Articles tagged "pix-2015"

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'Details matter': Ian Goode on visual storytelling

Ian Goode has over 12 years of experience working in advertising, and until recently owned a production company that specialized in photo illustration and compositing. He has a keen eye for the subtle influences that details can have on an image as a whole, and on the story that it tells. In his PIX 2015 talk, he brings his perspective from advertising to the creation of any imagery. Read more

Visual appetite: Eric Wolfinger's food photography

Eric Wolfinger is a traveling food photographer who spent six years cooking and baking professionally before working behind the lens. His first project, 'Tartine Bread,' was nominated for a James Beard Award and is now in its ninth printing. Twelve books later, he's still going strong. In this presentation from PIX 2015 Eric shares his journey from food to photography, and explains what he went through to achieve success. Read more

The journey: Michael Brown on photography at the edge of the world

Michael Brown is an award-winning director and a pioneer of adventure filmmaking. In his talk from PIX 2015 Michael takes us on a very personal journey to the edges of the world, including climbing Mt. Everest with blind climber Erik Weihenmayer. In the process, he shares important lessons about risks, relationships and the importance of challenging ourselves and mentoring others. Read more

Working with what you've got: Bambi Cantrell on photographing brides, babies and more

Keep it simple. Do what you can with what you've got. A great expression can be perfection. After over 30 years in the business, professional portrait and wedding photographer Bambi Cantrell is chock-full of useful advice for both aspiring amateurs and established pros alike. Click through to see some of Cantrell's work, and how she uses common sense, intuition and charm to capture meaningful images for her clients. Read more 

Finding your story: National Geographic grant winner Max Lowe

Born into a family with a taste for the 'restless life,' Max Lowe's photographic journey began late and grew quickly. His zeal for travel to far flung regions of the world, to lead a restless life himself, naturally extended to a desire to tell the stories of his experiences through photography. What started as a hobby quickly became the journey of a lifetime through a grant with National Geographic. See Lowe's pictures and learn more about his career. Read more

Surrealism and intimacy: fine art portraiture with Fritz Liedtke

Pacific Northwest native Fritz Liedtke strives to create fine art portraiture that tells a story through lighting and focus. With years of work spanning the use of 4x5 cameras, DSLRs and Lensbaby lenses, Liedtke's work often has an air of both surrealism and intimacy. In this video, find out more about Liedtke's approach to personal projects and portraiture in general. Read more

A conversation with portrait photographer Brian Smith

When Brian Smith was just a High School student with a budding interest in making photographs, he learned that photography could earn you some significant perks – and at that age, that meant a pass to leave campus. These days he's well known for his portraiture, including a portfolio of A-list celebrities. He sat down with DPReview Editor Barney Britton at PIX 2015 to discuss his career. See video

Framing fashion with Dixie Dixon

At the age of 20, most people are just beginning to figure out what careers they want to pursue. Dixie Dixon got an early start in photography, so by 20 she had years of experience under her belt and a clear direction in mind – fashion photography. As New York prepares to host Fashion Week 2016 in a few days, we're re-visiting Dixon's PIX 2015 talk. Read more

The Long Night: Tim Matsui on creating social change through stories

Award-winning and Emmy-nominated visual journalist and filmmaker Tim Matsui used to view stories as a means of having experiences. Now, he sees them as a means of creating change, engaging audiences and helping them see that they can make a difference. In this PIX 2015 video, Matsui speaks on The Long Night, his documentary on human trafficking, and how he leveraged grassroots distribution to effect social change. Read more

Shooting with a point of view: Anna Mia Davidson in Cuba

In 1999, Anna Mia Davidson packed up 100 rolls of Tri-X film, an old Leica M4-P, two lenses and headed to Cuba to photograph the grittier reality of Cuban life that lurked beneath its colorful surface. Davidson expresses the importance of having a unique point of view to guide her as she made multiple trips over several years, documenting the island nation through some of its most turbulent times. Read more

