There are plenty of ways you can improve your photography. You could get inspired, learn new stuff, go out and shoot, make mistakes and learn to correct them… But you know what else you need to have if you want to become a better photographer? “Patience you must have, my young Padawan,” as Yoda would say. In this video, Pierre T. Lambert gives you five ways patience will help you to raise your photography to a higher level.
The short series from Wex, More than an image, is an insightful look at the lives of some very inspirational photographers. It’s also a look at how powerful the act photography can be. The simple task of making an image, can be the thing that brings people back from the brink of death.
This video, covering the story of documentary photographer, Jim Mortram. The video isn’t officially due for release until Monday, but Wex have given DIYP special permission to show it here early. It’s an inspiring story. One that really makes you think about what photography can mean to us as individuals. What makes it our own, and how much of a difference it means our lives.
Ian Treherne is a photographer based in Essex, England. He was born profoundly deaf. At 15 he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. A degenerative condition that causes severe visual impairment, eventually leading to complete blindness.
This video from Wex showcases the truly inspiring story of Ian and his work. Voiced by Ian himself, we get some insight into what it means to be a deaf and blind photographer. Why he does it at all. And how he uses photographer to overcome the isolation and anxiety he experiences daily.
If you’re looking for your weekly dose of inspiration, we have it for you.
This time, it comes in the form of a TED video wherein conservation photographer Thomas Paschak shares his story of what it is that drives him to capture the work he does and how he hopes to make a difference through the images he captures.[Read More…]
Two words can make or break a man. That is the lesson learned in a wonderfully inspiring video, titled I’m Possible, from renowned illustrator-turned-photographer, Jeremy Cowart.
Those words were ‘I can’t.’ And, one day after another, those five letters were removed from his vocabulary, with the help of his parents and ever-inspiring mentors along the way.[Read More…]