Category: Announcements

THREE WEEKS LEFT! Now Is the Time to Put That Photo or Video In!

Time is getting short to submit your photo or video to the Faces of Transportation contest. Don’t delay: submit today!

Need a Little Inspiration to Get That Transportation Photo? Here It Is.

Oftentimes, we give you a tidbit here and there to get you in the mood to get the perfect transportation photo or video, encouraging you to make it and submit it – and be done with it. But there is a whole world of…

Did He Need a Model Release?

You’ve probably seen it: the iconic photograph Louis Daguerre (the inventor of the daguerreotype) took of the Boulevard du Temple in Paris in 1838. Because the exposure took about 10 minutes to make, all the moving objects in the frame don’t appear – carriages,…

It’s Summer: Take Care of Your Gear and It Might Win You a Prize in Faces of Transportation!

Maybe you’re a seasoned photographer, with years of experience under your belt, working in all sorts of conditions. Maybe you’ve been working outside all of your professional life, taking photos in good weather and bad, cold and hot, wet and dry. And you always…

Why Transportation? And Why *Faces* of Transportation?

We often get asked, “Why is transportation so important?” Usually followed, in the case of the Faces of Transportation photo/video contest, “Why focus on people?” We’re transportation geeks, so there are a million answers involving engineering, design, traffic, capacity, sustainability, mobility, and all kinds…

Photographing People Outdoors – Transportation Doesn’t Happen in a Studio!

Let’s face it: good photographs of people using our nation’s transportation systems just don’t occur in a studio. They’re composed outdoors, on the fly. But, with some preparation, a good eye, and a little luck, you’ve got that winning photo in hand! Here are…

Transportation Photography Outdoors – Because It’s Gonna Happen

It is inevitable. To get that perfect transportation photo (with people in it!), you’re going to have to work outdoors. We won’t go into all the gear and accessories you might want to have with you… let’s not get too fussy! You just want…