Category: Photography

Made on a Boat, a Photographer’s Dreamy Views of the Sea

In the spring of 2019, the French Embassy in Australia invited the French photographer Paul Rousteau to spend 12 days living and making artwork on a sailing boat in the Coral Sea. This atypical artist residency turned Rousteau into an active crew member of the boat, working to keep it on course, and sometimes maneuvering it through the night. In a recent email to Hyperallergic, Rousteau reflected that “Living at sea, surrounded by the elements, without internet, without material comfort, night and day, was a strong and unforgettable experience.”

At first, Rousteau took daily photographs of the sea with his

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Meet The Youth Winner Of The Audubon Photography Awards: Arav Karighattam

Arav Karighattam has an instinct for birds. At 17 years old, he is the Youth Award Winner for the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards, a competition that celebrates beautiful images of the winged creatures, captured in their natural states. Currently living in the Greater Boston Area and pursuing a degree in math at Harvard University, Karighattam first began seriously studying birds in December 2013, when he and his sister Aranya would read about them, using a field guide, and take portraits.

“I really want to share the beauty of the birds with people so that they appreciate them,” said Karighattam.

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Princess Diana’s Photographer Reveals the Broken Prince Charles Promise Behind Her Famous Taj Mahal Photo

Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ famous marriage faced intense scrutiny even before the public began to suspect that it was falling apart, simply by nature of their being a royal couple in the public eye. This meant there was an extensive photographic record of their marriage in which their growing apart wasn’t exactly invisible, particularly if you were looking closely. Royal photographer Kent Gavin, recently featured on BritBox’s The Wedding of the Century discussing his photography from Diana’s wedding day, tells SheKnows he could “definitely” see when the marriage started coming apart, and points to a famous picture

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George Forss, 80, Photographer Discovered on the Streets of N.Y., Dies

In the 1980s, a street photographer named George Forss was selling his black-and-white pictures of the Empire State Building and Central Park to tourists for $5 a pop. Like so many of New York’s sidewalk peddlers, he was just trying to make a buck. But his images stood apart from the typical fare.

As he saw it, New York was the Emerald City, and his cityscapes portrayed a luminous and majestic metropolis.

In framing the Brooklyn Bridge’s grandeur, he captured the masses who trudge across it daily. As fog crept over New York Harbor, he photographed the Statue of Liberty

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The best used professional DSLRs to take your photography to the next level

Most beginner photographers are often confused about equipment. Naturally, with so much choice, it is easy to get lost. However, you can replace all this confusion (and the high $$$ budget) with something simpler: an old but professional camera.

There is a lot to love about a new camera, don’t get me wrong—live-view, video specs, and perhaps even less weight. Naturally, there are great mirrorless cameras out there that make it all that easier to take pictures. An older DSLR may have a much more complex menu system and, for sure fewer features. Still, an old DSLR is a great

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This Photographer Paints Landscapes at Night with a Drone Light

There are various strategies photographers use to properly illuminate landscape at night, but a neat one that has emerged in recent times is the use of drones equipped with powerful lights. Patryk Sadowski is one photographer who has been doing gorgeous work in this niche.

Sadowski was born in Poland and has been a resident of the Northern Ireland city of Derry since 2011. He first picked up a camera back in 1998, but it wasn’t until 2005 that he became serious about the art form.

“For a long time I was photographing landscapes, but I became interested in light

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