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...]

Apr 092014
 
Eric Chevallier: The Blacksmith's Apprentice

Eric Chevallier The Blacksmith’s Apprentice NHK WORLD  Introduction Three years ago, when I started the body of work “Lost Ceremony,” I met Eric Chevallier and his girlfriend in Tokyo for dinner.  Along with my girlfriend, we sat for a bowl of steaming ramen and two very cold beers.  We exchanged the pleasantries that are common [more...]

Mar 212014
 
The Explorer's Club

The Explorer’s Club New Member Adam MARELLI Introduction Seven or eight years ago, I was watching a show on a young Australian photographer who planned to fly over the North Pole and take aerial photographs of the frozen landscape.  At the time, he was an unknown quantity, hardly fit for news reels or knighthood.  His [more...]

Mar 192014
 
Rob Lemmon: Leica Monochrom

Rob Lemmon The Violin Maker Paris FRANCE Introduction Photographers fall into one of two camps: those who need to get closer to their subjects and those who need to take a few steps back.  In photography, you set the standards by which your picture is judged.  There is no golden rule like, “You should always [more...]

Jan 212014
 
Danny Lyon Domino Players

Danny Lyon Domino Players Why Style Matters Introduction How do you see the world? Does your vision feel unique and what can that mean to someone else?  These are questions every artist and photographer wrestles with on a daily basis because without meaning, art is nothing more than decoration.  But some days it’s better to [more...]

Jan 132014
 
Misaki Matsui Music Video

Misaki MATSUI The Crossover Kobe to New York City Introductions The people I meet over a cocktail and a handshake never cease to amaze me.  The path that leads from first introductions to colleagues and then friends is hard to trace.  In our busy lives there are faces that pass through without a second thought.  [more...]

Jan 082014
 
Buying Cameras and Lenses

Buying Cameras and Lenses Simple. Smart. Economical. The obstacle of gear and accessories   Gear Use what you’ve got Happy New Year everyone!  Thank you for checking back in my absence.  The last few weeks have been sprinkled with a combination of holidays and a stomach bug.  As a result, the computer has not seen [more...]