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‘U SHOOT VIDEOS?’ by Morgen Cooper, a Film We Should All See

'U SHOOT VIDEOS?' by Morgen Cooper, a Film We Should All See

Morgen Cooper tells the true story of Moji, a young shreditor (shooter-director-editor), whose life is saved by his camera. Moji’s story is full of lessons for young creatives.

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Joel Grimes on How to Be a Successful Photographer

Joel Grimes on How to Be a Successful Photographer

As I’ve gotten older, one thing I’ve learned is that it’s often easier and quicker to learn from someone else who has “been there and done that” than it is to learn by trial and error on your own. In this video, Serge Ramelli interviews Joel Grimes about what it takes to be a successful photographer.

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How Robert Ascroft Shot This Series of Milk Images with Celebrity Angela Serafyan of HBO’s Westworld

How Robert Ascroft Shot This Series of Milk Images with Celebrity Angela Serafyan of HBO’s Westworld

Robert Ascroft is known worldwide for his celebrity, sports, and fashion photographs. His client list includes Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Showtime, A&E, Puma, Vanity Fair, and Rolex. So, basically his client list includes some of the biggest names in his industries of focus! Not bad, right? Go big or go home I guess!

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Learn From a Cinematographer: How to Shoot a Low Light Scene

Learn From a Cinematographer: How to Shoot a Low Light Scene

Gonzalo Amat, who’s up for an Emmy for his work on Amazon’s Man in the High Castle, tells us the steps he takes to make a scene stand out in darkness.

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Wildlife and Underwater Photography Webinar With Fstoppers Writers

Wildlife and Underwater Photography Webinar With Fstoppers Writers

Photography can be a lonely journey for some. If you are just beginning your foray into wildlife and/or underwater photography, then please join Mike O’Leary and me as we host a free webinar on Saturday, August 24th at 3pm EST. With this webinar, Mike and I hope to answer any questions you may have in relation to starting out in wildlife or underwater photography, as well as how one can use the medium as a positive force.

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World Famous Retoucher Takes on Photography: Fstoppers Interview Pratik Naik

World Famous Retoucher Takes on Photography: Fstoppers Interview Pratik Naik

Everyone in the industry must know who Pratik Naik is by now. And if you don’t, then you should. In ten years Pratik has become one of the most famous retouchers on the planet.

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Image Editing Software and the Future: A Conversation With Skylum CEO Alex Tsepko

Image Editing Software and the Future: A Conversation With Skylum CEO Alex Tsepko

As photographers, much of our time is divided between our camera equipment and our image editing software. And, if you’re like me, you spend some time keeping an eye on the latest releases that will improve our editing speed and quality.

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A to Z of Photography: Wayne Quilliam and the Queen

A to Z of Photography: Wayne Quilliam and the Queen

In this issue of the A to Z of Photography we turn to possibly the thorniest letter of the alphabet: Q. Fear not as we take you on a journey from an interview with the antipodean photographer Wayne Quilliam, through Elvis, Brahmanandam Kanneganti, Kim Kardashian, Princess Diana, and Donald Trump before finally arriving at the Queen.

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Capturing People’s Insecurities: An Interview With the Photographer Behind ‘Rock Your Ugly’

Capturing People's Insecurities: An Interview With the Photographer Behind 'Rock Your Ugly'

When I first saw this photo series, I don’t know what resonated with me more: the images or the stories that accompany them. I reached out to photographer Waleed Shah to discuss the poignant project.

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Cinematographer Dicusses His Work on The Empire Strikes Back

Cinematographer Dicusses His Work on The Empire Strikes Back

Ever wondered how the filmmakers of probably the best-looking Star Wars movie managed to light Darth Vader’s blacker than black costume without seeing the light fixtures in the helmet? The answer to this and a few more nuggets of film history and cinematography tricks are revealed in this short but fascinating interview.

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Photographer Jack Dykinga Celebrates 100 Years of Grand Canyon National Park

Photographer Jack Dykinga Celebrates 100 Years of Grand Canyon National Park

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of The Grand Canyon’s designation as a National Park, but for Arizona resident and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Jack Dykinga, that’s not the only milestone to celebrate this year. For Dykinga, this summer also marks the 5th anniversary of his life-saving double lung transplant. Both occasions are being celebrated in the summer-long exhibition Jack Dykinga: The Grand Canyon National Park (1919-2019) at Tucson, Arizona’s Etherton Gallery.

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‘Ask Me Anything’ With Architectural Photographer Mike Kelley

‘Ask Me Anything’ With Architectural Photographer Mike Kelley

Architectural photographer and Fstoppers alumni Mike Kelley recently did an AMA (ask me anything) over on Reddit that’s easily worth checking out.

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Fstoppers Interviews Jim Olive, the Texas Photographer Whose Copyrighted Image was Stolen by the University of Houston

Fstoppers Interviews Jim Olive, the Texas Photographer Whose Copyrighted Image was Stolen by the University of Houston

A groundbreaking court ruling has been overturned in Texas, and the ramifications could affect thousands of Texas creatives and their copyrighted property.

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Should We Embrace Artificial Intelligence as Part of Our Photography? Skylum Co-Founder Shares His Thoughts.

Should We Embrace Artificial Intelligence as Part of Our Photography? Skylum Co-Founder Shares His Thoughts.

Artificial Intelligence is there to serve us by making our lives and routines easier, and is already an integral part of our photography. But, are we right to question it? Dima Sytnik, CTO and Co-founder of Skylum shares his thoughts on the subject.

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