David Schonauer

How To: Photograph Food, Shoot a Moonrise, Revive a Dead Battery, and Other Genius Tips

By David Schonauer   Tuesday January 23, 2018

You just found out your battery is dead. No problem, you can revive it in 30 seconds. That's one of the genius tricks you'll find in the latest in our semi-regular roundup of "How To" articles. You'll also find out how to photograph a bird in flight, how to use diffusion for maximum flexibility in lighting effects, how to photograph a ...   Read the full Story >>

Insight: From Photo Essay to Photo Book

witness   Tuesday January 23, 2018

“Publishing a book is no small feat. Looking back now, book in hand, I realize how naïve I was about how much work it would be, how much money it would cost, and how rewarding it would all be in the end.” So writes freelance photographer Nancy Borowick in an essay at Witness, in which she describes turning her "Cancer Family" series, which told the story of her parents as they underwent parallel treatments for stage-four cancer, into her book The Family Imprint.    Read the full Story >>

Exhibitions: FOAM Goes Back to the Future

British Journal of Photography   Tuesday January 23, 2018

The FOAM museum in Amsterdam has come up with a novel way to show how contemporary photographers are embracing experimentation: The exhibition “Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century,” on view through March 28, presents work by modern artists whose approaches to photography echo those of the 19th century pioneers of the medium, such as Anna Atkins. “The traditional camera is being replaced by seeing machines,” says curator Kim Knoppers at the British Journal of Photography.   Read the full Story >>

Nature Watch: Zion National Park Bans Tripods for Workshops

Fstoppers   Tuesday January 23, 2018

Zion National Park is banning photographers in workshops from using any tripods on any of its trails, reports Fstoppers. Previously, Zion allowed tripods on some trails. The ban is meant to ease obstruction on trails. You will be able to use tripods only on paved parking areas and pullouts, adds DIY Photography, and you will be able to use monopods on trails, according to the Zion National Park’s regulations. You can also use tripods if you are not part of a workshop. (You will still need a permit if you want to shoot commercially.)   Read the full Story >>

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