The short answer is, of course: As much as possible. The long answer depends a lot more on where you personally fit into the photography industry and your local market. In this article I am going to explore the seven critical factors that determine how much should photographers charge per hour, along with an example [...]Show More Summary
1914. Whanganui, New Zealand. "Employees of Thomas Mitchell Ltd., Butchers." Glass negative by by Frank J. Denton of Tesla Studios. View full size.
Sensei from ora on Vimeo. Ora DeKornfeld, a communications major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, won first prize for her video “Sensei” in the Multimedia Feature category of the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition. Brilliantly shot and edited, DeKornfeld’s video tells the powerful story of a rape victim’s survival, […]
Update: Fujifilm UK has officially announced a service allowing certain X-series cameras to be customized with a range of different colors and body textures. The company showed customized cameras at The Photography Show earlier thisShow More Summary
A company based in China will let you 3D print a life-sized version of yourself for $28,550
Drive-by downloads are one of the most effective and sneaky ways of spreading malware, yet few people know they even exist. Here's an explanation of what they are, and how you can protect yourself against them.
Malware promises naked videos of your Facebook friends, but instead infects your computer, then moves on to infect others.
One question I always encounter when teaching my workshops is how to control the spill of light, and the bounce of light. While this is always a good question, it mostly applies in on site/in doors shoots. Here are some simple lighting techniques that everyone should know. Those techniques may be trivial to some and [...]Show More Summary
You might be thinking that EyeEm, a mobile photo-sharing app, and Getty Images, the international stock agency, have been in the news enough this week. On Sunday EyeEm announced that it is establishing EyeEm Market, a means for its members to sell their mobile photos and today Getty Images unveiled its new embed feature that […]
Atlantic City circa 1905. "Hotel Chalfonte and Boardwalk." Where the diversions include shooting flames, rolling chairs and "social drama." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
There’s no doubt that one of the best times to visit a place is during a festival or event. From the Rio Carnival to the full moon parties in South East Asia, places come alive during these periods, and that means great opportunities for photographs. Show More Summary
Our Japanese Magnolia is blooming, has been for several weeks. It is almost done now. Last week I spent a bit of the day photographing this magnificent tree. Most years the tender blooms get hit by cold weather and it doesn't last its full time. Show More Summary
June 1943. Bryn Mawr, Pa. Our second visit with Mrs. Helen Joyce, "one of the many women who now work for the Supplee-Wills-Jones Milk Co." Piloting a little Walker electric delivery van. Photo by Jack Delano. View full size.
Getty Images lit up the Twittersphere today with an announcement that it was making its archive available free of charge for bloggers and other non-commercial users. Some of the big questions are: What is Getty gaining by making images free to the public? How does Getty’s decision affect not only its own contributors, but all […]
Photographer Jason D. Page (previous) created the Icons series, where he photographed, or actually light painted a series of icons. Each icon was cut into a stencil and then was light painted in 5 similar (but not exact) variation. The results, including icons like Bill Clinton, John Lennon, James Dean, Merlin Monroe and a few [...]Show More Summary
In celebration of the marvellous World Book Day our lovely publishers the Ilex Press has offered up some free books for Photocritic readers. It even includes a pre-publication copy of my newest book Social Photography which isn’t yet available in the shops. How rather awesome! To enter our little giveaway, we want you to do […]
Overnight, Getty Images has announced some big news for small users of images: a large selection of its image library will opened up for free use in non-commerical contexts. Photos will be made available using an embed code that credits the photographer and links back to Getty. Following from Getty’s metadata deal with Pinterest in […]
Regular site visitors will have seen a series of interviews on dpreview over the past couple of weeks, during and after the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan. It's always interesting to speak to the people in charge of the companies that make...Show More Summary
Grand Prairie, Texas 2012 Eve Edelheit (b.1988, United States) is a photojournalist based in St. Petersburg, Florida who is currently working at the Tampa Bay Times. After graduating from the University of Missouri with a degree in Photojournalism she went to photojournalism internships at The Chautauquan Daily, The Peoria Journal Star, The Dallas Morning News […]
Getty Images has taken a major step towards addressing unauthorized image use by allowing low resolution embedding of images for no charge, with no watermark, on non-commercial 'blogs and social media'. Admitting that combatting widespread...Show More Summary