Instagram Hubs Are Bad & Are Just Link Farms

You open up Instagram. You see that someone has posted a photo you took. They say stuff like, “Congratulations, you have been featured!” Are they featuring you out of the goodness of their heart? While I was running the @IgersSF account, I would notice that featuring photos more often benefitted the @IgersSF account than the […]

The Challenge of Sydney Summer Rain by Trent Parke

This photo taken by Trent Parke in 1998 screams of many contrasts: light and dark, wet and dry, soft and harsh, under-exposed and over-exposed. The last contrast seems quite intentional given Parke’s oeuvre. He was a sports photographer (Street Photography Now, p. 129) and this has given him the speed, reflexes and confidence needed to […]