All articles by Julius Motal
Meditations on Photographing the Death of a Loved One
Jason Reed sought to make sense of his father’s death through photography.
Do you really need to put that photograph online? Perhaps it’s better to hold onto it rather than release it into the digital wild.
Sally Davies’s photographs of storefronts and street scenes in the East Village capture a New York seemingly stuck out of time.
“Be in love with it and do whatever your heart pleases.” says street photographer Maria Kappatou.
David Carol is a photographer’s photographer with 35 years in the business and many stories to tell.
At FotoIstanbul, photographer Stanley Greene made the case for needing to know about the worst parts of humanity.
Allowing yourself to be weak in photography can lead to stronger images.
When someone asks for directions, make sure you answer because the person asking might just be Josef Koudelka.
Leo Martinez monochromatic work in Chihuahua, Mexico earned him a grant from VSCO’s Artist Initiative.
All it takes is clicking “Add Friend” to make an invaluable connection.
Mujtaba Jalali has understood what it means to be a refugee all his life, and now he’s documenting the journey of other refugees like him.
Ashly Stohl recently published her first book “Charth Vader” about her youngest son Charlie and his Darth Vader helmet.
Invisibility is one of the best skills a photographer can have.
Doubt and creative dry spells are terrible things to deal with, but it is possible to deal with them.
Photographer Amy Lombard has an affinity for quirky subcultures.
Scott Turner’s decision to live and work with the Kyrgyz people has given him remarkable access for his documentary photo project on them.
In the United Arab Emirates, Yumna Al-Arashi discovered a society divided and set out to photograph the migrant workers toiling away day after day.
Photographer and filmmaker Jake Simkin has worked tirelessly to tells stories of survival in the the most harrowing situations.
Next time you go out for a walk around town, try waiting in one spot for a photograph to happen.
Missing the shot is always a drag, but don’t worry because there’s another shot around the corner.
Beirut has seen a spate of protests in response to garbage that has been piling up on its streets, and Fadi BouKaram has been photographing them after work.
Andrew Renneisen is a young photojournalist who finds powerful moments in tragic situations.
Starting and running a magazine isn’t always easy, but Vineet Vohra has been at the helm of Art Photo Feature with his brother, Rohit, for four years now.
Pierre Belhassen maintains a beginner’s mind in his approach to photography.
With the massive amount of photos online, it’s important to unplug and have a detoxing session every once in a while.
Holding onto old, bad work, no matter painful, is important to get a sense of your growth.
Graphic, horrible images help us to confront reality.
A recent article posited that camera sales are down because they’re needlessly complex, but that’s not the case.
Spyros Papaspyropoulos found a way to channel his passion for street photography into a website called Street Hunters.
Bruce Gilden’s latest project, Face, has caused quite a stir. Here’s why it works.
The Holga Digital kickstarter initiative could make the famous toy camera a digital reality.
Photographer Ben Moon shares his story, how filmmaking and photography influence each other, and more.
Did you make the jump to mirrorless for photojournalism? Here are some lenses you should consider.
Instagram is one of the best photo communities there is, but it could benefit from some tweaks and updates.
Mirrorless cameras are becoming increasingly popular choice for photojournalists because of their excellent performance and small profile.
From landscapes to long exposures, here are favorites from World Photo Day.
International users of VSCO Cam can rejoice with the introduction of localized language support. There’re 10 languages to start with more on the way.
It’s World Photo Day! Show us your best shot.
Brian Matiash talks about photographing people for the first time, the benefits and pratfalls of HDR photography and much more.
Anuar Patjane’s underwater photograph of whales, fish and divers won the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, and he made it with a Sony RX100.
The market for cameras is wide and varied, which may prove daunting for beginners. Here are our picks for the best cameras for beginners.
There are things you can do in post that can spice up an uninteresting photo. Don’t do them. Let the photo remain uninteresting.
Anuar Patjane photographs life under the sea with a point-and-shoot camera.
Given how vast the mirrorless and street photo worlds are, we put together our top ten list for mirrorless lenses that’ll serve you well on the streets.
Amanda Rivkin is an American photojournalist whose work ranges from Obama’s victory in 2008 to the Gezi protests in Istanbul in 2013.
Some DIY ingenuity helped Cody Wu create some intriguing double exposures on Instax film.
If you’ve thought of diving into a pro membership with PhotoShelter, know that you’ll now have unlimited cloud storage.
Tamron’s got a brand new and very light 18-200mm lens that’ll fit snugly in your bag.
The George Eastman House has put together a series of small videos exploring the history of photographic processes.
Izy Hossack from the very popular blog Top With Cinnamon teams up with SORTED Food to provide good tips for food photography in this video.