Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday August 26, 2016 | Media

Kamil Porembiński | Flickr

“I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading.”  Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Will Virtual Reality Destroy Visual Art?Artnet

How Instagram Restored This Artist’s CareerCreative Review

From Vietnam to Los Angeles, Photographer Sees End of the RoadLAT

Why People Collect ArtAeon

What Makes This Image So Extraordinary?NY Times

From Girl Power to a Commercial Career PDN

Why Do We Struggle to Respect Women Artists? – Medium

Rolling Stone’s First Staff Photographer on WoodstockSlate

On Photography in the Smartphone EraChicago Tribune

The Art and Business of BoudoirRangefinder

Confessions of a For-Profit Photography School TeacherPetaPixel

The Future of the World Press Photo FoundationVantage

The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIFPopular Mechanics

The Power of Visual Story Telling – Lens Culture

 

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Weekend Video

A look at Werner Herzog’s new film on the Internet and human nature.


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