Stella Johnson is a documentary photographer who brings an engaging and captivating approach to her subjects. Her latest book, Al Sol: Photographs of Mexico, Cameroon, and Nicaragua is a great example of documentary photography that also works as fine art photography.
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Category:interview -- posted at: 4:00 AM

Which is better, black and white or color photography? I've gotten asked this question many times by listeners and I find the question to be kind of strange because it all depends on what you are trying to communicate or accomplish with your photography. Sometimes it comes down to how well you create and develop your photos in one process or another (your skill), sometimes it is a matter of personal preference, and sometimes your subject tells you how to proceed. The bottom line is to follow your instinct and preference and not let anyone (including the marketplace) tell you it must be a certain way.
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Category:creativity -- posted at: 4:00 AM

Podcasts are a labor of love for those who create them however, even love has a price. This podcast outlines some ways you might help support your local podcast (and in particular Thoughts on Photography) by purchasing items from sponsors, click-throughs to sites such as B&H Photo and Amazon.com or just a direct donation through PayPal.

Have no fear, this podcast will always be free to anyone who cares to download and listen to it but any way to offset some of the costs of doing the podcast would be greatly appreciated and if you can't help financially, then an email of appreciate goes a long too. Thanks in adavance.
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00 AM

Angela Bacon-Kidwell's photography is the stuff of dreams (literally). Angela uses photography as a way to bring substance to her dreams and sub-conscious thoughts through her photographic imagery. Angela has also found recent success with her photography and her insights and thoughts are helpful and instructive to photographers no matter where they are on the spectrum regarding the promotion of their photography.
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Category:interview -- posted at: 4:00 AM

In this episode, I explore whether (at long last) inkjet prints can be considered collectible.
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Category:printing -- posted at: 4:00 AM

In this episode, I discuss my own personal editing process (or workflow) from capture to the final decision regarding which photographs make the cut.
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Category:general -- posted at: 12:46 AM