Exploring The Pastel Surrealism Of Karen Khachaturov’s Conceptual Photography

Pastel colors reign supreme in Karen Khachaturov's surreal conceptual worlds
Pastel colors reign supreme in Karen Khachaturov‘s dreamy conceptual worlds, and it’s a delight to get lost in the surreal imagery. Her journey to conceptual photography may have started only four years ago, but the 26-year-old photographer from Yerevan, Armenia, seems to have established her own creative style and visual flavor. Her formula... Read more

Albert Watson

Pulling beauty out of KAOS
Over the past four and a half decades, New York-based Scotland native Albert Watson has created close to 100 Vogue covers, dozens of commercials and music videos, and advertising campaigns for companies including Prada, Revlon and Chanel. At the same time, he’s pursued personal projects from Las Vegas to Cairo. Among Watson’s long list of accolades... Read more

Exploring Surreal Worlds With Hussam Eissa’s Photo Manipulations

Hussam Eissa crafts otherworldly sceneries and surreal visual stories that tickle the imagination
Given that a good number of photographers are also multi-disciplinary creatives, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Egyptian photographer and artwork designer Hussam Eissa has found inspiration in merging photography with digital art concepts. His goal? To breathe life into his ideas through photo manipulations and double exposure effects. The... Read more

Dominique Issermann: A Fashionable Life

Cinema has inspired this photographer’s sensual visual style, who lives to frame, whether she’s shooting stills or video.
Cinema has played a major role in the life and career of Paris-based photographer Dominique Issermann. This year’s recipient of the Lucie Award for Achievement in Fashion was majoring in literature at the Sorbonne when she moved to Rome with Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a student leader of the May 1968 protests in Paris, and French New Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc... Read more

An Interview With Vincent Lim

An Oahu-based travel and landscape photographer talks about his impressive landscape photography
With his impressive and wanderlust-inducing landscape photographs, Vincent Lim seems to be living the photographer’s dream. Currently based in Oahu, Hawaii, he never seems to run out of scenic spots to capture. Busy beaches, pristine shorelines, jagged peaks by the seaside, stunning sunsets, and simply being surrounded by nature’s beauty—those... Read more

A Legacy Of Legends

Portrait photographer Jim Herrington has spent the last two decades photographing the pioneers of mountain climbing and the giants of the music world
A Legacy of Legends
Of country music legend Dolly Parton, Herrington says, “She’s one of the friendliest and coolest people I’ve ever met, and we got along great. But, still, when it’s Dolly, there’s an army of people involved. But we did the whole day—a big-label, big-deal shoot. Every situation is different, which I like. But some of the situations can be... Read more

January/February Preview: Albert Watson

Coming up in the January/February 2018 issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews the legendary photographer
Albert Watson
15 North, Exit 25, Las Vegas, 2001 Coming up in the January/February issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews legendary photographer Albert Watson. Over the past four and a half decades, the New York-based Scotland native has created close to 100 Vogue covers, dozens of commercials and music videos, and advertising campaigns for companies including Prada,... Read more

Still & Motion With Ransom & Mitchell

Lush, vivid and sometimes a bit insane, the smashup work of this creative duo is a “wonderful mess”
Ransom & Mitchell
“Bee Bedroom.” The work of the creative duo Ransom & Mitchell isn’t quite photography, isn’t quite photo manipulation and isn’t quite video, either. It’s a surreal mix of fantasy and reality that springs to life thanks to their masterful use of lighting, sets, 3-D modeling software and CGI. Ransom & Mitchell is a still and motion... Read more

6 Commercial Photographers Share Their Techniques

Digital Photo Pro profiles successful commercial photographers who share their techniques for crafting exceptional advertising images, plus pro strategies for getting your portfolio in front of editors
commercial photography, advertising photography
Digital Photo Pro profiles six successful commercial photographers who share their techniques for crafting exceptional advertising images, plus pro strategies for getting your portfolio in front of editors. 1. Tim Tadder: Ever Inspired, Ever Onward Innovating with new styles and new techniques, this photographer is delivering images unlike anything... Read more

Kitfox Valentín: Shooting In (And Out Of) Balance

The photographer grabs viewers with composed, complicated and sometimes disturbing images
Kitfox Valentín
SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, SAN FRANCISCO. “When asked about how I photographed this wave of dancers for the 30th anniversary of the program, I usually tell people that those involved had to draw straws to see who would be leaping from the highest scaffolding position. In truth, they were photographed individually, but I wouldn’t have been surprised, given... Read more

7 Portrait Photographers Share Their Techniques

Whether shooting on location or in the studio, successful portrait photographers have the ability to capture a moment that reveals something about their subject in an image and engages the viewer. Here, they share their techniques for getting the shot.
portrait photography
Whether shooting on location or in the studio, successful portrait photographers have the ability to capture a moment that reveals something about their subject in an image and engages the viewer. Here, they share their techniques for getting the shot. 1. Hernan Rodriguez: Meet The People Where They Are Interpersonal skills and an artful touch with... Read more

December Preview: Jim Herrington

Coming up in the December issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews photographer Jim Herrington, who has spent the last two decades photographing the pioneers of mountain climbing and the giants of the music world
Jim Herrington
Jim Bridwell Coming up in the December issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews photographer Jim Herrington, who has spent the last two decades photographing the pioneers of mountain climbing and the giants of the music world. As one might expect of any photographer with 40 years of experience, Jim Herrington has a masterful grasp on the medium. At a glance,... Read more
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