In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses how he attempted to create layered compositions while documenting a recent Black History Parade. He shows both successful and less successful images to explain how he observed and photographed each scene.Read More
Forrest Walker is a Portland--based photographer who has been traveling full-time on a 5 year project photographing 100 cities around the world. He is focus on capturing interest from day-to-day life in a wide range of cities and cultures. I also share this passion for Street Photography around the world on his blog. We sit with him just as he launches the final leg of his unique photographic adventure.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the role of reflections in a street photograph He touches on the importance of paying attention to the elements of the reflection itself when building a composition.Read More
Olaf Sztaba first picked up a camera thirty-five years ago. Since then his passion for “seeing” has become a lifetime journey with photography.
This journey started in communist Poland where Olaf spent his childhood. The dreary, utilitarian era helped him to sharpen his senses in search of things uncommon and simple. In 1996 Olaf called Canada his new home.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex revisits his use of the Fujifilm x100s on a recent trip to Paris. This a follow-up to his first video in which he discussed his initial use of the camera for his first trip to Europe. Now, he discusses why he chose not to upgrade to a new camera and how he uses the principles he shares in his YouTube video to make his photographs.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about creating something extraordinary from the ordinary. Spurred by a recent email, he discusses how one perceives the mundane is what really determines whether a photographer can successfully make a great picture from the most ordinary of elements.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about the concept of making a photograph rather than simply taking one. He shares how by paying attention to light, line, shape and color, you can begin to find order in even the most chaotic scenes and begin the process of creating a strong and effective photograph.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex shares on his recent trip to the Dominican Rep. where he exclusively used the Fujifilm x100s camera. He explains why he chose to use the camera and how he used it to produce a series of images.Read More
There are different stories about what leads a person to pick up a camera to do more than just making snapshots. Some of these stories begin high school course, or when they have their first child or when they look at somebody else’s work and think to themselves, “I could do that”.Read More
Kale Friesen was born into the expansive vistas of Saskatchewan in 1981. At a very young age Kale became immersed in art and knew that he was destined to work in the arts. Kale spent his entire youth painting, drawing and playing music, and it wasn’t until he discovered photography that Kale understood how best he could realize his aesthetic vision.Read More
Kevin Mullins is a Wiltshire wedding photographer who practices a black and white documentary photography style. Since 2007, he has developed a successful business based on a clear vision of his personal approach to photography. He is busy photographing weddings in the United Kingdom and abroad.
Kevin’s photography has earned him numerous awards including honors from The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP), Society of Wedding Portrait Photographers and the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalist Association. He is also an in-demand speaker as well as conducts workshops on wedding photojournalism.Read More
I love the 35mm focal length. While, I enjoy a fast 50mm and have an affection for a sharp 85mm, the 35mm holds a special place in my photographic heart.
It’s likely due to the fact that I cut my teeth as a photographer on a fixed focal length 35mm lens. It was the lens through which I learned to see when I started using my first DSLR.Read More
I’ve had been in need of a creative challenge. That uneasy feeling of wanting to do something different, to push past my comfort zone had been gnawing at me for months. Yet, I was not addressing that hunger as I was making so many other things in my life the priority.Read More
Spurred by questions from viewers of the TCF YouTube Channel, we are introducing a series of videos that walk through the different ways that Ibarionex converts his color photographs into black and white photographs. This videos will discuss his approach begin with Adobe Lightroom and in subsequent videos will include the use of several third-party plug-ins.Read More
Ibarionex Perello and Valerie Jardin sit down to discuss their recent experience photographing in Paris using mirrorless cameras, which included the Fujifilm x100s and Samsung NX30. Using images produced from their respective trips, they talk about their respective approaches to street photography.Read More
It’s inevitable. There will be those days that despite, my eagerness, excitement and abundance of high-tech gear that I will have a day of street photography where I come home with nothing. Nada. Zilch. Strike out.Read More