Art Shay: America’s Visual Diarist

“You are a naughty man!” responded an amused, flirtatious and nude Simone de Beauvoir to Art Shay, who had sneaked from behind the open door and shot a whole strip of her nudes, while she groomed herself in the bathroom.

The Romantic Photographer

What is a romantic photographer? The romantic photographer is a visual alchemist, an organic perceiver. Someone, who projects his inner being: emotions and experiences outward, through the lens, in search of resonance and congruence in his subject matter

Jacob Riis; How the Other Half Lives

Jacob Riis photographed his masterpiece, seventeen photographs published in 1890 under the title “How the Other Half Lives.” The book discovers the wild social inequalities existing in the city

Anatomy of a Photograph by Loreal Prystaj

The only postproduction on the photo is a little boost in the contrast and vibrancy.  The effect with the mirror is 100% captured in-camera, by holding an actual mirror, experimenting with different angles, and waiting for the correct lighting.

Inside the camera bag of Efrat Sela

In addition to what I regularly take – the Lowepro bag, Newswear bag, which I finds very comfortable and appropriate for some days, My Canon camera , all variety of lenses- Canon 24 F2.8, Canon 16-35 f 2.8, Canon 24-105 F4, and Canon 50 f1.8.

Inside the camera bag of Jorge Fernandez

What I bring with me during my trips depends a lot on the destination and on the kind of project I have in mind, and has also changed with the times since I did a lot of experimentation until I found out “my way”.

Anatomy of a Photograph by Fang Tong

This shot is one of a series. There are seven photos in this series, so for doing this kind of work in a series, I need to prepare carefully. I had the idea or theme first, then I tried to find a well-fitting location.

Anatomy of a photograph by Kamila Karpinska

It’s very funny story. I was on Christmas/New Year’s Eve vacations with my husband. We arrived to Berlin Sofitel Hotel like every year this period. We woke up after first night and there was a fantastic light of morning sun after the night snowing.

Anatomy of a photograph by Annick Donkers

I wanted to include a series of portraits showing the wrestlers after the match with all the marks left and blood due to injuries during the match. This particular picture was taken when on tour at the Arena in Queretaro. In the picture is Mexican wrestler Sharlie Rockstar.

Inside the camera bag of Oliver Weber

Actually I don’t have any special Camera Bag. As a street and documentary photographer I prefer to travel anonymously, not wanting to be recognized as a photographer. As a general rule, I drift along on the streets; things don’t come to me at a hectic pace or in a rush

Inside the camera bag of Gili Yaari

My approach for carrying my photography gear while traveling the globe is based on versatility. During transportation in flights or on the way to the places I am based, I carry a lot of stuff that I don’t carry while I am out there photographing.

Inside the camera bag of Karolina Wojtasik

I’m actually shopping around for a new bag now, with the amount of travel I do they really don’t have a long life. I would say a essential feature is be able to hold my computer comfortably and something that sits well on my back for long days.

Inside the camera bag of Marcello Perino

The photographic equipment I take with me in my bag varies a lot depending on the journey I decide to embark on and the type of photography I decide to do; for example, if I decide to do street photography only, the equipment I bring is the following

Inside the Camera Bag of Szymon Barylski

I have three camera bags, I use them depending on where I’m going. Lowepro Rover Pro 45L AW, Hama Defender, and Lowepro Computrekker AW- which is on the photo and inside is mainly my photo equipment.

Inside the Camera Bag of Terri Gold

In my camera bag I carry my two Canon cameras, a 5D Mark III and a 7D. I carry a number of lenses, including a 24-105, a 28-70, a 70-200, a 16-35, and sometimes a 150-600, depending on what I’m going to be shooting.

Inside the Camera Bag of Theo Gould

A Canon 5D Mark III and two Fujifilms – an XT-1 + X-Pro1. Lens-wise I have a Canon EF 24-105mm + 50mm, plus two Fujinon Aspherical XF lenses – a 18-55mm + 35mm, Tripod, Spare memory cards

Inside the Camera Bag of Marcel Kolacek

In my camera bag I have really only the basics. I am not much for any conveniences. Two Nikon cameras, two short lenses (35 mm, 18-55 mm – mostly use 24 mm) and a zoom lens (300mm), which basically I do not use, but I take it with me on the road

Inside the Camera Bag of Alfredo Macchi

Normally I travel with two camera bodies, a Canon 7D and an old Canon 30D, two machines to read but very reliable, even under extreme conditions. I carry tree objectives: a 10-22 1: 3.5 – 4.5 which is the one I prefer, a 17-55 1: 2.8 which is good for all situations and a 70-200 1: 4 in the case of subjects distant.

Inside the Camera Bag of Steve Davis

I use a Lowepro medium format bag, which at times isn’t large enough, but otherwise, I’m very happy with it. The bag has to be strong, reasonably comfortable to carry, and has to allow for quick access to everything.

Inside the Camera Bag of Jan Møller Hansen

I usually bring two camera houses, and most often it’s the Canon EOS 1DX and the Sony Alpha 7Rii. I fell that these two cameras supplement each other very well. The first is very fast, easy to maneuver, great at low-light conditions and is strong and weather proof.

Inside the Camera Bag of Adrien Tache

In photography, I’m working with two different tools, so let’s say I’ve two camera bags. In the first one, you can find an entry level reflex, which is a Nikon D5000 with two lenses (a 18-105 mm and a 50mm 1.8) and a Manfrotto Tripod