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
is black and white a gimmick? Given that humans see in color, is converting a photo to black and white, an act of self-importance? A way to make an image appear to be more significant than it otherwise might be in color?
Instagram is now facing the biggest challenge of its short existence. Now that it has succeeded in becoming a top mobile destination and successfully sold itself for a large amount of capital, it needs to perform two things well. One, remain relevant and second, get the next 100 million users. No easy task.
Edelman reminded the audience that artists can “always raise prices but can’t lower them.” Photographers should start low, and if an edition sells quickly the price should increase slowly.
And then you write, “realize that my advice isn’t probably any good– because I have never made a full-time living just from shooting.”
And I can’t help but wonder why on earth didn’t you just lead with that sentence?
From business and gear advice to staying true to your inner artist, and just simply being nice – take notes, cause these nuggets of wisdom are pure gold
if you are a photographer, next time you disagree with an edit, keep in mind that this might be the last time you get a chance to complain. Next time, you could be facing an algorithm who will not care about your comments