Be A Winning Photographer (Even If You Lose) Photography Contests

Hurray for me. I entered a few photo competitions this year and was a finalist in the Days Japan contest and had work selected…

Every Frame, Everyday Street-Tokyo – Douglas Palmer

As I have often noted, one of the joys of teaching photography is the educational benefit I get when working with students. I will…

Nikon’s New Ad Campaign Signals A Brighter Future For Us Passionate Photographers

If you’re in New York City in the next few weeks you might run into some of my images, particularly along the N Subway…

Today’s Photograph: Looking Down

Today’s photograph is a reminder to not only scan the world in front of you but check in all directions for potential images. I…

Multiple Exposures Capture Tokyo’s Frenetic Energy

Our Tokyo workshop is a favourite of mine, not just because I get to work with my good friend and inspiring photographer Soichi Hayashi,…

Havana Passionate Photographer Workshop – Student Slideshow 2

Today’s student work is from the Havana trip in September of 2016…what a difference a year makes. Our weather wasn’t perfect, but a far…

Our Photographic Future Is Bright

We are in beautiful Tokyo at maybe the most magical time of the year, the beginning of Spring when the Cherry Blossoms bloom. It’s…

Today’s Street Photograph: Smoking Man – Lisbon, Portugal

I’m not usually one to title an image but in this street photo– the title “Smoking Man”, literal and obvious as it is–seemed to me…