Interviews, Talks, and Articles | January 2013
Interviews and Talks
Lens blog interviewed Lynsey Addario about photographing female marines after the U.S. Department of Defense made the announcement about dropping the ban on female soldiers in combat.
Lynsey Addario : Women Shooting on the Front Lines (NYT Lens)
Brent Stirton (Interview Magazine)
Always found Alex Webb’s work so beautiful and intriguing.
Alex Webb : Rendering a Complex World, in Color and Black-and-White (NYT Lens)
10 minutes with Moises Saman (Thisisthewhat)
Ed Ou (Ted blog)
John G. Morris (elrectanguloenlamano blog)
Newsweek, which sadly stopped publishing in print end of 2012, interviewed some of the big name photographers who shot for the print issue along the years.
Behind The Lens (Newsweek) Newsweek photographers share, in their own words, how they captured the iconic images they shot while on assignment for the magazine
David Bailey (Guardian)
Terrific interview with TIME’s Director of Photography, Kira Pollack.
Kira Pollack (NPPA)
Chris Johns : The Best Photos of 2012 (NatGeo)
In conversation with Olivia Arthur (Harper’s Bazaar)
Ben Lowy : Advice on Creating a Brand for Your Photo Business (PhotoShelter)
Spencer Murphy (Photo Monitor)
Schaul Schwarz’s Narco Cultura is finally coming out. Schwarz interviewed in Sundance.
Shaul Schwarz (Sundance on YouTube)
Shaul Schwarz (Indiewire)
Christopher Morris (Emaho Magazine)
Ashley Gilbertson (Prison Photography)
Katie Orlinsky (Atlantic)
Nicole Tung on missing journalist James Foley (CPJ) ‘James Foley, a U.S. freelance journalist, was abducted in Syria in November. His colleague and friend Nicole Tung, a freelance photographer, spoke to CPJ about her experience working and traveling with Foley. A petition appealing for Foley’s release can be signed here.’
Couple interviews with Christopher Anderson.
Interview with Christopher Anderson (FK Magazine)
Christopher Anderson (Vogue)
Annie Leibovitz on Photography: “You Cannot Underestimate the Power of the Sitter” (blogs.browardpalmbeach.com)
Simon Roberts (Photographer’s blog)
Really enjoyed this 10 minute video with Bryan Denton.
Bryan Denton (Corbis on YouTube)
Donna Ferrato (YouTube)
Lynsey Addario (Youtube)
Mary Ellen Mark (YouTube)
Bernat Armangue interviewed on BBC website.
Bernat Armangue (BBC)
Walter Astrada (Alexia Foundation)
Louie Palu (Alexia Foundation)
Narciso Contreras, who did amazing work in Syria during 2012, interviewed by The Guardian.
Narciso Contreras : The Syrian conflict: a war photographer’s story (Guardian)
Timothy Fadek (Image Deconstructed)
Lynsey Addario (Monocle 24)
Lynsey Addario (Huffington Post)
Sebastian Junger (Huffington Post Live)
Sebastian Junger (Radio West)
Todd Heisler (Photostories Conference talk 2011 on YouTube)
Paul Moakley (PhotoStories Conference talk 2011 on YouTube)
Don McCullin : ‘Photojournalism has had it. It’s all gone celebrity’ (Guardian)
Jon Levy : The World According to Me (Foto8)
Oscar B. Castillo (Leica blog)
Stephen Wilkes (xritephoto)
Jonathan Worth (BBC)
Mads Nissen (IdeasTap)
Newsha Tavakolian (Roads and Kingdoms)
Camille Seaman (TED blog)
Venetia Dearden – a lifestyle more than a career (Hoikenoli)
Phillip Jones Griffiths (Aperture)
John Vink (The Digital Photobook)
Olivier Laurent (IdeasTap)
Toby Smith and Robert Leslie (World Photo Org)
Great piece of writing by Adam McCauley on Ashley Gilbertson and the psychological cost of covering conflict.
Overexposed: A Photographer’s War With PTSD (Atlantic)
Issouf Sanogo writes about photographing the French soldier with the skeleton mask…Certainly one of the most memorable photos from Mali.
