Canon USA’s “See Impossible” marketing campaign was received with much scrutiny and criticism despite their best efforts. brandchannel got a chance to sit down with VP of marketing Michael Duffett to better understand the strategy behind the push.
Where Would Instagram Be Without Filters? —Medium | Backchannel
Think how often a picture looks better, more engaging, when turned to black and white—hues that look nothing like real life. We detect the contours of real life in the photo — get that framework of reality — and the image, subconsciously, becomes our coloring book, providing just enough guidance that the mind works to fill in the rest.
The Daily Edit – TIME Magazine: Spencer Lowell —A Photo Editor
Strapped for time against breaking news of Ebola in the US, photographer Spencer Lowell shoots the front cover for TIME magazine in 18 hours flat. Lowell breaks down the whirlwind photo shoot minute by minute from the time he receives his assignment to the moment he submits the final image.
The Forgotten Photographer Of America’s Great Plains —Narratively
A tribute to Solomon Butcher: the tireless documentarian of the burgeoning American West, whose work suffered alongside the harsh environment of the uncultivated land. Despite a failed pursuit of fame in his own time, Butcher’s prolific images of the 1800s homesteaders are now regarded icons of American history.
Revisiting Unhealed Wounds In Chechnya —NYTimes | LENS
12 Exhibitions, 2 Museums And 1 Gallery Change Photography Forever —TIME | LightBox
“The special, crucial thing that affects photography is its special relationship with reality, and for this reason, I think there is a deep, narrative heart to photography. It has its own language, and photo exhibitions are ways of telling stories about reality,” Mauro says.
Dropbox Lightroom Catalog Sync – How To Set It Up —DIY Photography
At eight years from original proposal to final publication in the November issue, the project should hold the all-time record for the longest time on the schedule at the magazine.
Now don’t blame me entirely, some things came up. I’ve been pulled away for at least six other stories deemed by the editors to be more important. Still, in an attempt to understand why it took so long, I retraced the last eight years in emails from Senior Photo Editor Elizabeth Krist. What follows is a very one-sided account, edited for brevity and to make me look good.
Living With Neil The Lion —Mashable
Taken in 1971, LIFE photographer Michael Rougier’s incredibly bizarre images capture actress and animal rights activist Tippi Hedren, her daughter actress Melanie Griffith, and her husband Noel Marshall in everyday living with Neil the lion.