Photography Columns

Kylie Reviews: Tamron 70-200mm Lens

As a wedding photographer, I use my trusty 70-200mm lens for just about every ceremony. It allows me to stand in the back of a ceremony and get intimate close-up images without having to...
Robert Frank The Americans

Robert Frank’s The Americans Review

A powerful photograph can change our lives and help us better realize who we are and the world we live in. By defining and immortalizing a moment so indelibly and with great skill the...
Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 5 – Putting It All Together by Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 5 - Putting It All Together by Thann Clark We have covered the psychological elements that naturally direct the eye: faces, eyes, pattern interruption, text and the visual elements: contrast, color, focus,...

The Nikon D3400 is Light & Simple to Use

First impression: Wow. The Nikon D3400 fits into my not-so-small shooting hand perfectly; not to mention, the camera is super light. It's a solid little camera that will eliminate all day camera carry fatigue on...
Jimi Hendrix

In Memory of Jim Marshall

It is difficult to write about a friend who has recently passed on. That is especially true if the friend happened to have been an extraordinary photographer; one of the greatest ever. He is...

PERFECTION: Sigma 135mm f/1.8 ART Lens Review

I feel so honored to have been able to test this incredible lens, thank you. Thank you Mr. Yamaki and thank you to your employees in Aizu, Japan, who strive for perfection in what...
Stephen Cohen

Interview with Stephen Cohen

Q. First, I would like to congratulate you on the fact your going into your nineteenth year with PHOTO LA-2010. That's a huge accomplishment; almost two decades now. What do you think is the...
Rule of thirds

Forget the Rule of Thirds by Thann Clark

Composition is the soul of photography, but not an easy subject to master, and not one that can be learned by following simple rules. The first thing inevitably taught in photographic composition is “The...
Instagram For Business

Instagram For Business

Social media is everywhere these days, and I personally enjoy Instagram the most! It's such a creative outlet for me and I'm sure for many other photographers as well. I love being able to...