Apr 202015
 
Matera Photography Workshop SOLD OUT

Matera Photography Workshop May 15 – 18, 2015 S O L D  O U T The winter has finally lifted in New York.  It seemed like the snow might never stop.  And with the change in weather means that travel season is upon us.  It is time to step out of the winter routine, dust [more...]

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 during 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 122015
 
Art & Fear: Part 3 Michelle Leung

Art & Fear Part 3 MICHELLE LEUNG Fears about myself “…Making art provides uncomfortably accurate feedback about the gap that inevitably exists between what you intended to do, and what you did. In fact, if art-making did not tell you (the maker) so enormously much about yourself, then making art that matters to you would be impossible.” - Bayles and Orland, ‘Art & [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...]

Nov 202014
 
Venice, through the eyes of a Writer, Mirsada Hadzic

Venice, through the eyes of a Writer –Mirsada Hadzic Until you meet again…   Adam’s Note How can an experience be summarized in a single medium?  Whether it is the typewriter of Ernest Hemingway or the camera of Robert Capa…the feel of a city like Venice is difficult to capture in one medium.   No [more...]

Oct 312014
 
Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli

Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli Leica Meet x Leica Camera “Invisible City” Cultural Photography Back in April, I was introduced to the Leica Meet photography group.  Founder Olaf Willoughby brings together Leica photographers from Europe and the US to discuss, shoot, and explore the world with a camera.  Whether you are a professional or [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...]

Oct 132014
 
Finding Inspiration: Sardinia

FINDING INSPIRATION The Photographer’s Dilemma Sardinia ITALY   Introduction At the beginning of September, while the smell of summer BBQ was still in the air, I took off for Sardinia.  Far from the famous northern tip at Costa Smeralda where Berlusconi and his friends enjoyed testing the bounds of fiscal responsibility with underaged “dancers,” we [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...]