Documentary Photography

These stunning wedding photos show that even the pandemic can’t stop the love

Oct 9, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

2020 has definitely been the most unusual year we’ve lived in. The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, from daily chores to big life events –…

Netflix’s “Abstract: The Art of Design” is now available for free on YouTube

Jun 3, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

In 2017, Netflix launched Abstract: The Art of Design, an inspiring documentary TV series. It features different kinds of creatives (including photographers), showing us how…

Lessons I’ve learned after 250 assignments in documentary photography

May 26, 2020
Arik Shraga

Recently I hit a milestone in my photographer’s career: I’ve accomplished 250 paid assignments. It took me ten years and half a million frames to…

Are street and documentary photography art?

Dec 27, 2019
Simon King

I think the question of whether something is or is not art is a bit disingenuous, and can be used more as a tool for…

Documentary photography legend Robert Frank dies at 94

Sep 11, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Robert Frank, documentary photographer best known for his 1958 book The Americans, has passed away on Monday, 9 September at his home in Nova Scotia,…

Three reasons why you should use only one lens in documentary photography

Sep 2, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

We have discussed several times why shooting only with one lens can be a good call. And no matter the genre you shoot, you can…

How misconceptions affect travel photographers and how to avoid them

Dec 29, 2018
Asher Svidensky

There is a particular obstacle that stands in the way of almost all travel, documentary and cultural photographers alike and, for some reason, no one…

This short documentary was shot on an iPhone XS

Dec 12, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Whether you’re for or against smartphone filmmaking, you can’t deny that some creators make the best out of camera phones. On its YouTube channel, Apple…

How Peter Jackson colorized WWI footage for his documentary

Dec 4, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I’s end, a documentary titled They Shall Not Grow Old has been released. Directed and produced by…

BBC wildlife documentary crew intervene to save penguins’ lives

Nov 21, 2018
John Aldred

It’s one of those things that nature photographers and filmmakers struggle with. When to intervene in the natural course of events. Typically, most don’t intervene,…