Mar 122015
 
Fear & Creativity Panel at SXSW Austin

Fear & Creativity Panel at SXSW Austin Finding Your Craft SUNDAY MARCH 15 Finding Your Craft Once a year, I leave the world of the sane and enter the SXSW techno-scape.  SXSW (short for South by South West) is a strange place.  Everything is so connected, that after a few hours all I want is a old [more...]

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 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...]

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 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...]