Featured Photographers

Why Food Photographer Joanie Simon Made the Switch to PhotoShelter – Photography Article

Earlier this week we shared our thoughts about having a photography website in 2019 and why it’s essential to build your brand outside of the scope of social media. Besides beautiful websites with killer content, we’re also always on the lookout for people who incorporate PhotoShelter into their existing personal brand and photography business. Someone who recently caught our eye is Joanie Simon, a self-taught food photographer with an affinity for how-to YouTube videos and giving back to the food…

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#PhotoShelterAMA July 17th, 2019 with Joe McNally – Photography Article

This Wednesday, July 17th from 12 – 1:30 PM ET we’ll be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Twitter with award-winning photographer and PhotoShelter member Joe McNally. We hope you’ll pick his brain about business tips, workshops, behind-the-scenes stories and more.  Tweet @photoshelter for a chance to be featured in the AMA. Don’t have a Twitter? Feel free to comment on this post and we’ll get them in the mix, too. To provide a little inspiration we asked Joe…

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A-Ha Moments and Stories of Big Breaks: Women Photographers Share Their Stories – Photography Article

Each quarter, Women Photograph posts statistics about the gender makeup of the A1 lead photo bylines of eight newspapers on Twitter. The data doesn’t lie: photos taken by women are featured less on the homepages of major publications.  The Women Photograph data team monitors the front page lead photo bylines of 8 newspapers on a daily basis. Here are the results from the second quarter of 2019: pic.twitter.com/wa7VUVovGV — Women Photograph (@womenphotograph) July 8, 2019 It makes us pause. It…

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I Love You, Mom: A Living Tribute by Stacy Bass – Photography Article

We are constantly inspired by our members’ personal projects. From work documenting climate change in remote locations to remarkable editorial spreads, we admit it can be hard to keep up. One touching story recently came to us from Stacy Bass, who might be best known for her images of lush green gardens and commercial shoots of beautiful interiors in architecture magazines. But behind the scenes, Stacy was dealing with something decidedly more difficult: her mother’s life-altering pancreatic cancer diagnosis in…

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Exploring Notions of Queerness with Authority Collective at Photoville LA – Photography Article

This year, United Photo Industries’ beloved Photoville festival expanded to the west coast. Between April 26th and May 5th over 28,000 photography enthusiasts flocked to the makeshift photo village in Century Park for Photoville LA, presented by the Annenberg Space for Photography, to view container and outdoor exhibits from artists of all backgrounds and specialties. One container exhibit, Parallax, was created by Authority Collective, a group of womxn, femmes, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people of color whose collective mission…

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The NYT’s Poor Caption and Dubious Image Selection of Hope Hicks – Photography Article

Unlike most types of photography, photojournalism abides a more stringent set of ethical guidelines because truth is paramount to accurate reporting. Many newspapers enforce their own ethical journalism guidelines, which tend to focus on retouching and the use of photo illustration techniques (e.g. compositing, timelapse, panoramic, etc). One often overlooked aspect is accurate captioning. After all, many photos are ambiguous without written context. Deception of this sort is often used by authoritarian regimes and disinformation peddlers. Which makes The New…

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