Posts by Author: Alex Baker

Alex Baker
Alex Baker is a portrait and lifestyle driven photographer based in Valencia, Spain. She works on a range of projects from commercial to fine art and has had work featured in publications such as The Daily Mail, Conde Nast Traveller and El Mundo, and has exhibited work across Europe

Scottish Isle using facial recognition software to track puffins

Nov 29, 2021
Alex Baker

If I were to say ‘facial recognition software’ to you, you’d be forgiven for immediately thinking about social media companies, governments keeping tabs on their…

Keep warm this Winter with these gloves designed for photographers

Nov 29, 2021
Alex Baker

Winter is coming. Actually, for some of us, it has well and truly arrived already, depending on where you live in the world. Even Valencia…

Steve McCurry’s Afghan Girl given sanctuary in Italy following Taliban takeover

Nov 26, 2021
Alex Baker

The green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’ made world-famous by Steve McCurry’s 1985 National Geographic magazine cover has arrived in Italy after the Italian Prime Minister answered her…

NASA’s Curiosity rover shares postcard from the red planet

Nov 26, 2021
Alex Baker

NASA’s Mars based Curiosity rover has shared new lanscape images of the terrain on Mars. The rover recently travelled to Mount Sharp, the central peak…

Fashion Photographer sorry for ‘small eye’ depiction of Chinese woman for Dior

Nov 24, 2021
Alex Baker

Chinese fashion photographer Chen Ma was criticised for perpetuating Western stereotypes of Chinese women in her latest campaign image for fashion brand Dior. The image…

How to get the best quality image with gear you already own

Nov 24, 2021
Alex Baker

Yes I know it’s Black Friday this week and you’re all gunning for new equipment. But what would you say if I told you that…

The largest digital camera ever built is being installed and its resolution is 3.2 BILLION pixels

Nov 23, 2021
Alex Baker

The world’s largest-ever digital camera is currently being assembled and readied to be installed at the Vera Rubin Observatory, Chile. With a resolution of 3,200…

Astro Photographer captures stunning composite image of longest partial lunar eclipse in 500 years

Nov 22, 2021
Alex Baker

We’ve featured the incredible astrophotography of Andrew McCarthy before, but this time he may have even outdone himself! He recently posted a composite image of…

This is how you shoot silverware with perfect reflections with only 1 light

Nov 22, 2021
Alex Baker

It’s all business in the front and party in the back with Dustin Dolby from Workphlo‘s latest product photography tutorial video. This time he’s showing…

Photographer Jock Sturges admits historical case of sexual misconduct

Nov 22, 2021
Alex Baker

Controversial American photographer John ‘Jock’ Sturgis has pleaded guilty to allegations of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old student when he taught photography at a private…