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JAY MAISEL: Let The Image Find You

By Bill Dobbins http://www.billdobbinsphotography.com Miles Davis. Photo ©Jay Maisel When I was a kid first learning photography, I wanted to be Jay Maisel – I just didn’t realize it.  I would carry a camera everywhere and shoot anything that caught...

THE MYTH OF DEPTH OF FIELD

By Bill Dobbins www.billdobbinsphotography.com A traditional view camera includes controls like shifts, swings and tilts to racially change the plane of focus falling on the film plane. | Source: https://bit.ly/2XnZcrt Photographers know that the term “depth of field”...

WHEN PIN-UPS WENT TO WAR

By Bill Dobbins http://www.billdobbinsphotography.com World War II involved a commitment from the entire country never seen before or since.  After Pearl Harbor, we found ourself in a two-front war – in the Pacific against Japan and...

Photo Camp Students Shine at PHOTOCON LA

This summer, the images of four Samy’s Camera Photo Camp students from Arroyo Vista Elementary were displayed in the gallery show at PHOTOCON LA—Southern California’s largest ever photo and cinema trade show—at The REEF...

HARRY BENSON CBE: A Celebrity Among Photographers

By Bill Dobbins http://www.billdobbinsphotography.com The IRA: “You’re perfectly safe Harry as long as there are children about.”.Photograph©Harry BensonTear gasses civil rights protestors in Mississippi. Shooting photos of what happens, what you see. Photograph©Harry Benson “A great photograph can...