Feb 162015
 
Photographer at Large: Marc Derydt

Photographer at Large Marc Derydt “A city like no other” Barcelona SPAIN Adam’s Note Paris, Rome, Barcelona…the mere mention of these cities and people will immediately respond.  Our reaction to a city is intensely personal.  Maybe it is the history, the food or the people, but cities possess a magnetic force that we cannot resist. [more...]

Feb 112015
 
When Style is a Gimmick

When Style is a Gimmick Finding your Voice A LESSON FROM ANDY WARHOL   Finding your Voice When first buying a camera, possibly the single greatest aim of every photographer is to find their own style and voice.  This will be the mark that differentiates their work from the next person’s.  A recognizable style is [more...]

Feb 032015
 
Photographer Interview Adam Marelli: Answers Revealed

Interview: Adam Marelli on Dear Susan Answers Revealed BY PASCAL JAPPY Adam’s Note Based in France, Dear Susan is a collective that looks at the creative side of photography.  They named themselves after the critic and photography writer, Susan Sontag.  They mix a range of essays, interviews, and travel pieces so that your next sojourn [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 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...]

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 152014
 
Photographer at LARGE: Michelle Leung

Photographer at Large Michelle Leung ART & FEAR Adam’s Note The end of December is the perfect time to reflect on the goals we set back in January.  All over the world people gather to clink glasses and celebrate the possibility of the future.  Maybe all of the rituals of New Years Celebration are to [more...]

Dec 092014
 
MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon

Danny Lyon MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon ‘Underground: 1966’ Features Images of Subway Riders on View for First Time   Adam’s Note Every year New York City attracts millions of photographers, many of whom are waiting to take their first subway ride through the heart of Manhattan.  Originally opened [more...]