We Get What We Want

In Blog, Philosophy, Words by Ben

Don McCullin photographed wars as it should be done; with courage and disgust. His and his contemporaries’ photographs from the Vietnam war soured public opinion and led to stringent press controls in subsequent conflicts. When his native England fought in the Falklands, he was the natural choice to go. But he was forbidden. Murdoch’s magazines didn’t have the journalistic freedom …

The Un-Holi Color Festival

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‘April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain’  TS Eliot’s Wasteland Fun and love – those cynical marketing buzzwords. Where they appear, so too does the profit-fed machine, huffing up dreams into a miasma of purple haze.  Those engulfed are happy, and comfortable, nestled in the artificial-fur-covered …

How To Sell 1 Photo For $35,000+ Online

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Want to make money as a travel photographer? Wondering how to sell your photos, maybe to advertising agencies and huge multinational clients? Every photographer wanting to make some money from their camera ought to take an introductory class to economics, not least to really hammer in the rule of supply and demand. Selling stock photographs used to be a profitable …

We Now Have 1000+ Photographers!

In Blog, Videos by Ben

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed][blockquote type=”left”]We now have 1000+ photographers in our Barcelona Photography Meetup group – making us the largest English-speaking community of photography in Southern Europe![/blockquote][x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed][text_output]Join us at www.Meetup.com/BarcelonaPhotography ![/text_output][text_output]Thanks to Hiroshi from www.HiromiTorres.com for the videos![/text_output][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Sigma DP3 Merrill Sample Images

In Blog, Cameras, Reviews, Words by Ben

The DP Merrill series give the best value in photography for discerning photographers. They all share identical bodies with the stunningly sharp X3 Foveon ‘Merrill’ sensor. It’s APSc sized in a compact body. The only thing that differs between the three cameras is the lens. The DP1m has a 19mm lens, equivalent to ~28mm on a full-frame camera. The DP2m …

What is self-portraiture? Judging a genre.

In Blog, Competition, Photography, Words by Ben

I recently had the honour to judge a photography competition held by thePrintSpace, the best printing company in London. The theme was ‘Self-Portraits’. Having lost more photography competitions than I’ve won, it was interesting to be on the other side of the table. I felt a responsibility to look as objectively as I could at each entry, weighing its merits …

January’s Barcelona PhotoWalk

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Every month my friend Harry Marshall, CEO of myFIVEby and I organise a PhotoWalk in Barcelona for our Photography in Barcelona group. January was great fun, and a good turn out! See the photos from the photographers here; https://www.facebook.com/groups/barcelonaphotography/