In this video, Ibarionex talks about the importance of intent to elevate a photograph from being just a “snapshot”. He discusses how intent, composition and awareness of the entire frame play roles in a successful photograph.Read More
Andre Penteado is a Brazilian-born photographer whose work has transitioned from commercial work into the world of fine-art. He increasingly has made his personal projects a larger part of his photographic life.
The suicide of his father inspired him to use the camera to not only contend with his own grief, but also to explore how such tragedies affect the families and friends that are left behind.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex discusses how to take advantage of the dramatic illumination provided by shafts of light. He touches on the importance of biasing the camera’s exposure using a variety of techniques including spot metering and exposure compensation.
Each week, we pull images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame Flickr pool. You can submit images for consideration in these weekly videos as well as become part of a growing community of photographers.Read More
Tony Di Zinno has worked in over 43 countries and on six different continents, this Los Angeles based photographer is as comfortable on Hollywood studio back lots as he is on the foothills of the Himalaya. Tony assisted a milieu of Hollywood’s A-list of celebrity shooters before transitioning into the ‘athlete meets aesthete’ genre with the likes of Nike and Adidas.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of framing your compositions with awareness of what’s happening along the edges of the frame. Instead of singularly focusing on your subject, he demonstrates how three photographers use the elements along the edges of their respective frames to create strong impactful photographs.Read More
Ashleigh Raddatz specializes in women and family documentary-style photography. She has been documenting her own family, including documenting the intimate challenges of her eldest son’s struggles with autism.Read More
It used to be that when you purchased a new camera, you didn’t give much thought to the camera strap. The branded strap that came with the camera may not have been stylish, but it was functional.
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of designer-camera straps. Some feature a sling design which takes the weights off your neck and allows the photographer to whip it from the hip like a gunslinger. Others have focused more on style rather than offering different functionality.Read More
Keith Dannemiller was born and raised in Ohio (US). He graduated with a degree in Biochemistry from Vanderbilt University and worked in this field for three years before turning to photography.
He left for Mexico 29 years ago and is going to stay. Specializing in documentary photography, his works have been published in Stern, Al Jazeera America, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, The Nation, Fusion, The Intercept, Financial Times, and The Guardian.Read More
When Donato DiCamillo first picked up a camera he knew he would have a hard time putting it down. It became a reason for him to step out from a dark place, which he had struggled with for some time. The dark world in which he knew so well would soon come to light after being released from prison in 2011.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex discusses the importance of being prepared and open to the unexpected. These can include not just interesting human behavior in public, but also unexpected juxtapositions of disparate elements in the world that suddenly connect within the context of the frame.Read More
Gabriel Hill is a portrait photographer living in the heart of Basel, Switzerland. His work has been published in various magazines and sites in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, USA, UK, Italy, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, France, Hungary, Russia and many more. Even as a kid he was fascinated with discovering the world through a viewfinder and this fascination has lasted till today. He studied the art of headshots under a world renown New York based photographer and was his official associate photographer till 2015.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex discusses the practice of street photography when shooting from the hip. Rather than bringing the camera to eye level, the camera is positioned at about hip-level, often without precisely framing the scene.Read More
After studying photography in Southern California, Dan Winters finished his formal education at the film school of Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany. He began his career in photography as a photojournalist in his home town in Ventura County, California. After winning several regional awards for his work, he moved to New York City, where magazine assignments came rapidly.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex discusses how to use the silhouette as a key element in an overall composition. Rather than fixating on the subject alone, Ibarionex discusses the importance of considering elements of light, shadow, pattern and color in the overall composition.Read More
Frank Ockenfels 3 is a Los Angeles based photographer who has spent nearly 3 decades photographing musicians, celebrities, corporate heads and everyday people.
His editorial work has included covers for magazines such as, Rolling Stone, Esquire, The Hollywood Reporter, GQ, Newsweek, Wired, Spin, People, and Premiere. Frank’s images have appeared on the pages of such diverse magazines as New York Times Magazine, Dwell, Playboy and UK Conde Nast Traveler.x
Michelle Guillermin is a wildlife and nature photographer who engages the viewer in both the grandeur of and the danger to wildlife. Her use of stark, gritty black and white is intended to bridge time, to push viewers to imagine a world when wildlife was plentiful. Her goal is to build awareness of the challenges facing our natural world through the appreciation of the few remaining creatures.Read More