13 Award Winning Photographers on Framing a Slice of Life

 
Photograph/Ali Rajabi

Photograph/Ali Rajabi

Ali Rajabi has been a photographer and Photoshop and Lightroom instructor for more than a decade. He is also the founder of the Atrin Training Center of Photography. He won the second prize in HIPA’s General category.

Ali Rajabi has been a photographer and Photoshop and Lightroom instructor for more than a decade. He is also the founder of the Atrin Training Center of Photography. He won the second prize in HIPA’s General category.

“The photograph reminds me of a scene right out of a snow globe. I like how the snow has lent a whimsical quality to it.

The image was shot at 2:30pm on January 2014, which also happened to be one of the coldest winters in Manhattan, New York. While I was walking down the street, I noticed how all the traffic lights were red at the same time, and with the people crossing the street, it all lent a very serendipitous feeling to the moment. So I hurriedly ran towards the middle of the road and made about three photographs.

Ali’s Tip
Taking Chances
A lot of photography is about placing yourself in unlikely situations and putting your faith in things that may not necessarily work. This is perfectly okay. That’s how you learn, and that’s also how you end up with images that no one else may have.

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