Say it with me now… “Dream Life”!! *sigh*
There are a lot of bloggers out there traveling around the world and filling your Instagram feed with gorgeous destination photos. But there are very few who have actually cracked the code and figured out how to make money. Alyssa Ramos is one of them. This 29-year-old is the definition of a digital nomad success story: A solo adventure traveler and entrepreneur, she travels full-time, runs the site My Life’s a Movie and has racked up over 125,000 followers on Instagram. Her favorite slogan?
Full Story: How This Woman Went From Broke To Traveling Full-Time (And Making Lots Of Money)
Finally, the greatest mobile lens company is now kicking things off in serious fashion with offering their lenses to more major phone brands. With iPhone being the flagship for the longest time of prime users they are also offering it to the Google Pixel as well as the latest and greatest from Samsung with the Galaxy S8.
Full Story: Finally, The Greatest Mobile Photography Lenses are Coming the Galaxy S8 | Fstoppers
This information is constantly changing. This is the most recent resource I’ve found.
Work as a portrait photographer or as a freelancer in advertising or the media aren’t the only options when building your photography business. Whether you’re an amateur photographer with some quality photos you think people may be willing to pay for, or a professional photographer looking to sell your photos on different platforms, the internet is awash with websites where you can sell photos.
View Full List at: 25 Sites Where You Can Sell Photos Online When Building a Photography Business
Original negatives of model for Alice in Wonderland among National Portrait Gallery exhibition, which includes Oscar Rejlander and Julia Margaret Cameron
I would love to attend this showing!
Full Story: Carroll’s portraits of Alice to go on display in birth of art photography show | Art and design | The Guardian
The New York Times Reclaim, an alliance of photography groups advocating for diversity in photojournalism, is surveying photographers globally about their experiences.
Slideshow at : – The New York Times
Swedish organisation Fotografiska is to open a new centre for photography in London’s Whitechapel. The 89,000 sq ft lower ground space plus office, which is located near Whitechapel Gallery, is due to be completed in the second half of 2018, and has been rented by Fotografiska for 15 years (with a break option at 12 years).
Full article: Fotografiska to open a London Museum of Photography – British Journal of Photography
Remember the days when collages of photos chaotically strewn across bedroom walls were a common fixture in teenage bedrooms? And that sense of excitement of taking a long-lost film into Boots, wondering what snaps were lurking in the dark room, debating internally at the checkout whether or not they’d be worth a few extra pounds for same day delivery? And lest not forget the disappointments… opening a package, only to find out that half of the photographs were overexposed, out of focus, or worst of all, obscured by the dreaded thumb. Those were the days!
Full Story: Photography: A Dying Art Form That’s Getting More Popular | HuffPost UK
Photography podcasts are perfect for those long boring commutes or hard days stuck in the office as you try to drown out your workmate unloading into the phone on the desk opposite.
There are literally hundreds to choose from, covering topics from how to start a photography business to gear reviews, to photography news, and onto profiles of great photographers past and present.
So in no particular order, here are some of our favourite photography podcasts.
Source: Eight photography podcasts you should be listening to now – Australian Photography
A lot was happening in the spring of 1918. The United States was entering its second year of World War I. The hellish Spanish Flu pandemic, the deadliest health crisis in U.S. history, was sweeping through the country. And nature picked that moment for the first major cross-continental eclipse since 1865 (though smaller ones in 1878 and 1900 were less impressive).
It was just as big a deal in 1918 as it is in 2017. Its path was extremely close to that of next week’s eclipse. Daytime darkness arrived from the Pacific on Saturday afternoon June 8. It buzzed a tiny corner of Washington State and slid all the way down to Florida.
Full Story: Documenting a solar eclipse, 1918 style
If you’ve ever planned a vacation abroad, you’ve probably spent some time with Lonely Planet. The company is the largest travel book publisher in the world and offers plenty of free resources on its website and in the Lonely Planet Guides app. The latter provided the inspiration for the latest Lonely Planet project, a new iPhone app called Trips (also coming to Android this fall). At its core, it’s a crowdsourced version of the Guides app. But instead of featuring contributions from Lonely Planet experts an
Full Story: Lonely Planet’s Trips app is Instagram for travel junkies