Link: FLASH FORWARD FESTIVAL BOSTON 2014 | LENSCRATCH
Link: How to write about your photographs | Conscientious Photography Magazine
I frequently run into being asked by photographer how they can become better at writing about their own work. This is not an easy topic to talk about, certainly not without using specific examples. But I thought I’d do so anyway, in the hope that those who are interested in it might get something out of it.
Link: Hey Photographers! Facebook Changed Again (and this time, they want you to pay)PhotoShelter Blog
It’s happened. Facebook, aka the free marketing platform we have come to know and love, now wants businesses and organizations to pay to engage with their own fans and followers. If you’ve noticed your reach and “likes” declining lately, you’re not alone.
Link: PDNPulse » US Supreme Court Declines New Mexico Wedding Photog’s Discrimination Case
He wrote in that decision: “A commercial photography business that offers its services to the public, thereby increasing its visibility to potential clients, is subject to the anti-discrimination provisions of the [New Mexico Human Rights Act] and must serve same-sex couples on the same basis that it serves opposite-sex couples.”
Link: Between Twilight and Dawn | Thoughts of a Bohemian
The world of professional photography has been scratching its head trying to figure out why so many casual photographers are having as much success, if not more, than they are. After all, on one side you have experience, adequate equipment, preparation, knowledge and on the other, well, we don’t really know.
Link: PDNPulse » PDN’s 30 Photographers Provide Career Tips to Aspiring Photographers
A panel featuring three of this year’s PDN’s 30 photographers discussed strategies for building a successful career and offered a wealth of useful tips to an audience of students and industry professionals at the School of Visual Arts theater in New York last evening.
Link: Future Shock: Google Glass and Photography | the literate lens
But this is just the beginning. In Levoy’s view (explained partially in this article), with the possible exception of photojournalism, “straight” photography is about to become a relic of the past. Instead, “everything will be an amalgam, an interpretation, an enhancement, or a variation—either by the photographer as auteur or by the camera itself—under manual control or fully automatically.”