There were plenty of great reads published this week–hopefully you can block off a quiet hour or two to enjoy them.
Annie Leibovitz on Shooting Rock Stars – Biography
How Photographers Find and Define Meaning – Rangefinder
Trying to Reinvent a Foundering Movie Business – New Yorker
Who Controls Your Facebook Feed? – Slate
“Making a Murder” and the Shift in Documentary Filmmaking – Review Journal
Find past Weekend Reads here.
Bourdain was critical of the single story, critical of widely held stereotypes and perhaps most critical of his own position as a masterful storyteller. More ›
Celebrity photographer Chris Buck, who is known for getting subjects to do unexpected things on set, will host a workshop called “The Surprising Portrait” in New York City on November 10-12. “Nothing charms like a surprise, yet in portraiture there seems to be so little of it,” Buck says, explaining that most photographers only “flatter... More ›
Celebrity photo shoots are a challenge because photographers often get five minutes to shoot. For photographers who like to shoot conceptual portraits, the secret is preparation. Chris Buck is known for his quirky, humorous portraits that push the boundaries of editorial photography. He doesn’t shoot to satisfy or flatter his celebrity subjects; he’s shooting for... More ›