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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue a Key to Walter Iooss’s Access to Top Athletes

Posted by on Wednesday October 9, 2013 | Celebrity, Fun

When you’re trying to get access to top professional athletes, there’s no calling card like a steady gig shooting swimsuit models for Sports Illustrated. Walter Iooss Jr, whom we interviewed in our October issue about his close professional relationship with basketball legend Michael Jordan, has been photographing sports and athletes for 50 years, and photographing... More

Eggleston to Photo Community: Don’t Bother Me

Posted by on Tuesday April 23, 2013 | Fine Art, Fun

Reclusive photographer William Eggleston has deigned to take a few written questions from photographers, curators, and fans, and the questions, along with his responses, were published yesterday in British newspaper The Independent. Among those who posed questions were Martin Parr, Nina Berman, Alec Soth, Jason Evans, Tate Modern photo curator Simon Baker, and Brett Rogers,... More

Photog Uses Crappy Client Photos to Get Hired

Posted by on Tuesday March 12, 2013 | Business, Fun

Photographer James Hodgins of Sudbury, Ontario has come up with a creative visual solution for a perennial marketing challenge: Convincing clients who think they can shoot their own photography that they will get better results if they hire a professional photographer. “People are visual. When you start talking lights, they tune you out,” Hodgins says. ... More

Photog Celebrates 30th B-day by Raising $30K for Charity

Posted by on Thursday June 14, 2012 | Fun, Social Media/Web

San Francisco-based photographer Lisa Wiseman has created an online photography project that she’s using to help raise $30,000 in 30 days for GLIDE, a San Francisco social services organization that provides food, healthcare and training to needy people. To raise the funds Wiseman, who has volunteered with GLIDE for several years, and a group of... More