Entrepreneurs launch ‘world first’ comparison site for wedding photography – BQLive

It “feels” like this “comparison” biz model is going to be the future for ALL industries. Can’t you see it for everything?

Two Yorkshire entrepreneurs have designed a new price comparison website to allow couples to source, meet, and pay for wedding photographers and videographers via a single platform.

Full Story: Entrepreneurs launch ‘world first’ comparison site for wedding photography – BQLive

Photographer ‘humbled’ after capturing happy memories at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ Treehouse in Ipswich – East Anglian Daily Times

Photographer Andrew Kahumbu visited The Treehouse in Ipswich where he met four-year-old Henry Barnard, 10-year-old Lewis and Euan Morley, also ten, and caught a glimpse of the activities enjoyed by patients at the hospice and their families.

Around 120 children with life threatening conditions are currently being cared for at the centre – and Mr Kahumbu said it was a humbling experience to witness the work of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) volunteers first-hand.

Full Story: Photographer ‘humbled’ after capturing happy memories at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ Treehouse in Ipswich

 

Steve Irwin’s 13 YO Son Is An Award Winning Photographer And Brilliant Doesn’t Even Cut It!

All of our family were huge Steve Irwin fans. I can’t tell you how happy this makes me & it’s great work!  Be sure to give him a follow on Instagram under RobertIrwinPhotography.  Awesome stuff.

And now it looks like, Robert is already following in his papa’s footsteps when it comes to proclaiming his love about all things nature.

But this time, he’s doing it from behind the lenses.

Full Story and some of Robert’s photos here: Steve Irwin’s 13 YO Son Is An Award Winning Photographer And Brilliant Doesn’t Even Cut It!

Sexism in the Photography Industry – Open Letter from Susan Stripling | HuffPost

I have been a wedding photographer since 2002.

I was 24 years old when I started my business.

I took out a loan to start my business. A small one. I remember the man at the bank talking to me like I was a child when I was setting up the paperwork. He told me that if it didn’t work out, I could always “stay home with my kids.”

I normally don’t cover topics like this.

Not because I don’t believe they exist or that I think they don’t need coverage.

I don’t usually cover them because I try to find the “good news” or celebrations within the arts and travel that I love.

However, I find it especially important in any area that is about expressing a POV – a way someone sees the world – that these issues are critical.

How is the “normal” part of the world ever to be expected to understand how others who are “different” or a “minority” are experiencing the very same world if those “others” are not allowed to share their view.

It is through this very exposure that things will one day, hopefully, become more balanced – more fair – more “normal” for all of us. Until each voice, each view, each expression is given the same opportunity for exposure – with the same megaphone or platform – we can not expect those in the “normal” world to ever learn that there is indeed another view, another way of experiencing the same world – and often, it is not pretty nor fair.

Full Story: Sexism in the Photography Industry – Open Letter from Susan Stripling | HuffPost

Prince’s personal photographer releases new book of rare images – StarTribune.com

Parke got the gig. And he kept on painting — staying on as art director and Prince’s personal photographer for 14 years.Parke did everything from designing stage sets and working on video shoots to photographing album covers and designing souvenir T-shirts. And he continued to live in Baltimore, spending about one week a month in Chanhassen.

Full story & Gallery at: Prince’s personal photographer releases new book of rare images – StarTribune.com

Modern Dance Photography Showcases Ballet Dancers in Buenos Aires

Beautiful work!

Photographer Omar Z. Robles documents the beauty of people and places around the work through his exquisite dance photography. For years, we’ve loved “traveling” with him to locales that have included New York City, Havana, Mexico City, Hong Kong, and more recently, Santiago, Chile. Each gives us a sense of the city’s flavor, both in terms of architecture as well as ballet culture. Robles celebrates the individuality of a place by showcasing its unique buildings that are punctuated by the powerful, graceful movements of talented dancers.

Full Story and more photos at: Modern Dance Photography Showcases Ballet Dancers in Buenos Aires

Music photographer Sarah Ginn quits the industry due to “misogyny and bullying” – News – Mixmag

Music photographer Sarah Ginn has announced she is quitting music photography due to misogyny from male artists.

Ginn, the resident photographer for London club fabric, wrote a lengthy post detailing how her experience of being objectified at gigs has made her unable to look at her work and led her to make her decision.

Full Story: Music photographer Sarah Ginn quits the industry due to “misogyny and bullying” – News – Mixmag

Photographer specializes in Down syndrome, her pics are everything | BabyCenter Blog

What an amazing story.

Down syndrome photography

Since Zack’s birth seven years ago, Nicole has become an avid advocate. On her site she states, “I [want] to connect with other Down syndrome families in the community and hear their stories. I [want] to showcase their children’s amazing personalities, capture the love, and bring their amazing stories to life with the goal of advocating that we’re truly more alike than different.”

Full Story: Photographer specializes in Down syndrome, her pics are everything | BabyCenter Blog