Great Weekend Reads in Photography and Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday February 19, 2016 | Media

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Joseph Addison Are Photographers and Audiophiles Alike? – CNET The DMCA Is Broken for Filmmakers Like Me – Motherboard Ambushed by Anxiety at the Democratic Convention – VDC Photo The Importance of Photography in the Fight for Civil Rights – HuffPo My Life As... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday February 12, 2016 | Media

“That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.” ― Anthony Trollope The Photo Industry’s Atomic Secret – Imaging Resource Does MoMA Even Know of This Great Photographer? –  Hyper Allergic When Does Travel Photography Become Exploitation – Virtual Wayfarer Photographers vs. Pollution in Steel City – Lens The... More

Burundi Releases Photojournalist Phil Moore Without Charge

Posted by on Friday January 29, 2016 | Media, Photojournalism

Authorities in Burundi have released photojournalist Phil Moore and Le Monde Africa bureau chief Jean Philippe Remy, French ambassador Gerrit Van Rossum told Agence France-Presse. The journalists were picked up in raids in Bujumbura on January 28 along with 15 other men, some of whom where deemed “armed criminals” by Burundi’s security ministry. Earlier today... More

Update: Photojournalist Phil Moore Arrested in Burundi

Posted by on Friday January 29, 2016 | Media, Photojournalism

British photojournalist Phil Moore was arrested early Thursday morning in a police raid in Bujumbura, Burundi, according to reports. 17 other people, including Le Monde Africa bureu chief Jean Philippe Remy, were also detained in raids that swept through two neighborhoods in the capital. “The two foreigners were arrested in the company of armed criminals,”... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography and Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday January 22, 2016 | Media

“Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” – P.J. O’Rourke. The Blind Eye and the Vision Machine – Disphotic Why Do We Think It’s OK to Devalue Photographers? – Resource Magazine Images of Starving Children Can Still Shock Us into Action – The Guardian 10... More

Great Photography and Filmmaking Reads for Your Weekend

Posted by on Friday January 8, 2016 | Media

Oscar Wilde once noted that, “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” In that spirit, here are a few photography and filmmaking pieces we’ve picked out for your weekend reading pleasure. How I Made This New Year’s Eve Photo Go Viral... More

NYT Mag Hires Male Photographer for Sexism in Hollywood Cover Story

Posted by on Friday November 20, 2015 | Media

For a cover story this week by Maureen Dowd about how challenging it is for women to build a career in the male-dominated world of Hollywood, The New York Times Magazine needed portraits of 60 female directors, actors and executives. They hired a male photographer to shoot the portraits. To be sure, that photographer—Art Streiber—is... More

Details Magazine to Close After December Issue

Posted by on Wednesday November 18, 2015 | Media

Condé Nast will shutter Details, the men’s general interest magazine, after it releases the December issue, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Condé Nast president Bob Sauerberg, who will take over as CEO in January, 2015, told The Wall Street Journal “that at least 20% of the 60 staffers who work at Details will... More