Feeding off an unmatched competitive will to beat his own personal best, Tim Tadder’s incomparable work ethic is making him a modern master of commercial photography
I was on the sideline of the Super Bowl a few years ago,” photographer Tim Tadder muses. “I’m looking around, and there are hundreds of photographers. I think John W. McDonough from Sports Illustrated was next to me on one side and another guy from ESPN was on the other side, and I’m thinking, ‘How am I competing? How am I standing out with this?’
Globetrotting freelancer Jeff Hutchens captures the ambiguities that shape our times
Can we reschedule?” Jeff Hutchens asks. It’s Friday, and I’m supposed to interview him Monday. “Turns out I’m in Taipei on Monday through next Saturday,” he says. CNN has dispatched the Washington, D.C.-based freelance photographer to the Taiwanese capital to shoot stills for the environmental series Planet in Peril.
Steering clear of photographic formulas and even simple rules of thumb, August Bradley embraces any method that gets his ideas
As the son of a photographer, August Bradley grew up studying the medium closely, yet he says the primary influences on his work aren't photographers, but authors. It makes sense, really, when you consider that his objective is to tell stories. He just uses a camera to do it.
George Fulton is all about peace, love and making funky photographs
Some people always seem to be in a good mood: Jay Leno, George W. Bush, Richard Simmons. Based on the portfolio of photographer George Fulton, it's easy to make the same assumption. After all, the first thing you're greeted with upon visiting his website is his new motto: “Love Hurts. Photos Tickle.” More than just a marketing gimmick, it reflects Fulton's fun-loving way of life. Read More...
Modernist in every aspect of the word, Caesar Lima pushes the boundaries of what it takes to be a professional photographer in a digital world
Caesar Lima is no stranger to the pages of Digital Photo Pro. His award-winning image of Colombian pop star Anasol became the cover shot for the May/June 2006 issue in which Lima was previously featured, and when a photographer like Lima continually lives at the forefront of image making, he merits a second look just to see what he has been up to in the last few years.
Magnum photographer Eli Reed reveals his technique for capturing the elusive moment, and why he'll always shoot film, at least in black-and-white
"I'm inspired by life. My work is, in essence, a meditation on being a human being.” So says photographer Eli Reed, whose work on assignment for national and international publications has covered the gamut since joining Magnum in 1982. But the invitation to be a part of an organization that has captured iconic historical events since World War II came as quite a shock to Reed.
Iconic American artist Norman Rockwell serves as inspiration for a new series of images by Austin-based photographer Randal Ford
Norman Rockwell is an iconic name and one of the most prolific and recognized artists of the past century whose work has found a place in the American psyche. His oeuvre successfully captured the elusive and transcendental essence of the American spirit.
Jim Richardson explains the pressures and challenges of three decades of photographing for National Geographic
Jim Richardson went to college to become a psychologist. He was a senior at Kansas State before he realized what psychologists did every day, and decided maybe he'd rather do something else. An amateur photographer, he got a job at the student newspaper. Thirty years later, Richardson is perhaps the most prolific photographer for one of the world's most prestigious magazines.