Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday March 23, 2018 | Media

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“More than at any other time, when I hold a beloved book in my hand my limitations fall from me, my spirit is free.” 
― Helen Keller


The Time for Art Is Now – Paris Review

The Passionate Photo Colorizers Humanizing the Past – Atlas Obscura

Why Documentary Sequels Are on the Rise – The Guardian

How to Succeed in Advertising Photography – PDN

What New York Photo Editors Want to SeeAperture

Inside YouTube’s Fake Views Economy – The Outline

Picturing the 1970s – New York Times

Pushing Documentary Photography to the Limit – Conscientious Photography

Soderbergh’s All iPhone Movie Shows iPhone’s Weakness – Verge

When Will Women Lead Storytelling in Hollywood? – Clyde Fitch

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Portfolio – Rangefinder

Seven Reasons I Shoot Film in 2018 – PetaPixel

Film As Verb: Documentary in Post-Factual Age – After Image

When Shooting Portraits, I Often Feel Awkward – BJP

The Rise of the Photographer Film – UN of Photography

Three Decades of ‘American Experience’ – Documentary 

The Fight Over Leisure Time – Democracy

POTD: Fifty Years of Joel Meyerowitz

Tech: Great Budget Cine Lenses | Nikon’s New Filmmaker Kit

Weekend Deal: Trade Your DSLR for $500 Off a Sony Full Frame



With cries to #deletefacebook ringing through social media, many people are reevaluating their relationship with social media of all forms. But for photographers, social media can be a commercial lifeline and cutting it off can’t be casually done. Filmmaker and photographer Dave Morrow recounts his experience walking away from a large social media following to focus on his website and other work.