In a photo that blends chaos and order, photographer Rachael Switalski reminds us that we don’t always need to have a clear subject, nor do we need to make a statement, to have a great photograph. Sometimes, the chaos creates interest in and of itself.
Browsing: black and white
Pushing the exposure to create a high-key photo is a great way to create interest, focus the viewer’s eye and reveal the story within the scene. As we discuss Djura Stankovic’s photo, Rope-Dancer, we reveal the power of high-key photographs.
Photography is not nearly as limited as many might believe. Despite it’s base in the physical world, photographers have as much flexibility as any other artist. Featuring a photo by Francisca Grim, we discuss how we can use the laws of physics to our advantage in creating seemingly impossible images with our photography.
Eggs, forks and light painting…Shawn Ducharme makes art out of a simple composition. Get some behind-the-scenes insight as Rachel interviews Shawn about his photograph.
Do you recognize this famous landmark? Photographer Chris Soukup demonstrates that dedication and perseverance yields great results in the ever-changing environment around an otherwise well-known scene.
Photography can be molded, manipulated and tweaked in much the same way as clay or oil paints. This week, we feature Bob Hallam’s photo, “Keen Observation”, which shows us how thin and how fuzzy the line between reality and fantasy just might be.
Brian Day is a photographer who has inspired us for many years. In this long overdue spotlight, we discuss his brand recognition and the quality of his black & white images.
This month, we feature a number of inspiring photographs from members of our Flickr Pool that dramatically features the sky…in Black & White.
Learn about the process of creating black & white photographs with digital photos. This article takes you through the whole process – one photographer’s process – but focuses mostly on the conversion. This will serve as a foundation that you will build on as you grow to love black & white processing.
We explore the work of Peter von Seth and learn about taking advantage of opportunities to mess with the viewer’s mind by taking advantage of the camera’s limitations. Read on to learn about Peter’s photo, “By Night”.