Interviews and Talks | November 2012
Video of Steve McCurry shooting the Pirelli calendar…
Steve McCurry : Pirelli Calendar 2013 behing the scenes video (Telegraph) ‘The world’s most beautiful women, including Karlie Kloss, Petra Nemcova and a heavily pregnant Adriana Lima, cover up for photojournalist Steve McCurry’s Pirelli Calendar.’
Steve McCurry’s Iconic Photographs #1 (Phaidon)
Steve McCurry’s Iconic Photographs #2 (Phaidon)
Steve McCurry (Art Space)
Steve McCurry (YouTube) ‘Steve McCurry shares his expertise and opinions on shooting documentary photography’
Tyler Hicks on working in Gaza.
Tyler Hicks : Working in Gaza (NYT Lens) ‘A Responsibility to Photograph, and Remember’
Bernat Armangué : The war in Gaza: photographing the conflict (Guardian) ‘Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangué tells the story behind some of his images that have featured on front pages around the world in the last week’
Don McCullin trying out Canon gear in this 27 minute video on the CPN site.
Don McCullin (CPN) “The love affair I’ve had with photography has been total commitment and I’ve not taken any short cuts to do it.”
Don McCullin : The Art of Seeing (Guardian) ‘For the veteran war photographer, emotional awareness is the most important aspect of photography’
Barbara Davidson (PhotoShelter Vimeo) Luminance 2012
Photographers and NGOs : When Interest Creates a Conflict (NYT Lens) ‘Ethical Questions Raised by Photographing for NGOs’
Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini (Al Jazeera) ‘Scenes from a Syrian city under siege : An audio slideshow from Aleppo by a photographer who spent two harrowing weeks dodging bullets to cover the conflict.’
Michael Christopher Brown (New Yorker Photo Booth) HBOs Witness: Libya
Photographers Amid Chaos (NYT) On HBOs Witness series
Miguel Medina : Up close and personal with the Syrian rebels (AFP Correspondent blog)
Massoud Hossaini (scmp.com) ‘What’s behind a Pulitzer Prize winning photo?’
Tomas van Houtryve (Oslo Freedom Forum)
Ashley Gilbertson and Ed Kashi (smdlr)
Robin Hammond on his Zimbabwe work.
Robin Hammond (RFI English)
Robin Hammond (Arte TV) NB in French
Old John G Morris interview on C-Span.
John G Morris (C-Span)
I don’t have an iPad, so haven’t experienced using Reuters’ The Wider Image app, but it does look very nice..
Lisa Wiltse (PDN) ‘Breakout Photo Essay of the Year: Lisa Wiltse’s Charcoal Kids of Ulingan’
Scout Tufankjian on the photo of the Obamas hugging which went viral after the Obama campaign tweeted on the election night…
Scout Tufankjian, the photographer of the ‘Most-Liked Photograph of All Time’ (Slate)
Laura Olin : The Photo the Obama Campaign Almost Used for Its Victory Tweet (Slate) ‘How did the Obama campaign decide to use that photo of Barack and Michelle Obama hugging to accompany its victory tweet? The photo that became the most-retweeted, most liked photo in social media history? Campaign social media honcho Laura Olin filled Slate in by email on the gametime decision—and showed us the photo that almost made the cut.’
Damon Winter on photographing Obama in 2008 and 2012 (NYT) ‘A Face More Careworn, a Crowd Less Joyful’
Fascinating video of Stephen Wilkes talking about his Day to Night project…
Stephen Wilkes and his Day to Night project (CBS video on PetaPixel)
Jim Urquhart : Portraying polygamy (Reuters Photographers blog)
Brian Finke (LA Times Framework blog) ‘reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke’
David Alan Harvey on the Vogue Italy site.
David Alan Harvey (Vogue Italy)
Elliott Erwitt (Art Space)
Peter Marlow on photographing English cathedrals (Magnum)
Harry Gruyaert’s best photograph – waiting for a Belgian parade (Guardian)
Gideon Mendel (BBC)
Pieter Hugo (YouTube)
Joel Meyerowitz (NYT) ‘A Restless Lifetime of Paying Attention’
Joel Meyerowitz : A Question of Color — Answered (NYT Lens)
Joel Meyerowitz : ‘brilliant mistakes … amazing accidents’ (Guardian) | The photographer, best known for his 9/11 pictures, talks about his new book, which celebrates his 50 years of finding the ‘wow’ factor in everyday places
Joel Meyerowitz interview by Olivia Bee : ‘The Young Gun Meets the Living Legend’ (Vice)
Fred R. Conrad on photographing Meyerowitz (NYT Lens)
Lauren Greenfield on the Bait and Switch of “The Queen of Versailles” and the Importance of Good Cinematography (Documentary Channel blog)
Paul Moakley (rereveal.com)
Larissa Leclair : The Indie Photobook Library (Lightbox)
Isa Leshko (PDN) ‘Sustaining a Long-Term Photo Project’
Photographer Daniel Beltrá on his Greenpeace mission to the Arctic (Guardian) audio slideshow
Two part Ben Lowy interview on A Photo Editor.
Sony World Photography awards Student Focus winner Asef Ali Mohammad shares his hopes and fears as he starts his career in photography (Guardian) ‘What is life like for emerging student photographers?’
How Iwan Baan got his amazing NYC/Hurricane Sandy cover for the New York Magazine.
New York Magazine director of photography Jody Quon on Baan’s cover (Time Lightbox Tumblr)
Great Reuters TV video of their photographers describing documenting Sandy and its aftermath
Reuters photographers show images of the devastation caused by hurricane Sandy (Reuters TV) ‘A witness to Sandy’s wrath’
Andrew Burton : photographing Sandy (ABC News)
Levon Biss on photographing Mario Balotelli (Lightbox)
Melissa Golden (Digital Photo Pro)
John Delaney on Hoboken, New Jersey (BJP)
In My Bag – by Daniel Berman (Photo Brigade)