David Schonauer

In Focus: A Photo Series Made in Honor of Ancestors

The Washington Post   Wednesday September 23, 2020

North Carolina photographer Cornell Watson’s photo series “Behind the Mask” is not only a powerful collection of images and words, it is extraordinarily timely and relevant, declares The Washington Post. In his work, Watson lifts up the stories of men and women marked by having to push through the circumstances thrust upon them by centuries of racism. “This photo series is in honor of my ancestors who smiled when they were not happy, laughed when nothing was funny, and cried when they were not sad so that I could be here today,” he notes.   Read the full Story >>

State of the Art: This $3,300 Chair Lets You Edit Photos While Looking Like a Supervillain

PetaPixel   Friday September 25, 2020

The Cluvens Scorpion Computer Cockpit is a $3,300 chair that looks and moves like a scorpion, and if you’ve ever dreamed of working in something that looks like it was created by Ernst Stavro Blofeld, this item is for you, notes PetaPixel.    Read the full Story >>

Let's Continue the Conversation ...

Facebook   Friday September 25, 2020

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How To: Master Minimalist Landscape Photography; Light Portraits With (and Without) Flash; and More

By David Schonauer   Thursday September 24, 2020

Is it time for you to maximize your eye for minimalism? In today's roundup of photo tutorials from around the web we feature a School of Photography video that offers a primer on minimalist landscape photography with compositions built around simplicity and symmetry. There are also tutorials on lens choice for landscape photography and several on how to light portraits (with flash and ...   Read the full Story >>

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