Photography

The art of taking and processing photographs.

Women at War – Three Pioneering Female Combat Photographers

1544 925 Josh Solomon

“Don’t read the comments” is usually wise advice for writers of internet content. But on occasion, comment sections can yield something spectacular. In the comments section of our “Five More Famous Photographers and the Gear…

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Photography – a Big and Beautiful Lie

1600 978 Craig Sinclair

Craig Sinclair considers photography and the lies it tells, the lies we accept, and why he wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Mastering the Zone System – Part 1: Zone System Metering

2800 1867 Cory Miller

Most of us have experienced the feelings that accompany any big change; a combination of fear juxtaposed with excitement. First leaving home for college or starting a new job, or maybe picking up our first…

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My Darkroom Ritual – Making Twenty-Six Prints in 2019

2800 1575 Cory Miller

The Ritual It’s late Sunday night and the wife and dog are asleep. A light snow is falling as I start a pot of coffee and pull from the bookshelf a binder of negatives. I…

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Photography versus Art, Rinse, Repeat

1799 1012 Craig Sinclair

Ansel Adams might have been the best photographer that ever was or ever will be. But he wasn’t an artist. A bold statement, and one that’s gotten me into trouble in the past. As argument, I offer…

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My Favorite Camera is Not My Best Camera, Nor is it My Favorite Camera

1500 844 Craig Sinclair

I remember the little Italian-made camera my father gave me when I was seven or eight years old. I didn’t know it was Italian at the time. I’m not sure I even knew what “Italy”…

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Five Accessories Every Film Photographer Should Own and Use

2800 1575 Charlotte Davis

When I got my first proper film camera, a Cosina PM-1, for the grand total of £3 from a car boot sale, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had one…

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