The annual BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this photo competition that will both celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. The winning images are exhibited at one of... Continue Reading →
Normally I don't suggest shows that require entrance fees for students, but this gallery gets a lot of press and has some interesting opportunities. I HIGHLY suggest you submit for the Viewpoint Gallery Student Photo show (See my post on Oct 14th for details) since it's a free entry, local photo show specifically for students! ... Continue Reading →
We have students who are finalists almost every year! Grab a few of your best photos and enter! Photographer's Forum Magazine presents the 37th ANNUAL COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Over $8,500 in Cash Grants and Prizes All Winning and Finalist Images Published Click Here To Enter at pfmagazine.com 1st PLACE :: COLLEGE :: $2,000... Continue Reading →
Kurt Fishback has photographed some of the most important artists in the world. Since he retired from teaching, he's been doing an amazing project documenting California women artists. You can check out a video done of his work and see his previous books at the link below. He's trying to continue his work the way all artists do; through grants and art supporters.
As most people wind down into holiday mode, I'm winding up in documentary data. I have family very near Ferguson Missouri, and I also have friends in Oakland, NY and other places that are protesting the court decision. No matter where you fall on the political scale, what is very apparent is that these riots and protests are nothing like the ones from even ten years ago; now...
Tomorrow (or Wednesday, depending on your schedule) all the students in my classes will have their portfolios/Final Projects due. The general amount of mayhem and stress thrown around in class can get overwhelming. But really, it's the daunting thought of grading all those portfolios and final projects that secretly makes me with some uber rich student who owns... Continue Reading →
Even if you don't read the entire article, which you should, you need to look at all the photographs, and read what some of these victims were told. Very powerful photography. Grace Brown is in the midst of a campaign that uses photos of sexual assault victims holding cards with things their attackers said to... Continue Reading →
Love this website, always visually educational. Check out the rest of the images! From IN FOCUS with Alan Taylor. For the past 10 days, firefighters in California have been struggling to contain the Rim Fire, now one of the largest in the state's history, as it blazes across the Stanislaus National Forest and into Yosemite National... Continue Reading →
So, one of the assignments the Documentary class did this semester was make a video, as many documentary artists use video as well as photography in their research. For those of you who haven't seen any of those style films, I'd suggest Supersize Me, Gasland, or Shooting for Columbine. Anyways. I've got links below (this... Continue Reading →