In this week's video, Ibarionex discusses why it’s important to consider more than one perspective when making photographs. Rather than always photographing from eye-level or from a given distance, a photographer can produce images with more impact and intimacy.Read More
In my life as a street photographer, I have returned to certain locations so many times that I have lost count. I have gravitated to Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood not just because of their countless visual opportunities, but because they are home to memories and experiences of growing up Angeleno.Read More
One of the greatest traps that any creative person can fall into is comparing their progress against someone else’s apparent success. It’s a common human behavior, but in the the realm of the artist, it can be incredibly self-sabotaging, leading to procrastination, paralysis and a pernicious undervaluing of one’s work.
As Zack Arias says so eloquently in his video, Transform, every one’s photographs sucked when they first picked up a camera. Great photographers who have achieved a level of public name recognition in and out of the photographic world all began with little knowledge of the difference between an f-stop and a shutter speed.Read More
This week we talk about perspective, physically changing the position of the camera relative to the subject. So many photographs are made by with us standing upright and bringing the camera to the eye. But what happens when we get lower to the ground or even higher. How does that impact our compositions. We find out using some of the recent images that have been contributed to The Candid Frame Flickr pool.Read More