Category: Announcements

People’s Choice Voting Now Open!

Cash Prize at Stake in Eleventh Annual National ‘Faces of Transportation’ Photo Contest VOTE HERE! Voters can choose their favorite photograph from among 78 images being judged in three categories: “Quality of Life/Community Development,” “Historic Projects,” and “Taking the Road Less Traveled.” Each photograph…

Contest is Closed – But, Wait! There’s Much More!

It’s true: the deadline has passed for photo and video submittals to the Faces of Transportation contest. But, there’s so much more of the contest to come! We received a large number of great entries, and we’re looking forward to putting them in front…

Orange is the New… Orange!

Let’s face it – when you’re taking photographs of transportation projects and people, there is often a LOT of the color orange around. How do you compensate for that? How do you make the best of what you’re looking at? Andrew S. Gibson at…

Does Your Camera Do All the Work?

We loved this post from our friends over at The Phoblographer! http://www.thephoblographer.com/2014/07/11/infographic-shows-much-work-camera-actually

A Few Interesting DIY Tips for Photographers

From a great site called Shut Your Aperture, here are some good DIY tips for photographers. Some probably won’t work for transportation subjects (DON’T take a mirror to an active work site!), there are things here that are really clever. Take a look!

Taking Photos of People in Natural Light

Let’s face it: most of the transportation photos you’re going to take involve natural light – that is, you’re going to take a picture of someone outside, working, wearing bright colors, in variable conditions. So, how do you prepare for that? First, take a…

2014 Categories: Historic Projects

You’ve probably noticed that this year’s categories are a little different. We thought it might be a good idea to give you some more information about the categories and how you might turn them into actual photographs. 2014 is AASHTO’s 100th year, and to celebrate…