Free yourself from ISO-phobia and learn to overexpose. There are many good reasons for this. In the shooting phase, a strong intentional overexposure is the most important
factor in acquiring images of surprising sharpness... even with high ISO setting... Read More


Not everyone can dive with seals, ski on glaciers and spelunk in ice caves. And not everyone can see firsthand how climate change is rapidly impacting ecosystems and cultures around the globe. And that's one primary reason why glaciologist, photographer, expl... Read More


Getty Images Chief Photographer Matthias Hangst made this spectacular unstaged shot during a ski jumping competition of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on February 26, 2017 in Lahti, Finland. The award-winning sports photographer manages a team of ... Read More

Sergey Gorshkov

As a child growing up in a Siberian village, celebrated Russian wildlife photographer and multi-year SIPA honoree Sergey Gorshkov didn’t have television. Nature was his “entertainment” and he loved being fully immersed in the wild world around him. But then, ... Read More

El Calbuco

Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni (1st Classified, The Beauty of Nature, SIPA 2018) described how he captured his stunning and award-winning shot of a violent night eruption of Calbuco volcano in the Lagos region of Chile in 2008 as “a simple setup.” ... Read More

The Twins’ Gymnastics Dream

In August 2013, Chinese photographer Yuan Peng (3rd Classified, Storyboard, SIPA 2018) learned that twin girls, Liu Bingqing and Liu Yujie, born in 2007, were training at a sports academy in his city of Jining, Shandong Province, China.  The idea of documentin... Read More