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Red Shirts and Black Smoke

Red Shirts and Black Smoke

I had a great day yesterday hanging out with Gavin Gough and Marco Ryan in Bangkok. We are working on...
The Last Lantern Maker

The Last Lantern Maker

Sometimes there are days that nothing seems to get done. This time that day lasted a whole week. I’ve started...
Another New Blogger: Brian Hirschy

Another New Blogger: Brian Hirschy

Brian Hirschy is a photographer friend of mine who lives in Western China. He runs photo workshops in the Tibetan...
New Blogger: Heber Vega

New Blogger: Heber Vega

A few weeks back I introduced you to Heber (pronounced like “ever” only with a “b”) Vega. Heber, if you...
A Culture of Strangers

A Culture of Strangers

by Shiloh Lane I grew up in a very small town in Kentucky; I went to college in another very...
Depth of Field: Gary & Vivian Chapman

Depth of Field: Gary & Vivian Chapman

Gary S Chapman and wife Vivian Chapman’s  goal is to help non-government organizations communicate with the public through stunning images....
March Wallpaper: Give Peace a Shot with IGVP!

March Wallpaper: Give Peace a Shot with IGVP!

    This month’s wallpaper is courtesy of the International Guild of Visual Peacemakers. I am a member of several...
Culture Stress: Can’t Win for Losing

Culture Stress: Can’t Win for Losing

The interview I had planned for today would be better as a Depth of Field podcast. So, left with a...
Think Tank Announces the Retrospective

Think Tank Announces the Retrospective

Think Tank Photo has announced several new product lately. One of which rates a 12 on scale of 1-to-10 for...
A Whiff of Progress and Pad Thai

A Whiff of Progress and Pad Thai

MB:  I want to introduce to you a young lady who will be guest blogging here every so often; Shiloh...
Esther Havens: A Report from Haiti

Esther Havens: A Report from Haiti

I met Esther Havens over twitter. I heard a lot of scuttlebutt about how she was this young attractive hotshot photographer out of Austin, Texas.
Depth of Field: Ami Vitale, David duChemin and Matt Brandon

Depth of Field: Ami Vitale, David duChemin and Matt Brandon

This is perhaps one of my favorite Depth of Fields. It is less an interview (not that any of my...
Composition: Prescriptive or Descriptive?

Composition: Prescriptive or Descriptive?

If there is one question I get whenever I teach or discuss composition it is, “Yeah but do you shoot...
Line of Sight

Line of Sight

So much visual weight is given to the human face that it trumps just about everything else in an image.
Jessica Courtney

Jessica Courtney

Yesterday I received a lot of positive response on Hebers Vega’s multimedia essay. Today I want to highlight one more...
Heber Vega

Heber Vega

To review; I have seen that many NGOs (Non-Government Organizations aka not-for-profit organizations), especially the smaller ones, have less financial...
Saved by a $19.95

Saved by a $19.95

Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a universal press pass. No one pass exists that will...
Halabja

Halabja

I have made it back home. Back to my wife and my child and my bed. I am going to...
Update: Kirkuk

Update: Kirkuk

The Old Ottoman city of Kirkuk. Quick update. Yesterday I drove with Millennium Relief and Development Services (MRDS) to Kirkuk...
Ya gotta love light!

Ya gotta love light!

About the Author Latest Posts Workshops Contact the AuthorAbout Matt BrandonMatt is a Malaysia based humanitarian and travel photographer. Well...
Working with Change

Working with Change

If you cannot work with change, if you cannot cope with uncertainty, then ...
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