On Photography

What I Read: 2012 Edition
©Bryan Formhals The past couple of years I’ve compiled a list of photography websites of note with a short paragraph…

By Bryan Formhals

First Sight by Jin Zhu
This is a guest post by Jin Zhu. She’s a San Francisco based artist and the author of Shooting Wide…

By Bryan Formhals

Vanity Publishing That Smells of Your No Good Photography Hobby
©Michael Dennington And the converse is also true: that books which purport to be displays only of photography are often…

By Bryan Formhals

Lessons From Sitting in the Reviewer's Chair for the First Time
©Andrew Benson I view portfolio reviews and photography competitions with a heavy dose of skepticism. I think there needs to…

By Bryan Formhals

The Stories Behind the Photos
©Anna Shelton So I do have this conviction that if people could somehow put themselves in the place of other…

By Bryan Formhals

The Dreams and Delusions of Photographers
©Ben Anderson I’m sure most photographers have entertained the dream of making their living through photography. It’s a fun dream…

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Lunch With Gus Powell
Photographs ©Gus Powell When I began shooting street in 2005 I was working a corporate job in Downtown Los Angeles.…

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Thoughts on Blake Andrew's post about
“The photography-integrated-into-life method is decidedly unfashionable. The huge majority of photographers I saw at Photolucida were more project oriented. The…

By Bryan Formhals