Wee Lilliputians

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Big sculptures above Figures standing down below Wee Lilliputians Including people in a scene with monumental outdoor steel sculptures provides a sense of scale. Many of the oversized works at the Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY, 70 miles north of...

Trying to Getting a Gri...

From the Best of Mark Toal Anamorphic format is the cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording media with a non-widescreen native aspect ratio. Have you ever seen a movie or photo that makes you say, “I have to do that”? I...

Lessons from the Road

Today’s Post by Mark Toal As part of my job for Panasonic I’ve been traveling all over the country talking about and showing the new Panasonic GH5. My job is to be the technical expert and demonstrate every feature of the camera. To do this I spend a lot of time with the camera shooting...

A Poetic Catalogue

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Flower catalogues are nice Images so precise But they surely miss the mark With clarity too stark Flower pictures in catalogues, while botanically accurate, lack emotional charge. I desire something more poetic in images of the bursting spring offerings. A ...

A Few Words About Portr...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Mark Toal once asked the question: “Is 4K Video the future of portrait photography?” and provided an interesting answer. In the meantime, I’d like to answer a question that I’m most often asked about my portrait and glamour...

The Spokane River in Bl...

Today’s Post from the Best of Mark Toal Whenever I visit Spokane ,WA the first thing I do is head over to photograph the amazing river that runs through the center of town. I had recently attended a photography exhibit of Carleton Watkins images of the Columbia River that were made...