Tag: Shows

18-year-old semi-pro wildlife photographer shows us the kit he can’t live without

James Manning is an 18-year-old photographer based in the United Kingdom. He specializes in wildlife and photojournalism, and has had his work featured on major news outlets as well as in his local community. 

James’s style is to capture the light, emotion and atmosphere of his subject, and show what otherwise might be overlooked. He’d love to pursue wildlife photography as a full-time career and is looking forward to what the future brings. We sat down with him to see his approach to wildlife photography and find out what his essential bits of photo kit are that he couldn’t live

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This mini-series shows what it’s like to be a woman photographer in a “men’s world”

Fashion accessory brand HEX has released a mini-series that focuses on women photographers. Appropriately titled Women in Focus, the series highlights five female creatives who talk about the challenges and successes of being a woman in a predominantly male profession. And for all the ladies out there, these five great women also offer some advice on navigating the photography space as a woman.

“HEX has always been about supporting and encouraging creativity,” the company writes. “In an industry with a history of being predominantly male, we feel it is essential for women in all stages of their careers to

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Why The Trend Of Immersive Art Shows Isn’t Always A Good Thing (Though They Are Spectacular) | WFAE 90.7

More than 500 years ago, Michelangelo completed perhaps his life’s crowning masterpiece: ethereal, larger-than-life frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel that depict such grandiose stories as the creation of man. They have been called “a transcendent work of genius,” and continue to influence and inspire artists centuries later.

And now, for less than 20 bucks, you can catch a glimpse of them in an old, empty mill building in west Charlotte.

Of course, it’s not the real thing. “Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” is on display in west Charlotte’s Savona Mill until July 31.

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