Monday, February 27, 2006

The Candid Frame #2 - Mark Edward Harris



Mark Edward Harris has visited and photographed in over sixty countries. His editorial work has appeared in publications including Life, Stern, Islands, Spa, Playboy, Vogue, Elle, People, American Photo, The New York Times, The London Times, The Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine as well as many in-flight magazines. His commercial clients range from The Gap for his fashion photography to cruise lines and airlines for his travel photography.

He has published several book including “Faces of the Twentieth Century: Master Photographers and Their Work” recording in both words and pictures many of the great names in photography. His book “The Way of the Japanese Bath” (R.A.M. Publications) was published in February 2003 to coincide with a touring exhibition beginning at APEX Fine Art in Los Angeles. His third book “Mark Edward Harris: Wanderlust (R.A.M. Publications) was released in November 2004. Images in that book led Mark to being named “Photographer of the Year” at the 2004 Black + White Spider Awards.

To view a gallery of his work click here.

To listen to a stream of the interview click here.

Thursday, February 16, 2006

The Candid Frame #1 - John Isaac

John Isaac is a former U.N. photographer who has travelled all over the world covering some of the world's most dramatic events including wars in Bosnia and Rwanda. He joins us to discuss his career including his latest work as a nature and landscape photographer. John also discusses his recent project photographing in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Listen to the first show by clicking on John Isaac

To see some of John's recent work click here.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Better Photo Courses

Ibarionex Perello teaches several online photography courses through BetterPhoto.com. Below are a brief description of each course with a link to register.

The Pursuit of Light

Join 's Course: 4-Week Short Course: The Pursuit of LightLearn how to take your photography to the next level by discovering how to see, control and use light. This course - taught by pro photographer Ibarionex Perello - is meant to reveal the "secret" of great photographers who creatively use the qualities of light (intensity, direction and color) to produce stunning and memorable photographs. You will also learn how to use the key features of your camera (exposure, white balance and ISO) to produce not only well-exposed images, but photographs that are dramatic, beautiful and memorable. It's a course that has the potential to transform what you do as a photographer.
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Digitial SLR Features: When, Why and How to Use Them

This course offers the skills and experience you need to make the camera a natural extension of your eye. This exciting 8-week online class - taught by photographer, editor and writer Ibarionex Perello - will give you an understanding of the various features of your DSLR camera. You'll learn when and how your images will benefit from different exposure and metering modes, autofocus and white balance settings, and more.
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Portrait Photography with Available Light

Join 's Course: 4-Week Short Course: Portrait Photography Using Available LightLearn how to capture memorable portraits without sophisticated lighting equipment. In this 4-week online course, portrait photographer Ibarionex R. Perello will show you how to make your subject - and not the camera - the focus of successful portraiture. Capture great images of faces in perfect light, where the eyes come shining through. You'll put what you learn in this class to good use every time you aim to make outstanding pictures of people.
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Posing and Portraiture Techniques

Join 's Course: 4-Week Short Course: Posing and Portraiture TechniquesStart producing dynamic portraits after learning to pose your subject, gain an awareness of light and background, and making creative use of flash and focal length. This exciting 4-week online course is taught by portrait photographer and author Ibarionex Perello. Along with posing tips for more pleasing portraits, you'll also learn great ways to capture emotion-filled candids.
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Bio

Ibarionex Perello is a photographer, writer and educator with over twenty of years of experience in the photographic industry. He is the producer and host of The Candid Frame: A Photography Podcast. His articles and photographs have appeared regularly in numerous magazines including Digital Photo Pro, Outdoor Photographer, Shutterbug and Rangefinder magazines. He is an adjunct professor at the Art Center College of Design and teaches several online photography course through Better Photo.com. He is currently on the board of DIMA (Digital Media Association and he is one of the co-founders of Alas Media, a multi-media production company. He lives in Altadena, California.

photo: Tony Dizinno