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Survey: Why is the Editorial Market Unfair to Photographers?

Posted by on Wednesday July 20, 2016 | Business, Media

In the current editorial photography market, budgets are shrinking as contract terms become less favorable for photographers. As a follow-up to our story “What Lawyers See When They Look at Editorial Photography Contracts,” we surveyed photographers who shoot editorial assignments about the financial challenges of the editorial photography market. A total of 142 photographers responded.... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday July 8, 2016 | Media

Josue Goge | Flickr
Josue Goge | Flickr

“The world belongs to those who read.” ― Rick Holland **** Cindy Sherman: Why Am I In These Photos? – The Guardian Why the Times Went After Peter Lik – AFT How We Spot Altered Photographs – National Geographic Animals Sly Enough to Surprise David Attenborough – NYT Not Everyone’s Happy with Digital Photography –... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday June 24, 2016 | Media

mrhayata | Flickr
mrhayata | Flickr

“And read… read all the time… read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self-respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life.” ― David McCullough Jr. **** The Role of Photography in Presenting Innocence and Guilt – Time Champions of Monster Polaroids Go Digital – New York Times Guillermo Del Toro’s 11 Rules... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday June 17, 2016 | Media

“My early and invincible love of reading–I would not exchange for the treasures of India.” ― Edward Gibbon **** The Photographer Turning Forensics into Portraiture – The Guardian On Ethics and Respect in Street Photography – Nicholas Goodden When It Comes to Creativity, More Is More – Creative Review Photoshop Is Photography – The Phoblographer What... More

How to Get Work As a Social Media Influencer? Hope the CEO’s Kid Likes You

Posted by on Friday May 13, 2016 | Celebrity, Media, Social Media/Web

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on May 7, 2016 at 5:45pm PDT Digiday’s Shareen Pathak has published a revealing–though anonymous–interview with a social media executive about the business of finding and cultivating social media influencers to promote brands. (A subject we’ve tackled quite a bit — here and here.) Reading it, you’ll learn... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday April 29, 2016 | Media

“The problem with a life spent reading is you know too much.” ― Josh Lanyon **** The Revolution in Film Festivals – Stephen Follows Lean Photography: A Manifesto – Eric Kim The Outdated Model Hurting Independent Film – New Yorker When Science and Photography Collide – Slate As Money Flows to Online Video, Content Makers... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday April 15, 2016 | Media

“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” ― W. Somerset Maugham The Photographer Who Exposed North Korea – Go Further Why Working for Free Isn’t a Bad Thing – The Filmmaker’s Process The Ugly Side of Wildlife Photography – Live Mint 10... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday April 8, 2016 | Media

“I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.” ― John Adams, In the Future We Will Photograph Everything & Look at Nothing – New Yorker What J.J. Abrams Can Teach You About Filmmaking – Film School Rejects Full Frame Professional Mirrorless Was a... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday April 1, 2016 | Media

“I don’t believe one reads to escape reality. A person reads to confirm a reality he knows is there, but which he has not experienced.” ― Lawrence Durrell What If a Year’s Worth of Instagram Posts Were on Film? – Atlas Obscura 5 Top Photo Editors on the Leading Images Today – Vantage Art, for... More