Jan 272015
 
Warm Weather Workshop: How to talk to Strangers

How to talk to Strangers Workshop Adam Marelli x Leica Miami MARCH 6-8, 2015   The Myths There are as many different ways to photograph strangers as there are ways to pick up a date.  But the “Smash and Grab” approach of some street photographers is about as successful as clubbing your date and dragging [more...]

Jan 262015
 
Photographer at Large: Rammy Narula

Photographer at Large: Rammy Narula “Finding Balance” BANGKOK/THAILAND   Adam’s Note Rammy and I met a few years ago in Bangkok.  At the time, he was going through a rough patch personally.  Photography was more than a creative outlet, it was his release from life.  What struck me about Rammy was his willingness to work [more...]

Jan 202015
 
Top Instructor on Udemy | Adam Marelli

Top Instructor for 2014 on Udemy | Adam Marelli Why learning is part of the process A ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT   Top Instructor Over the holidays, one of my friends sent me a congratulations.  I had no idea what he was talking about.  Had I won the lottery and forgotten to check the ticket?  Not [more...]

Jan 192015
 
Photographer at Large: Dirk Heyman, Power of Quiet

Photographer at Large: Dirk Heyman The Power of Quiet    Adam’s Note Three years ago during a stormy workshop in Zurich, I met photographer Dirk Heyman.  The weather gods were not in our favor as the temperature went from 72F/23C to snow overnight.  The evening before the workshop, Dirk and I went for dinner at [more...]

Jan 152015
 
The Photographer’s Library: How to start your own

The Photographer’s Library The Photo Book PHAIDON PRESS   Starting a Photography Library One of the many joys of being at home in New York City is not photography, but reading.  Inspiration comes from many places, but books have been more influential than any other medium.  I have been collecting art and photography books since [more...]

Jan 122015
 
Art & Fear: Part 3 Michelle Leung

Art & Fear Part 3 MICHELLE LEUNG Fears about myself “…Making art provides uncomfortably accurate feedback about the gap that inevitably exists between what you intended to do, and what you did. In fact, if art-making did not tell you (the maker) so enormously much about yourself, then making art that matters to you would be impossible.” - Bayles and Orland, ‘Art & [more...]

Jan 072015
 
A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio in Venice

A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio  Venice/ITALY THE UNPAINTED CEILING   Across the Canal A quick vaporetto ride from San Marco lies the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.  It is a world unto itself.  The Giudecca, which separates central Venice from the outer island, is an impenetrable distance for the daily tourist.  While hoards of people [more...]

Jan 062015
 
Adam Marelli x Slow Tools Bags Specs and Dimensions

Adam Marelli x Slow Tools Bags Specs and Dimensions The Details Welcome to 2015   Happy 2015! We hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and New Year.  2014 was a record year here at Adam Marelli Workshops, with a sold out calendar, winning Top Instructor for 2014 on Udemy, and a few [more...]

Dec 222014
 
Photographer at Large: Fear about Others

Photographer at Large Michelle Leung Fear about Others Art & Fear   Fear about Others Starting in the 1980s my first photographs of people were taken from such a distance the subjects were indiscernible from ants…small ants! In recent years I’ve been encouraged to get close, and have been told that I can’t get close enough to my subject. You’re kidding [more...]

Dec 182014
 
Photographer's Gift Guide

Photographer’s Gift Guide What to buy for your favorite photographer Travel Essentials   1.  North Sea Sweater $ 150 When winter flexes its muscles, grab the “Submariner” sweater from North Sea.  It’s a 100% wool turtleneck that the Brits invented so they could stay warm while hunting U-Boats.  It balances the historical accuracy with a [more...]