Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday June 1, 2018 | Media

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“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” 
― Joyce Carol Oates


The Camera That Takes Perfect Pictures – Witness

A Suitcase Full of Photographic Wonder – BBC

Lauren Greenfield Skewers the West’s Greed – Huck

A Pioneer of Collaborative Photography – PDN

Remixing Portrait Lighting – Rangefinder

AI Is Already Changing What We Think About Photography – Forbes

Innovative, Process-Based Work from Female ArtistsJuxtapose

A Walk on the Street Photography Wild Side – Street Photography

Spielberg Gets VR Very Wrong – Weekly Riff

Outdated Rules Are Killing Museums, Here’s How to Fix That – Artsy

In Praise of Journeyman Directors – Collider

Contemporary Photography’s Ugly Game – Conscientious Photography

Deana Lawson’s Kingdom of Restored Glory – New Yorker

Boy Who Cradled a Dying RFK Recounts Story Behind Image – NPR

The Puzzle of Beauty – Aeon

What’s In an Image? – Aperture

7 Painful Lessons I Learned Making My Thesis Film – No Film School

Some Great Film Cameras Are Biting the Dust – PDN

What Gary Ross Can Teach You About Filmmaking – Film School Rejects

Don’t Feel Guilty About Not Doing AnythingThe Conversation

POTD: Incredible Room-Sized Photographs, Pre-Photoshop

Tech: New Orlit Flash Plays Well w/ Canon | Mirrorless EVFs Are Going to Improve

Deal of the Week: Big Canon Lens Savings | GoPro Hero 5 Sale



Daniel DeArco reflects on what he calls the “photographer’s paradox” and how easy it is to lose sight of some important truths.