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Learn From a Master: Analysis of Joel Meyerowtiz’s Street Photography

There are photographers that are so masterful in their creation of images that they are worth studying in the hope you can siphon off some of their brilliance. In this video, watch as some of Joel Meyerowitz’s legendary street photography is broken down and analyzed.

If you haven’t heard of Joel Meyerowitz, I’m a little jealous as you can explore his work for the first time. He’s one of America’s most esteemed photographers of all time and his street photography, in particular, is of the highest caliber. While a lot of his work is black and white — as

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5 Tips on Composition To Help You Master Bird Photography

Wildlife photography is one of the trickiest genres to shoot as it requires a lot of knowledge, equipment, and patience for even a chance at a good shot. In this video, a world-class bird photographer walks you through his best tips for improving your composition.

I had never been overly interested in bird photography, as much as I love wildlife. The problem for me was that where I live just doesn’t have almost any interesting birds. The second problem was it seemed as if you needed a cannon of a lens to be able to reach the subjects. Then,

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Fine Art Master Photographer Reveals His Thoughts Behind Two Scenes

Roman Loranc is described by many as a modern-day master of fine art black and white — or at least neutral tone — photography. In two short anecdotes, Loranc shares the thoughts behind some of his imagery.

Below are two stories that are written from Loranc’s first-person perspective. The first discusses a photo he captured of the Columbia River — specifically, the area around Mount Hood in Oregon — and the second discusses a scene where he compares how composition affects the strength of an otherwise nearly identical image. This set of stories is brought to you courtesy of PetaPixel’s

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Hal Kinnaman, slack key guitar master, leaves a legacy of music and love

When Hal Kinnaman first heard slack-key guitar music being played on a California beach 50 years ago, he fell in love with it, and learned to play it so well that he became a slack-key master, and also became one of Hawai‘i’s premier slack-key instructors, helping keep this intrinsically Hawaiian musical art alive.

Hal passed away last week on Kaua‘i, at the age of 79, with music and love filling his heart.

“Hal had the kindest heart ever, and was ridiculously talented,” said his girlfriend, Mary Moss, who was with Hal as he passed peacefully in his home.

“His music

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WDWNT Daily Recap (7/22/21): Master Gracey Facing Left Once Again; Photography, Video Recording, and Live Streaming Prohibited at The Wave; and More

We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, July 22, 2021.

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  • Hello from a lovely but hot and humid day at the Magic Kingdom! We came to check out what might be new at this classic park, and we found some things to show you in the latest photo report.
  • As part of an ongoing refurbishment, scaffolding
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Eric Mencher: From Photojournalist to Master iPhone Street Photographer

Few street photographers and photojournalists have over 95,000 Instagram followers, shoot 100{ccba7a2b95b607a22ddf747fd2dfd32aff224073631da9265f095c812cbfd265} on their iPhone, and have a World Press Photo prize. Eric Mencher is one of them.

Mencher was the recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award for his “Rwanda: Aftermath of Genocide.”

I had the pleasure of watching Eric photograph in small towns near San Miguel de Allende Mexico where we both lived. I had never experienced walking about with a more intuitive photographer. Here is, well, some of his story.

Peter Levitan: I want to start with a quote you wrote on your bio: “I am a

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