As Deputy Director of Photography at National Geographic, Kathy Moran worked with some of the very best photographers, especially in wildlife and conservation. Here she shares her insight into photography and picture editing.
Icebergs to Iguanas
Photographic Journeys around the World – Wildlife, conservation and National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards’ 30 year journey in photography.
RGB – Colours of Nature
PART ONE – Blue. With spring, nature brings vibrant colours back to the dull winter landscape. One of the most stunning spectacles is when woodlands burst into colour with bluebells. So how do you photograph a bluebell wood and make it more than just pretty?
Eye for the Light goes FREE…
Eye for the Light is now free-to-view. You can now read all feature without a subscription – there are over 90 features and podcasts to keep you interested, with more on the way…
What does AI mean for photography?
Photomouth – AI (artificial intelligence) is causing seismic shifts in the creative world and the implications for photography are huge. What is it and what it could mean for photography?
Grizzly bears in wild Alaska
Alaska is a wild and not easily accessible place. One of the rewards for getting there are is the opportunity to encounter wildlife in its own unspoilt natural habitat. Here we meet and photograph the grizzly bears of Katmai.
Inspiring Photography Event
A weekend of insightful talks, panel discussions and portfolio reviews at the Royal Photographic Society in Bristol (UK), 27th–28th May 2023.
Over-photographed: Chefchaouen, Morocco
Once a ‘hidden gem’, the blue city of Chefchaouen in northern Morocco, has become an Instagram sensation. Lured by the enduring appeal of its transcendental blue walls, the huge influx of visitors means the city is now at risk from overtourism.
Podcast 17 – Carsten Egevang
A quiet persona disguises a dry sense of humour and a fierce passion within Danish photographer, Carsten Egevang. Here he gives Newton and Coe a different perspective on the power of photography to drive change.
Words to pictures: Karen Zusman
Karen Zusman is a poet but she has now discovered the power of photography and is now making pictures with words. She used photography as a powerful communication tool that connects communities through her ‘Superpower of me’ project.
Sofa-surfing with Natcha Wongchanglaw
Thai photographer Natcha Wongchanglaw explores the world of art photography through conceptual portraiture. She has just one a Royal Photographic Society award for her couch-surfing project.
Real or fake – it’s in the RAW
Photomouth – real or fake? Photo competitions have always had to deal with advances in digital imaging technology as well as imposters. American photographer Kittiya Pawlowski attempted to dupe the photography world with fake and stolen images of snow leopards in the mountains.
Podcast 16 – Jason Edwards
Jason Edwards is an Australian natural history and conservation photographer who is a regular National Geographic contributor. Listen to his career insights in this Newton & Coe podcast.
Living Planet report
Our planet is changing, and too fast! The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has recently publish a report on the state of our planet’s wildlife, and the impacts of climate change on biodiversity. So what does it reveal?
Podcast 15 – Martin Hartley
Ain’t no mountain high enough, ain’t no climate cold enough! For adventure photographer, Martin Hartley that is probably more true than for any other photographer on the planet. Martin thrives where others fear to tread. In this podcast episode, he gives Newton and Coe a glimpse of his approach to photography and travel.
Cuba is a country of contrasts and, in the eyes of the world, known for the cliches of vintage American cars, dance, boxing, cigars and Caribbean colour. We review a book which will tempt any travelling photographer.
In my mind’s eye
Monty and Chris are on the road again, this time it’s a journey of rediscovery to reignite a passion. After 20 years of running Travel Photographer of the Year, Chris is now looking to return to a life with much more time for photography. On this trip the objective was to try to realise images which had been in my head for some time.
Meet the judges: Megan McCubbin
Zoologist and conservationist Megan McCubbin adds a welcome new perspective to this year’s TPOTY judging panel. She is also a talented photographer with a passion for wildlife photography and a keen interest in other photographic genres.
Podcast 14 – Elisa Iannacone
The life of Elisa Iannacone touches area which many photographers shy away from, yet her positivity and creativity shine through in her inspirational conceptual images and films.
Meet the judges: Chris Rainier
Canadian photographer, Chris Rainier, got his grounding in photography as Ansel Adams last assistant and has gone on to work with National Geographic. He is co-founder of The Cultural Sanctuaries Foundation.
Imminent death in paradise
Hawaii is synonymous with palm fringed beaches against a volcanic backdrop. It’s a holiday destination but also a wild place. However, this wild side is under threat.