Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday December 16, 2016 | Media

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“Reading itself is an amazing activity: You glance at a thin, flat object made from a tree…and the voice of the author begins to speak inside your head. (Hello!)” ― Carl Sagan


Meet Our Photographer of the Year – Nat Geo

The Fear of Documentary Filmmakers in the Trump Era – CJR

Truthers Insist My Sandy Hook Photos Were

Encryption Won’t Help Photojournalists – TechCrunch

Instagram Wants to Be Pinterest, TooCo.Design

The Camera Is a Dancer –  Moviemaker

A Candid Q&A with Chase Jarvis – Rangefinder

This New Photo Zine Is the Lick – BJP

Revealing Stories of the ‘Trans List’CBS

The Secrets of Successful Grant Writing – PDN

Polaroid Photos Are Back

How Digital Photography Reinvented Itself – Digital Trends

The Filmmaker Who Still Can’t Be Heard – Voice of America

The Best Photojournalism of 2016 – The Onion



The Steadicam is, like Google, a noun and a verb. It has left an indelible mark in filmmaking, as NPR details in this deep dive.

See a master clip of some of the best Steadicam shots in motion picture history.