Weekly Spotlight | 8 blogs that every photographer must follow!

Weekly Spotlight | 8 blogs that every photographer must follow!


Screen-shot-2011-04-04-at-12.04.48-PM1. David duChemin
David duChemin is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, digital publisher, and international workshop leader whose nomadic and adventurous life fuels his fire to create and share. Based in Victoria, Canada, when he’s home, David leads a nomadic life chasing compelling images on all 7 continents.

When on assignment David creates powerful images that convey the hope and dignity of children, the vulnerable and oppressed for the international NGO community. Past clients include World Vision, Save the Children, and the BOMA Project.

on a previous career in comedy, David is a dynamic and engaging itinerant presenter and educator. A driven artist, creative professional, entrepreneur and life-long adventurer, David educates and inspires through stunning visuals and hilarious travel stories, and insights, from a life spent outside and abroad.

8898340_orig2. SCU- Skip Cohen University
Skip Cohen University – a place where you can get both the online education and the personal touch you need to thrive, not just survive as a professional photographer.

SCU is an online and live photo educational resource for emerging professional photographers. It’s part of Marketing Essentials International, an educational and marketing consulting company founded by Skip Cohen.

CalebBWFinal_400p3. Strobbist
Stobbist is about one thing: Learning how to use off-camera flash with your DSLR to take your photos to the next level. Or the next ten levels.

You probably already have most of what you need to start creating kickass photos with your own small flash, and all of the information on this site is free. If you want to grow into more powerful lighting equipment later they have mentioned about the big lights, too. But your small flashes are the perfect starting point — small, simple and cheap.

Photofocus-Backlight4. Photofocus
Photography is a beautiful medium. It allows people to capture moments in time for the purpose of keeping, documenting, sharing, protecting and story telling. Regardless of the type of photography you choose to focus on, Photofocus is here as a helpful and educational resource for the aspiring and professional photographer. This “blogazine” only provides content from the most accomplished photographers, unique artists and recognized business leaders in the photo industry.

Photofocus also partners with some of the greatest vendors in the photography space to provide you with informative tools, gear and other products you need to succeed. With up-to-date product reviews, training videos, informative podcasts and inspirational content, we want to fuel your passion with information on the best products around.

1239835_10151848713066278_598271355_n5. Shutterstock
Shutterstock, a global technology company, has created the largest and most vibrant two-sided marketplace for creative professionals to license content – including images, videos and music – as well as innovative tools that power the creative process.

The company has expanded its portfolio to include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world’s media; Skillfeed, an online marketplace for learning; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management platform for businesses, as well as creating Offset, a high-end image collection.

owl-photography-sasi-smit-56. Boredpanda
BoredPanda is on a very ambitious mission to create something nobody has ever done before. Their platform enables artists, designers and enthusiasts to create highest level editorial stories that drive millions of people to see their works and ideas.

2035748576_c051526ca4_o-900x4967. Stuck in customs by Trey Ratcliff
SuckInCustoms, which has become the #1 Travel Photography Blog on the Internet. Trey is known generally for the unique way in which he captures and process the world around him. He has his own “take” on HDR Photography, and you can see his free HDR Tutorial even.

He grew up blind in one eye and this might have changed the way he saw the world. He brings an algorithm-like process to capturing the scene in such a way that it evokes memories in a palpable manner. Whatever that means.

25f2f6246b6b9b0d15c4ab8e53b2c0f48. 500px
500px is a photo community for discovering, sharing, buying and selling inspiring photography powered by creative people worldwide.




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