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.
Photographer Terry Richardson is under investigation by the New York City police department, following accusations of sexual assault by two former models, according to the New York Daily News. Through his attorneys, Richardson has denied the allegations. Caron Bernstein, a former Ford model, told the Daily News last month that Richardson sexually assaulted her at... More ›
This Friday marks another major event in the intergalactic battle between good and evil with the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” It is the eighth episode of the 40-year Star Wars saga. To stoke anticipation and ticket sales, the cast has been speed dating with the media. The New York Times got 30... More ›
Celebrity publicists are often quick to reject good portrait ideas from photographers and photo editors. They’re afraid photographers will make their clients look bad. But Greg Garry, photo editor for OUT magazine, has strategies for getting around their caution. “One of my secret weapons is I usually present my favorite idea second,” he says. “You... More ›