On Taking Pictures #62 – “Artists Aren’t Plumbers”


This week, we do a bit of follow up on last week’s episode, which really seems to have touched a nerve with listeners. At what point does worrying about putting a value on your work keep you from doing your work? Also, Bill contemplates going big for a new project. “Original Mad Man” Bert Stern is our Photographer of the Week.

Show Notes

Only The Lonely « The New Adventures of Stephen Fry
5by5 | In Beta #55: Everybody Else Has All The Candy
World’s 27 Most Expensive Photographs Ever Sold {NSFW}
How Leica Camera Is Reinventing The Medium-Format Market On Its Own Terms
S-RAW / Home Page – LEICA Camera AG
THE MEXICAN SUITCASE / A film by Trisha Ziff
Media Hint
Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny’s Pictures? (High Definition)

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Photographer of the Week
Bert Stern – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bert Stern: Original Madman
Bert Stern, Elite Photographer Known for Images of Marilyn Monroe, Dies at 83

Norman Mailer/Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting
Marilyn Monroe: The Last Sitting