Category Archives: Photo Pick of the Week

Photography Master Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film 2002

Photography Master: Ansel Adams

“Photography is really perception, the analytic interpretation of things as they are. The medium true power comes not by evading reality but embracing it.” – Ansel Adams

The Tetons and the Snake River (1942) by Landscape Photographer Ansel Adams

This is an amazing documentary created by PBS back in 2002 on the life of Ansel Adams and his growth into being one of the most infamous Nature and Landscape Photographers in the world. This is much more in-depth than anything I have read to date about his life and work.

National Geographic Stunning Pictures: The Year’s Best Wildlife Photographs

Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic

Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic

There were three veteran National Geographic photographers were among the winners of the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, which were announced in London on Tuesday October 21st 2014. The competition was hosted by the British Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, recognized for excellence in nature photography.

This year’s winners include were:

Congrats gentlemen, your work is absolutely beautiful and it has been an inspiration in my own work. To read the full article please visit:  Stunning Pictures: The Year’s Best Wildlife Photographs.

Mount Bromo Image, Indonesia Photograph by Achmad Sumawijaya

This image was found on the National Geographic site, under there photo of the day section.

Photograph by Achmad Sumawijaya

Photograph by Achmad Sumawijaya

Photographer Achmad Sumawijaya waited three hours to capture this picture of Mount Bromo and Mount Semeru on a misty morning in East Java, Indonesia. Mount Bromo Image, Indonesia — National Geographic Photo of the Day.

Photographing Giant Tortoises on an Island That Wants to Kill You

I couldn’t bear to change the title, it’s priceless…

Photographs by Thomas P. Peschak

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak Source National Geographic

This is a really cool article on the experiences photographer Thomas Peschak had while photographing giant tortoise in the harsh environment on Aldabra Islands; east of Africa in the Indian Ocean. Photographing Giant Tortoises on an Island That Wants to Kill You.