Eye Photo – Portraits of Monterey County – by Nic Coury

The Skater Mom - Alex White.

Monterey-based photographer Nic Coury shares a collection of portraits of locals.

Just Submit: The Agony of Photo Contests – by BP Miller

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BP Miller reflects on the yearly headache for photographers deciding what photos, if any, to submit to annual photo contests.

Photo Brigade’s Top 10 Posts of 2016

top posts 2016

Take a look back at our 10 most popular posts of 2016.

Realizations: 2016 Retrospective – by Guy Rhodes

Guy Rhodes

East Chicago, IN-based photographer, lighting designer, and filmmaker Guy Rhodes reflects on this past year and shares his favorite photos of 2016.

Best of 2016: Best Drag Racing Photos – by Mark J. Rebilas

Drag Racing

Phoenix, AZ-based sports photographer Mark J. Rebilas shares his best drag racing photos of 2016.

Photo Brigade Podcast #125 with Harry Benson

Harry Benson podcast

On this episode, Robert Caplin chats with the one-and-only Harry Benson, who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having covered their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964. They talk about his legendary career working with world leaders and celebrities, as well as capturing crucial historical moments.

The Search for the Perfect Backdrop – by C.S. Muncy

backdrops

NYC-based photographer C.S. Muncy compares 3 different backdrops he’s used for portraits.

Photo Brigade Podcast #124 with Michael Zagaris

Michael Zagaris podcast

On this episode Robert Caplin chats with rock & roll photography legend Michael Zagaris about his career documenting the greats in music as he toured with the Rolling Stones, The Who, kicked it with Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, David Bowie and scores more! They talk about his just released book “Total Excess” chunk full of his music archives and also discuss Michael’s 40+ years as the team photographer for both the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland A’s and all the crazy stories in between!

Photo Brigade Holiday Photo Gift Guide 2016

2016 gift guide

Keeping with our yearly tradition, we’ve asked a number of our friends in the photography community to share with us some gear they either highly recommend or hope to receive this holiday season! We’ll continue adding more gear to this list over the coming weeks, so keep checking back!

Photo Brigade Podcast #123 with BP Miller

BP Miller

On this episode Robert chats with BP Miller about his career in photojournalism, their recent expansion to San Francisco with Scott Strazzante and what it has to do with putting photojournalists back to work.