Every week we recognize an exceptional image by a BFP member and “pin” it to the top of our facebook stream for reward and inspiration. This week’s winner is photographer Alisa Perdue of Alisa Perdue Photography. Check out more of her work at www.alisaperduephotography.com *please copy and paste the URL into your browser*    Read More →

  Every week we recognize an exceptional image by a BFP member and “pin” it to the top of our facebook stream for reward and inspiration. This week’s winner is photographer Tee Alvarez of Spoken 4 Photography.  Check out more of her work: https://www.facebook.com/pages/spoken4photography/141672182509891    Read More →

Every week we recognize an exceptional image by a BFP member and “pin” it to the top of our facebook stream for reward and inspiration. This past week’s winner is photographer Jumoke Sanwo’s haunting black and white self portrait.  You can see more of her work on her blog http://jumokeshotme.shutterchance.com/.Read More →

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Documentary photographer Monica Hendricks is an artist with great interest in themes of identity, particularly within the African-American community. She also examines subcultures, counter-cultures, and various social issues. This photo essay provides a glimpse into her work. View in Lightbox by clicking any of the images. In January 2010, when I began my project on the historic cemeteries of Shreveport, Louisiana, I was curious. I wanted to know more about these sacred spaces I saw located throughout the city. I began researching, thinking that, by examining the way the deceased are cared for by the living, I could learn more about local society as aRead More →

Want to create visually interesting images? Then don’t forget about the rule of thirds. Today we continue in the series, Photography 101 with a quick tutorial explaining the rule of thirds and how to apply it to images. One of the common “mistakes” photographers can make is to put the important elements of a photo in the dead center of the shot. While this may work in some cases, this generally leads to a dull, flat image. That is where the rule of thirds comes in. It is fairly simple. The rule of thirds suggests that an image be divided into nine equal parts asRead More →