Capturing the Personality Behind the Portrait | Platon Photographs the World’s Most Powerful Leaders
See how Platon gets some of the most charismatic and notable personalities to drop their guard and open up in front of his camera for intense and piercing portraits.
A $50 gift card to the SLR Lounge Store will be given to our top pick in each episode!
Since 1984, Jeff Bridges has been creating a spectacular collection of behind the scenes images during his movies using an old Wide-Lux film camera.
At Menlo Park, veterans suffering PTSD are exploring photography as a means of coping with their emotional struggles and challenging memories. The Veterans Health Administration in Palo Alto is using this creative therapy to help mend the war-trauma faced by veterans by running workshops teaching photography techniques. These workshops are designed to help veterans compose pictures to represent their emotions and journeys.
Learn how pro photographers use composition to create epic images in this behind the scenes look with Von Wong Photography.
In 2011 the world was shocked by the Utoya island massacre, where an extremist ruthlessly murdered 77 people, leaving a further 200 injured. When the dust settled, Andrea Gjestvang dedicated a year photographing the teenagers who survived one of Norway’s most devastating and terrifying events.
Lighting your shots during the day in bright sun can be a challenge. If you use strobes you will have a hard time being able to visually see what effect they are having, and if you attempt to use hot lights you will likely not have enough power to overpower the sun.
Tamron has announced that their wildly popular and critically acclaimed SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di USD lens is now available for Sony mount cameras. Previously the lens was only available in Canon and Nikon mounts.
Today Wacom announced their new Cintiq 22HD touch, the latest addition to their interactive pen display lineup and this new edition also features multi-touch technology. This new Cintiq combines the use of a pen that many creative professionals are used to with the naturally easy to pick up touch technology which combine to make for a very intuitive and natural workflow.
Giant chromogenic prints of upside down negative cities in glowing red, tiny blurred seascapes printed in blue, and distorted figures sprawled across an orb-like foreign landscape are just some of the things people can expect from the ’4th Biennial Juried Pinhole Photography Show’.
Last week we told you that this was coming, but just in case you missed it we wanted to jump on this and let you all know that it is now available. I am referring to the new 5D Mark II Firmware update that brings Clean HDLI output and Improve AF performance up to F8 to Canon’s latest 5D.
We have all heard about non-profits developed to help in need children in developing parts of the world. Today I came across this great non-profit that is empowering kids to learn photography and then fund their communities by selling their photographs.