Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday July 14, 2017 | Media

“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head.” 
― Paul Auster


How Instagram Learns from Your Likes to Keep You Hooked – Fast Company

Leica, the Camera that Freed the World – The Guardian

The Story of One of the Most Famous Images EverArtsy

What My Camera Saw As My Parents Died of Cancer – NPR

How Photographers Can Make the Right Ethical Choices – PDN

A Prestigious Art Exhibits Is Snubbing Photography – Aperture

Why Cameras Are About to Get Smaller – The Economist

Behind the Gonzo Photography of William S. Burroughs – Huck

What the Racist Is Supposed to Look Like – Reading the Pictures

Are Landscape Photographers Risking Too Much? – DigitalRev

From Wedding to Conservation Photographer – Rangefinder

An Indie Filmmaker Attempts to Assemble Gear – MovieMaker

No, You Can’t Use My Photo On Instagram for Free – PetaPixel

What Filmmakers Should Do About Net Neutrality – MovieMaker

Mark Zuckerberg Is Close to Destroying Snapchat – CNBC

New Gear: The Case That Turns Your iPhone into a Real Camera

POTD: The Stories Behind 100 Great Street Photographs



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