How to Travel like a Travel Writer (and not kill what you love).

The world is being destroyed by tourism and I am the cause. There are currently 1.4 billion tourists out there and that number is only growing at an alarming rate. The world is addicted to travelling and I am one of the many pushers out there on the streets giving them their fix. I have been... Continue Reading →

The Vintage Camera Quest: How it started.

  Like everyone I suspect, I had no choice falling in love with photography. My grandfather had a camera slung round his neck with the same frequency that dudes at Home Depot rock Oakley’s, that is, pretty much day and night. Growing up with him on Long Island some of my earliest memories have to... Continue Reading →

This is everything.

Came across this most excellent video essay by the Nerdwriter, if you aren't familiar, behoove thyself and get thy familiar, each is better then the next, but this one, is pretty much the tastiest of the bunch. In the short video, he goes on to deconstruct one of the most important, iconic, and flat-out famous... Continue Reading →

Infrared Photography HowTo

I first tried infrared photography in High School on actual celluloid running through my Canon AE-1. The results were...lackluster. It was difficult to load, harder to meter, and almost impossible to develop. Things have changed a lot. I first came across infrared digital photography working with Shawn Angelski who's amazing images had me hooked instantly.... Continue Reading →

Introducing Vintage Camera Quest.

It's Memorial Day, and I can't think of a better day to launch my newest project, the Vintage Camera Quest. What is it: I've acquired over the years quite a collection of vintage and rare cameras. I love them. I love how they look, what they represent, and what they can do. So instead of... Continue Reading →

Make Your Pictures Better in 30 Seconds.

I use Lightroom... a lot. I use it cause I take photographs. A lot. It's kinda like saying "I use forks a lot, because I eat all the time." They go hand in hand. Anyway, I use it so much and I'm constantly amazed how easy it is to make semi-crap photos into semi-good ones,... Continue Reading →

Sexiest Camera Strap EVER.

So, you got into photography because you want to impress chics (or dudes). Obviously. Well let me tell you something, you haven't even scratched the surface of your game unless you own a HoldFast Gear Money Maker Dual Camera Harness. It's a mouthful. (that's what (s)he said). What is this? Camera strap or male lingerie?... Continue Reading →

steve mccurry’s life lessons.

Steve McCurry is to Photography what Michelangelo is to Sculpting. A fucking badass.  He has produced your favorite photograph of all time. I don't even need to know which one is your favorite photograph, I know he took it. Today I stumbled on a Sploid article with some short films of Steve explaining his most... Continue Reading →

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