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Jeff Ascough: Remarkable Wedding Photographer

2017-08-08T16:00:53+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Wedding Photography|

Jeff Ascough, also known as the modern-day "Henri-Cartier Bresson" of Wedding Photography is a true master and internationally recognized icon in the Wedding Photography Industry; Jeff is well known for his documentary-type style of Photography. He mainly uses available light to capture his client's most emotional and unforgettable moments, doing so with a complete and assured understanding of what that moment's photographic insight requires. His documentary-type style of Photography is a winning recipe for creating timeless photographs and to provide his client's with a collection of recorded memories that evokes the true and honest sense of emotion of that specific moment. Jeff Ascough is based in the U.K, however, is known to have captured spectacular "once in a life-time" moments all around the globe.

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Shot of the Year 2012

2017-08-08T12:16:15+00:00 By |Action and Adventure Photography, Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Nature and Wildlife Photography, Photo Journalism and Documentary Photography, Photography Competitions, Portrait Photography|

Photo Critic's 2012 Shot of the Year Photo Competition Winner is... Matthew Copham !!! Congratulations on capturing this outstanding photograph! This one-in-a-million moment you've photographed surely deserves the honor of being named Shot of the Year...

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Fine Art Photographer, Fan Ho. A minimalist Genius

2017-08-08T12:23:38+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Fine Art Photography|

Introducing a modern Master in the Art of Photography, Fan Ho... Since 1956, Fan Ho has won over 280 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide. His black and white, mostly street scenes, are reminiscent of a minimalist photographer. His play with light and shadows exquisite. Here's a small compilation of some of Fan Ho's work.

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Steve McCurry Shoots Pirelli 2013 Calendar

2016-10-24T11:08:38+00:00 By |Fashion & Beauty Photography, Featured Photographers, Portrait Photography|

Steve McCurry has been appointed to shoot the 2013 Pirelli Calendar in Rio de Janeiro. Steve describes Rio as the best cityscape in the world. Traditionally, the Pirelli Calendar consists of nude photographs. He decided to bring something "new" and fresh to the franchise. This time shooting the gorgeous women in the normal hustle and bustle of Rio, with their clothes on! Check out the YouTube video below...

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Joey L – Extraordinary Portraits

2017-08-08T12:30:06+00:00 By |Commercial Photography, Featured Photographers, Portrait Photography|

Joey L is an extraordinary Portrait Photographer who has made it as a top Commercial Photographer, Director and Published Author. Joey, a Canadian born photographer, is currently based in New York where he shoots for a number of international companies like Coca-Cola, National Geographic, JWT Doner, History Channel, FX Channel, Smirnoff, Pennzoil, Kawasaki and the list goes on... His style is cinematic and contemporary with a Fine Art finish. His photojournalistic style is unique and can be called his own as he brings a totally new and exquisite feel to the Portrait Photography genre. His subjects come from all walks of life, ranging from tribesmen in Ethiopia to superstars from Hollywood. Below, a few of his images...

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Josef Hoflehner – Landscape & Fine Art Photographer

2017-08-14T11:52:16+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Fine Art Photography, Seascapes|

Josef Hoflehner is a world-class Landscape and Fine Art Photographer that possesses the ability to turn any ordinary Landscape Photograph into a Fine Art Masterpiece... Featured here are some of the awe-inspiring photographs that Josef has created. Want to see more of his fantastic work, order prints, or books, then visit his website at https://www.josefhoflehner.com/

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Featured Commercial Car Photographer: Tim Wallace

2017-08-14T11:56:08+00:00 By |Commercial Photography, Featured Photographers|

This exceptional Commercial Photographer's work will have you drooling... Tim Wallace is an unbelievably talented Photographer, his shooting style is very pure and his attention to detail explains why he has received so many awards, including, International Advertising Photographer of the Year. Follow the images below, it will most assuredly inspire you...

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Featuring Award-Winning Wildlife Photographer, Greg du Toit

2017-08-14T12:03:05+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Nature and Wildlife Photography|

Introducing the famous Greg du Toit - He specializes in Wildlife and Nature Photography and has been awarded with a number of accolades... Here's a collection of some of his work with a bio on him as Photographer.

