Amateur photographer captures pivotal 20th Century moments

Dr Darrell Crain Jr was a rheumatologist and lifelong Washingtonian who died in 1995. Now his photos of some of the 20th Century's defining moments are having a second life. "He liked to take pictures," Alice Makl, Dr Crain's granddaughter says. "He … Read more on BBC News

Article: Tips on How to Go about Photography Melbourne?

{thumbnail}   Photographing Melbourne is a shutter bug’s delight. Being one of the most important cities in the Southern hemisphere of the globe, Melbourne photographer finds the city that radiates an aura like no other city. Melbourne derives its beauty from the well maintained river front, the landscaped and manicured parks and the towering buildings that dominate its skyline. The planning of the city is so eloquent that there is perfect harmony between concrete and green, thereby rendering city photography Melbourne all the more soothing and delicate. The typical Melbourne photographer abounds in the city. Melbourne is just too compelling […]

Press Release: Professional Photographers of America Releases New Video Resources

Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 Photographers looking for a new way to help their clients See The Difference between professionals and amateurs need look no further than Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Consumers may not have all the necessary information to understand the difference between a professional and an amateur photographer. PPA’s See The Difference campaign shows consumers “the difference” when evaluating photographers. PPA photographers can also download free videos, logos, customizable brochures, and other educational materials to share with their clients. PPA has rolled out six new videos to help photographers educate their clients and prospects. […]

POD:Graflex Speed Graphic 4×5, 1940s

Graflex Speed Graphic 4×5, 1940s Image by national museum of american history This camera is part of the "Cameras Before Digital" display at the National Museum of American History. Graflex cameras were preferred by photojournalists and wartime correspondents. The U.S. Army commissioned combat-green versions for military photographers in World War II and Korea. Handheld Cameras In 1888, George Eastman opened the field of photography to casual enthusiasts with the introduction of the handheld Kodak camera. Unlike earlier, more cumbersome cameras using glass-plate negatives, the Kodak came preloaded with a roll of flexible film and was returned to the manufacturer for […]

Dark Garden To Host Boudoir Photo Sessions This Sunday

And this Sunday, it will open its doors (after hours) to those who are looking to take a little snapshot home with them—in the form of a customized boudoir photo shoot. This Sunday April 25th from 5pm-10pm, Dark Garden will play host to private … Read more on Hoodline

Press Release: NewFilmmakers LA Spotlights Asian Cinema at May 16th Film Festival in Downtown LA

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2015 From Tze Chun’s Sundance Film Festival selection, ‘Children of Invention,’ to Double Dutch Media’s recent ‘Fight Night,’ by James Z. Feng, today’s Asian filmmakers are sharing inspiring stories and challenging their stereotypical culture: immigrants, sportsman, businessmen, children all born into poverty and rising to stardom–a classic rags-to-riches tale. One we never get tired of. This month NewFilmmakers LA celebrates the Asian filmmaker and narrative; topic, vision, perspective, and style culminate in a night of riveting film spotlighting Chinese, Japanese, and Korean filmmakers. The program will highlight the following films. CARRY ON […]

What to see at Belfast Photo Festival

It sounds downright bonkers, but somehow it works. This year, Belfast Photo Festival director Michael Weir oversaw the creation of a to-scale replica of the famous DeLorean car from Back to the Future, crafted from wood and covered with A5 photographs … Read more on British Journal of Photography

Article: Some vital Principles Of Photography

{thumbnail} A camera is basically a fragile machine, which may follow your command and you’ll be well placed to take the picture precisely the way that you would like it. Of course, there are a few things you want to recollect before you push the camera button. Here is an understanding into certain elements that must be considered when you are going for that classic picture! Creativity using camera controls Mastery over camera controls is necessary. You simply cannot do without that. You wish to first read the manual that most camera making firms provide with the camera. You have […]