Photographer Profiles

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Jack Neubart  |  Jul 14, 2015  |  0 comments

What defines fine art rests as much in the eye of the artist—be that a painter, sculptor, or photographer—as in the eye of the beholder who finds beauty and meaning in that work. The work can be something the artist discovers and captures or creates from scratch. In the case of photographer Hugh Kretschmer’s imagery, it is a tapestry interwoven with elements from disparate sources: a collage, if you will, forming a coherent whole and thereby conveying a message.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jul 13, 2015  |  0 comments

Photographer and writer, Jaymi Heimbuch has a profound interest in wildlife and nature. Her goal is to create images that trigger an emotional connection with viewers, and which spur us all to be stewards of nature. Through her work, Heimbuch hopes to spark wonder, respect and appreciation for animals.

Steve Meltzer  |  Jul 08, 2015  |  0 comments

Ernst Haas was a pioneering photographer who broke through the black-and-white glass ceiling with his superb color photography. He changed the way color was thought of and how it was used. And the change began in 1953 when his color work burst on the scene when Life magazine published Haas’ stunning color essay about New York titled “Images of a Magic City.”

Steve Meltzer  |  Jul 01, 2015  |  0 comments

Social documentary photographer Larry Fink, who’s well known for his striking black-and-white images of high society and the down-and-out, was honored at the 2015 Infinity Awards gala at the International Center for Photography a few months ago. In attendance at this sumptuous event were celebrities including the model Naomi Campbell, the actor Alan Rickman and photographers Steve McCurry, Susan Meiselas, Sylvia Plachy and others.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jun 26, 2015  |  0 comments

Pro photographer Jim Reed’s specialty is images of severe and unusual weather; in short, he’s a stormchaser.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jun 25, 2015  |  0 comments

Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave's journey to dissipation, award-winning photographer Ray Collins feels much more at home in saltwater with his camera than on land. Photographing the relationship between water and light is what inspires him.

Editor  |  Jun 23, 2015  |  0 comments

Shutterbug reader Erick Castellón has a particular attraction to lone trees because of the patterns and textures they create against the sky. This stunning image of an oak tree was captured by Castellón in Calero Park in San Jose, California, in February 2015. “On the day I took this shot, I had been watching the clouds early in the day and was hoping for something interesting,” Castellón says.

Staff  |  Jun 23, 2015  |  0 comments

While walking around the pyramids in Cairo, Egypt, in 2004, photojournalist Ami Vitale spotted a man sitting alone in the desert with his camel. “We did not share the same language to speak to one another but as I approached, he laid his head on his camel’s head,” Vitale recalls.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jun 18, 2015  |  0 comments

We recently featured an amazing image of a dancer by photographer Jordan Matter on Shutterbug.com (it first appeared in the April 2015 issue of Shutterbug magazine) and got such a great response to it and the story behind it, we decided to check in with him again on another shot of hiis that's getting lots of buzz.

Jack Neubart  |  Jun 16, 2015  |  0 comments

Travel and nature photographer John Shaw lives his dream, traveling the world with his camera, without deadlines or obligations. His images go toward stock sales worldwide, in addition to being used in his many books. While he doesn’t shoot on assignment, magazine editors familiar with Shaw’s work will come to him when needed, or he’ll occasionally pitch story ideas to them when planning a trip.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jun 15, 2015  |  0 comments

A few months ago I had the great pleasure of interviewing talented photographer Edy Hardj, the creative powerhouse who become a red hot Internet sensation shortly after our story on him.

Lorin Robinson  |  Jun 12, 2015  |  0 comments

Aerial photographer Chris Dahl-Bredine was one such dreamer, and while he’s not sure how big a role the flying dream played in his eventually becoming an ultralight pilot, he’s certain it was a significant factor. And, once he began flying, he reports—as do other pilots (the author included)—that the dream simply stopped. He considered becoming a licensed private pilot so he could fly light planes but once he experienced the thrill of ultralights, he realized it helped him recapture the dream: flying like a bird, wind in his face, view unencumbered by a cockpit.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jun 08, 2015  |  0 comments

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan (currently residing in Emerald Isle, North Carolina) KellyLynne first became interested in photography after finding an antique camera at a garage sale and exploring the world of black-and-white film images. Her passion soon grew from there and she began to teach herself the art, revealing a great talent for it.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jun 05, 2015  |  0 comments

On a Sunday morning not long ago I turned on the radio and by chance heard the legendary, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Hume Kennerly say that his iPhone had made him a better photographer.
 

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jun 02, 2015  |  0 comments

We assumed the first thing Jim Graham does in order to create his elegant landscape images is decide how to isolate his subjects from distracting backgrounds to achieve the always-desired single subject, clearly defined.

We were wrong. The first thing he does is ask himself: What do I see? Then he asks: How do I use the camera to communicate the feeling I have about what I see?

 

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