Jan 272015
 
Warm Weather Workshop: How to talk to Strangers

How to talk to Strangers Workshop Adam Marelli x Leica Miami MARCH 6-8, 2015   The Myths There are as many different ways to photograph strangers as there are ways to pick up a date.  But the “Smash and Grab” approach of some street photographers is about as successful as clubbing your date and dragging [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...]

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 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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]