Images of the oil spill from a local

June 24, 2010

Recently a friend of mine posted images of the BP oil spill on his site, Slices of America, an interesting photo site for professional and amateur photographers alike.

He posted images of what Grand Isle looks like after weeks and weeks of being plagued by the oil spill and the landscape of how locals are reacting. It’s a very sad sight but one worth talking about. The imagery is sad and being from that area makes it even more sad for me.


$$$ Why is wedding photography so expensive?!? $$$

March 27, 2010

So why do wedding photographers charge an arm and a leg?!?

Have you ever heard this question? If you are a wedding photographer, I am sure you have. If you are not, you may have thought it! Well, photographers from Georgia, Exodus Photography, seek to answer that question in a series they are writing on their blog called, Choosing the right photographer for your wedding.

I think the article and series are very well written, make some great points and I think it would be a great resource for photographers to look at to remind themselves that they should not stray from the cost they are asking when offering their services for a wedding. Stick with the price and realize that wedding photography is expensive, but that depends on what side of the camera you are thinking about. Sure it is expensive to the bride and groom, but is also expensive to the photographer. We have to charge enough to make the job worth it. Otherwise, it doesn’t make much financial sense.

Anyway, take time to read this article. It’s fantastic and I think you’ll get some great advice, insight and reminders out of it! Thanks Exodus Photography!


The Big Picture – Amazing Photojournalism

March 3, 2010

I am personally not that into photojournalism. Maybe it’s because I haven’t seen powerful images as that found on our site we’re featuring today. It’s called The Big Picture.

It’s a photoblog run by the Boston Globe Newspaper. An editor there selects the best photographs from AP, Reuters and other news agencies and organizes them by a theme or event.

Some of the events are hard news stories, like the inauguration of Barack Obama and the tragedy in Chile. Other topics are more slice-of-life—check out this collection of photos of dance from around the world.