Oct 222014
 
Rewind: The Bear in the Canal interview on Leica Camera Blog

Rewind: The Bear in the Canal Interview Leica Camera Blog Ipa Award Deeper Perspective The Back Story Everything in this series was shot in a squero (Venetian boatyard) that was started by Roberto Tramontin’s great-grandfather in 1884. My presence was lack luster at best and believe me, I’m not in when it comes to Venice. [more...]

Oct 192014
 
2014 Ipa International Photography Award | Adam Marelli

2014 Ipa Award | Adam Marelli Invisible City & Bear in the Canal Matera & Venice, Italy   Introduction Photography competitions are a strange breed.  They come in almost every variety from the town fair to international art recognition.  To an outsider, it may be difficult to determine what a competition actually does and what [more...]

Oct 162014
 
Meet the Maker: Nakashima Woodworker

Meet the Maker Nakashima Woodworker OPEN HOUSE   Introduction If you have ever run your fingers across a wooden table, reached out to touch a sculpture in a museum, or put your hand into a container of dry beans just to feel what it was like, then you have a “Maker” buried inside of you.  [more...]

Oct 072014
 
A Room for Improvement No 001 Winners

N˚ 001 The Art of Seeing Winners A Room for Improvement Adam Marelli x Art Photo Feature   Introduction When I started this website in 2010, my vision was to create a space where photographers, both aspiring and professional, could share, learn, and experience the magic that ties us to our passions.  At that time [more...]

Sep 212014
 
Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado Genesis Explained  Neuehouse, New York City   Introduction Last Friday night, the Neuehouse hosted a discussion between photographer Sebastião Salgado and former New York Times editor, writer and academic Fred Ritchin.  This was not the first occasion that the two of them had spoken together.  Their relationship goes back over thirty years to [more...]

Sep 022014
 
Do what you Love: Pierre Halimi Lacharlotte

Do what you Love: Pierre Halimi Lacharlotte  President of Montre Journe (FP Journe) by Adam Marelli   Introduction In the world of artisanal products, from custom shoes to high end watches or boats, it is rare to find a successful mixture of business and true artistry. In my work I see a lot of “pseudo-heritage, [more...]

Aug 012014
 
Do what you Love: Stephen Pulvirent

Do what you Love  Stephen Pulvirent, Writer by Adam Marelli   Series Introduction Before I dive into the backstory of writer Stephen Pulvirent, I’d like to briefly introduce my new series called, “Do what you Love,” and explain where it came from, why I’m making this series, and what you can expect. If we rewind a [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...]