Rose Callahan is a photographer and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, New York. Rose is the creator of The Dandy Portraits blog and photographer/co-author of I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman (Gestalten 2013), and We are Dandy: The Elegant Gentleman Around the World (Gestalten 2016).Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about how to look for that “special something” that helps to elevate a photograph beyond a snapshot. He discusses how paying attention to light, shadow & color can help to open you up to the visual opportunities that are out there.Read More
Russell Frederick is a photographer from Brooklyn, New York whose global world view and compassion for the human condition informs his work.
He produces his photographs primarily with medium format black and white film. For years, he has been documenting the people of the community of Bedford-Stuyvesant.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about how to create an interesting photograph of a person who is just standing. He explains how to consider other elements within the scene including color, line and pattern to build a photograph that is interesting even though the main subject is just standing still.Read More
Andrea Francolini is an photographer who is best known for his amazing photographs of yachting and sailing. His work has been in demand in both the editorial and commercial world.
My-First-School is a personal project for Francolini, who has a keen interest in Pakistan's diverse society. Away from the struggles reported by the media, Pakistani people are open, friendly and family-oriented but face serious challenges in everyday life just to make ends meet. Children can be affected more than most.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about moments when it’s a good idea to cut off part of your subject in order to produce a more interesting and dramatic composition.Read More
Castro Frank is one of today’s premier contemporary street photographers. His style fuses a journalistic approach with an artistic eye to create imagery that is raw and speaks powerfully of our time. His compassion and empathy for the disenfranchised within our society has prompted him to capture them in such a way which attempts to restore the humanity and dignity of those often forgotten.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about the “self portrait” street photograph where the photographer includes their shadow or reflection in the composition.Read More
Euan Forrester lives in Vancouver, BC and spent 9 months photographing 2 trailbuilders as they built a new mountain bike trail from scratch.
He chose 20 photos and made big prints of them that he hung along the trails. He found a place that printed them with UV-resistant ink on a hard plastic material and then laminated them. It took some back-and-forth to make prints that are visible in the dim light of the forest.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks “greasing the wheels” when going out to practice street photography. He stresses the importance of begin the process of active seeing and making photographs.Read More
A professional photographer, author, and public speaker, Khara Plicanic’sunique teaching style and playful sense of humor have endeared her to audiences around the globe. She is also the author of The Enthusiast's Guide to Composition.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about the role the multiple gestures can play in the effectiveness of a composition. Often associated with a singular subject, he examines how gestures expresses by different elements within the frame can make a photograph stronger.Read More
Known for her intense and sensitive work, Lynn Johnson has been capturing the subtleties of the human condition for 35 years. A regular contributor to publications such as National Geographic, Johnson brings a fresh perspective to fearsome issues—the scourge of landmines, the erosion of threatened languages, rape in the US military ranks, the daily challenge for African women of carrying water or the dangers of global zoonotic disease. Her compassionate photographs honor everyday people and their stories.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex talks about the importance of light and dark contrast relative to the subject and the background. Especially important in black and white photography, this awareness of tonality can help to define the subject and create important separation between various elements within the frame.Read More
Hannah Reyes Morales is a Filipina photojournalist whose work focuses on individuals mired in complex situations created by inequality, poverty, and impunity. This includes photographing human trafficking at sea for The New York Times, reporting on war crimes against Cambodian women for Al Jazeera America, and documenting changing indigenous cultures in the Philippines for a grant from National Geographic.Read More
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