There are few things I’ve found in my life as a photographer of any real lasting value:  My older pre-ASPH Leica lenses, an old Domke bag I’ve had forever, my hat, and a small library of books – SONY A7/A7R:FROM SNAPSHOTS TO GREAT SHOTS  now being one of those books. The quality hand-crafted into my old […]

Samy’s Camera did a special interview with Peter Fetterman on the opening of the Salgado Genesis show I previously reported on here: http://thecameraforum.com/sebastiao-salgado-genesis/   The following is from a Samys Camera PR Release.  It is an interview with gallery owner Peter Fetterman on his long relationship representing Salgado, and the latest work Genesis reported by Debbie […]

The Owl and the Pussycat from Suzanne Birrell on Vimeo. The Owl and the Pussycat is a “coloring book” style animation set to music written, directed, and vocals by Suzanne Birrell.  Guitar – Tom Duarte.  Lyrics-Now public domain, originally written by Edward Lear (circa 1871). CALICO PIE One hundred-sixty years ago in the fanciful world […]

  Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has spent much of the past nine years trekking to the farthest reaches of the globe, to the last wild places on earth to take the pictures for his new photography book, Genesis (Taschen; 520 pages), a window into the primordial corners of creation. Read more: http://lightbox.time.com Of the myriad works Sebastião […]

We often use a two-step method to add additional processing to our images. The first step is to develop the color image to be kind of standard and natural (both subjective). But sometimes we want to add to the image a grungier look, convert it to B&W and/or sharpen with out Optimal Sharp V3 scripts in Photoshop.  Because […]

photographer: David Alan Harvey layout and design: Bryan Harvey producer: Eva-Maria Kunz coordinator: Diego Orlando production: Andrea Barbato, Michael Courvoisier, Candy Pilar Godoy   Attention photographers! We at thecameraforum.com offer the following presentation as a whole new take on just what a printed book can be.  The ability for the reader to reorder the story […]

‘Secrets of Great Portrait Photography: Photographs of the Famous and Infamous‘ from New Riders, an imprint of Peachpit, is a book 30+ years in the making, drawing upon the best lessons learned over the last three decades photographing portraits of the rich and famous, it blends lavish celebrity portraits of a coffee table book with technical […]