Alexa Klorman, owner of Alexa Drew Photography, specializes in family, newborn, and maternity photography. While she also dabbles in wedding and event photography, like most photographers, her event line item zeroed out last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Klorman...
Meg Loeks lives in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula with her husband, four young children and several animals. Her photography journey started when she was young, shooting with film and developing her own prints. Drawn to low...
Whether it's street photography, documentary, collages and more, Latinx photographers have a ton of talent, vision, and drive to offer the world of photography. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2017, we wanted to share some of our favorite up...
Happy National Proposal Day! To celebrate this romantic holiday, I spoke with Ash Fox—New York City’s master of proposal photography. Ash has captured (and created) over 1,500 dreamy proposals for everyone from the nervous bachelor next door to NFL...
Whether you're in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, or Staten Island, there's dozens of great places to photograph a New York City sunset. We've outlined our favorite spots around Gotham, so pack your neutral density filter and grab the...
When criticized for a lack of diversity in their creative departments, some media companies have erroneously claimed it is hard to find and hire Black artists. The Black Women Photographers collective was founded to combat this idea and “disrupt...
Platon won't adjust the F stop because he doesn’t want to miss that look in your eye. “Before I shoot, I’m not thinking how to get a good picture,” he says. “I’m thinking what can I learn from this...
Last night Focus Camera attended the opening reception for a new photography exhibition by Paulette Tavormina: Natura Morta. The event took places at the Robert Mann Gallery in Chelsea. Tavormina's work is inspired by the artistry of Old Master Still...
Post-mortem photography makes people very uncomfortable. I learned this the hard way when I started researching this piece and brought the concept up to my friends. They were (let’s say) less than receptive to the idea of a professional...
On what would have been her 108th birthday, Google honored pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro in its daily doodle. Though she died at just 26, Taro made a name for herself covering the Spanish Civil War. She is considered...