On 8th May in 1945. the 2nd World War ended. This day is celebrated ever since then as the Victory In Europe – VE Day. The commemoration speech of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is a good occasion to emember work of war photographers, as they have a great contribution to how we remember evennts of history.
Many of my female friends don’t like the masculine folk tradition of Easter waterings that is mandatory part of the festive in Hungary. Some straight consider it to be harrassment – including my photos of it. I think it is important to tell on Easter Monday I too get watered – I hope not to wither without this celebrartion this year!
A San Diegoi police officer unholstered his gun because he was unable to decide if a camera or weapon is aimed at him by a cameraman. The frighetned photographer resisted to put down the camera, but in the end the conflict ended without gunshot.
US sites mostly shared this story as an example for the restriction of photographers’ rights, abuse and police brutality. However it is also a very important to think about how you communicate with officials.
Yesterday along the rest of Hungarian and international media I photographed the recovery of the passenger boat Mermaid that suffered a tragic accident in Budapest on river Danube almost two weeks ago. During the operations I made a time-lapse video to show you how the rescue happened. The time-lapse below shows the nearly 10 hours long process in only 1 minute.Yesterday along the rest of Hungarian and international media I photographed the recovery of the passenger boat Mermaid that suffered a tragic accident in Budapest on river Danube almost two weeks ago. During the operations I made a time-lapse video to show you how the rescue happened. The time-lapse below shows the nearly 10 hours long process in only 1 minute.
Cameraman and photojournalist work has some some broad similarities to the military operations. It requires experience, knowhow, concentration, coordination, can often be very exhausting and physically demanding. It is an obvious thought process to compare it to real military trainings. This appears in the great and funny commercial series of Sky Channel.
President Nixon had to resign after a corruption scandal and he motioned out his official photographer not to photograph the TV broadcast of his speech.
Getty Images is one of the biggest sports photography agencies and the main agency responsible for documenting the olympics. Like many other agencies they cover the games with dozens of photographers and a load of remote controlled cameras as well whenever it is possible to flood images all the time during the games.
We often meet people who think buying an expensive camera or lens instantly makes them a pro photographer. Meanwhile they often don’t learn how to use their equipment or they just leave it unused due to a lack of time or lost interest. A very pertinent ad from Norway makes fun of them.
Maybe I should’t need to be mentioned, yet it needs as more and more people are unexplainably devoted to use a fisheye lens. This can be sene not only in the images of GoPro and other action cameras (where it almost cannot be avoided) or the use of snap on lenses, but in everyday photo stories line up a growing number of fisheye shots – often without any reason.