Photography News, Tips & Tutorials
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As a photographer, you know it’s super-important to have solid editing skills. The exact same shot can could be inspiring or be totally overlooked, all depending on the adjustments you make.
So you hone your editing skills carefully, getting a feel for what you like and what you don’t. You’ve got this down to a near science! But then…
There can perhaps be no better pedigree to carry than the name of Cousteau when it comes to sea exploration. No doubt you are talking about royalty here when it comes to pioneering studies conducted throughout the vast oceans. Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s name towers above in a pantheon that is occupied by a very scant few, and it is exciting to know that his legacy and spirit for discovery and investigation lives on in his grandson, Fabien Cousteau.
Hengki Koentjoro is a fine art photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He formally took up photography at the Brooks Institute of Photography in 1991. While there he majored in film and video production combined with a minor in black and white photography. The fruits of that education, particularly the latter can be seen in his assorted body of work, specifically photographs of the outdoors.
While the selfie may be all the rage and indelibly part of our shot options, it still does not compare with an actual person taking a photo of you. That seems to be the point driven across by creative directors Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova who put together a playful series as each acted as the other’s personal photographer in a series called Lens Between Us. The collection consists of snapshots of the duo’s travels together, and they make a point of photographing each other in unison.
Sometimes the lines can blur when a wedding pictorial is shot in a location that can upstage the milestone event. That is perhaps what can be said of Ohio couple Sarah and Josh, who decided to ditch plans for a grand wedding bash in their home state. The couple instead opted to head for Iceland to stage some astounding wedding photos.
Some of the most challenging subjects to photograph are movements that derive their beauty from motion itself. Dance would certainly fall into this category, and ballet and its attendant grace would figure quite prominently. Erik Saulitis however is able to capture the magnificence of this art form in his dancer photos.