Out of the shadows: Aaron Draper discusses 'Underexposed'

We introduced Aaron Draper's project 'Underexposed' a little while back. In case you missed it, Draper has made a project of taking stylized portraits of individuals experiencing homelessness, aiming to help others literally see them in a new light. Filmmaker Eric Becker sat down with him at PIX 2015 to talk in depth about the project. Read more

Benjamin Von Wong's Shark Shepherd photoshoot captures an underwater fantasy

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong has released photos and a video from his new Shark Shepherd photo shoot, which features a model in a white dress in the sea as sharks swim nearby. The shoot took place in Fiji and aims to expose a less-often seen side of sharks as peaceful creatures. Read more

The power of a photograph: Lynette Johnson and Soulumination

In 2005, wedding and portrait photographer Lynette Johnson founded an organization that would have a profound impact on over 1,400 families. Celebrating its 10th year, Soulumination is a non-profit that provides free professional photography sessions for individuals and families facing truly devastating circumstances – the loss of a child to terminal illness. Read more

PIX 2015: A conversation with Devin Allen

When Devin Allen says that photography saved his life, he means it in a real sense. He describes himself as 'the oddball walking around with a camera' in his home of West Baltimore. Now a 26-year-old amateur photographer with aspirations to make a career out of his work, he has become a viral sensation. Read more

PIX 2015: Josh Trujillo on the power of photography

Professional photojournalist Josh Trujillo spoke at PIX 2015 about the power of photography. Join him for an insightful look at the world through the eyes of a photojournalist. Read more

PIX 2015: Interview with Colby Brown

Photographer Colby Brown has traveled the world to create iconic images. In this interview from PIX 2015 he talks about his career in photography as well as The Giving Lens, a humanitarian project he founded to blend photo education with sustainable development. Read more

PIX 2015: An interview with Joe McNally

Joe McNally took a photography course as a requirement for his journalism program at Syracuse University. Though his intent at the time was to become a writer, when he picked up a camera he knew immediately things were about to change for him. Read more

PIX 2015: C.C. Chapman on using photography to drive change

Writer and photographer C.C. Chapman is a savvy businessman and creative thinker, but his real passion is helping others use their creative abilities to drive change in the world. C.C. joined us at PIX 2015 to share his vision. Read more

PIX 2015: Benjamin Von Wong and the journey from ordinary to extraordinary

In his first year learning photography, Benjamin Von Wong created over 50,000 photographs, but none of them struck him as extraordinary. It wasn't until he tried out a flash gun that he began to see new possibilities that could make his work stand out. Read more

Behind the camera: Cristina Mittermeier, conservation photographer

In this video we take a look at the work of Cristina Mittermeier, a conservation photographer who has dedicated her working life to documenting our changing environment and the roles of human communities around the world in protecting it. Watch the video

PIX 2015: Robert Hurt and the hidden universe

Robert Hurt might just have the coolest job in the galaxy. He's a visualization scientist with NASA, helping to interpret research data from space telescopes and NASA missions into photography. In short, he helps reveal the hidden universe that exists beyond the realm of human vision. In his PIX 2015 talk, he shares his insight on how his images are created and what kinds of things we can hope to discover when the unseen world becomes visible. Read more

PIX 2015: Kiliii Fish on Living Wild

It's certainly a rare occasion when a photographer is forced to choose between carrying a bow and arrow or a camera, but that's just the dilemma Kiliii Fish faced. He's made a personal project of joining and photographing a growing movement of people learning primitive survival skills. Check out his PIX 2015 talk and see some of his work. Read more

PIX 2015: Tim Grey and reframing your story

Photographer and author Tim Grey argues that sometimes the difference between getting a good picture and a great picture can be as simple as taking a few steps to the right. His PIX 2015 talk highlights 13 smalls changes photographers can make that can add up to some huge improvements in their images. Read more

