News for our member photographers.

Specialty: Still Life/Product Photography

Specialty: Still Life/Product Photography

Jen Warren 14 April 2021
Still Life photography may have a simple definition, but the preparation necessary for creating great imagery in this field is anything but. Check out the best ways to approach this genre of photography — and what photo editors look for when hiring for these types of shoots.
Specialty: Brand Narrative Photography

Specialty: Brand Narrative Photography

Aimee Baldridge 31 March 2021
Brand narrative is all about helping clients tell the story of their company, be it their people, practices, or products. Hear from three photographers about how their backgrounds and styles have made them ideal collaborators for clients in the brand narrative sphere.
Specialty: Travel Photography

Specialty: Travel Photography

Jen Warren 18 March 2021
Travel photography, like many photographic specialties, is a wide-ranging field. But even though two travel photographers can have vastly different portfolios, they both need to adhere to a few specific guidelines in order to succeed.
Specialty: Agriculture Photography

Specialty: Agriculture Photography

Justin Kohn 24 March 2020
Let’s head out into the fields to see what’s been going on in agriculture photography, what to expect, and how to get in on the action.
Specialty: Fashion Photography

Specialty: Fashion Photography

Varun Raghupathi 27 February 2020
Fashion photography is an incredibly broad specialty within the photo industry. Learn how to stand out and break into this line of work.
Specialty: Animal Photography

Specialty: Animal Photography

Justin Kohn 28 January 2020
Showing up to set usually means you’ll be greeted by your assistant and maybe one or two other people. But what if there’s a puppy, too?
Specialty: Music &  Performing Arts

Specialty: Music & Performing Arts

Justin Kohn 8 January 2020
Music & Performing Arts photography exists as an intersection of two mediums, bringing photographers and performers together in a way that enhances both art forms.
Specialty: Social Documentary

Specialty: Social Documentary

Justin Kohn 14 November 2019
Social documentary (sometimes called photojournalism or reportage photography) depicts real life as it happens. Images can be as innocent as people sitting by a pool or as intense as a war zone. The global reach of this specialty, however, is not without its controversies.
Specialty: Adventure/Outdoor Photography

Specialty: Adventure/Outdoor Photography

Lindsay Thompson 26 April 2019
More extreme than travel or landscape photos; adventure photography focuses on the roads less traveled and the people who wander down them.
Specialty: Landscape Photography

Specialty: Landscape Photography

Katie Keller 14 September 2018
At first glance, defining landscape photography seems like a simple task. You imagine photos of rolling hills or cascading waterfalls. But within a commercial and advertising environment, the waters can get a bit muddied.
Specialty: Industrial Photography

Specialty: Industrial Photography

Wonderful Machine 24 April 2018
Industrial photography covers thousands of companies and hundreds of different industries, all linked by the common thread of showing the act of building, making, or creating something. To show people building and making things (especially on a large scale), including construction, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and energy, is Wonderful Machine’s definition of the photographic specialty.