In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about waiting for a moment in your photographs. Rather than snapping blindly, this video suggests observing all the elements in a scene and waiting for the flourish or gestures that helps to tell a story or produce visual tension.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex shares photographs that he created from his recent trip to Vancouver, Canada. Along with photographer, Olaf Sztaba, Ibarionex taught a 2.5-day workshop exploring the city and teaching his approach to photography. He discusses a few of the images he created with his Fujifilm x100F.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex delves deeper into the concept of setting the stage in street photography. He demonstrates how different scenes can be parsed to serve as the foundation of a great photograph.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of the quality of the light and why it may be important for a photographer to find a way to find and take advantage of good light.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses the technique of shooting “from the hip”, an approach that normally involves placing the camera at hip level and taking a picture without looking through the viewfinder. Ibarionex explains why he does not practice this technique but why shooting from a different perspective other than eye level does have its advantages.Read More
This is why I set my camera’s key control to specific default settings. Even before I leave the house for a day of shooting and even before I have discovered a subject, I will check and adjust my ISO and exposure mode. By doing so, I approach my camera from a consistent starting point.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about the choice of using a telephoto focal length for street photography. Rather than dissuading people from using longer focal lengths, he stresses the importance of paying attention to light, contrast, foreground and background elements and gesture.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 why he enjoys intersections for creating street photographs. He explains how the convergence of pedestrian traffic from different directions offers a range of photographic opportunities.Read More
In this week’s video, Ibarionex discusses how to move from just photographing in color to actually seeing color and using it to improve a composition.
Each week, we pull images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame Flickr pool. You can submit images for consideration in these weekly videos as well as become part of a growing community of photographers.
In this video, Ibarionex talks about how to create an interesting photograph of a person who is just standing. He explains how to consider other elements within the scene including color, line and pattern to build a photograph that is interesting even though the main subject is just standing still.Read More
In this video, we take a slight departure from the regular content of the TCF videos. Here, I talk about the process in building up to a photograph I made in Los Angeles. I talk about being drawn to a particular element and how I went from there to attempt to make a more complex composition.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
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
We speak with photographer, Kevin Mullins who used his storytelling skills as wedding photographer to photograph the birth of a client's daughter. Using his visual narrative skills, he chronicles the the time leading to the birth and the emotional moments afterwards.Read More
In this video, I discuss my personal approach for photographer strangers. Based on ideas and concepts which I include in my latest book Portraits of Strangers, I share how I convince people to be photographed by me.
In the short video, I also discuss what technical matters I consider including lighting, background and lens choice, as well as how to handle difficult situations such as photographing at a busy public event.Read More