What is art? Is it objective-- the thing is called art, therefore it is art? Or, subjective: art is in the eye of the beholder. Perhaps it’s intent-- putting in the work and engaging in the madness as many artists seem to think. When it comes to photography, it seems, the “what is art,” as well as the photographer-as-artist and photography-as-art debate is particularly fierce.
As amazing as the Vivian Maier story is-- one women’s body of work almost lost to time but rediscovered- most photographers don’t shoot photos with the intent of never showing them to the world. While it’s easy to self publish, or put images up on places like Facebook and Instagram, many of us like to push ourselves and actually submit our photos for publication
People of a certain age can no doubt remember the traditional camera’s heyday, when folks dutifully loaded film into such a device, waded through 12 or 24 or 36 exposures, drove the roll to a drugstore or photo kiosk and then waited several days, hoping against hope that their shots from the shore were in focus or that Aunt Thelma kept her eyes open when
Follow photographer and entrepreneur Marko Dimitrijevic on Instagram for #travelphotos and #globalvibes. Marko Dimitrijevic is the founder of Volta Global, a Miami-based private investment group. A pioneer in emerging markets investing, Marko has traveled the world while conducting due diligence for potential new opportunities. With more than 65,000 Instagram followers, Marko shares a glimpse of the world as he sees it. Here, his most popular post in March.
At the top of the year, Marko Dimitrijevic shared captivating images with his Instagram followers. Here are the five images that garnered the most likes throughout the month of January. As an avid traveler, Marko taught himself the craft of photography as a way to document his globetrotting. Love what you see here? Then join Marko's 54+K followers on Instagram!
Call it nostalgia, or maybe it’s just a new awareness of the wonders of physicality, but despite this being the digital age the world of photography was pretty print-focused this past few years. First, there’s the resurgence of Polaroid and other instant film formats. Once considered photographs relegated to albums from the seventies, or shoe boxes from the same era, instant film prints are making
Good pictures, like good investments, don’t happen with luck, but require many hours of diligence, analysis, and grueling work. Since as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted not only to see the world, but capture it along the way. My fascination with photography was more than just your typical, childish infatuation; I didn’t “dabble” with a point and shoot and lose interest when tempted
Marko Dimitrijevic is honored to have been chosen by Alert Diver as a featured photographer for Ocean Views 2017. Marko's photo, Great White Shark, appears alongside works by 17 other photographers. Marko captured the image while in Guadaloupe Island, Mexico. Ocean Views 2017 Winners and Highly Honored Gallery Great White Shark The equipment used by Marko Dimitrijevic: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon 24-70mm f/4L lens at 64mm, 1/125
Learning About Photography is a Lifelong Journey As a self-taught photographer, I know the importance of studying this art and craft that I love. Even as a child I took photography seriously, saving up for months to buy my first SLR camera and reading every photography magazine I could get my hands on. With the shuttering of Popular Photography in March, professional and amateur
Marko Dimitrijevic is a photographer and entrepreneur based in Miami, Florida. Marko has visited more than 100 countries where he captures what he calls "the amazing planet" that we live in. Each month here Marko shares a preview of the photographs that have captured his 20+K Instagram audience. Read on to learn more about the images that earned nearly 20,000 likes combined in August. ..