PIX 2015: Rick Sammon's guidelines for getting motivated and staying inspired

Staying inspired as a creative, no matter the discipline, isn't always easy. Some photographers work through creative droughts by starting 365 projects, while others look to photo groups and peers to help them stay accountable and keep shooting. Pro wildlife photographer Rick Sammon argues that all creatives - especially photographers - need some help staying inspired from time to time. Read more

PIX 2015: Chasing light with Joe McNally

Over the span of a 35-year career as a professional photographer, Joe McNally knows what it means to chase light. Known for his work with studio and off-camera lighting, McNally is just as well-versed in the art of natural light as he is in artificial. In his PIX 2015 talk, he discusses the choices he makes about lighting to help bring out the most from his location and subject. Read more

PIX 2015: Connecting kids with nature through photography

We've already introduced you to David FitzSimmons, so the topic of his PIX 2015 talk shouldn't be a big surprise. The author of three photography-based children's books about creatures of the natural world spoke on the importance of introducing children to the natural world. Read more

PIX 2015: Brian Ach and getting the right shot

Brian Ach has shot for just about every big-name publication you can think of, and he's photographed his share of A-list celebrities, including a stint as Prince's official tour photographer. In short, he knows how to get the shot. But he argues there's an important distinction between getting shot and getting the right shot, and it all comes down to context. Read more

Video: What's in the future for Sony's Alpha system?

At PIX 2015 we took the opportunity to sit down and talk with industry leaders while they were in our neighborhood. Sony's Alpha system has made some interesting moves over the last year, and we asked product manager Kenta Honjo all of our burning questions, including what's in store for the future of the system. Read more

Mirrorless as the Universal Mount: Brian Smith at PIX 2015

Brian Smith has an extraordinary portfolio, with a career shooting celebrity portraits for over 30 years, but like many other photographers he's got one problem - a lot of legacy glass in his closet and nowhere to put it. At least that was the case until he got his hands on his first mirrorless camera. Read more

Behind the Scenes: Recording a music video with Samsung NX cameras

Seattle-based band Ever So Android are an indie rock trio who have played all over the western USA. Their energetic live shows pack venues throughout the year in their hometown, but recently, they performed their single 'Moment' for a different crowd: a small crew of filmmakers armed with Samsung NX1 and NX500 cameras, led by directors Brad Strain and Matt Kumasaka. Read more

And the winners are: DPReview Awards 2015

PIX 2015 has given us the opportunity to do something we've wanted to do for a long time: present awards recognizing the significant bits of photographic gear that have been announced in the last year. We handed them out last night, see which products were winners. Read more

Video: Cristina Mittermeier delivers PIX 2015  keynote

Day one of our PIX 2015 re:FRAME speaker lineup wrapped up with a moving keynote presentation from Cristina Mittermeier. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: SIFF PhotoCinema mini film festival

In addition to two days of speakers, demos and photo activities, PIX 2015 is also a miniature film festival. We're excited to partner with the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), who are presenting some of their favorite recent photography-centric movies. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Tune in tomorrow!

DPReview's first major event - PIX 2015 - kicks off tomorrow! The best news? You don't even have to book a last-minute flight to Seattle to participate. Starting Tuesday at 9:30AM PT, you can tune in right here and be part of the experience, or watch the archived content later, at your convenience. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Digital camera technology timeline

It's hard to believe that PIX 2015 is a few days away! Take a peek behind the scenes before the curtain rises on our photography expo. Show attendees will have plenty of opportunities for hands-on photo experiences, as well as a chance to take a look at how far digital photography has come. The DPReview Experience booth will host a digital photography timeline featuring iconic digital cameras and media storage devices - see a few of them highlighted here. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Rick Sammon and creative visualization

With less than a week until PIX 2015, we think you should meet some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Rick Sammon is a veteran wildlife and travel shooter who has made it a focus of his career to help educate and inspire new photographers. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Submit your questions for attorney Bert Krages

