Allen Murabayashi chatted with Houston based photographer Robert Seale about the 11 essential tips all photographers must know before going freelance. Robert, an established corporate, advertising and editorial photographer knows a thing or two about running a successful photography business
could die tomorrow, and I would have had the grandest life I could have imagined.” —Maggie Steber
A Tribute to Discomfort brings the viewer through Cory’s stunning work, his unique sense of humor, and his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity
Using video and allowing people to look into his eyes as he recounts what happened has more impact than a single frame, for example, of him in that moment. That’s not to say that a photograph combined with other images from the whole story wouldn’t have impact; I just think that in this particular situation, video more vividly communicated the impact of pollution on this man and his community. The combination of being able to look into someone’s eyes and also hear their voice, is a powerful one.
On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Aperture hosted a panel discussion addressing street photography in the twenty-first century, featuring Philip-Lorca diCorcia, James Nares, and Katherine A. Bussard. The panel was moderated by Brian Sholis, associate curator of photography at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
Why do I need this new camera? What makes this different than all the other times I thought I needed a new camera as much as I think I need a new camera now? Stop. Breathe. I need to think about the time, resources, and headaches I put into video in the past and I need to honestly assess where I’m going with it now and if it truly justifies the time and resources and headaches I’m going to put into it again.
“When we look at images, we understand something about the world. But it’s always in the context of ourselves—it’s a universal language.” —Amy Toensing