, and other art forms to express what can’t be said with words.   1. Tell us a little bit about yourself, and your photography. My full name is Linh Dan Nguyen...
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How Photography Saved Me From the Holocaust

How Photography Saved Me From the Holocaust

Check out this video! The Enfield family escaped Nazi Germany with the aid of the founders of Leica. Sally Rabinowitz, at age 17, traveled to Frankfurt and London to search her family history and explore this incredible story of courage and compassion in the photography industry.  
Felicia Simion, Grand Prize Winner of the Teen Photo Photography Contest

Felicia Simion, Grand Prize Winner of the Teen Photo Photography Contest

Felicia Simion, an extraordinary nineteen year-old Romanian photographer, recently won grand prize in the 2nd Annual International Teen Photo Photography Contest. We spoke to her about her homeland, her photography, and her future goals. You can view more of Felicia’s photography on her Facebook page. Tell us about your grand-prize image. The portrait is of...
Interview with the Judges: Vaughn Wallace and Miriam Leuchter

Interview with the Judges: Vaughn Wallace and Miriam Leuchter

We recently posted the results of the 2013 Teen Photo International Photography Contest. Our judges, Miriam Leuchter from PopPhoto and Vaughn Wallace from TIME Lightbox, were kind enough to take a bit of time outside of their hectic schedules to answer a few questions about their journeys in the photography world.   Vaughn Wallace TIME...
2013 Teen Photo Contest Results

2013 Teen Photo Contest Results

The results of the 2013 2nd Annual Teen Photo International Photography Contest are in! We received hundreds of submissions from over 16 different countries across the globe. Teens and young adults aged 16 through 22 submitted photographs in two separate divisions. Our judges, Miriam Leuchter from Pop Photo and Vaughn Wallace from TIME Magazine’s Lightbox evaluated...
An Interview with Paul Andrews

An Interview with Paul Andrews

Born in Liverpool, England, Paul Andrews later moved to Dundee to pursue a career in science. He currently works as a scientific consultant but his true passion seems to be photography. He first caught the photography bug in his teens when he would develop black and white with his father. Here is my interview with...
An Interview with Niamh Ellen

An Interview with Niamh Ellen

Today’s showcase is on photographer Niamh Ellen, from England! Her style varies, from dark to dreamy, and everything in between. I was lucky enough to have a talk with her, and learn more about the incredible work she does. You were born in England, but you now live in the U.S. How has the change...
An Interview with Concert Photographer Jessica Hall

An Interview with Concert Photographer Jessica Hall

Everyone loves a good concert. The flashing lights, the jumping crowd, and the overly energetic band members form quite the interesting atmosphere. It takes quite a bit of talent to successfully shoot a live event, but with the right amount of luck and confidence, photographers all around the world make a living taking concert photos....
Chelsea Leigh Interview

Chelsea Leigh Interview

Born and raised in Bend, Oregon, Chelsea only recently moved to Portland. She is still at school and her favorite animal is the sloth. Her work mostly revolves around nature. I was glad to be able to interview her as I have been following her work for some time now.   How did you get...

Why Communities Like 1x Matter

In an age of Instagram and smartphones, photography has, for better or worse, fallen into the hands of millions. Everything that once was a highly technical and difficult process is now automated. Even for an avid photographer like me, the lines between a well-done group shot and an artistic portrait have become blurred as camera...
LowePro Pro Runner 200 AW Camera Backpack Review

LowePro Pro Runner 200 AW Camera Backpack Review

With the price of photographic equipment and accessories rising, the need to protect your gear is more important than ever. Today, I’ll be reviewing the LowePro Pro Runner 200 AW backpack, which is designed to help you travel light, while also offering excellent protection for your gear. I bought this bag for hiking and biking...
Three Easy Steps To Instant Photography

Three Easy Steps To Instant Photography

Instant photography is now something that is quickly regaining popularity in the analog world. With the release of the new Impossible Project films and the Fujifilm Instax it has now become possible again for people to shoot instant cameras. Instant photography has always been something that has absolutely fascinated me and that I have always...
Infrared Photography Part 2/3 - Digital IR Photography

Infrared Photography Part 2/3 – Digital IR Photography

Digital infrared photography is the same idea as its ancestor, infrared film photography. Instead of using film, in digital infrared photography you will be using the sensor on your DSLR to capture the infrared light. Most DSLR’s these days will have a filter covering your sensor that blocks out light from the infrared spectrum. To...