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Eggleston to Photo Community: Don’t Bother Me

Posted by on Tuesday April 23, 2013 | Fine Art, Fun

Reclusive photographer William Eggleston has deigned to take a few written questions from photographers, curators, and fans, and the questions, along with his responses, were published yesterday in British newspaper The Independent. Among those who posed questions were Martin Parr, Nina Berman, Alec Soth, Jason Evans, Tate Modern photo curator Simon Baker, and Brett Rogers,... More

Photog Uses Crappy Client Photos to Get Hired

Posted by on Tuesday March 12, 2013 | Business, Fun

Photographer James Hodgins of Sudbury, Ontario has come up with a creative visual solution for a perennial marketing challenge: Convincing clients who think they can shoot their own photography that they will get better results if they hire a professional photographer. “People are visual. When you start talking lights, they tune you out,” Hodgins says. ... More

Photog Celebrates 30th B-day by Raising $30K for Charity

Posted by on Thursday June 14, 2012 | Fun, Social Media/Web

San Francisco-based photographer Lisa Wiseman has created an online photography project that she’s using to help raise $30,000 in 30 days for GLIDE, a San Francisco social services organization that provides food, healthcare and training to needy people. To raise the funds Wiseman, who has volunteered with GLIDE for several years, and a group of... More

Inaugural Photoville Event in Brooklyn to Feature 35 Exhibitions, Unique Photo Installation

Posted by on Tuesday April 3, 2012 | Events, Fine Art, Fun

United Photo Industries, a Brooklyn-based collective dedicated to exhibiting and promoting photography, has announced their first major event, which will take place at a river-front park in Brooklyn, New York, this summer from June 22-July 1. Dubbed “Photoville,” the event at Brooklyn Bridge Park, will feature 35 concurrent exhibitions of photography from all over the... More

Russell Brand Charged for Throwing Photog’s iPhone Through Window

Posted by on Friday March 16, 2012 | Celebrity, Fun, Photojournalism

New Orleans police charged actor Russell Brand yesterday with two misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property for throwing a photographer’s iPhone through a window. Bail was set at $5,000 and Brand was sent on his way. Brand turned himself in after police issued a warrant for his arrest in response to photographer Timothy Jackson’s... More

Russell Brand Faces Arrest for Destroying Photog’s iPhone as “Tribute” to Steve Jobs

Posted by on Thursday March 15, 2012 | Celebrity, Fun

Beware of iPhone wrecker Russell Brand. The actor (and ex-Mr. Katy Perry) is wanted by the New Orleans police for allegedly destroying the iPhone of paparazzo Timothy Jackson. According to news reports, Brand snatched Jackson’s iPhone and threw it through a window as the photographer was attempting to take a picture of him earlier this... More