Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 winner Greg du Toit tells us about the year he spent sitting in fetid water being eaten alive by bugs and parasites, waiting to capture a rare image of truly wild lions drinking from a watering hole.
Another year, another chance to look back at the perfect moments, best news and most memorable discoveries of 2013. From selfies to voices from beyond, here are our 11 favourite photography-related moments this year.
Photographers document moments, good or bad, that happen to others. But what were the worst moments for photographers in 2013? In no particular order, here are the 10 that we’d prefer not to have experienced in the year gone by.
Fancy climbing skyscrapers without safety gear and then taking photos? Neither do we. But for Russian photographer Ivan Kuznetsov, these unparalleled views of Moscow are his favourite subject to shoot. He explains his love for rooftopping photography and how he gets his extreme images.
Most people are familiar with traditional Christmas tales like Twas The Night Before Christmas. In this brilliantly dark, yet heartwarming, take on the Christmas story, Magnum Photos legend Trent Parke turns the camera on his own family to record the family rituals of Christmas. What began as a moment of clarity after vomiting into a Christmas tree bucket on his in-laws’ lawn, Parke’s photo essay reveals the absurdities that lurk in the suburban shadows.
In the first of a new series of interviews, we spoke to renowned British conflict photographer Paul Conroy. Paul has worked in some of the most dangerous places in the world‚ and nearly lost his life doing so. Last year he made headlines when he was seriously injured in a rocket attack in Syria that killed his friend and colleague, Marie Colvin.
His new book, Under The Wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment recounts that experience, and in this interview he tells us how writing the book helped him come to terms with the terrible events in Syria.
The legendary photography training guru Scott Kelby tell us his most prized tips for growing and engaging with a community of followers of your work.
There is no shortage of photography tips out there, but some of the best ones can be found by studying the old masters. Here our friends at Photoventure have put together ten crucial photography tips that have never gone out of date.
If you’ve found yourself grinding your teeth listening to photography snobs droning on at length, then this article is for you. We’ve put together 10 ways to drive them crazy.
Photography has a language all of its own; a rich mix of camera jargon, lens acronyms and technical buzzwords that can be an utterly baffling sea of noise to beginners. But, with the internet and all, it doesn’t take long to know your f-stops from your fill-flash, and be able to separate HDR, DOF and TTL.
In this post we translate some of the common things photographers say and explain just what those photographers are trying to say. Just remember that our tongues were firmly in our cheeks when we put this together…