Photography Tips by Simon Fraser

  • Jul 31, 2014
  • Anthony Mineo
  • Photography

Techniques for photographing wildlife and pets Probably the 2 things that I have been taught more than anything else when photographing animals is that you need to make sure the eyes are sharp and that you need to try to capture some element of their character. Many years ago on my first trip to…

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An Interview with Hannah Ivory Baker

  • Jun 27, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Interviews

I am an artist living in Crouch End, North London. My background has been largely centered around sport (I trained to be a professional Tennis player) although, there has always been some artistic influence. I began painting when I was quite young, nothing formal but I was always encouraged to draw…

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An Interview with E.D. Watkins

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Interviews

In her photography, self-taught artist E.D. Watkins uses the wonder of the natural world, both as her inspiration and as a form of therapy. Her comics are another creative outlet, in which she seeks to capture and convey the experiences and emotions that comprise daily life.…

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An Interview with Dave King

  • Apr 22, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Interviews

Photographer Dave King fills us in on his approach to photography ("the best images are the ones taken with commitment"), advice to aspiring artists ("enjoy what you are doing and love the process of making images"), and the importance of sharing his craft and giving back.…

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Photographer Spotlight: Simon Fraser

  • Mar 24, 2014
  • Anthony Mineo
  • Interviews

Simon Fraser is an Australian born photographer whose work focuses on the coast and landscapes, light, symmetry and color. He’s traveled around the world capturing natural beauty in Madagascar, South Africa and Australia. We ask him about the gear he takes on his travels and what keeps him shooting.…

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An Interview with Seth Hancock

  • Mar 10, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Interviews

In his project 10 Minutes with a Stranger, photographer Seth Hancock explores the faces and stories that make up America. The result is powerful, moving, vulnerable, and totally engrossing. We spent more than 10 minutes getting to know Seth and some of the stories behind his art.…

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Matt Glenn: Superheroes and Sculptures

  • Feb 18, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Opinion & Commentary

Matt Glenn did not set out to be a sculptor. An artistic child, he was more interested in drawing pictures of The Incredible Hulk, Flash Gordon, and Batman. His career emerged from that love of heroes, his natural talent, and a chance encounter with a box of clay.…

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Art is what who calls what?

  • Feb 2, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Opinion & Commentary

I develop a website for artists, so the question, "What is art?" - or - "Is this art?" is a daily occurrence. Marketer/Philosopher/Mr. Clean look-alike Seth Godin proposes a definition of art that raises some questions: "Art is what we call the thing an artist does." Does that even make sense?…

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An Interview with James Relyea

  • Jan 22, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Interviews

James Relyea is a self-described "63 year young art student" whose work focuses on beauty, in nature and in people. He is a painter, photographer, and mixed-media artist who is committed to continual self-improvement.…

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New Year, New Us: We Are Now Foliopx

  • Jan 8, 2014
  • Matthew Clemente
  • Foliopx News

December and the start of the new year have been a busy time for us. We wanted to let you know about some exciting changes for nFolios in 2014. We've grown (and looked into some trademark issues) and as a consequence, we're changing our name: nFolios is now Foliopx! What do this mean for our…

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