Documentary Photography

Amazing film captures biofluorescent turtles underwater at ISO 4.5 Million

Jun 8, 2017
John Aldred

High ISO performance has become the new megapixel wars. Everybody wants cameras that can see in the dark, and they want them to be able…

Anticipating the moment and seeing the shot before it happens

May 2, 2017
John Aldred

To really understand light and see the shot before it happens is a skill one can only gain through experience. Most of us can see good light when…

How realistic nature documentaries actually are?

Apr 27, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Watching nature documentaries like BBC’s Planet Earth gives us an insight into the world of all kinds of animals. We feel that we get to…

Abstract: The Art of Design – a new Netflix series to inspire all kinds of creatives

Feb 20, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Netflix has launched a new original documentary TV series every creative can watch to get inspired. Abstract: The Art of Design follows some of the most…

BBC takes hidden cameras to new levels putting them inside in animatronic animals

Jan 9, 2017
John Aldred

Using hidden cameras to capture video and photographs of wildlife has been going on for years. There’s been a change over the last few years,…

This is how Planet Earth II’s iguana chase scene was shot

Nov 14, 2016
John Aldred

If there’s one “triumphant underdog” story that’s been popular this week, it’s this one. The footage from BBC’s Planet Earth 2 series of the young…

The making of a hybrid film: People of the Delta

Aug 25, 2016
John Aldred

Joey Lawrence has been photographing the tribes of Ethiopia since 2008. Drawn by the aesthetic of the country itself and its residents, it’s a place he’s returned…

William Wegman talks about his art, photography, video, and how he discovered 20×24 Polaroids

May 1, 2016
John Aldred

When it comes to art, I’m very much in the “but I know what I like” camp.  I just don’t really do “art”, but I…

‘Finding Vivian Maier’ is now on Netflix

Mar 23, 2016
Gannon Burgett

Ten years ago, the name Vivian Maier wouldn’t ring a bell in anyones’ mind. Today, the name Vivian Maier is almost as well known as…

This 1999 NatGeo documentary follows along David Alan Harvey as he shoots on the streets of Trinidad, Cuba

Feb 16, 2016
Gannon Burgett

American photographer David Alan Harvey has travelled all across the world, capturing life as he sees it through the camera. One of his favorite places…