In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses images that challenge the ways that he sees scenes and photographs them. He emphasizes how the selected images inspire him to approach the subject from different perspectives.Read More
Colin Westerbeck is a writer, curator, and teacher of the history of photography. He is also the co-author along with Joel Meyerowitz of Bystander: A History of Street Photography, which has recently been released in a new edition.
We sat down with Colin to talk about the how street photography has changed since the decades since the release of the first version of the book and how he and Joel approached this new edition.Read More
Veronica G. Cardenas is a documentary photographer based in the Rio Grande Valley. Migration issues are a recurring theme that she explores. Her work has been shown at the United Nations, Long Island City Arts in New York City, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley-UTRGV, Festival of International Books and Arts, FESTIBA, South Texas College, and Festival Internacional de Poesia Latinoamericana, FEIPOL among others.Read More
Reg Campbell is a San Antonio based photographer. A comedian at heart, he has a penchant for documenting people in their environment, and showcasing their individual personalities. With these values in mind Reg would love to take you ideas and turn them into visual representations.Read More
Dixie Dixon has always been inspired by the allure, magic and unique challenge of creating fashion photography. As one of the sixteen original Nikon Ambassadors in the United States, Dixie has spent the last decade bringing creative visions to life and educating others about the latest cutting-edge photography techniques and technology.Read More
Juan Martinez is the co-founder of Beers & Cameras. Beers And Cameras is a bi-weekly meet-up group that meets at local breweries and restaurants, bouncing from one to the other every 1.5 hrs. All while taking pictures, geeking-out on gear, and enjoying delicious indie-beer. The meet-ups are attended by photographers, videographers, and creatives looking to build a stronger local community.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how to create more dynamic and interesting silhouettes by paying careful attention to the background. By observing the stage onto which the person move into, you can create more pleasing compositions that are strong graphically.Read More
Ada Trillo is a Philadelphia-based artist who was born and raised on the Mexican/American border. She had long wanted to do a body of work which focused on the social problems in Mexico to raise awareness and try to make a difference.
Several years ago, she was afforded the opportunity to capture a series of photographs centering on the lives of prostitutes in her hometown of Juarez, Mexico.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of paying attention. Using images submitted to the TCF Flickr pool, he demonstrates how paying attention to elements beyond your main subject can impact the success of your photographs.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex the role of shape and line in developing his visual workflow. He explains by how observing lines and shapes, he can begin the processing of discovering and refining his composition, well before a human subject and the accompanying gesture complete the moment.Read More
Paul Friedman is the founder of the camera equipment rental service Lens Pro to Go. He always had aspirations of having his own business and being his own boss, but there was a host of challenges when he launched his now thriving business. It was both his passion for photography and an idea about how to service his customers that have allowed him to succeed.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex asks the question of “Is it street photography?” He asks the question not in pursuit of an exact definition, but rather to challenge photographers to consider when and how they choose to photograph a scene whether it’s in on a public sidewalk or elsewhere.Read More
Josh Coombes is a UK-based hairdresser and when he started to reach out to the homeless in his city and offer them free hair cuts, he started the hashtag #dosomethingfornothing. It wasn’t long before he decided to take this idea to more than just his native city.
The idea is that as the hashtag and online presence grows, others will be inspired to ‘do something for nothing’. Whether that may be to people sleeping rough or basically anyone in need of some love.
He recently collaborated with US-based street photographer and educator Valerie Jardin. They took to the streets of New York City to offer haircuts, compassion and interaction with a community often disregarded in our culture.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex walks through his process for creating a pair of street images during his recent trip to South Africa. He explains how he worked the scene in a variety of ways considering light and shadow and the different elements that entered and exited the frame.Read More
Johannesberg-based photographer Alastair McLachlan decided to investigate the city the heart of the matter, so to speak, and made the 19th floor of the Lister Medical Building his home. From this vantage point and over more than 12 years he witnessed and tried to understand and make sense of Johannesburg.Read More