I don’t like referring to photographers as amateurs or professionals, I would rather say that they are either passionate or not. You can hire a professional photographer (which makes a living only thanks to photography) that performs quite bland and without passion. …


Photo By Karl Blossfeldt

There is something about nature that seduces anyone holding a camera, ultimately making us see the world in a “surprise” mode. I wouldn’t dare to speak for every single photographer in the world, of course. …


Here is a very personal approach to Street Photography in which I share some of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned after a decade of walking with a camera in my hand.

What is Street Photography?

That is definitely not an easy question to answer, but since I’m allowing myself…


Photo by Laura Fuhrman

Alright, rant time!

No, I’m just kidding. What I want to do is share some thoughts on creating work that matters or capturing memorable photos. A long time ago I stumbled into an Instagram account that got me thinking. I took the opportunity and gave a lecture about it. …


Photo by Ian Dooley

Before Instagram it was Flickr, and this last one could still be more photography oriented than the other one. Despite their differences, they are both quite seductive to any photography newcomer. …


Photo by Lilly Rum

Photography is one of those disciplines that tend to be learned in an empirical way. Therefore, it is very likely that if you are reading this, you could be either learning from somebody else or in the position of teaching anyone something valuable about photography. …


Photo by Nate Grant

If you are reading this is highly likely that you have already understood the huge difference between social media and a website. Therefore, I congratulate you. You have no idea how many people are still not being able to tell the difference between the two. Today I want to talk…


The fact that all photographers require a website these days is a constant, what varies is the moment in which one starts considering the idea seriously. It is very unlikely that you think seriously about a website right after learning how to turn your camera, but eventually, the idea will…


Photo by Đức Mạnh

There is a strong (and I even dare to say codependent) relationship between “the inner voice” or “style” and a specific photography niche or genre. And it really makes sense if you think about it. What could be the use of having a style if there’s no niche to fit…


Either if people see it with professional curiosity or simply as a new hobby that they can cope with their busy lives, photography is certainly an attractive discipline to many folks out there. In fact, if you are reading this, there is a high chance that you still aren’t sure…

Federico Alegría

Academic Researcher | Documentary Photographer | Educational Writer | PhD Candidate ■

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