Posts Tagged ‘narrative’

Lifelogging Camera Maker Memoto Has a New Name, $3M in Capital and a Ship Date

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Memoto, the company behind the wearable camera that automatically documents the user’s life by taking a photo every 30 seconds, has a new name, $3 million in fresh capital, and plans to start shipping product next month. Read more…

The Benefit of Researching a Subject’s Life Before Shooting a Portrait

Here’s a nice little video in which photographer Matthew Jordan Smith tells the story of a portrait session he had years ago with American actor/dancer/singer Gregory Hines. After finding himself in a sticky situation with a subject that wouldn’t offer the personality and emotion Smith wanted to capture, he reached deep into the knowledge of Hines that he had accumulated through his research; one particular fact saved the shoot.
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Photos of a Lone Robot’s Attempt to Coexist with the Natural World

Photographer Thomas Jackson, whose swarm photos we shared earlier this week, has a creative project titled The Robot that “offers a darkly humorous narrataive about a lone robot’s failure to co-exist with the natural world.” It’s a series of photos that brings a cleverly arranged heap of metal to life.
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