Unmasking a controversy in Mali by Issoud Sanogo (AFP Correspondent blog)
Reuters’ Goran Tomasevic writes about an incredible sequence of photographs he took earlier this week in Syria.
Goran Tomasevic: Deadly sniper shot through the lens (Reuters blog)
John Stanmeyer: Out of Eden Journal (The Photo Society)
Damir Sagoj: Living Under Sharia (Reuters blog)
Remembering Bonni Benrubi, Curator of Images (NYT Mag 6th floor blog)
Columbia School of Journalism takes a look at upcoming Tim Hetherington biography.
Unfinished business, A new biography of photojournalist Tim Hetherington reflects on a too-short career (Columbia Journalism Review)
TIME’s pick of 2012’s best photographer on the wires, Marco Longari, writes about ‘shooting beyond violence’ on AFP’s The Correspondent blog.
Marco Longari: Shooting Beyond the Violence (AFP Correspondent)
Dateline Gaza: family on the (front)line (AFP Correspondent)
Marie Colvin remembered by Jeremy Bowen (Guardian)
Innovator: Eugene Richards (NPPA)
Bill Keller: Being There (NYT)
My harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Syria (Telegraph) ‘Balint Szlanko, abducted in Syria with two other journalists, tells his frightening story of captivity behind the frontlines.’
Homeland Security by Gary Knight (FT Magazine)
David Campbell: Mythical power: Understanding photojournalism in the Vietnam War (Writer’s blog)
book review: The New York Times Magazine: Photographs edited by Kathy Ryan (A Photo Editor)
Juergen Teller: fame laid bare (Guardian) As his new show opens at the ICA, one of fashion’s most successful and extreme photographers talks about his father, German guilt and making Kate Moss cry
The AP is selling ads in its tweets, but Twitter doesn’t mind (Niemanlab.org)
Pirelli calendar turns over a new leaf with war photographer Steve McCurry (Guardian) To create its 40th calendar, the tyre company headed to Rio to do something out of character – get the great Steve McCurry to shoot the models with their clothes on
Hollywood Heroines: Behind the Scenes (NYT Magazine blog)
Such great end of the year coverage last month by TIME’s photo department, both in print and online…
In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012 (Lightbox)
2012: A Year of Deja Vu (Lightbox)
366: The Year in Photographs 2012 (Lightbox)
TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2012 (Lightbox)
TIME shares picks for the year’s most striking images (Today show) Time’s director of photography Kira Pollack and editor-at-large Belinda Luscombe discuss the most iconic images from the past year.
Bobby Ghosh : Egypt photo (Lightbox Tumblr)
Photography Books of the Year 2012 (Independent on Sunday)
The Weirdest Photo Research of 2012 (Photo Booth)
The Most Tweeted Photo Ever (TIME) A social media director for the Obama campaign tells the story of how a well-timed photo of Barack and Michelle Obama broke records for Twitter and Facebook
Getty Images looks back at 2012 with a massive 258 page publication ‘Year in Focus’.
Getty Images: The Year in Focus (book available online at zmags.com)
NYT: The Year on Page 1 (NYT)
National Geographic Photo Seminar 2013 (A Photo Editor)
Vogue’s Hurricane Sandy shoot: how offensive is it? (Guardian) It’s not the first time a natural disaster has been used as inspiration for a fashion-magazine spread – but there’s more to Annie Leibovitz’s images than meets the eye
Jorge Silva: Dreaming of Diamonds (Reuters blog)
Finders Keepers: Michael Hoppen’s personal photography collection – in pictures (Guardian) A man covered in bees, the world’s longest beard, chimney sweeps in Nazi Germany, and couple from Liverpool take a two-week holiday in their own flat … Here, legendary photography gallerist Michael Hoppen explains why these images are his most prized possessions
Making Street Photography Pay (Nick Turpin blog)
Double Exposure : A Portrait of the Turnley Brothers (on PetaPixel)
Most Stressful Jobs of 2013 – 7. Photojournalist (Careercast)
57 Reasons to Love Photography in 2012 (PhotoShelter)
Photoshelter’s Best of 2012 Blog Posts (PhotoShelter)
To finish off… this really funny: How to be a Photographer by Thomas Vanden Driessche