Eugene Smith (William Eugene Smith), famous in the genre of documentary photography, today is known throughout the world. Throughout his life, he was convinced that photography was able not only to tell about current events, but also to change the world. He was ready to take risks for the sake of a good shot, and many of his works are confirmation that this risk was justified.
The American photojournalist did not seek to maintain objectivity during the filming. He tried to convey a subjective view of the situation, to reveal to the viewer his idea of it. He felt responsible for the information he covered before the viewer. Eugene often had conflicts with employers who did not consider it necessary to publish some of the work, or wanted to give out prints that, according to the photographer, did not deserve it. Continue reading
Dogs are incredibly athletic animals – from fast greyhounds to representatives of muscular shepherd breeds. But it’s one thing to capture a calm pet in a motionless pose or completely asleep, and quite another in motion. And by the way, this is exactly the type of photograph that cannot be played on a mobile phone.
How to photograph dogs in motion
Do not forget that there are a number of canine sports dedicated to the four-legged sports talents. You can shoot at agility competitions, while playing frisbee, flyball and much more. Continue reading
Today the popularity of cosplay is growing noticeably – a costume game, when there is a reconstruction of the appearance, attributes and character of famous movie characters, cartoons, comics, computer games. Events such as Comic Con are held every year, bringing together cosplayers from around the world. This is an interesting niche for the photographer to use his creative abilities, because the quality of the photo very much depends on how close the created image is to the “original” cosplay character. If you are interested in trying yourself in this genre, these notes are sure to come in handy. Continue reading