Thursday 2 December 2010
Gonna make a big post today… I have one of my very good friends coming over from Helsinki for a couple of days, which will result in a little blog hiatus, I’d imagine… Hopefully these updates will keep you entertained for the rest for the week…By the way, I just realised PJ Links is one of the 33 blogs/websites Joerg Colberg over at Conscientious considers as his “personal must-reads”… cool no? I think so…Anyways… now to the real business..
Saw this yesterday during my late night virtual photo tours…Great series..
Features and Essays - Ian Teh: Merging Boundaries (Panos Pictures: December 2010) Sino-Russian-North Korean border
Features and Essays - Rena Effendi: Turkey: Istanbul Becomes Magnet for Transgender Migration (Eurasianet.org: November 2010)
I learned about a new photographer the other night…Mae Ryan got in touch to tell she has work up on TIME website… and very good work it is…
Features and Essays - Mae Ryan: Nearing Death,Nuns Contemplate the Other Side (TIME: November 2010)
Lynsey Addario’s work form Egypt published in TIME recently, now on her agency’s website…
Features and Essays – Lynsey Addario: Muslim Brotherhood (VII Network: December 2010) Egypt
Features and Essays - Lynsey Addario: India’s Cities Fail to Keep Up With New Arrivals (NYT: November 2010)
Features and Essays – Ron Haviv: Cholera Epidemic in Haiti (VII: November 2010)
Related on BagNewsNotes…
Articles - Spencer Platt: Journey Through Cholera (BNN: November 2010)
Deutsche Börse photography prize shortlist is out….Bound to be controversial as always….
Articles - Guardian: Deutsche Börse photography prize 2011: the shortlist slideshow (Guardian: December 2010)
Awards - Shortlist released for Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 (BJP: December 2010)
Articles - Guardian: Do the Deutsche Börse prize jury really get photography? (Guardian: December 2010) All four shortlisted photographers are said to ‘interrogate the photographic medium’. Is this a prize just for conceptualists?
My friend Anastasia Taylor- Lind (website / blog / twitter) is giving a talk for Photo Voice at South Place Ethical Society, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL tonight. If you are town and willing to confront the elements, do go, should be treat. I was really hoping to make it to the talk myself…
Just saw this tweeted when I putting together the updates…
Interviews – William Albert Allard (NYT: December 2010)
Watched all twelve Joop Swart Masterclass 2010 interviews last night…Worth watching..
Interviews and Talks – Joop Swart Masterclass 2010 interviews (World Press Photo: December 2010) 3-6 minutes each
One of the Joop Swart Masterclass participants’ new work….
Features and Essays – Dominic Nahr: Keeping Africa’s Deserts at Bay (TIME: December 2010)
Features and Essays - TerraProject: Italian Coastline (burn: December 2010)
Features and Essays - Andrea Diefenbach: Children Heading Households in Moldova (NYT Lens: November 2010)
Photographers – Andrea Diefenbach
Features and Essays – Julio Mitchel: Precarious Survival on the Lower East Side (NYT Lens: November 2010)
Photographers – Julio Mitchel
Interviews - Stephen Shore (BJP: November 2010)
Interviews – Brenda Ann Kenneally (Visura: 2010)
Interviews – Kuni Takahashi (Chicago Tribune: November 2010) “10 Questions with Kuni Takahashi”, a Mumbai-based photojournalist, former Trib photog shares experience freelancing
Interviews - Donald Weber (e-Photoreview: November 2010)
Saw this last night…
TV – BBC: The Weird Adventures of Eadweard Muybridge (BBC iPlayer: December 2010)
Watched this the other night… You should watch it too..Takes only 15 minutes of your precious time…It gets quite emotional at one point…
Interviews and Talks – Aaron Huey : America’s native prisoners of war (TED Talks: 2010) about 15 minutes
Interviews and Talks – Elinor Carucci (enemiesofgoodart.org: 2010)
Man who turned down HCB’s invitation to join Magnum…
Articles - Guardian – Photographer Raymond Cauchetier’s best shot (Guardian: December 2010)
Got an iPad?
Articles / Tutorials – Photoshelter: Using the iPad as a photography portfolio (Photoshelter: November 2010)
Collecting photography? Not me….
Articles - BJP: Injured New York Times photographer recovering (BJP: November 2010)
Article – NYT Lens: ‘It’s the Photographer’ (NYT: November 2010) Joao Silva | “This slide show is taken from the memory card that was in Joao Silva’s camera on Oct. 23 when he stepped on an antipersonnel mine at Checkpoint 16, near the village of Deh-e-Kuchay, Afghanistan.”
Articles - NYT – A Footstep, Then an Explosion and an Urgent Call: ‘Medic!’ (NYT: November 2010) On Joao Silva
Features and Essays – Joao Silva: On Patrol in Kandahar (NYT: November 2010)
Interviews and Talks - Twelve Photographers Speak – A Collection Of YouTube Videos (Pixsylated: 2010)
Photographers – Mauro Corinti
On Monday I put up the link to a BJP news story about Venetia Dearden joining VII Network…and yesterday I was admiring her work on her website and noticed she has a tumblr…
Tumblr – Venetia Dearden
After browsing her website I ended up her commercial representatives’ website….I wonder if they still represent her commercial work now that she is on VII Network…Anyway… Santucci and Co. have some really good photographers, including Clare Shilland, who got the Elle commission as part of Photographic Portrait Prize this year for her portrait of Merle…
Agencies - Santucci and Co.
Twitter - Edmund Clark
Twitter - Elizabeth Avedon
Photographers - Elina Moriya
Twitter - Elina Moriya
Photographers – Sergi Reboredo
Videos – In Harm’s Way (dev.tv: November 2010) “In Harm’s Way?” – a 47 minute documentary produced by dev.tv travels to Afghanistan, Colombia and DRC to examine today’s humanitarian aid and whether it is becoming a casualty of the current political and economic context.