dpreview articles tagged with "documentary-photography"
Published on Aug 13, 2012 | Photography and Photographers|
If you travel without a laptop and don't edit your pictures until you get back from a trip, you might be missing one of the best opportunities to improve your travel photography. In this short article, award-winning travel photographer Steve Davey explains why you should embrace editing on the road.
Published on Feb 27, 2012 | Book Reviews|
As Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet transitions away from still photography and more towards film and video, he looks back at his photojournalistic and commercial career in this engaging book. Adam Koplan takes a look.
Published on Jan 5, 2012 | Book Reviews|
In the early 1980’s, Barbara Crane attended crowded summer festivals and fairs in the parks of Chicago. The resulting series, now handsomely published by Aperture Press as a book entitled Private Views, is a well-executed and wonderfully idiosyncratic body of work.
Published on Dec 23, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
In this article, documentary and commercial photographer Giora Dan shares his tips for shooting human subjects in a documentary style. He covers three basic techniques - unplanned, spontaneous shooting, planned shots, and 'confrontational' photography.
Published on Dec 6, 2011 | Book Reviews|
Adam Koplan takes a closer look at Steve Simon's captivating book, The Passionate Photographer. In it, Simon aims to help shooters address two important dilemmas: 'Why aren't my pictures as good as I want them to be?' and the immediate follow-up, 'What can I do about it?'
Published on Nov 12, 2011 | Book Reviews|
'Walker Evans: Cuba' is a striking collection of photographs taken during a visit by the young photographer in 1933. Although not as polished as Evans' later work, the images in this collection provide a fascinating insight into a unique moment in time and a nascent photographic genius.
Published on Sep 27, 2011 | Photography and Photographers|
Travel photography is a fairly unique discipline that encompasses just about every style of location photography that you could imagine. Professional landscape photographer Steve Davey tells us about his way of working when he is on the road.
Published on Sep 13, 2011 | Book Reviews|
'The Dawn of the Color Photograph: Albert Kahn's Archives of the Planet' by David Okeofuna was published in conjunction with the BBC television series The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn and brings together over 300 autochromes - a type of early color photographs.