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A moment of silence in honour of Iconic Documentary Photographer: Alfred Kumalo

2017-08-14T12:06:06+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Photo Journalism and Documentary Photography|

Alfred, Alf, Alfie Kumalo ( 1930 - 2012 ) Legendary Photographer Alf Kumalo ( aged 82 ) passed away on Sunday, 21 October 2012 due to renal failure... We offer our sincere condolences to his family and to those that he knew and inspired.

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Tribute to Master Photographer, August Sander

2017-08-14T12:09:06+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Photo Journalism and Documentary Photography, Photography History, Portrait Photography|

Here's an impressive collection of some of Old Master Photographer, August Sander's lifelong photography project - The People In The Twentieth Century... "By sight and observation and thought, with the help of the camera, and the addition of the date of the year, we can hold fast the history of the world" August Sander

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Featured Fashion & Beauty Photographer, Akif Hakan Celebi

2017-08-14T12:15:06+00:00 By |Fashion & Beauty Photography, Featured Photographers, Portrait Photography|

Akif Hakan Celebi is most certainly one of the world's top Fashion & Beauty Photographers, here's a compilation of some of his work and a small bio on his style and career so far as a photographer...

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Featuring Street Photographer, Markus Hartel

2017-08-14T15:29:20+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Fine Art Photography, Informal and Street Photography|

Featured here are 10 images of world renowned Street Photographer, Markus Hartel Markus is an award winning street photographer based in NYC. He boasts with numerous amazing street photographs that will knock your socks off! He also claims, and I quote: " the streets belong to me "

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Featured Photographer: Zena Holloway

2017-08-14T15:33:36+00:00 By |Fashion & Beauty Photography, Featured Photographers|

Zena Holloway is an underwater photographer, boasting with a number of fantastic photo collections for clients such as Dazed & Confused, FT, GQ, Schon, Tatler, 125, Sunday Times, Nike, George Jensen, Sony, Elle Style Awards, Herbal Essences and Kylie Minogue. Here's a few samples of her fashion and beauty photographs:

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Bernard Pieterse wins the Environment Category in the Youth Competition of the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards

2016-11-06T01:31:43+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Photography Competitions, Reader and Student Articles|

Congratulations to 16 year old Bernard Pieterse who came on tops in the environment category in the youth competition of the Sony World Photography Awards! His image of Deadvlei, Sossusvlei won him the first place in this category! Bernard did a basic photography course with DPC in 2010 and from there on it seems no one can stop him. We are extremely proud. He works really hard and take his photography serious. Bernard's image will be shown as part of the winners book and in the exhibition at Somerset House, London from 27th April - 20th May, 2012. As a winner he also receive two free tickets to the Awards ceremony on Thursday 26th April.

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Featured Photographer: Bernard Pieterse

2016-10-24T11:08:47+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Nature and Wildlife Photography, Photography Competitions, Reader and Student Articles, Travel & Landscape Photography|

Bernard Pieterse and his friend Herly Greeff did a photography course with me just about a year back. He was barely 15 years old at the time. Over the past year we got used to amazing images by this talented young photographer. Bernard recently won the Visual School's award for "Upcoming Photographer of the Year". Five of his eight images came on tops in various categories...

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Shot of the Year 2011

2016-10-24T11:08:47+00:00 By |Action and Adventure Photography, Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Macro Photography, Nature and Wildlife Photography|

We got to Photo Critic's first Shot of the Year Competition. The winning shot went to Pietman Muller with his image "Klikbek". This was really an outstanding shot; a once in a lifetime moment captured by him. Elsje Wiid, one of the five judges, wrote, "Incomparable moment! There is a great amount of different textures with different focuses in the picture and this creates and interesting effect on the eye with a lot of focused detail, especially on the squirrel. The picture silently whispers an atmosphere of ‘awe.’ Perfect timing of capturing both animals in the right place - the space between the two contributes to the composition. The bug is amazingly frozen in the most perfect spot in the picture plane, with a fast shutter speed – the effect on the wings adds a bit of blur to the picture. Words can’t describe it. People have to view it to believe it" ~ Elsje Wiid.

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