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, on 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 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...]

Dec 082014
 
Photo Tips: How to talk to Strangers No 01

How to talk to Strangers  “The Couple” N° 01   Preface How many of us would love to photograph perfect strangers, but the idea of talking to people, let alone taking their picture, seems impossible.  This is a series that looks at situations around the world, where I have met complete strangers, taken their picture [more...]

Dec 022014
 
Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck's Venice

Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck’s Venice Da maestro ad apprendista From master to apprentice  Venice, ITALY   Adam’s Note How often do we allow someone to come to work with us?  Not that often, right?  And for good reason.  Work is our livelihood.  It is the place where we build up a reputation that comes with [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...]

Aug 082014
 
Adam Marelli Workshops 2015 Schedule

On the Horizon As I am getting ready for the travel season to start again, with back to back, sold out workshops in Venice and Kyoto…I must admit that I am really looking forward to the 2015 workshops.  The dates have just been announced and I know a bunch of you waited patiently on wait [more...]

Jul 292014
 
A Room for Improvement Release

A Room for Improvement by Adam Marelli Artistic Vision for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Udemy Platform   Introduction At the beginning of the year, I got a call from Udemy, the online education platform.  They asked if I had ever thought of doing an online video program for photography.  While I would have loved to take [more...]

Jul 152014
 
From Genres to Projects

From Genres to Projects A step most photographers never take Project Development Seminar New York City, USA Introduction From the first time we pick up a camera, we are all waiting for that first great picture.  It’s the moment when what you see, feel, and shoot, all line up into a picture that just knocks people [more...]

Jul 102014
 
Bellerby & Co. Globemakers  Workshop Shoot

Bellerby & Co. Globemakers Adam Marelli Workshop Shoot London, ENGLAND Why a globemaker?  Prior to satellites, the complete mapping of the globe was done one coastline at a time.  If you ever have the chance to pick up a current maritime map, you will notice that the date and surveyor (usually the UK, France, or [more...]

Jul 032014
 
How to Scout a Picture

How to Scout a Picture Berlin Workshop Cafe Window What’s the Rush? It could be said that we live in the “Age of Hurry,” where our inbox is the boss.  Technology seems to be hunting down our free time and killing it one email at a time.  Whether it’s a blessing or a curse, we [more...]