Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


With Baby Animals, Patience Pays: Photographer Describes New Book of Intimate Portraits – Mongabay

Koala Phascolarctos cinereus Eight-month-old baby on mother's back Queensland, Australia *Captive
Koala, Phascolarctos cinereus, eight-month-old baby on mother’s back, Queensland, Australia © Suzi Eszterhas

Suzi Eszterhas was recently named Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year by the North American Nature Photography Association. Her latest book New on Earth: Baby Animals in the Wild, showcases her specialty of photographing wild animal babies.

Eszterhas’ images have graced over 100 covers from TIME to Smithsonian, BBC Wildlife, The New York Times, and Ranger Rick. She has 21 books in print, including in French and Japanese, and another three in the works.

Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth Choloepus hoffmanni Mother and two-month-old baby Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica *Rescued and released by Sloth Sanctuary
Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth, Choloepus hoffmanni, mother and two-month-old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica © Suzi Eszterhas

She has

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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical, to how-to, to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Professor Makes Major Error in Banning Kit Lenses — Photofocus

A professor at a university in North Carolina has banned her editorial photography students from using kit lenses. These are the 18-55 mm (28-85mm equivalent approximately on full-frame cameras) lenses that come included with basic APS-C camera bodies.

The syllabus was recently shared on Reddit by a student in the class who wishes to remain anonymous. It sparked a lively discussion among photographers who largely disagree with the instructor’s point of view.

We connected with Kevin Ames, a Certified Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and holding their designation of Photographic Craftsman. Ames is the author of four books, including one of the first renowned “Dummies”

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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


This 28-Year-Old Artist Made Over $130,000 Selling NFTs in Just 5 Months — CNBC Make It

Justin Aversano, known for his portrait photography, was able to sell all 100 portraits in his “Twin Flames” collection as NFTs between February and June, earning him more than $130,000 in around five months. For the series, Aversano photographed 100 sets of twins in honor of his fraternal twin.

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Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Photographing Afghans in the Forever War – Adam Ferguson

Disillusioned with making photos that turned soldiers into heroes, the photojournalist turned to civilians to show the human toll of war.

Eza Khan, age 45 and born in Iran. He was a garment seller with a wife and two children. He has been addicted to Heroin for 15 years, Afghanistan, 2016.
Eza Khan, age 45 and born in Iran. He was a garment seller with a wife and two children. He has been addicted to Heroin for 15 years, Afghanistan, 2016. © Adam Ferguson

The 5-Minute Sunday Interview

Phil Mistry: In 2008, you went to Afghanistan to photograph the war, but you are anti-war. So, why did you do this?

Adam Ferguson: I believe in the importance of dialogue around conflict and wanted to participate in the tradition of this type of storytelling. I think it’s crucial that photographers, artists, writers, and

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