This post is the first in an occasional series in which I will describe the making of a photograph, from both a technical and artistic standpoint. I’ll go through the camera settings and why they were chosen, as well as the thought processes going through my head regarding composition and the creation of the image. […]
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A couple days after Tropical Storm Agatha swept across Guatemala on Saturday, a few images of the destruction have started to appear. Mostly the news is focusing on dramatic photos of the giant sinkhole that appeared in Guatemala City, and on the eruption of the volcano Pacaya that preceded the storm. But the destruction is […]
(For related posts, check out other entries in the Humanitarian Photography category.) As one grows up in the first world, they learn to see the developing world as exotic lands of vibrant color and fantastic ceremonies. I recall that for a grade school project I made a large cut-out of the African continent, and populated […]
My recent trip to Guatemala to photograph for an NGO gave me an opportunity to field test a bunch of new gear under real working conditions – jumping on and off chicken buses, crammed into the seat of a van for hours with all of it on my lap, roaming around the streets of Antigua […]