© Ami Vitale
October 10, 2013 -
Nikon celebrates two milestones in 2013—the 80th anniversary of NIKKOR lenses and production of the 80 millionth NIKKOR lens this past June. Renowned documentarian and Nikon ambassador Ami Vitale recently took some of NIKKOR's newest lenses through their paces on a shoot in rural Montana. See and read why she pictures her world through NIKKOR lenses.
© John Solano
September 30, 2013 -
Q&A with Nikon legend John Solano, co-developer of the Lowel GL1 Hotlight
© Joe Lavine
September 28, 2013 -
Light Right: Learn How to Create Images, Set Up a Studio
and Launch Your Photography Career
by Joe Lavine and Brad Bartholemew
Peachpit Press, Paperback, 312 pages
© Mark Alberhasky <www.imagema .com>
May 03, 2012 -
Nikon Mentor Series Photographer Mark Alberhasky Will Pack Light Thanks to his New Nikon 1
Photo © Arno Rafael Minkkinen
March 15, 2011 - “In many ways the author of a self-portrait is always presenting an impossible image, as he or she can never mimetically represent the physical reality that other people see,” explains Susan Bright in the introduction to Auto Focus, her international survey of 75 contemporary photographers known for their work with self-portraits.
Organized by five different categories of representation—Autobiography, Body, Masquerade, Studio and Album, Performance—and containing an extensive analysis of the discipline, Bright’s inquiry into the photographic representation of self offers valuable insight—from early history to current trends—about the passion artists have for putting themselves in the picture.
“It is a compulsion for almost anyone with a camera, artist or not, to turn it on him or herself,” Bright explains, “and a photographer or artist who has never taken a picture of himself or herself is a rarity. There is always a ready model, and the self is a fascinating subject, as a plethora of recent Web sites dedicated to self-portraiture so clearly illustrate.”
The three examples presented here merely scratch the surface of Bright’s compilation of artists who use a wide variety of creative strategies and photographic techniques when exploring their identity through art.
PHOTO © LINDSAY ADLER <www.lindsayadlerphotography.com>
October 26, 2010 - Adapted from The Linked Photographer’s Guide to Online Marketing and Social Media
- 52 Great Images, Who Made Them, What Makes Them Special and Why
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