Sony's Alpha 7 cameras shook up the photography world by offering full-frame shooting in a small body, but they also have their fair share of quirks, such as slow startup times and sub-par JPEG images. Some of those problems may vanish very soon,...
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 […]
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I’ve been pounding the WPPI show floor in Las Vegas this week for our sister publication, Rangefinder magazine, covering what’s new in the world of photography gear. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights from WPPI, which saw quite a few new pro cameras debut in the U.S. at the show. Follow the links […]
Larry C. Price has spent decades perfecting his documentary-style photography. He has traveled all over the world capturing a variety of decisive, often volatile moments, from the 1980 coup in Liberia — for which he won a Pulitzer — to child labor camps in the Philippines (pictured below), which he completed more recently. Show More Summary
Bay Area folks. You’re planning your wedding. We’re in the middle of a tech bubble. You can hardly afford your rent (and god forbid you consider moving anywhere ever). And yet. You somehow do not have all the money in the world, because (sadly), you were not an early employee at Facebook. Show More Summary
Waddington?s presents its annual Fine Prints and Photography Auction on March 11, 2014. Featuring 209 lots representing important artists from around the world, the auction includes prints by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall;...Show More Summary
Artist Evan Hawkins has just given the world another reason to admire Eadweard Muybridge’s “The Horse In Motion.” By Fernando Alfonso III The historic photography experiment from 1878 that proved horses have all four hooves off the ground...Show More Summary
If any one needed a confirmation of where photography is heading, last night was a prime example. Relegated to taking full length fashion shots behind barricades, or shooting the stage from a balcony, pro photographers were by far outclassed by attendees taking and publishing their own images using their cell phones. They could only watch […]
This week I found a video interview with photographer Joey Lawrence. When he first hit the photography scene he was only 16, that was 2006. By 2009 he was living in NYC shooting celebrities, traveling the world, and had an instructional DVD. Show More Summary
In Ubiquitous Portraits, Cyril Galmiche portrays several artists he has met around the world. Such either fortuitous or close encounters are depicted through a complex photomontage that mingles different places and moments. Time and space perceptions are then utterly transformed: they are superimposed, simultaneous, incoherent but unified. [ more › ]
The World Photography Organisation and Montgomery announced the inaugural edition of Photo Shanghai, the first international art fair dedicated to photography in China. It will run from 5-7 September at the landmark Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Show More Summary
Slowly, but surely, the worlds of cinema and photography are abandoning film as a medium. In the consumer market, it’s arguable that film is already wiped from existence as a business; film is hard to find and higher in price as a result because of the small market that still demands it. In cinema, it’s [...]Show More Summary
VII – was created in 2001 by seven of the world’s leading photojournalists and by 2005 VII was listed in third position in American Photo’s “100 Most Important People in Photography”. The group’s collective archive of over 60,000 images is an iconic summary of the late 20th Century. Show More Summary
The prestigious Saatchi Gallery has teamed up with Google+ to launch the inaugural Motion Photography Prize (read: GIF prize). See the best entries here. Finally, the lofty gallery world sees GIFs for what they truly are: works of art. Show More Summary
The world of digital photography in smartphones have progressed a whole lot, and here is a possible improvement in the realm of digital cameras in smartphones. Corephotonics could very well open up the door to a dual lens smartphone camera in the future, where they have already begun to pitch a dual-lens concept to smartphone manufacturers. Show More Summary
Pictures of the Year International is a competition that began in 1944 at the University of Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Mo. Each year since, the best examples of photography from around the world are submitted for judging by a select panel of editors,...
Today Curbed National has a peek inside the personal dwellings of the world's most influential contemporary architects. As part of a photography event called "Where Architects Live," onlookers at this year's Salone Mobile in Milan will tour the homes of...
This new wave of explorers must risk their lives to capture the cities we know. The post 21 examples of you-fall-you-die photography with the world’s most insane skywalkers appeared first on Matador Network.
Now I know why I focus my landscape photography on the British Isles. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland all feature in the Rough Guides readers Top Twenty Most Beautiful Countries in the World and Scotland came out on top. Scotland...Show More Summary