In the above video, photographer Rick Smolan tells the unforgettable story of a young Amerasian girl, a fateful photography trip, and the adoption saga that followed.
[via Ted Talks]
Over at A Photo Editor, there’s an interesting interview with Vincent Laforet concerning the future of photography. In it he discusses where these photo and video cameras are heading, including how new technology will affect the vision required to capture “the decisive moment.”
Here’s what’s important, if you can shoot 120 frames or 96 frames per second at a high resolution, it removes one of the single most difficult aspects of being a photographer, which is to capture the “decisive moment.”
Head on over to A Photo Editor the the complete interview.
Paul Nicklen is renowned Arctic and Antarctic wildlife photographer. Has a passion for these regions and the wildlife within, which is demonstrated by both his photography and words about life there.
In late-2009, I passed along a short video about his encounter with a leopard seal in Antarctica. While it was only less than 2-minutes long, it was a very powerful video, featuring Nicklen’s world-class photography and a very cool story. [Read more…]
Turns out Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald is quite the photography enthusiast. He got deeper into photography when his point and shoot camera didn’t do the scene justice when visiting the Roman Colosseum. [Read more…]