This week, we remember icon Saul Leiter and discuss not only legacy but intent and what it means to live and create with purpose. Who gets to decide what work (if any) is important? Plus, we talk a little about tools, including the new crop of 4K displays on the horizon. Ethnologist and photographer of the American West and of Native American peoples Edward Curtis is our PotW.
Saul Leiter, Photographer Who Captured New York’s Palette, Dies at 89 – NYTimes.com
“In No Great Hurry” 13 Lessons In Life With Saul Leiter
Here’s The Thing: Chris Rock and Herb Alpert – WNYC
Learn From Joey L. · Learn From Joey L.
TidBITS: Can You Replace Photoshop with Pixelmator?
Dell UP2414Q: The 24-inch 4K monitor that finally brings 4K to the desktop PC, for $1400 | ExtremeTech
Where Children Sleep by James Mollison is a Photography Project That’ll Shock You
Watch the Rolling Stones Write “Sympathy for the Devil”: A Highlight in Godard’s ’68 Film One Plus One | Open Culture
Vermeer’s Secret Tool: Testing Whether The Artist Used Mirrors and Lenses to Create His Realistic Images | Vanity Fair
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This week, we gear out a little (just a little) and talk about light, specifically the subtleties and how much they may or may not affect your end product. Also, we talk about funding projects. Should you pony up the cash, or is crowd-funding a possible solution? Plus, user-suggested Photographer of the Week, portrait shooter Martin Schoeller.
At The World’s Margins: Paul Salopek – Faded + Blurred
TIME Picks the Photobooks We Loved in 2013 – LightBox
Lightning Source Books
Photoshop Photography Program : Adobe Creative Cloud
9 year old discusses the meaning of life and the universe – YouTube
Spencer Murphy wins 2013 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Fujifilm Finds Niche With Old-Style Cameras That Mask a High-Tech Core – NYTimes.com
Jony Ive, Marc Newson And Bono Lead Sotheby’s (RED) Auction To A $977,000 Mac Pro – Forbes
It’s Not The Umbrella’s Fault – Einstein / Speedlight Modifier Shoot-off : On Taking Pictures
Photograph taken by Ringo Starr of high school friends peering out of Chevrolet is reconstructed 50 years on as group is reunited | Mail Online
Photographer of the Week
A Conversation with Martin Schoeller
Who Said Girls Can’t Jump? – NYTimes.com
Matthew Modine & Martin Schoeller’s Experiences| Capture Ep. 3 Full | Reserve Channel – YouTube
Martin Schoeller photo shoot – YouTube
The Technique Behind Martin Schoeller’s Photography | Around The Mall
Books We Recommend
Identical: Portraits of Twins
This week, thank yous and follow up to last week’s episode. How do we decide what we do and don’t want creatively? Is a hard-coded trajectory helpful, or merely another distraction you need to adhere to? Also, we talk about an interesting article by Kirk Tuck and a really great interview with our Photographer of the Week, Walker Evans.
The Graying Of Traditional Photography And Why Everything Is Getting Re-Invented In A Form We Don’t Understand By Kirk Tuck | DIYPhotography.net
The Kilowatt Hour • Mathieu | Sylvian | Fennesz • the-kilowatt-hour.com
Fuji x100s Travel Camera Review : On Taking Pictures
Meg Wachter Photography
A Fiend Inside: Lee Miller – Faded + Blurred
Walker Evans – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
INTERVIEW: “An Interview with Walker Evans” Pt. 1 (1971) – Since 2008, AMERICAN SUBURB X | Art, Photography and Culture that matters.
This week, synchronicity and the beauty of moments. Bill recaps his whirlwind trip to Italy and we discuss why seeing art in person is better than seeing it through a viewfinder. Model turned photographer, Lee Miller is our Photographer of the Week.
J.B. Camera Designs
How the Fuji X-series made me feel inadequate | Tokyo Photographer Irwin Wong | Editorial, Corporate, Commercial
In Praise of Art Forgeries – NYTimes.com
Tony Tetro – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tony Tetro | ACCLAIM
INTERVALS The Marsh Sessions by T. L. Schmidbauer with foreward by Jeffery Saddoris
Rant: I’m Tired of ‘White Guy Photography’ Projects
Digital Photo Retouching: Beauty, Fashion & Portrait Photography [Review]
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This week, we discuss mentors and community. Whatever happened to someone taking you under their wing? Is learning from one person different, or better, than learning from a collective? Also, we talk a little about some of the fantastic projects you are posting to the Google+ group. Plus, as a nod to Bill’s new Fuji x100s, Henri Cartier-Bresson is our Photographer of the Week.
If the 1% stifles New York’s creative talent, I’m out of here | David Byrne | Comment is free | theguardian.com
Elinor Carucci: the mother of all photographers – Telegraph
Ben Folds Photography
Capturing the Aura of the Scottish Highlands With the iPhone 5s – PROOF
The Great Gatsby VFX on Vimeo
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Photographer of the Week
Henri Cartier-Bresson – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio
Bresson Interview – YouTube
Master of Moments: Henri Cartier-Bresson on F&B