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6 Ways the Life and Photos of Sebastião Salgado Will Stun You Photographer Stories 0

6 Ways the Life and Photos of Sebastiao Salgado Will Stun You

From a left-wing activist to a master of humanist photography. The work of Sebastião Salgado (*1944) is amazing in both its sheer volume and the passport stamps and worn-out boots behind it. It shows us the suffering and beauty of the world, often hand in hand. Through his pictures, Salgado evokes in us a desire to understand and protect the world, or at least discuss its downfall. Additionally, he reminds us of just how enchanting black-and-white photography can be as a medium.

Zdeňka Vrátná: Slick and Empty Looks Are Weaker Than Smiles, Rage, and Tears Interviews 0

Zdenka Vratna: Slick and Empty Looks Are Weaker Than Smiles, Rage, and Tears

Zdeňka Vrátná focuses on a rather untraditional genre—cosplay photography. That means primarily costumes based on fantasy, sci-fi, or post-apocalyptic stories. We asked her she how she got into photography and what parts of it she enjoys. And she also revealed some of her tried and tested photography tricks and shared some of her experience. Read our engaging interview, browse her fantastic photos, and get to know this likable, talented photographer.

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka Photographer Stories 0

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka

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?

Like the Style of Someone Else’s Photo? Try Imitating It! Advanced Edits 0

Like the Style of Someone Else’s Photo? Try Imitating It!

We’re sure you’ve seen photos somewhere before with a look  that you loved, that you wanted to imitate—but you couldn’t for the life of you. Trial and error doesn’t work very well here. Today we’ll teach you how to examine your favorite photo and how to use what you learn here to compose an editing approach that will give you the results you’re looking for. We’ll demonstrate all this with an example from practice.