Sep 222014
 
Leica M60 + 35mm Summilux Release

Leica M60 Release Life without a screen GERMANY   Introduction Leica is a changed company.  The German lens and camera designers used to trickle out new goods at an analog pace.  The costs of new product development are astounding and while larger companies would release an array of new cameras and lenses twice a year, [more...]

Sep 212014
 
Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado Genesis Explained  Neuehouse, New York City   Introduction Last Friday night, the Neuehouse hosted a discussion between photographer Sebastião Salgado and former New York Times editor, writer and academic Fred Ritchin.  This was not the first occasion that the two of them had spoken together.  Their relationship goes back over thirty years to [more...]

Sep 022014
 
Do what you Love: Pierre Halimi Lacharlotte

Do what you Love: Pierre Halimi Lacharlotte  President of Montre Journe (FP Journe) by Adam Marelli   Introduction In the world of artisanal products, from custom shoes to high end watches or boats, it is rare to find a successful mixture of business and true artistry. In my work I see a lot of “pseudo-heritage, [more...]

Aug 262014
 
Natural Light Portraits

Natural Light Portraits Anytime, anywhere New York City, USA   Introduction Every morning, from the Scottish Highlands to the Cape of Good Hope, we are gifted with natural light from the sun.  From pole to pole, sunlight has a million faces.  It changes temperature and intensity like a moody king.  It is, without question, the [more...]

Aug 042014
 
The Photographer's Pouch

The Photographer’s Pouch Designed by Will Kortum   Introduction As most of you know, I’m not too into gear.  In my mind, good design should be almost invisible.  One area where there is still plenty of room for improvement is the camera bag.  Will Kortum, a young photographer who took a workshop with me two [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 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...]

Jun 092014
 
Collector's Night at Leica SoHo

Collector’s Night Traces of a Lost Ceremony Leica SoHo Introduction It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been at the computer.  The lead up to my exhibition went exactly as expected:  deliveries were late, everything came down to the wire, and all of those “maybe’s” that were on my calendar turned into “must be done’s” [more...]