Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 3, 2017 | Media

Voluntary Amputation | Flickr CC

“When someone reads, they are essentially admitting they want more, that the world is not enough for them. They want more knowledge, more experience. Whatever this life is, they want more of it.” ― Nicholas Browne

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Why Do You Suck at Social Media? Bots! – Andy Hutchinson

Was World Press Photo Wrong? – The Guardian

The Vision Comes First Phoblographer

8 Photographers on the Secrets of Hunting Shadows – Feature Shoot

Why the Right Hardware Is Liberating – Ming Thein

Meet PDN’s 30 – PDN

From Commercial Director to Making an Episodic Doc – MM

How to Make It As a Motorcycle Photographer – CreativesGo

Before You Shoot That Street Art… – Rangefinder

Is America Great Again? – British Journal of Photography

Let Go of the Need to ConformDefinitely Dreaming

America’s Destiny, in Pictures – Aperture

This Is Why I Shoot Film – Emulsive

Why Are Big Camera Stores Dying? – PetaPixel

ICYMI: Pro Photog vs. an Actor | A JPEG After 500 Saves

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