Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday September 1, 2017 | Media

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“Reading is thinking with someone else’s head instead of ones own.” 
― Arthur Schopenhauer


Photographers, Beware Violent Antifa Protesters – PetaPixel

That Fake Hurricane Harvey Photo Part of Larger Problem – USA Today

There’s a New Camera Out Today – Christopher Swan

Covering Harvey When It Hits Home – PDN

The Harvey Portrait That Changed Our Minds About Refugees – RTP

Street Photography: Social Action or Self Indulgence? – Huffington Post

Surviving the Wrath of Harvey – Rangefinder

It’s Easy for Hollywood to Stop Whitewashing – Wired

Holding a Mirror to Perfect Societies – British Journal of Photography

The Photograph That Helped Me Finish My Book – Lit Hub

Life Lessons, or Searching for the Right Rangefinder – Japan Camera Hunter

A Visual Historian in Real Time – Lens

Building a Career as a Self Taught Photographer – Huck

You Probably Think This Art Is About You – American Interest

Is Silicon Valley Destroying the Art Market? – Vanity Fair

How YouTube Perfected the Feed – The Verge

Tech: Sony Redefines Action Cam | Lomography Goes Square

POTD: Stalking a Serial Killer | Picturing Detroit Hip Hop


Oriana Koren shares tips and advice on how to make it as an editorial photographer, gleaned from her experience as a woman of color in a predominantly white male business. In our video interview, she describes how she leveraged prejudice to motivate herself, learned how to pitch stories to get editors to respond to her emails, and developed a niche that has propelled her career. She talks about portfolio reviews and self-doubt with words of encouragement every photographer will appreciate.