A Case for Telephoto Lenses in Landscape Photography

For those interested in landscape photography, you may be selling yourself short by exclusively using wider angle lenses. Telephoto lenses deserve just as much use, if not more. Wide Lens Versus Telephoto Lens: The Drawbacks I think we can all agree that wide angle lenses are more commonly used for landscape photography compared with telephoto lenses. The question, though, is whether they should be. To start, why are they more common? I would argue that one of the primary reasons is that they have been standard in most cell phones.…

Franklin mom takes on health care reform ‘for all’ through nonprofit

Mother Kristen Grimm launched a health care nonprofit, Mothers for Medicare for All, last month. She is on a mission to reform health care in Tennessee and America. She will stand outside of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper’s office every Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until he signs onto the U.S. House Medicare for All Act. She talks to the parents of college-aged children Radia Cali and Brian Hennessey about health care on Oct. 4. (Photo: Kerri Bartlett) Franklin mother and health care advocate Kristen Grimm walked hundreds of miles,…

One of a kind photography festival

The ongoing Indian Photo Festival (IPF) at Hyderabad’s State Art Gallery is running its 5th edition now. Photographers across the world have participated in this month-long event which concludes on October 20. From Delhi, photographers Saumya Khandelwal and Vineet Vohra have participated in this global creative forum. While Khandelwal was one of the speakers at the event, Vohra brought aspects of street photography for the amateurs on Hyderabad’s land. Khandelwal much-appreciated project, entitled Child Brides of Shravasti in Uttar Pradesh, was the centre of her talk. Her deeply-thoughtful work focusses…