June 2014 Newsletter

Sadly,  my friend and truly great photographer Al Clayton has passed away.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/04/28/1295418/-Al-Clayton-Legendary-Photographer-and-True-Southerner

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5492469

http://blogs.ajc.com/food-and-more/2014/04/30/al-clayton-photographer-of-both-hunger-and-plenty-passes/

http://likethedew.com/2014/06/07/look-lord-comes-al-clayton/

 

I will be conducting a workshop at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, June 28-29.  The workshop will include intensive hands-on instruction and will be limited to 6 people. Most of my workshops have anywhere from 20 to 200 students so this is a great opportunity for one-on-one instruction. More information can be found here: http://michaeltraining.com/workshops/abg2014/

 

More News from the Photo World

Leica’s unveil’s the world’s most boring ad….  http://designtaxi.com/news/365298/Leica-Unveils-The-Most-Boring-Ad-Ever-Made/

 

Photo Stealing is out of control  http://www.newsnet5.com/money/consumer/troubleshooter/north-canton-photographer-issues-consumer-warning-about-photo-stealing

 

Tips on portrait lighting form Brian Smith:  http://blog.photoshelter.com/2013/10/6-secrets-great-portrait-lighting-brian-smith/

 

Documentary on photographer Lewis Hine  http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-17673213

 

Photos Trusted but Verified  http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/07/photos-trusted-but-verified/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=fb-share&_r=0

 

Interesting new camera bags  http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/08/able-archer-camera-bag-designed-to-keep-photojournalists-safe-miguel-hurtado/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=travel&_r=0

 

https://roadtrippers.com could be a good source for interesting things to photograph.

 

Amazon patents decades old studio lighting technique  http://www.cnet.com/news/photographers-howl-at-amazon-patent-of-decades-old-idea/

 

Here’s what Stephen Colbert has to say about it  http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/4a4ahs/amazon-s-audacious-photography-patent?utm=playershare_twitter

 

Very nice series of posts from David Hobby  http://strobist.blogspot.com/2014/05/ecosystems-101-intro.html

 

Hilariously bad stock photography  http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/unexplainable-stock-photos?utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

 

Robert Capa’s Longest Day… http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2014/06/photographer-robert-capa-d-day

 

The New York Times’ streaming photo backpack….  http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/media/2014/05/8545136/emtimesem-photo-staffers-invention-streaming-backpack

 

Corey Rich on transitioning from Stills to Motion  http://blog.photoshelter.com/2014/05/9-tips-corey-rich-transition-still-photography-motion/

 

Photojournalist Camille Lepage, 26, killed in Africa… http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/13/bearing-witness-losing-her-life/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1&

 

Incredible new project from Renee Byer, “living on a Dollar a Day”.  http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2014/04/15/qa-renee-c-byers-living-on-a-dollar-a-day/

 

Get the free Photoshelter Guide to Copyright  http://www.photoshelter.com/mkt/research/photographers-guide-to-copyright

 

Get the free Photoshelter Photographer’s Guide to Insurance  http://www.photoshelter.com/mkt/research/what-photographers-should-know-about-insurance?utm_campaign=what-photographers-should-know-about-insurance&utm_medium=link&utm_source=members&utm_content=&utm_term=&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRonsqzKZKXonjHpfsX77OstX7Hr08Yy0EZ5VunJEUWy2oADRdQ%2FcOedCQkZHblFnVkBSq2lX6INqKEM

 

Beautiful little essay from Dave Labelle  http://bridgesandangels.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/what-photography-means-to-me/

 

Pro Photographers using Instagram  http://www.forbes.com/sites/amadoudiallo/2014/05/24/instagram-develops-into-new-career-path-for-photographers/

 

The real stories behind the Tank Man of Tiananmen Square photos  http://nyti.ms/PdBdWx

 

Interesting perspective from Yellowstone’s photographer  http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2014/06/photography-national-parks-wildlife-advocates-view-wildlife-photography25200

 

Happy shooting,
Michael A. Schwarz
www.michaelschwarz.com

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