A Conversation with Noah Addis on Large Format Photography

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Interview | One Comment

It’s not every day that you come across a documentary photographer who travels the world with a 4×5 camera. But for Noah Addis‘s large-scale images of urban squatter communities, it was the natural choice. Curious about how he came to that conclusion, we asked Noah to answer a few questions for us about why he […]

Help Keep Darkroom Arts Alive for the Next Generation

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Community Outreach | One Comment

If you came to the Summit Lecture Series on Saturday March 1st, you should recognize the name Rush Arts Darkroom. They gave a great presentation about their project and asked for your help. For those of you who don’t know what Rush Arts Darkroom is, let us give you a short introduction of who they […]

Streamline Your Photo Editing Process with Adobe Lightroom

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Classes & Workshops | No Comments

Are you getting the most out of Adobe Lightroom? Perhaps you’ve set up your catalog and you’ve been using the software to make basic RAW adjustments. Surely that’s good enough, right? In reality, that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg in terms of how Lightroom’s powerful features can help you organize and enhance your […]

A Conversation with Jonathan Elderfield

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Classes & Workshops | No Comments

Many photographers are interested in taking pictures of people on the street, but don’t do it because they don’t know how to start. Of all the genres of photography, Street Photography seems to be shrouded in the most mystery, so we asked Jonathan Elderfield, who is leading our upcoming Street Photography class, to offer some […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Learn Lightroom over Photoshop

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in Classes & Workshops | No Comments

There are 45 million photos added to Instagram a day and the iPhone is the most popular camera on Flickr. Basically, our lives consist of capturing images. The act is ubiquitous from 3-year-olds to centenarians, everyone has the ability to do it and they do.  People amass impressive amounts of photographs. But what about photography […]

Film Photography for Digital Shooters #1

(Re-)Introducing: Film Photography We live in a world of instant gratification. From blogs to social networks to photo-sharing websites, we are continually inventing ways to share our humor, frustrations and artistic endeavors at the click of a button. In the process of embracing our relatively newfound roles as documentarians of our own lives, however, it […]

Style and Light: Arlene Collins Comes to Basho

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Classes & Workshops, Interview | No Comments

Without light, there would be no photography. What happens, though, when light does not cooperate? We’ve all been there: backlit subjects, high-contrast light, shadows, dusk fading rapidly into night. These situations are unavoidable, especially when you venture out of the studio and into the world to photograph. In tough lighting situations, knowing how to balance […]

A Conversation with Rick Wright

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Interview | 2 Comments

Rick Wright has been instrumental in heightening the quality of instruction here at Project Basho. We recently had a conversation with him about his upcoming class titled “Photographic Method: Color and Shape” starting March 11th. – Why is it important for photographers to study composition and color? Henry Peach Robinson once said that the goal […]

In Depth Look at “Photography: Inspiration & Vision” with Tsuyoshi Ito

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Classes & Workshops | No Comments

— Who do you see as the ideal student for this class? Tsuyoshi: It has to be someone who wants to grow as a photographer in a fundamental way. This is the most critical. Also, students already have to have a good technical foundation, as this class will not cover that. They should be comfortable […]

Editing: Secret of the Stars

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Classes & Workshops | No Comments

Here’s an unspoken secret of successful photographers: editing is a serious business. While on par with shooting and post-production, it retains an understated profile. And though it may not be sexy or romantic enough to merit a lot of attention, editing is unquestionably important. For instance, the average photographer might not think twice about investing […]