The Internet has proven to be a blessing and a curse for photographers. This week video related content takes the top two spots of this weeks Speedlinks. Interviews that would not have been as easily accessible only a couple of years ago are now only a click away… What Make’s Photographers Click? – PixChannel (via A Photo Editor) A collection of interviews from a variety of top notch photographers.
Chris Jordon discusses his socially conscious photography and photographic art installations. Chris Jordon Presentation Video – TED Just when you thought you had the kick-ass setup at home or in your office Chase shows off a pimped photography van he had the opportunity of using on one of his last photography assignments. Chase Jarvis SHORTS: Pimped Photography Van – Chase Jarvis Another reminder why bein
Click to Enlarge This past week the news has been full of stories about high gasoline prices, expanding domestic drilling and various politicians perspectives on the issue. Now that most every American is feeling the squeeze due to higher gasoline prices pro-oil politicians are trying their best to convince the average American that domestic drilling is the answer to their problem. Sadly nothing could be farther to t
I found recent news of an on going dispute between Robert Wyland and the California Coastal Commission over the use of his whale tail license plate design quite interesting. I actually have this license plate on my car and never knew it was a Robert Wyland design. In short Wyland is asking that 20% of future revenue be donated to his art foundation and the California Coastal Commission is not interested. The licensin
I was catching up on my blog reading briefly this morning and happened to catch a brief entry on Lawrence Lessig’s blog about an online petition he felt compelled to sign: “Against the Orphan Works Act of 2008“. As many of you may know Mr. Lessig has been vocal in his opposition to the current form of the Orphans Work Legislation now being reviewed in Washington D.C. His op-ed piece in the New York
This past week was an exceptionally busy week for me, but with in the cracks of free time in my schedule I found some great articles. The following are a mixture of articles from some of my favorite web sites and magazines. Enjoy! Green Photographic Papers – Graf Nature Photography Mark Graf discusses an interesting article buy Dr. Joe Zammit-Lucia on Green-In-Print, a guide to environmentally friendly choices
Here in the US it’s a 3-day weekend, today being Memorial Day, and although I won’t be posting any new articles or photos I wanted to point those checking in to a few articles/podcasts I’ve written/taken part in recently. This hopefully will satiate your appetite for new content until I’m back online tomorrow. Podcasts PhotoNetCast Podcast Episode #4 – Keeping your photos safe with regul
I’ve come across one web site and one article that was just too interesting to wait to pass on in a weekend speedlinks post. I’m certain that the readers of this blog will find these posts of interest. Enjoy! The World Press Photo Awards put up a web site with winning photographs and photographer interviews from 2008 and 2007. The photographs are incredible and the stories behind them make for a great lis