Intimate, Painterly Photographs of London Bus Passengers On Their Nighttime Commute Photographer Nick Turpin‘s series Through a Glass Darkly takes a different approach to candid street photography than we typically see. Turpin captures London bus commuters on their way home after a long day, and his photographs are at once artistically compelling and potentially controversial. Is this voyeurism? Is it street photography? The viewer (or at least this viewer) is torn between the two.
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Henry Hargreaves Photographs Death Row's Final Meals Henry Hargreaves is no TV chef. Rather than trying to save the country one school dinner at a time or “throw together a crostini”, he’s found a name for himself making and photographing such gastronomical fancies as edible rainbows and deep fried iPads. But it's his No Seconds project that he's become best known for, in which he recreated the last meals of various serial killers on death row and presented them in a chilling photo series. Looking through the set gives you a tangible, almost sensory window into the minds of condemned men. And in a world where we’re overwhelmed with hundreds of filtered pictures of food every day, it’s pretty amazing to find a photo of mint chocolate ice cream that actually makes you think. I caught up with Henry to discuss his photos.
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The Photography Show and Magnum Photos Present "30 under 30" Magnum Photos and The Photography Show are inviting IdeasTap members to enter an exciting competition to identify 30 of the best emerging documentary photographers aged 18-30 internationally. This competition will recognise and provide exposure for new photographic talent. The competition prizes will have an emphasis on career development, networking with industry contacts and maximizing on opportunities. Competition winners will participate in an exclusive 30 under 30 portfolio review event at The Photography Show, where they will receive critiques from top industry professionals from the editorial, publishing, museum, advertising, and gallery sectors. The 30 winning photographers’ work will be included in an exhibition featured at The Photography Show, alongside an official award ceremony hosted by Magnum Photos.
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5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have Richard Walker is a landscape photographer based in Oxfordshire. See more of his photography on his website and follow him on social media with the tabs above. By Richard Walker on in Photography Post Production Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the equations and rules the less luck was involved but even if you knew it all you could still have your shoot ruined by unforeseen weather conditions.
Better User Experience With Storytelling - Part One Advertisement Stories have defined our world. They have been with us since the dawn of communication, from cave walls to the tall tales recounted around fires. They have continued to evolve with their purpose remaining the same; To entertain, to share common experiences, to teach, and to pass on traditions. Today we communicate a bit differently. 40 Movies about photography every photographer should watch Film making and photography go hand-in-hand. In film making, the art of cinematography is lost with photography. The skill to present moving images in such postcard-like material is in itself a direct descendant of the art of still-photography. If a photographer truly wants to improve his or her craft, they need to study how filmmakers and cinematographers captures moving images on the screen. Just as important is for still photographers to watch films that depict he art of photography through Hollywood’s eye and also visit the stories of celebrated photographers through documentaries. Here are 40 notable movies about photography every photographer should watch… in no particular order.