Attorney at Law Bert Krages specializes in issues of intellectual property for photographers and artists. We'll be speaking to him at PIX in a few days, and now is your chance to have a say in the conversation. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Dixie Dixon and breaking into fashion photography

We're less than a week away from PIX 2015, and we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Dixie Dixon acquired her first camera, a Nikon FG, when she was just 12 years old. Now she's made a name for herself in fashion and commercial photography - find out a couple of her tips on breaking in. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Jonathan Alcorn and the evolution of news photography

With just a week until PIX 2015, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. As a veteran photojournalist, Jonathan Alcorn has acquired some impressive clients on his resume including Reuters, Bloomberg, Getty Images and the New York Times, among many more. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Aaron Draper and Underexposed

With just over a week until PIX 2015, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. A former features editor at a daily newspaper, Aaron Draper's passion for lighting is evident from his 'Underexposed' photo series. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Colby Brown and the Giving Lens

With just over a week until PIX 2015, we're taking the opportunity to introduce some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Meet Colby Brown, a veteran travel photographer who's been to the ends of the earth and back for the shot. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Cristina Mittermeier and advocating for Earth

With a week and a half until PIX 2015, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Cristina Mittermeier's resume is long, but it's easy to see the trend. Over a 20 year career, she's focused her energy on a number of conservation projects. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Aaron Huey and his son Hawkeye

With PIX 2015 right around the corner, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our inspiring re:FRAME speakers. Aaron Huey is a National Geographic photographer whose favorite gig is playing photo assistant to his talented 5-year-old son, Hawkeye Huey. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Kiliii Fish and Scavenging Guatemala

With PIX 2015 right around the corner, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our amazing re:FRAME speakers. Kiliii Fish is an adventure and outdoor photographer who on a recent trip to Guatemala encountered something he wasn't quite expecting. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: David Fitzsimmons and his Curious Critters

With two weeks until PIX 2015, we're highlighting some of the talented re:FRAME speakers who will be at the show. First up is David Fitzsimmons, who has made it his work to photograph critters for curious young minds. Read more

PIX 2015: Live stage demos & talks posted, mini film festival added

Hard to believe, but PIX 2015 is fast approaching! Whether you're planning on tuning in live October 6th and 7th or joining us in person at Seattle Center, there are more reasons than ever to get excited about PIX - our expo and interactive photo playground. Read more

PIX 2015 re:FRAME single day passes on sale, speaker schedule posted

The days are ticking down to PIX 2015, our interactive photo expo on October 6 & 7. We're excited to announce some new speakers have been added to our re:FRAME lineup and that single day passes are now on sale. Now's the time to make your PIX plans! Join us online or in Seattle for two days of hands-on photography activities, inspirational talks and practical demonstrations. Read more

Submit your photos to Feature Shoot's 'Vertical Living' group show for your chance to be displayed at PIX

Feature Shoot is accepting submissions for its latest group show, and winners will have their work displayed at PIX 2015 - our interactive photo expo. The show centers on themes of 'vertical living,' and will be curated by Feature Shoot Editor-in-Chief Alison Zavos. Read more

PIX 2015 - Limited number of FREE Expo tickets and discounted re:FRAME VIP Passes now available

Pre-registration has opened for our photography expo, PIX 2015 - the photo interactive experience in Seattle on October 6&7. A limited number of FREE passes are available for the main hall, where you'll find photography experiences, educational programming, product demos, panel discussions, and brand and partner booths. For a limited time we're also offering an early bird special on PIX VIP All-Access Passes, which includes Hall Pass plus all re:FRAME talks and galleries at McCaw Hall, and the exclusive PIX awards and cocktail party. Learn more

Join us October 6 & 7 for PIX 2015

Join us in Seattle and online for PIX 2015, a live-streamed expo, conference and interactive photo playground! On October 6th and 7th we'll be hosting two days of talks, hands-on photo activities, demos and inspiration for your photography at the Seattle Center, home of the Space Needle. Read more

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