The Indian Frida Kahlo

The woman’s body is luscious but self-contained, suggesting that this is not an erotic pose, not quite. She is naked from the waist up, her heavy breasts seeming to offer an invitation, yet her thoughtful glance, staring out beyond the picture, suggests that she has other things on her mind. The painting, titled Self-Portrait as …

The Top Secret Photography Techniques- Mind-Blowing Images (Video)

Believe it or not, you don’t have to own super expensive equipment or be some kind of camera wiz to take high quality camera shots like these…but all those hotdog pro photographers out there will NEVER reveal their secrets to you. The Top Secret Photography Techniques To Create Mind-Blowing Artistic Images! so I’m about to …

Because of Them, I Can

[easyrotator]erc_31_1351232214[/easyrotator] As a motivational speaker and a photographer, I recently realized that my lens can also be my microphone.  For Black History Month, I wanted to create a campaign that would empower and excite young people about their history and their future in a creative and yet relatable way.  I thought about my two sons …

Photographing People of Color

  by Monte Zucker Introduction There is probably no question in portraiture that is more confusing to beginning photographers than how to photograph people with black skin. What exposure to use? Should you open up the lens? Should you stop down? What about lighting? Years back, for many photographers it was hard to pose these …

Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (Video)

by Thomas Allen Harris Please consider supporting Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People, a PBS documentary that explores how African Americans have used photography as a tool for social change. Since the birth of photography in 1840s, African Americans rejected what they saw about themselves in the dominant culture …