May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 newsletter

I’ve really enjoyed my new Nikon D750.  I’ve got my favorite camera settings listed here: http://michaeltraining.com/camera-settings/nikon-d750-camera-settings/

Ever wonder what cameras were used to shoot this year’s Oscar nominated films? Of course you didn’t, but here they are anyway:  http://nofilmschool.com/2015/02/which-cameras-were-used-oscar-nominated-films-2015

or this:  https://shotonwhat.com/oscars

Scathing, but right on blog from Kenneth Jarceke: https://medium.com/@kennethjarecke/dumb-photos-for-dumb-people-2821a8f6b3a

Sports Illustrated Photographer Ron Modra has a new book out: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2015/02/27/play-ball-40-years-behind-the-pitch-as-a-sports-illustrated-photographer/

Did you know Leonard Nimoy was an accomplished photographer: http://mashable.com/2015/02/27/leonard-nimoy-photographer-images/#:eyJzIjoiZiIsImkiOiJfaWRxODA4M3QxMTRjbzR2NiJ9

How to be a filmmaker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wnHLlPOazc#t=33

The photo that changed the Civil Rights Movement. https://news.vice.com/article/a-black-teen-a-white-cop-and-a-photo-that-changed-the-civil-rights-movement

Twelve Kick Ass Women Photojournalists  to follow on Instagram: http://www.buzzfeed.com/gabrielsanchez/kick-ass-women-photojournalists#.mfNwQybZb

Cool exhibit at the Booth Museum in Cartersville, GA until June 7, with Eric Draper​, David Valdez​ and Bob McNeely.  http://boothmuseum.org/presidentsphotographer/

19th century tourists took silly vacation photos too.  http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/magazine/19th-century-tourists-took-silly-vacation-photos-too.html?_r=1&referrer=

Interesting study on people’s ability to recognize high quality photographs:  http://thenextweb.com/creativity/2015/03/16/have-advanced-camera-phones-stunted-our-abilities-to-recognize-professional-photography/

John Harrington’s tutorial on registering your photos with the Copyright office. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKZ2m4t8nis&app=desktop

Pretty cool depth of field simulator: http://dofsimulator.net/en/

The Sad tale of Eastman Kodak: http://nyti.ms/1MTazdN

Can’t wait to see this new documentary on Sebastian Salgado:  http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/23/sebastio-salgados-journey-from-brazil-to-the-world/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog+Main&contentCollection=Multimedia&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body&_r=0

Lighting legend Paul Buff passes away at 78.  http://resourcemagonline.com/2015/03/legendary-lighting-industry-manufacturer-paul-c-buff-has-died-at-age-78/49946/

AN excellent book on Copyright for Photographers  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0133904059/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0133904059&linkCode=as2&tag=schwarzillustrat&linkId=QLOOE5YCPXKPXMMJ

Amazon announces unlimited cloud storage: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2028891

Composition, using the work of Steve McCurry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZVyNjKSr0M

Rich Clarkson shooting his 60th Final Four  http://photos.denverpost.com/2015/04/01/photos-photographer-rich-clarkson-shoots-his-60th-final-four-ncaa-games/#1

Interview with Elliott Erwitt: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/30/talking-photography-with-elliott-erwitt/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog+Main&contentCollection=Multimedia&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body&_r=0

How one photographer goes after copyright infringers: http://petapixel.com/2015/04/03/so-your-company-has-been-found-using-my-photos-without-permission-what-next/

The Secret Lives of the White House Press Corps:  http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/secret-lives-globetrotting-white-house-press-corps-glamorous/story?id=30344697

Lee Friedlander captures New York City: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/magazine/lee-friedlander-captures-the-citys-hustle-and-flow.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes: http://www.pulitzer.org

What good can a photo do?: http://www.curiousanimal.com/photojournalism/

Careless photographer at a bike race:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWFc_RjOiaA

Very scary claim by Facebook on ownership of content:  http://stopstealingphotos.com/facebook-representative-states-uploaded-content/

And the flipped here:  http://www.popphoto.com/facebook-doesnt-own-your-photos-no-matter-what-viral-e-mail-says

A very well-researched piece on the recent confrontation between photographers and some folks in West Virginia: http://www.pdnonline.com/features/Why-a-Confrontation-Between-Photographers-and-Locals-Turned-Ugly-in-Appalachia-13417.shtml

A nice anecdote with a happy ending.http://www.npr.org/2015/03/17/393646844/lost-camera-survives-two-years-submerged-in-wyomings-salt-river

Happy Shooting,
Michael

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