Jul 292014
 
A Room for Improvement Release

A Room for Improvement by Adam Marelli Artistic Vision for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Udemy Platform   Introduction At the beginning of the year, I got a call from Udemy, the online education platform.  They asked if I had ever thought of doing an online video program for photography?  While I would have loved to take [more...]

Jul 242014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Tumblr

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 3: Tumblr   Introduction When we think of social media, the names that come to mind are Facebook and Twitter.  They are the most widely used platforms that no one saw coming, and no one can figure out if they will last.  So while financial [more...]

Jul 222014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Facebook

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 2: Facebook   Introduction A while back, on Facebook, I heard a quote… QUESTION “If you could tell someone from 100 years ago anything about the future what would it be? ANSWER “I have a small black box I carry in my pocket that has [more...]

Jul 212014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Instagram

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 1: Instagram Introduction Social media is like the “rap music” of the last decade.  Do you remember when rap music came out?  When rap first became main stream it felt like the Right Wing of everything grew an extra three feet.  Deemed “Not music” by [more...]

Jul 152014
 
From Genres to Projects

From Genres to Projects A step most photographers never take Project Development Seminar New York City, USA Introduction From the first time we pick up a camera, we are all waiting for that first great picture.  It’s the moment when what you see, feel, and shoot, all line up into a picture that just knocks people [more...]

Jul 102014
 
Bellerby & Co. Globemakers  Workshop Shoot

Bellerby & Co. Globemakers Adam Marelli Workshop Shoot London, ENGLAND Why a globemaker?  Prior to satellites, the complete mapping of the globe was done one coastline at a time.  If you ever have the chance to pick up a current maritime map, you will notice that the date and surveyor (usually the UK, France, or [more...]

Jul 032014
 
How to Scout a Picture

How to Scout a Picture Berlin Workshop Cafe Window What’s the Rush? It could be said that we live in the “Age of Hurry,” where our inbox is the boss.  Technology seems to be hunting down our free time and killing it one email at a time.  Whether it’s a blessing or a curse, we [more...]

Jun 252014
 
The Summer Line Up

The Summer Line Up Linen + Leicas Introduction It feels like ages since I’ve been in the studio.  The last two months feel like a blur.  Thank god there were a few cameras to capture evidence of my travels.  It’s been exciting, tiring, and fulfilling all at the same time.  In fact, I’m not even [more...]

Jun 092014
 
Collector's Night at Leica SoHo

Collector’s Night Traces of a Lost Ceremony Leica SoHo Introduction It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been at the computer.  The lead up to my exhibition went exactly as expected:  deliveries were late, everything came down to the wire, and all of those “maybe’s” that were on my calendar turned into “must be done’s” [more...]

May 022014
 
Leica T System

Leica T System German Humor THE MOST BORING VIDEO EVER   Introduction As a frequent traveller, I have developed expectations of different countries around the globe.  Every country has its strengths and weaknesses.  Germany is no exception.  They are known for the relentless pursuit of precision, delicious beer, mediocre cuisine, and a sense of humor [more...]