Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday January 5, 2018 | Media

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“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.” 
― Maya Angelou


Six Ways Photographers Can Avoid Isolation – RF

A Controversial Literary Take on Avedon – NYT

Is Trump a Conceptual Artist? Really? – HyperAllergic

A Digital Dark Age Is Coming – PDN

The Photographer & Process Behind Iconic Rock Photos – Vice

This Is Our Best Hope for Mature Hollywood Movies – G&M

The Case for Black and White – Outdoor Photographer

Walker Evans, Hero of the Vernacular Style – Aperture

Make a Film Without Knowing How to Make a Film – MM

8 Photo Rules You Should Totally Break – Huck

The Photog Who Visited Every Brothel in Nevada – DM

The Year in Experimental Film – Film Comment

The Visual Effects of #MeToo – Reading the Pictures

7 Criminally Underseen Indie Films of 2017 – No Film School

The Role of the Instant Camera in an Instagram World – Slate

Why I Shoot Film – Emulsive

Sharks, a Predator in Peril – Witness

Tech: Make Colors Pop in Photoshop | Speedlights + Photoshop Blending!

POTD: Growing Up and Growing Old | Where Women Rule 



Film cuts, a rapid transition from scene to scene, should have disoriented humans who had never seen such a thing in nature before. And yet, we collectively took to the cinema like nerds to Comic Con. Aeon explores just why that is.