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Portrait series celebrates redheads


June 2018 issue News

He’s no redhead. But his portrait series, “The Redhead Project,” has plugged him in to the ginger community. Here’s what we learned from Keith Barraclough about his popular ongoing personal project:Inspiration: It began with a subject Barraclough photographed during a corporate portrait shoot—short red hair, alabaster skin, piercing blue eyes. In the photos his white shirt faded into the white backdrop, making his eyes and hair all the more striking. “I was just taken with him,”... Continue Reading >

Team USA clinches 2018 World Photographic Cup

5.7.2018 News

After losing the World Photographic Cup to Portugal for the past two years, Team USA reclaimed the top spot for 2018. Competition results were announced May 6 in Sydney, Australia, with 30 countries represented. WPC pits teams of photographers from various countries against one another in friendly competition. The top 10 WPC images in each category for 2018:CommercialIllustration / Digital ArtNaturePortraitReportage / PhotojournalismWeddingCreated in 2013 through a partnership... Continue Reading >

Adventure and business success are on the open road


May 2018 issue Profiles

It sounded doable: Capture a kayaker and a whale in the same frame. But a week into their whale watching assignment on Quebec’s St. Lawrence River, Peter Holcombe had a bank of images of migrating whales and a bank of images of his wife and daughter kayaking. No whale/kayaker composition in the bunch. “It was impossible to predict where the whale was going to surface,” says Peter’s wife and business partner, Kathy. For seven days at both dawn and dusk, she and daughter Abby dropped... Continue Reading >

Studio connects senior portraits with fashion photography


May 2018 issue Business

Fashion photography was Craig Stidham’s first love. In the early days of his Amarillo, Texas, studio, he successfully applied his penchant for fashion imagery to a senior portrait business, carving out a prosperous niche by merging fashion and senior portraiture to create avant-garde collections for fashion-forward high school subjects.© Craig StidhamIt’s not unusual for senior portrait photographers to promote a fashion influence in their images, but Stidham brings a commercial... Continue Reading >

Alan Ross: A little bit of talent, a little bit of chutzpah, and a little bit of luck


April 2018 issue Profiles

An unpretentious icon shares the greatest lessons of his careerAlan Ross describes his career progression as “a little bit of talent, a little bit of chutzpah, and a little bit of luck.” It’s a humble characterization of a career that has included an impressive array of experiences, from working with Ansel Adams to creating commercial images for some of America’s biggest brands. Yes, Ross has had an uncanny ability to be in the right place at the right time. However, what he did with... Continue Reading >

Going viral: The story behind Freddy Fabris’ “The Renaissance Series”


March 2018 issue Profiles

He was in a car shop when the idea unfurled. The hubcap on the wall? That could be the halo above Jesus’ head a la da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” The worn-in spare parts catalog? The book held up in Rembrandt’s “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicoleas Tulp.”“I’d had the idea for years to do some kind of revision of classical paintings,” says commercial photographer Freddy Fabris, who also studies painting. But the question was always how to do things in a way that had not been... Continue Reading >

Animal photographer teams up with illustrator for humorous series


February 2018 issue News

It was love at first ’gram. When New York-based commercial photographer Shaina Fishman discovered France-based illustrator Walter Glassof’s work on Instagram, she was hooked. “I love illustration. If I had a talent that I don’t have, it would be drawing,” she says. “Right away I just loved his work.”Shaina had been hoping to one day team up with an illustrator, so she reached out to Glassof to see if he’d be interested in collaboration. “I never thought he would email me... Continue Reading >
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