Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

PPE 2014: Leading The Revolution in Smartphone Photography

Posted by on Saturday November 1, 2014 | Uncategorized

At a panel held at PhotoPlus Expo on Thursday, October 30, panelists discussed the various ways smartphone photography is affecting visual communication and the photography industry. The talk, titled “Leading the Revolution in Smartphone Photography,” featured TIME magazine Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise, Kira Pollack; photographer Benjamin Lowy; visual communication strategist Stephen Mayes; and... More

The Failure in Crowd-Sourcing News Photos

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Media, Photojournalism

At a time of cost cutting for media budgets, lots of news organizations imagine that user-generated content can fill the void. But the recent failure of crowd-sourced news photos of Hurricane Sandy, and the shortage of coverage of other climate change-fueled disasters around the world, demonstrate how far we are from truly democratizing the medium... More

Can Flood Damaged Prints Be Saved?

Posted by on Friday November 2, 2012 | Fine Art

Hurricane Sandy caused flooding of gallery storage areas in New York and elsewhere earlier this week. Paul Messier, a Boston-based expert on the conservation of photographs and works on paper, has worked as a consultant to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and other institutions.... More