Feb 252015
 
Dan Flavin: Pilgrimage to Light

Dan Flavin A pilgrimage to light DAN FLAVIN INSTITUTE   Rarely discussed in the photography world, artist Dan Flavin did not wait for good light, he created it.  His minimalist light installations combine elements of architecture, sculpture, and early technology.  While photographers spend most of their lives chasing light, Flavin turned tables on art when [more...]

Feb 132015
 
REVIEW Artisan & Artist Soft Camera Pouch

REVIEW Artisan & Artist Soft Camera Pouch Tokyo JAPAN Cushion in all the right places A number of years ago, Japanese bag designer Artisan & Artist designed a small bag to cushion your camera when it had to be put in a carry on bag.  The bag was called the Rina Bag, named after the [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 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 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 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...]

Dec 122014
 
Adam Marelli x Slow Tools Camera Bag Collaboration

Adam Marelli x Slow Tools  Camera Bag Collaboration New York City/Osaka One Year of Testing In the summer of 2013, I met Ichiro Nitta at the Capsule Trade show here in New York City.  He represents a boutique bag manufacturer out of Osaka Japan, named Slow Tools.  In their collection, a small canvas shoulder bag [more...]

Nov 252014
 
Harry Benz Camera Strap: The B Strap

Harry Benz B Strap Simple Solution for an age old problem  Toronto Canada   Start from scratch While most of the photography world wants to sell you on technology and features, Toronto-based designer Harald Benz is taking a different approach.  He is ok with camera companies duking it out over high ISO performance and cameras [more...]

Nov 122014
 
Kyoto Genius Table with Adam Marelli, hosted by Leica Kyoto

Kyoto Genius Table, featuring Adam Marelli Go-On x Kyoto City x Kyoto University Hosted by Leica Kyoto   Genius Table Collaborations are one of Kyoto’s strengths.  Their promotion of like minded artists and creatives from around the city is at the heart of Kyoto’s outward expansion.  At the front of this movement you will find [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...]