It’s a sad truism that one of the few reliable ways to make money in photography seems to be to extract it from other photographers, who are often willing to pay for any professional leg up in what is a painfully competitive field. Exorbitantly expensive portfolio reviews, competitions and workshops are all examples of this tendency, and while I have no problem with any of these services being offered for a reasonable fee, the amounts that are charged often seem really difficult to justify.
Quentin Bajac, the new chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, writes about his inaugural exhibition exploring the history of photography made within the four walls of the studio space.
All photos in this article are copyrighted by Joel Meyerowitz. I am surprised I haven't written an article about Joel Meyerowitz yet. He is one of the living legends and masters in street photography, currently at 75 years old.
GRAPHS have long been used by economists, statisticians and mathematicians—professionals not renowned for their aesthetic sensibilities—to illustrate relationships and explain data, be they unemployment figures, temperature readings or presidential approval ratings. They can help predict the futures of companies, governments and populations, and are rarely considered inspirational by artists. But G.T. Pellizzi disagrees.
Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive. There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data - tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years. So what can we expect? Which innovative ideas are already being used? And what are the most creative approaches to present data in ways we've never thought before? Let's take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools.
“Henri,” according to American photographer Willard Van Dike, “who was not only an intellectual but a maverick, used to go down to Wall Street so he could find a Rolls-Royce or a Cadillac to spit on.” Yet in 1936, when the leftwing Front Populaire
Photos in this article are from my on-going "Colors" series. I recently read a book titled: "Die Empty: Unleash your Best Work Everyday" and found great inspiration in it. It is a great book in which the premise is easy: will you die with all of your dreams, aspirations, and talents inside of you--
“Of all arts, for us cinema is the most important.”—Lenin, 1919 An exhibition of Soviet silent-era film posters now underway at London’s Gallery for Russian Arts and Design features, among many treasures, a fair few of the important works of the...