La France compte plus de 140 000 sans domicile permanent. La fondation Abbé Pierre qui soutient des publics en grande précarité a organisé une exposition appelé "Un sourire, svp" en collaboration avec l'humoriste Luigi Li et le photographe Little Shao. Cette exposition rassemble une quinzaine de clichés sur le thème de la mendicité sur un ton décalé et plein d’humour.
Une très belle initiative et une belle exposition qui permet d'attirer l'attention sur ces marginaux et qui, on espère, a permis de changer le regard de nombreuses personnes sur les sans-abris.
An up-to-the-minute snapshot of the fine art photography marketplace: full-screen slideshow preview of photos from Paris Photo 2013 (RT @MsTanaLopez: What's at the top of the global fine art #photography market right now?
In the age of the smartphone, many of us are recording and sharing our entire lives digitally. Nostalgia-infused phone apps such as Hipstamatic and Instagram are just some of the accessible tools t...
Backlight Magazine's insight:
"The thing about photography is that it’s instinctual. There is no difference between a film Leica camera and a smartphone. Technically the smartphone thinks for you as you don’t have to worry about shutter speed or film. You just have to concentrate on the subject. At the end of the day it’s just a tool – it’s in your eye , that’s where it begins."
"Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted." (What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web | Brain Pickings
The misconception of the pro photography world is that, without their content, publications, blogs, and other companies cannot be successful. They believe that they are in a position of power in an economy that is rapidly doing without them.
Here at DPReview Connect, we have you covered. We've got gifts for the Instagram enthusiast, serial smartphone documentary photographer and the DSLR-turned-mobile photography convert. Click through the different pages of this extensive smartphone photography gift guide to see our favorite products for the mobile photographer in your life.
These images, which range from devastating losses to celebratory reunions, are a testimony to the idea that pictures are worth more than words. One split second in time, recorded by an astute photographer, can forever evoke tears of joy or sorrow. Photographs are capable of capturing a piece of the human spirit. Which iconic photograph is most powerful to you?
Taking portrait photographs is a lot of fun - if you know what you're doing. While you may get lucky if you don't have the skills, it's a better idea to learn and practice your portrait photography so that you can get better.
We knew this day has been coming for quite sometime now, but alas, the days of an ad-free Instagram are long gone. The first official brand-sponsored ad was published to Instagram this morning courtesy of fashion brand Michael Kors.