Take inspiration from the work of Josef Koudelka (born 1938), the only Czech photographer within the renowned photo agency Magnum Photos. His life has been shaped by a need for unlimited freedom and independence, and a need to travel alone and discover the world through photography. Tapping into a strong sense of aesthetics, Koudelka has created pictures that are doubtlessly among the best of all time. How can his life and work enrich your own work?
It’s become a tradition for us to say goodbye to each year with a selection of the articles you loved the most. So let’s look back at the best of Learn Photography Magazine in 2019 and go back through not only your favorite articles, but also the ones that you might not have had time for, even though you wanted to. And then you can go straight ahead and look forward to the flood of photo guides and tips that we’re preparing for you in 2020. We’ll definitely be busy!
A tough photographer with a heart of gold—that’s Lucie “Amulett” Věříšová. If you’re thinking of wearing heels to a shoot with this likable lady, think twice—she’d be quick to convince you it’s not the best of ideas. We’ve chatted with her about taking pictures in dark forests, about her models, and about her unusual (but superbly functional) production team. Read the whole interview, browse her great photos, and let yourself be swept for a while into fairy-tale worlds of fantasy.
At the end of September, the photographer and athletics enthusiast Aleš Gräf will head out to Doha, Qatar, where this year’s World Athletics Championship will be held. He’s being sent
“The photos just don’t do it justice.” Have you ever found yourself muttering this disappointedly when trying to describe the way the colors of the sunset reflected in the mountain lakes below you? Or that special shade of blue in the water of a glacier-fed stream to your friends after your adventure? You tried to take a picture to capture the moment, but the results were somewhat unfulfilling to say the least. Is it actually possible for travelers who are not professional photographers to end up with great photos of their trip? To find out, my fellow travel enthusiasts and I at 10Adventures decided to try Zoner Photo Studio X.
Zoner Photo Studio X autumn update: New export dialogue, content-aware collage, 1:1 previews and much more
In autumn update Zoner Photo Studio X brings multiple new features and improvements. You can look forward to new export, Content-aware collage, high quality 1:1 preview and redesigned Color management.
Jan Svatoš is a successful director of documentaries, and he’s earned a number of awards for them. But he also has no shortage of passion and talent in photography. He carries traditional analog gear with him on the road, and he won’t hear an ill word about it. Read on for our inspiring interview where he reveals what photography means for him and how he views it.
Milan Kubín: I Don’t Photograph Motorcycle Races for the Adrenaline. What’s Important Is to Capture the Energy.
Milan Kubín’s specialty as a photographer and editor is motorcycle races. He’s already shot pictures at the world’s most important races, and he’s among the best in his field. Top-rate motorcycle race photography brings with it a major dose of danger, as well as the need to work precisely and react swiftly to events on the track. How does he handle these challenges, and what does road-racing photography actually mean for him? You’ll find out in this interview.
Lukáš “Kenji” Vrábel has a signature style thanks to which his photos left a mark on us at first sight. Wide angles, distinctive and yet tasteful work with colors, and a pleasant mood that simply wafts from his portraits. Those are just some of the ingredients due to which Kenji’s style will leave a positive impact on you.