Ira Block: On Assignment Everywhere

The National Geographic photographer on 35 years of travel photography and elevating the art of documentary photography
Ira Block
“A contestant in a local Mongolian Naadam Festival tries his skill at picking up some small bones while his horse is running at a full gallop,” writes photographer Ira Block. “This festival was in the South Gobi Desert where locals competed in the traditional Mongolian games of archery, wrestling and horse skills. The contestant that picks up... Read more

September/October Preview: Michael Rubenstein

Coming up in the September/October issue, an interview with advertising photographer and video director Michael Rubenstein
Michael Rubenstein
Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield of the indie band Waxahatchee. Coming up in the September/October issue, an interview with advertising photographer and video director Michael Rubenstein. Whether he’s working alone or with a crew, Rubenstein’s forte is telling stories about real people doing real things. It’s a look advertisers and editorial... Read more

September/October Preview: Gavin Bond

Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews celebrity and fashion photographer Gavin Bond
Gavin Bond
Photo by Gavin Bond, Courtesy of Lexus Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews celebrity and fashion photographer Gavin Bond. New York-based British celebrity/fashion photographer Gavin Bond began his career jockeying for the best angles to capture runway fashion shows. While he still takes on assignments in the controlled... Read more

September/October Preview: Hernan Rodriguez

Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews portrait and commercial photographer Hernan Rodriguez
Hernan Rodriguez
 Retired mixed martial artist Urijah Faber. Photo by Hernan Rodriguez Coming up in the September/October issue, Digital Photo Pro interviews portrait and commercial photographer Hernan Rodriguez. Almost anyone can acquire the technical photographic skills to produce good portraits; the particulars of lighting and posing can be taught in a classroom.... Read more

Jerry Ghionis: Seeing The World Differently

The wedding and portrait photographer marries perfect light with creative previsualization with room for spontaneity, and the result is flawless images
Jerry Ghionis
“At every wedding, I try to take some close up portraits of my bride with m 85mm f/1.4 lens,” says photographer Jerry Ghionis. “She looked like a Persian princess, and there was so much detail in her headpiece and in the bodice of her dress so I wanted to include all of that. I love shooting with a strong direction of light in order to accentuate... Read more

Becoming A Wedding Photographer

How news photographer Sam Hurd stumbled upon his true calling
How news photographer Sam Hurd stumbled upon his true calling as a wedding photographer
Want to learn more about high-quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  In many cases, a wedding day is a practice in chaos. In some cases, it can take the form of organized chaos, while with others, well, not so much. However, there is no denying the symbolic beauty of this ceremonial... Read more

Day In The Life Of A Military Photographer

Stacy Pearsall—two-time NPPA Military Photographer of the Year and recipient of the Bronze Star—gets the job done, even when everything is falling apart
Stacy Pearsall
As the sky turns ominous, U.S. Army Sgt. Kyle Ellison searches the roof of a locals house for weapons during an assault against anti-Iraqi forces in Buhriz, Iraq, on April 11, 2007. Want to learn more about high-quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of video & camera resources for professional filmmakers!  There’s... Read more

Photographer Julia Dean: Finding The Lost Angels

Photographic legend Julia Dean turns her eyes on a city—and people—in transition
Julia Dean
A young girl looks at her father as he reaches for her during a religious celebration on Olvera Street in 2014. Want to learn more about high-quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  There are few people who have contributed more to the field of photography in the City of Angels... Read more

July/August Preview: DP Henry Adebonojo

Coming up in the July/August issue, HDVideoPro interviews the director of photography for the Oscar®-nominated film I Am Not Your Negro
Henry Adebonojo
“Flag Silhouette.” Still photography from Henry Adebonojo. Coming up in the July/August issue, HDVideoPro interviews Henry Adebonojo, the director of photography for the Oscar®-nominated film I Am Not Your Negro. The cinematographer faced a unique challenge when director Raoul Peck tapped him to work on the film—nominated for Best Documentary... Read more

July/August Preview: Photographer Bill Frakes

Coming up in the July/August issue of Digital Photo Pro, we profile the globe-traveling photographer and Nikon Ambassador
Bill Frakes
Tyler Messersmith and his daughters June (left) and Ava (right) look out over their ranch outside Lakeside, Nebraska. Photo by Bill Frakes Coming up in the July/August issue of Digital Photo Pro, we profile globe-traveling photographer and Nikon Ambassador Bill Frakes. Frakes started his documentary/photojournalism career at the Miami Herald in 1979,... Read more

July/August Preview: Photographer Ira Block

Coming up in the July/August issue of Digital Photo Pro, we profile the National Geographic photographer, who discusses his 35 years of incredible travel photography and elevating the art of documentary photography
Novice monks on their way to school use a bamboo bridge to cross the Nam Khan River. The bridge is near the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers in Luang Prabang, Laos. Photo by Ira Block Coming up in the July/August issue of Digital Photo Pro, we profile National Geographic photographer Ira Block, who discusses his 35 years of incredible travel... Read more

Justin Jung: The Story In The Surf

The photographer combines his artful eye and sense of storytelling to make compelling surfing videos and athlete biographies
Justin Jung
Subscribe today to Digital Photo Pro magazine for tips, product reviews and advice on videography and cinematography!  Like a lot of photographers, Justin Jung shoots video. Unlike most, though, Jung started his professional career focused first and foremost on moving pictures, not the other way around. In fact, the surfing specialist made the... Read more
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