Brooklyn-based photographer Navid Baraty left an unfulfilling career in engineering to pursue his photographic passion. He was drawn to photography by its amazing ability to stop time, revealing unexpected details that the eye might otherwise never see.
Navid is expanding his work into photojournalism with the desire to accurately portray humanity and shape the way people think about the Earth. His intense curiosity and love of travel has made him determined to explore the world’s most extreme and beautiful environments on every continent.
Navid’s work has won numerous awards and has appeared in publications and exhibitions worldwide. His work has also been used in a large-scale installation.
Enjoy more of Navid’s work below:
Craft & Vision has just released their new FREE photography eBook, Craft & Vision 2: More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs!
This 45-page PDF eBook was put together by six excellent Craft & Vision authors as a gift to the photography community they so passionately serve. Inside you’ll find articles highlighting unique ways to improve your photography:
I really like the tranquility of Amy Weiss‘ still life photography… the soft tones of her limited palette, the lovely filtered light, the shallow depth of field, her complementary layering of textures, her pleasing compositions…
Some more of Amy’s work below – what do you think?
Let’s face it, we all love something for free. So, here’s a fab collection of free new textures below for use in your post-processing work, courtesy of Diana Eftaiha over at The D-Photo!
Textures enable you to create interesting effects by adjusting the aesthetic look and feel of your images.
Never layered textures in your Photoshop post-processing before? Then check out this informative video tutorial by Matt Nicolosi which explains all you need to know to get started:
Few of us will ever experience firsthand the awe-inspiring sight of arctic light, so we are fortunate that photographer Ole Salomonsen shares this amazing phenomenon with us through his stunning portfolio of photographs.
I recently discovered Ole’s extraordinary long-exposure arctic light images on Diana Eftaiha’s great blog, The D-Photo.
Ole lives in Tromsø in Norway, which boasts the northernmost University in the world, known for its research into aurora borealis.
Speaking of his passion for arctic light photography, Ole says:
I am fascinated by the northern lights as a phenomena, and love being out in the cold at nights watching her different shapes and colors, and try to capture to best of my ability and describe what my eyes are seeing.
Here are just some of the amazing results of Ole’s efforts: