Archive — Philosophy of Photography

Jack Graham (www.jackgrahamphoto.com) is a professional photographer living in the Pacific Northwest. Jack is well known for his Photography Classroom in the Field workshops throughout the United States and beyond offering his personal touch to the photographic workshop experience. Jack’s work has been published in many well-known magazines as well as for stock and fine art print sales. Jack is...
Photographer Michael Clark Michael Clark (www.michaelclarkphoto.com) is an internationally published outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. His editorial and corporate clients include National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Men's Journal, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Climbing, Nike, Nikon, Adobe, Patagonia, Pfizer and DuPont to name just a few. He has risked life and limb on a variety...
Guy Tal (www.guytal.com) is a naturalist, photographer, and writer residing in the state of Utah, in the heart of a unique and scenic desert region known as the Colorado Plateau. He chose nature photography "as a way of capturing and sharing the beauty, power, and fragility of wild places and the life that inhabits them, so that those who have...
I was talking with Leslie the other day.  Leslie is a seasoned photographer and product specialist at Pictureline.  He mentioned that beginning photographers always feel "in the dark" about how to go about learning to photograph.  One even asked him directly:  "How do I learn how to photograph?  I go to seminars, some workshops, some lectures.  I try to read...
Photograph by Eric Meola The process of learning photography is not easy.  Ask any of the professionals who have made statements, and not just a living in the medium.  The process is different for each person, but uniformly, this process has much to do with self-evaluation and especially introspection.  Most professionals will agree on one thing:  they took a lot...
Kent Miles is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah who graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.  He has worked with the Center for Documentary Arts (CDA) for more than 25 years and was a principal contributor to many CDA exhibit and book projects. In 1987, he was selected as one of the "Top One...
 Guy Tal is a photographer, writer, instructor, and philosopher who splits his time between all of these things and just living.  I was particularly interested in his interest and skill with publishing his own eBooks, instead of going a traditional route by self-publishing or working with a publisher.  His style and philosophy are refreshing in world of highly competitive photography....
The Busath Studio and Gardens is a well-established installation for portrait and wedding photography in the Utah area and around the country.  Drake Busath, who currently runs the studio and the business Busath Studio and Gardens, continues the tradition of excellence in portrait and wedding photography that his father, Don, first started over 50 years ago.  Drake has been influenced...
In college, I received my worst grade in a "Composition of Photography" class.  The course included shooting a roll of color slide film every week and then going to a one and a half hour class in the afternoon (in the dark) and looking at everyone’s images.  It was difficult not to sleep through it, as my images were just...
We caught up with the legendary Utah-based landscape photographer Tom Till on one of the few days of the year that he had time to answer the Pictureline call.  Tom's collection of imagery stretches over 37 years, mostly on 4x5 film, and he has many "first" shots under his belt in the Utah/Southwest area.  You simply cannot talk about the...