Photography for me has changed now. You know, now everybody is a photographer,...– WOOOOOOORD ! Larry Clark (via rebekahseok) Amen. Terry Richardson is a fucking horrible photography, and the main reason he made it big was his father, and the fact that he takes sexually provocative pictures of women. Fuck him in the ass.
lensandimage: I Still Shoot Film: 11 Reasons To Shoot Film istillshootfilm: 1. Film is cool. Seriously. The scientific process of capturing an image on film, developing and then printing it on paper is one of the most awesome things you can ever see. It’s like magic. 2. Film produces a tangible result. In the modern world, technology has allowed us to do everything…
Clayton Cubitt Every Day: The future of... →
claytoncubitt: Imagine an always-on 360 degree HD wearable video camera. With a constant feed of all that she might see, the photographer is freed from instant reaction to the Decisive Moment, and then only faced with the Decisive Area to be in, and perhaps the Decisive Angle. Evolve this further into a…
Having been made irrelevant through ubiquity, photography as an art is now...– Twitter / claytoncubitt (via claytoncubitt) Interesting point. While yes, I agree that there is a lot mediocre photography around, and that as a whole lowers the bar for exceptional work. A shot of a cart in the street of Paris, similar to Eugene Atget, isn’t relevant in today’s photo...
davidtribby: I hate when an artist comes to a village in an impoverished area and creates large “urban art” projects, transforming their environment with oversized abstractions. Why not build them a well instead of painting their entire landscape blue. It takes audacity to transform an environment that is not your own. Good point.
Josh Wool: Chuck Close →
joshwool: “The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are…
Pictures of Paris from the 1900's, in Color →
There was a technique called Autochrome Lumier, and it was invented by Auguste and Louis Lumière. It is breath-taking. I highly suggest you look at these.
Stop playing with your phone and eat your food. →
davidtribby: Interesting article.. Tho I almost regurgitated my lunch when I came across this line on the second page - “Even Valery Rizzo, who teaches a class in iPhone food photography, thinks the trend has crossed a line.” Ugh. Please Just Stop.