Like any career, becoming a professional photographer requires time, effort, skill, and of course – making mistakes. But there are some mistakes that you may keep making and that are constantly holding you back without you even noticing. In this video, Scott Choucino discusses the five biggest mistakes that were holding him back in his photography career, and maybe you’re making them, too.
I firmly believe that pets can make anyone’s life better. If you’re still having second thoughts on whether or not to get one, Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020 is here to help you make this decision. One of the funniest photo contests has just shared its 2020 finalists to remind you why pets are awesome. Or at least they’ll make you giggle and make your day.
A young man recently surprised his girlfriend with a proposal during a photo shoot on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. But the proposal got upstaged for a moment when a cyclist slammed into the couple’s photographer at full speed. The incident was caught on camera, and luckily, it ended well.
Vivian Maier is probably the biggest photographic phenomenon of 2010s. After her negatives were discovered, her immense talent was shared with the world, and there’s even a documentary about her. If you look up to her work, Frederik Trovatten has a really interesting video for you. In the very first episode of How to Take Photos Like…, he analyzes Maier’s work and tries to replicate her unique style.
Indoor Adventure is a series of images created by Felix Hernandez for BMW Motorrad in Mexico. Shot in miniature (It’s Felix, what else would they be?), the scenes recreate outdoor scenes to show off the motorcycles in a number of environments that many of us aren’t getting to experience right now.
It’s a three-part series, and as always, each comes with some behind the scenes photos and a video to document its creation. And as is usually the case with Felix’s work, all three are both inspired and inspiring.
The Royal Saudi Air Force recently organized a photo shoot of its fighter airplanes. But what’s even more interesting is that there are also a few BTS videos. Saudi journalist Enad al-Otaibi recently tweeted them, so you can see what it looks like to photograph fighter jets mid-flight. Spoiler alert: it looks pretty epic.
Each of us spent our time differently in quarantine: some were super-creative with photography, while some devoted their time to other things. And photographer Ron Burkett created a beautiful and unusual piece of art during the lockdown. He used a pressure washer to draw an epic wildlife mural on his driveway and captured it from above with a drone.