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HDSLR: Cutting-Edge-Bullcrap

“Personally I think DSLRs part piece is the wide shot and not the shallow DOF closeup a…. DSLR footage is so recognizable now … I just find myself fed up of the shallow look and it annoys me now…. You can take your never ending timelapses, masturbatory lingering macro shots of everyday objects (look! it’s familiar but with this lens it looks alien!)…” ——FROM EL SKID

Some wisdom for our work and our fascination with the new-easy-obtainable.

Skid prefers the work of Claudiu Voicu, and I can only wholeheartedly agree.
Be sure to check out the How-I-Shot-It record on Claudiu’s personal site.

 


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Robert Frank on moneymaking photography

But then, as photography has turned into a sort of moneymaking affair, it makes me think–more than when I did it–that it’s not right to sell these pictures taken from people much less fortunate and privileged than you. When I did it, I had no such thought, really. I was moved by what I saw. Now it would be very hard to take those pictures. I don’t want to.

Excerpt on AMERICAN SUBURB X  from Interview with Robert Frank: American Visions – Photographer and Filmmaker 

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My Double Life: Documentary Weddings

This is what happens when you lead a double life as a documentary and wedding photographer.

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