If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS. « Vincent Laforet’s Blog

If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS.

The irony in all of this, is that digital can be said to have diminished the perceived value of CRAFT or of a CRAFTSPERSON since we began this decade.

If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS. « Vincent Laforet’s Blog

Paying Homage To Julian Richards, An Irreverent, Demented Master Of Ceremonies Disguised As An Agent | A Photo Editor

Paying Homage To Julian Richards, An Irreverent, Demented Master Of Ceremonies Disguised As An Agent

i immediately called julian and explained the situation. after a barrage of hysterical ricky gervais-esque retorts, he said, “i’ve got it! if he wants an outlandish, perverted personality, let’s give it to him. let’s do the call again after the weekend.”

“how would that change anything?” i asked.

“because i’ll pretend to be the photographer.”

Paying Homage To Julian Richards, An Irreverent, Demented Master Of Ceremonies Disguised As An Agent | A Photo Editor

Work From The Medium Festival of Photography 2014 – Part 1 | A Photo Editor

Work From The Medium Festival of Photography 2014 – Part 1

Fortunately, I did get to see a nice variety of photography to share with you here. And I even get to use the word “dick” again, as it was tossed about with shocking abandon by the keynote lecturer, Duane Michals. I kid you not, that dude said “dick” at least 15 times within the first three minutes of his lecture.

Work From The Medium Festival of Photography 2014 – Part 1 | A Photo Editor

With $10,000 Grant, Photographer Orchestrates Panoramic of Mile-Long Street

With $10,000 Grant, Photographer Orchestrates Panoramic of Mile-Long Street

Sean Busher was looking for a project to herald the return of The Light Factory—a non-profit gallery and photo education center in Charlotte, North Carolina–when he hit upon an audacious idea: Recruit dozens of volunteers to create two panoramic images of both sides of Charlotte’s historic main drag

With $10,000 Grant, Photographer Orchestrates Panoramic of Mile-Long Street

ICP Appoints Fred Ritchin to Make Sense of Photography’s Future – LightBox

ICP Appoints Fred Ritchin to Make Sense of Photography’s Future

“There are 880 billion images taken in one year. We are all documenting and taking pictures through these new vehicles,” he recently told the New York Times. “But who is making sense of that? You still need to have a professional eye being an arbiter of this communication, and that is the role I see ICP playing.”

ICP Appoints Fred Ritchin to Make Sense of Photography’s Future – LightBox