Posts Tagged ‘documentary photography’

Looking Back and Changing Your Story

Sunday, Mar 16th, 2014 | Source: Bent Fork

Little Girl and Doggy in the Window © 2009 Roger Overall If I am ever sent to a desert island, I hope there will be WiFi. If there isn’t, I’ll include it in one of the three things that I’m allowed ...

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The Documentary Photographer Podcast – Episode 17: Denis Balibouse and the Gruyere Cheese Makers

Monday, Feb 24th, 2014 | Source: Bent Fork

Speaking purely from a selfish point of view: I could happily live out the rest of my days producing documentary photographs and films about artisan food producers. Being around them is inspirational. Their knowledge, skill and passion is infectious. Moreover, ...

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In Search of A Queen – Friday Frame # 3

Posted on Friday, Oct 7th, 2011 by Alan Murphy

    This weeks Friday Frame was a recent winner of an award in the The Humanity Photo Awards. The images were captured by Dublin based photographer Lar Boland. They are a series documenting a beekeeping project in Uganda. The original documentary ...

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What Is Documentary Photography?

Tuesday, Apr 5th, 2011 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

The biggest challenge that I have is convincing people that documentary photography can be used across a broad range of disciplines. People like to be able to pigeonhole photographers, but for some reason there isn’t a “Documentary Photographer” category. There are ...

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Anatomy Of A Wedding Day #12 – Carina & Julian

Thursday, Nov 25th, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

The weather this year in Ireland has been exceptionally good. Even the autumn days have often been crisp and dry, with lots of sun. Usually it just rains. I’m often asked about the best light for photography at weddings. There is ...

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Anatomy Of A Wedding Day #11 – Katie & Kevin

Tuesday, Nov 16th, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

I’ve been shooting a long-term documentary project behind the scenes at Fota Island Resort in Co. Cork – a great project to be doing. In the process, I’ve photographed three weddings from the hotel’s point of view. A couple of months ...

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Anatomy Of A Wedding Day #9

Thursday, Oct 21st, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

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The Longest Day

Monday, Sep 6th, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

Three in the morning is sleeping time if you ask me. For some, it’s the start of the working day. And if they are your client, you have to fall into step as a documentary photographer. The same goes if your ...

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Anatomy Of A Wedding #6

Wednesday, Sep 1st, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

This is an interesting set of images for me personally for several reason. These will become clear as you read the commentary with each photograph. I've said before that parents are often the forgotten people on their childrens' wedding days. Despite ...

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Lost in Translation

Wednesday, Aug 4th, 2010 | Source: The Documentary Photographer

Being a documentary photographer is all about capturing the truth. Kinda. Sometimes the truth can be a bit slippery. Take this photograph from a recent wedding for instance. (c) Roger Overall 2010 What is going on here? Is this a slap or a caress? A ...

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PictureBoo – 15th July 2010

Thursday, Jul 15th, 2010 | Source: Blog Stories @ RogerOverall.net

This week’s PictureBoo gives a little insight into photographing in public for an annual report. I’ve also had a request for a longer post about shooting documentary work for corporates based on this assignment, and that will follow soon, most likely ...

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Introduction to Documentary Photography – Course

Posted on Thursday, May 27th, 2010 by Alan Murphy

Introduction to Documentary Photography is a short intensive course ideal for anyone with an interest in photography as a future career; or anyone who wishes to learn how to use photography to communicate their ideas more effectively.  It takes place ...

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