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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 ― Josh Lanyon **** The Revolution in Film Festivals – Stephen Follows Lean Photography: A Manifesto – Eric Kim The Outdated Model Hurting Independent Film – New Yorker When Science and Photography Collide – Slate As Money Flows to Online Video, Content Makers...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

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 25, 2016 | Media

“We read to know we’re not alone.” ― William Nicholson We Need to Talk About This Picture – Huffington Post This Photographer’s Minimum Price Is Zero – PhotoShelter It’s Time to Give Up on Flickr – Wired Why I’m Sticking with Flickr – Thomas Hawk From Short Film to Depression to Feature Film – No... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 18, 2016 | Media

“Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.” ― Harold Bloom The Problem With Modern Lenses  – Yannickk Hong The Biggest Image Sharing Site on the Web You Don’t Use – FC How Art Books Are Thriving in the Digital Era – NY Times Why a Drone Could Sink GoPro For Good... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 11, 2016 | Media

“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke How to Make More Money as a Portrait Photographer – RF Should Photojournalists Work with Policymakers? – Vantage The Instagram Hoaxer with Her Own Exhibition – Telegraph Telling Stories with Augmented Reality – PopSci Why Provocative Art and Instagram Don’t... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 4, 2016 | Media

“The greatest gift is a passion for reading.”  – Elizabeth Hardwick Improving Your Lighting By Thinking Like a Cinematographer – D. Jackson When Filmmaking Met YouTube – The Young Folks What Does Sundance Mean for Middle Class Filmmakers? – William Dickerson Google’s Artificial Mind Is Now Creating Art – Wired Japan’s Curious Revival of Disposable Film Cameras –... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday February 26, 2016 | Media

“Reading brings us unknown friends.” — Honoré de Balzac How Portrait Photography Can Rock Your Reality – Deutsche Welle This Is the Best Car for Photographers – Resource Mag Investigating the Documentaries Nominated for Oscars – Documentary.org 5 Photographers Hitting it Big in 2016 – Creator’s Project The Propaganda of Pantone Color – Loki Design... More