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In the realm of photography, composition is not merely a set of rules; it is the very heartbeat of visual storytelling. As I embark on the exploration of this art form, let us delve into the essence of composition, a skill that transformed my journey from a fledgling photographer to a professional, and now, as […]

ISO, or the International Organization for Standardization, represents more than a set of guidelines; it embodies the alchemy of light sensitivity that transforms an image from a mere snapshot to a stirring narrative. For those embarking on the photographic journey, understanding ISO is like learning the language of light, allowing one to converse with shadows […]

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Photography, in its essence, is the art of capturing light. At the heart of this artistry lies the aperture—the very pupil of the camera’s eye, through which light flows into the sensor’s embrace. My journey into photography began in the vibrant landscapes of New Zealand, where I founded Stony Studios, capturing the raw and enchanting […]

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Photography is an art form where the technical meets the creative, a space where a single fraction of a second can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. It’s in this split-second that shutter speed becomes the artist’s brush, the scientist’s scale, and the storyteller’s voice. I’m David Maiolo, and as a photographer who has journeyed […]

As I sit down to share my journey through the lens, a myriad of images flashes before my eyes – the rich tapestry of human experience I have been privileged to capture. Photography, a universal language, speaks to us in hues, contrasts, and compositions, telling stories that transcend the barriers of speech and geography. It […]

The Atlantic Magazine As one of the lead photographers and correspondents covering a college graduation in New York state, I had the privilege of capturing a poignant moment that ended up being featured in The Atlantic’s April 2016 issue. Mikhail Zinshteyn, a contributing writer for The Atlantic and a program manager at the Education Writers […]

As a photographer with a vast array of work across different fields, my images have been featured in thousands of online publications and websites. Some of the notable websites where my work has been featured in the political and legal category include,,, and, among others. My work has also been featured […]

As a photographer for Stony Studio, I have been fortunate enough to travel to various regions of the world, capturing the beauty and uniqueness of each location through my lens. From the bustling cities of Asia to the rugged landscapes of Australia, from the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean to the historic architecture of Europe, […]

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