Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers

Trailer courtesy HBO Documentary Films

Last night HBO premiered the documentary film, Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers.  Directed by legendary Sports Illustrated and Time photographer Neil Leifer, the film seeks to “explore the creativity of innovative artists who transcend their physical limitations,” and spotlights three photographers—Pete Eckert, Henry Butler and Bruce Hall—who have taken up the art of photography for a variety of personal and creative reasons, despite their unique circumstances. The film also features interviews with well-known professional photographers, including: Harry Benson and David Burnett. For more information on the documentary, and to see the schedule of when you might be able to catch it again, click here.

(via Flavorwire)

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Midweek Photo News Roundup- 10/14

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photo © Jim Marshall

It’s Wednesday afternoon and all that most people can think about is how many days, hours, minutes remain until the weekend. But not you, you’re a photographer! You’re never bored, but are always plotting your next photo shoot or researching the new D-SLR you’ve had your eye on. We’re right there with you, friend. To keep the wild world of photography on your mind midweek, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in it lately.

- Rock & Roll Photographer Jim Marshall has published a new book, “Trust,” which contains some of his most famous images, including those of the great Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, etc.

- Nikon blew a lot of peoples’ minds with the six-digit expanded ISO setting in the brand new DS3 D-SLR.

- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is celebrating the one year anniversary of the Chris Burden installation, “Urban Light,” with a stunning online photography exhibition of shots of the Burden piece from contributors around the world.

- Wired.com recently posted a brilliant slideshow of photographs of glaciers from space.

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Midweek Photo News Roundup- 6/24

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photo courtesy Esther Havens

It’s Wednesday afternoon and all that most people can think about is how many days, hours, minutes remain until the weekend. But not you, you’re a photographer! You’re never bored, but are always plotting your next photo shoot or researching the new D-SLR you’ve had your eye on. We’re right there with you, friend. To keep the wild world of photography on your mind midweek, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in it lately.

-Documentary photographer Esther Havens is in Uganda, shooting powerful images for a charitywater.org project.

-This morning, SanDisk announced the world’s fastest 32GB SDHC flash memory card with a new Class 10 performance rating for HD video.

-Kubota Image Tools announced a new free educational Webinar Wednesdays series for photographers of all levels.

-AP (Associated Press) Images announced the addition of Blend Images and North Wind Picture Archives as new content partners.  Their images will be made available on AP Images’ recently launched B2B site aimed at professional image buyers.

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