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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Feb 01, 2004 0 comments

"How's it goin'?" a writer friend asked me recently. "Busy," I said. "That's great," he said. We talked some more, and what I ended up telling him was that one of the reasons things were going well and I was staying busy was that in addition...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Dec 01, 2003 0 comments

I've talked before about going to the next level in travel photography--in the way you choose your subjects (moving beyond landmarks to include touches of fashion, food, and lifestyle photography) and the way you photograph people (getting the...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Oct 01, 2003 0 comments

A few months ago I wrote about my assignment to photograph on the Caribbean island of Curacao for the island's tourism board. It was my first time in Curacao, so the board's slogan for their advertising was perfect for me:...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Aug 01, 2003 0 comments

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Watching out for and photographing the ordinary was something I always did and still do; it's instinctive for me. But it wasn't until I read Focus on Travel by Alan Rokach and Anne Millman that I realized that...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Jun 01, 2003 0 comments

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The assignment was to photograph on the Caribbean island of Curacao. The clients were the Curacao tourism board and the public relations agency representing the board. Their slogan: "Curacao--for people who...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Apr 01, 2003 0 comments

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Black and white travel photography? As a category, I don't think it exists. My clients aren't calling for it; my stock agency isn't asking me to supply it. But it represents about 10 percent of the...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Feb 01, 2003 0 comments

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I'm not going to tell you that resort photography isn't work--it is; but I'm not going to tell you that it's all work. I like to go early, stay later and bring the family. By going early I get...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Dec 01, 2002 0 comments

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Here's how you know that your photographs are showing a personal style:
Someone familiar with your work comes to you one day and says, "You know, I saw a picture recently that kind of looked like the pictures you...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Oct 01, 2002 0 comments

If I try to tell you that cruise photography is hard work, you probably won't believe me. And you'd be right. It's work...but the "hard" part doesn't make it. For me it's a combination of work and pleasure, and...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Aug 01, 2002 2 comments

This column was going to be about something else. The idea was originally to talk about day trips in Europe, but as I started choosing photos to illustrate the subject and taking notes on the equipment I'd used, it occurred to me how few lenses I...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Jun 01, 2002 0 comments

Go to the newsstand, pick up a magazine--any one will do--and take a look at the ads that feature people. What are they doing? More important, what are they feeling? What emotions are they expressing? I'll bet that the emotional content of the photograph...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

I hadn't planned on writing about travel portraiture; after all, we've discussed it directly or peripherally a few times before. I was leaning toward some how-to, application-type things--photography at resorts and on cruise ships, or maybe how to tackle...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Feb 01, 2002 0 comments

Ready to take the next step in travel photography? Then get ready for world photography. Open up one of the big travel magazines--Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Travel Holiday, Island--or one of the airline magazines or...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Dec 01, 2001 0 comments

I was talking recently with a writer who asked me what my favorite place to photograph in all the world was. I answered without hesitation. "Asia," I said. But when he asked why, I said, "You know, I'm not sure."

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Oct 01, 2001 0 comments

I plan to the hilt. As a pro traveling on assignment or for stock shooting, I have to, but the problem is I often feel I'm overloaded with itineraries and details. I've got my shot list, my research reports, my source notes. I...

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