Cory Rice

Cory Rice

Cory Rice is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. 

Latest Articles

Five Ways to Turn your Backyard into a Wildlife Photography Studio
3 days ago
Share
Wildlife photography doesn’t necessarily entail braving wilderness in search of elusive species inhabiting remote locations. A carefully landscaped yard can supply an impressive variety of animal life to observe and photograph. In this article, we go through five tips for turning your backyard into a red carpet for local wildlife. Know your Neighbors Research, research, research. Find out what...
Birding USA: 10 Western Hotspots for Photographing Birds
6 days ago
Share
This article is the final installment of our three-part series covering the best locations in the United States for birdwatching and bird photography. Don’t forget to check out 10 Eastern US Hotspots and 10 Central US Hotspots for even more bird-friendly travel destinations. Finally, no birding trip is complete without a...
1 week ago
Share
This article is the second of a three-part series covering the best locations in the United States for birdwatching and bird photography. Be sure to check out 10 Eastern Hotspots and 10 Western Hotspots and don’t forget to keep a field guide handy for identifying what you...
1 week ago
Share
This article is the first in a three-part survey of the best locations for birdwatching and bird photography in the United States. Subsequent articles will cover Central and Western regions. Before visiting any of the destinations listed below, be sure you have a reliable field guide...
Historical Processes: The Salted Paper Print
3 weeks ago
Share
William Henry Fox Talbot was no artist. While on his honeymoon in Italy, the English inventor famously attempted sketches with the aid of a camera lucida, a drawing device used by travelers to record landscape views. His confession of failure has become legendary in histories of photography: One of the first days of the month of October 1833, I was amusing myself on the lovely shores of the Lake...
Historical Processes: Collodion Negatives and Albumen Prints
3 weeks ago
Share
The earliest photographers faced a dilemma spurred by the near-simultaneous invention of two very different kinds of photographs: daguerreotypes and salted paper prints. Daguerreotypes were cherished for their extraordinary detail and beauty but lacked the ability to be easily reproduced. Alternatively, many copies could be made from a single paper negative but the resulting prints lacked the...
Historical Processes: Ambrotypes and Tintypes
3 weeks ago
Share
Not since the 19th century has the tintype enjoyed the level of popularity to which it has risen today. Safer to create than the daguerreotype and more impressive to hold than paper prints, the tintype—and close relative, ambrotype—offer an attractive middle ground for photographers wanting to create unique photographic objects steeped in the medium’s history. Ambrotypes are extensions of the wet...
3 weeks ago
Share
In the grayscale days of early photography, the cyanotype was a splash of electric blue. Today, this alternative process continues to attract the curious and experimental, seduced by its simple development and distinct aesthetic. The origin of the cyanotype dates to the formative years of photography and one of the medium’s most important—if underappreciated—contributors, Sir John Herschel....
3 weeks ago
Share
Imagine a time before photography: no computers to livestream current events, no phones to show your friends what you ate for breakfast last weekend, no albums to preserve the appearance of long-dead relatives. In 1840, the American novelist, poet, and critic Edgar Allan Poe celebrated the invention of photography as “the most important, and perhaps the most extraordinary triumph of modern...
4 weeks ago
Share
Ahhh, seamless background paper. Such a wonderful tool for creating crisp, uniform environments when in use. Such an awkward, space-devouring, nightmare when not in use. Do you find yourself constantly toppling over rolls of paper in your studio? Then tripping over them like a cartoon character? I used to be like you. Then I did something about it. I saved my coffee money for a couple of days,...
1 month ago
Share
Ethan Covey’s photographs linger through time and space. Records of insatiable wanderlust, they arrive as unfinished stories, longing for an imaginative viewer. The understated familiarity of Covey’s subjects invites nostalgia and inspires reverie. Created with an ever-growing collection of vintage cameras, a timeless aesthetic prevails, whether depicting a barren landscape in Utah or a motel...
2 months ago
Share
When Elinor Carucci is behind the camera, the distinction between public and private moments disappears. For more than two decades, Carucci has offered an unflinching look into her personal life as she left her family in Jerusalem, moved to New York City, and raised a family of her own. Carucci’s work has been celebrated for its transformation of the oft-overlooked details of everyday life into...
2 months ago
Share
If you are a photographer who shoots on the go and prefers to travel light, artificial lighting is probably not a part of your daily carry. However, there are countless situations where a shot requires more than available light—whether as a primary source or to add fill. Luckily, there are many compact lighting solutions to keep you prepared for these scenarios without weighing you down....
2 months ago
Share
Upon first glance, the Profoto Connect Wireless Transmitter seems deceptively simple. When I was given a unit to test, it melded into the hot shoe of my Sony a7RII almost too seamlessly—a far cry from the unwanted bulk added by...
3 months ago
Share
Is your studio a mess? Do you dread setting up shoots because you can’t remember where you put anything? An organized studio simplifies workflow, reassures clients, and allows you to focus on your work without distraction. Below are a few easy ways to keep your workspace organized. Cases and Inserts Simply allocating a specific location for a particular piece of equipment and sticking to that...
1 — 16 of 55 items

Pages

Close

Close

Close