Interesting Stuff Last Month – June 2013

Steven Lippman “No Bad Days” for Malibu magazine
A wonderful portfolio of pale blue images of nudes in the surf.

A haunting, wordless retelling of the myth of Artemis and Actaeon
Short Film (3.5 minutes) made for the National Gallery in London with Anna Friel, reminding me very much of Bryan Fuller’s style for Hannibal.

Tell No One – Experimental Short Film Makers
They made the film above with Anna Friel. Be sure to check out the film “Seaweed”.

Annie Leibovitz on Getting the Shot and the Future of Photography
“I think photography is stronger and better than ever before. Those of us who are photographers, the difference between us and everyone else is that we take what we do very seriously.” Ms. Leibovitz is still one of my favorite photographers.

Julieanne Kost on Unavoidable Relationships Between Photos
Julieanne’s work is always interesting. Her combinations are intriguing and the individual photos themselves somehow help reveal her personality.

An Interview with Mona Kuhn in Musee
“The nude to me is always clothed—clothed with art history references all around, almost in a way that it cannot escape it. The nude I am interested in presents an inner strength and confidence that keeps them from feeling ‘naked.'”

Digital Black & White Printing Tutorials and Expert Interviews
John Sexton and Kim Weston, masters of black & white photography, talk about their craft. My friend Tony Corbell and Epson print guru Dan Steinmetz show techniques for digital printing.

Robert DeRosa (a classmate from SVA) Interviewed on Photoshop.com
“I’ve always been fascinated by landscapes. At 10-years-old, I would show my mother the pictures I took when I was out and about and she would say, ‘That’s nice, dear, but where are the people?'”