There were some fascinating things happening in the photo world last month….
Last call for the hands-on workshop that Bill Durrence and I are doing at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens June 1 & 2. Please contact me ASAP to reserve a spot. http://michaeltraining.com/workshops/abg2013/
Normally the Gardens is a great place to be, but for the next few months it should be really special with a fascinating topiary sculpture exhibit called Imaginary Worlds. http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org/events-classes/events/imaginary-worlds
Photoshelter has updated their selection of Photography Guides
The story behind Curtis Compton’s great Masters Photo.
A Copyright Primer from Popular Photography Magazine.
John Tlumacki’s Boston Marathon photo on the cover of Sorts Illustrated
How AP verified a photo of the Boston Marathon shooting suspect.
Kentucky Derby banning SLRs.
Beyonce banning photographers. She is no longer welcome at my house.
Become an Actuary not a Photographer. WSJ Best Jobs.
Great story on an unknown photographer
Fun but sad. Photo Stealers Tumblr.
One of the more bizarre stories you will see about a stolen laptop.
Fan of the TV show MASH ? Did you know that actor Allan Arbus was married to the photographer Diane Arbus?
No matter how bad you think you are as a photographer, I bet you’re not this bad.
Wondering about Nikon lens compatibility? Here’s a good explanation.
Pricing and negotiating event May 16 in Atlanta.
The Amazing story of Vivien Maier
Excellent Time Lapse tutorial from Vincent Laforet
ThinkTank Photo has free shipping during the month of May on their excellent line of bags..
Sabastiao Salgado. Amazing.
And finally….. 50 Reasons Not to Date a Photographer