Photography

24 extraordinary photos from a gifted outdoor photographer – CNET

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The last several weeks I’ve been sharing some of my favorite Instagram accounts so you can liven up your feed. Just to give you a sampling, previously I’ve written about Kookslams, JonTaylorSweet and nextsubject among many others. This week I have an outdoor photographer with such an impressive Instagram account that it’s hard to find even one less-than-amazing shot. Seriously, scrolling through Callum Snape’s feed is just one jaw-dropping photo…

Nest reportedly announcing 4K security camera later this month – The Verge

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nest is apparently just a week or so away from introducing the next generation of its home security camera. According to Android Police, the new Nest Cam will be an indoor camera capable of recording footage in 4K. But there’s a twist: rather than saving and streaming the footage in 4K, Nest will use the extra resolution to provide a better zoom function for the camera. That way, if the…

Boundary is a modular, magnetic backpack for work, travel, and photography – The Verge

Monday, May 22, 2017

The great white whale of backpacks is the one pack that fits any occasion. Buy a bag that’s perfect for the daily commute and it probably won’t fit all your camera gear. Buy a backpack big enough for a weekend getaway and it’ll look like a deflated corpse of canvas on your way to the office. That’s where the promise of modularity comes in. What is it? The Boundary Prima…

Billy Bush: Trump changes when the camera is on – Washington Examiner

Monday, May 22, 2017

Billy Bush has very little to say to President Trump after the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape was leaked just weeks before the election, prompting his firing from NBC’s “Today.” “I guess if the president of the United States calls, you take the call,” Bush responded when asked what he would say to the president if Trump called him after reading Bush’s interview in the Hollywood Reporter — his first since…

‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate – Sacramento Bee

Monday, May 22, 2017

Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled “Migrant Mother” became the late photographer’s most famous work, capturing the dirt and despair of that era through the eyes of a…

‘Sea Sorrow’: Why Vanessa Redgrave Stepped Behind the Camera … – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, May 22, 2017

“In the film, I’m just trying to express my own anguish by expressing other people’s,’ the screen icon, who recalls her childhood “evacuee” experience, tells THR. After an astounding career as an actress, in which she has won virtually every accolade possible — including an Oscar, two Golden Globes, two Emmys and numerous Tonys and Olivier awards for her stage work — Vanessa Redgrave has decided, at the spry age…

Photographer Susan Meiselas on documenting women’s refuges – The Guardian

Monday, May 22, 2017

By her own account, it took Susan Meiselas, a celebrated Magnum photographer and former recipient of a MacArthur “genius” fellowship , some time to get interested in the Black Country. Invited by Multistory, a community arts charity based in Sandwell, near Birmingham, to seek inspiration there – the organisation has previously worked with other Magnum photographers, including Martin Parr – initially, she found herself just a touch underwhelmed. “My first…

Why Vanessa Redgrave Stepped Behind the Camera for Refugee Doc ‘Sea Sorrow’ – Hollywood Reporter

Sunday, May 21, 2017

“In the film, I’m just trying to express my own anguish by expressing other people’s,’ the screen icon, who recalls her childhood “evacuee” experience, tells THR. After an astounding career as an actress, in which she has won virtually every accolade possible — including an Oscar, two Golden Globes, two Emmys and numerous Tonys and Olivier awards for her stage work — Vanessa Redgrave has decided, at the spry age…

Photographer Susan Meiselas on documenting women’s refuges – The Guardian

Sunday, May 21, 2017

By her own account, it took Susan Meiselas, a celebrated Magnum photographer and former recipient of a MacArthur “genius” fellowship , some time to get interested in the Black Country. Invited by Multistory, a community arts charity based in Sandwell, near Birmingham, to seek inspiration there – the organisation has previously worked with other Magnum photographers, including Martin Parr – initially, she found herself just a touch underwhelmed. “My first…

‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate – Sacramento Bee

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled “Migrant Mother” became the late photographer’s most famous work, capturing the dirt and despair of that era through the eyes of a…

‘Claire’s Camera’ (‘Keul-le-eo-ui ka-me-la’): Film Review | Cannes 2017 – Hollywood Reporter

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Isabelle Huppert toplines in Hong Sang-soo’s teasing allegory about life and art, set at the Cannes Film Festival. The eternal question of whether cinema, and art in general, can make a difference in people’s lives gets a light-hearted affirmative answer in Hong Sang-soo’s breezy 69-minute celebration of the mysterious power of filmmaking, Claire’s Camera. Three months after the Berlin bow of On the Beach at Night Alone, the prolific…