Most of us have the luxury of screwing up in private (or semi-private). But if you’re a photographer working an event, chances are fellow photographers are there to see your shame. And if not, there’s usually someone else lurking with a smartphone.
Via FStoppers, this blooper reel of photographic mishaps should bring a rueful grin to your face. Some of these look a bit contrived, while others aren’t all that amusing (how many times can we see a hapless wedding photographer tumble into a lake), but there are a few gems in here.
Nautical photographer Alison Langley, who is the subject of this month’s “What’s Your Niche?” column in PDN, specializes in photographing classic wooden yachts: under sail, under construction and in repair in boatyards along the Maine coast. “It’s architecture with curves. It’s visually incredible,” Langley says of the boats she photographs. Among her clients are some... More ›
In a move that promises to redeem Twitter as a communication platform (at least briefly), dogsledder and author Blair Braverman revealed today in a thread that she’s named her new litter of husky puppies after photographers. Weegee, Katie O [Orlinsky], [Manuel Álvarez] Bravo, [Jamel] Shabazz, [Diane] Arbus and [Lori] Grinker, will soon be competing in... More ›
We hit the PDN archives to bring you a look at some old school photography ads. Enjoy! More ›