Tag: photography

PhotoActive 133: New Year, New Goals

We decided to focus on one photographic goal for the year instead of resolutions in the latest PhotoActive podcast episode.

PhotoActive 132: The Best Focal Length

People obsess about focal lengths and lens choices, so we dig in.

Photocombobulate #26: Chasing Fall Color

It's autumn, which means it's time to hunt for fall color! Mason and I loaded up in his van and headed to the North Cascades and found... well, you'll have to listen to find out. (Spoiler: lots of wildfire smoke, but also some surprising photo opportunities!)

Pete Souza Interview about West Wing and Beyond

My latest article for DPReview is an interview with Pete Souza about his new book documenting his time as the Chief Official White House Photographer.

PhotoActive #126: Portfolios with William Neill

The latest PhotoActive episode features William Neill, talking about his new book The Photographer's Portfolio Development Workshop.

PhotoActive #124: Food Photography with Lauren Caris Short

How do you make mouth-watering photos of food? In the latest episode of the PhotoActive podcast, we’re joined by Lauren Caris Short, author of the beautiful new book The Complete Guide to Food Photography to talk about what it takes to be a food photographer. Lighting, food styling, composition… photographing food is a multi-disciplined photo ...

Photocombobulate #24 – Photographing Strangers with Valérie Jardin

In the latest Photocombobulate episode, Mason and I talk to the wonderful Valérie Jardin about street photography and making photos of strangers.

Photographing Grief

It’s unfortunate that this comes up in the saddest of circumstances, but I was reminded again recently of why it’s better to make photos even when I might feel hesitant about doing so.

One Year of Photocombobulate!

For our one-year anniversary of the Photocombobulate podcast, we tackle a big topic: where do you find joy in photography?

Presets Don’t Have to Be Lame

Good old-fashion presets are more powerful when combined with AI-assisted subject masking.