James Blair On Recording History —National Geographic | PROOF
“We’re just basically going different ways,” Gutsol said. “They have a very different opinion of where the company should go, and I think it was probably too strong of a push from my direction, it was probably too different – where I wanted to take the company and where they wanted to go.”
Two weeks ago Twitpic sadly announced it was closing doors after trademark infringement threats by Twitter, Inc. In a shocking turn of events, the company has just announced its acquisition by an undisclosed buyer. User uploaded photos will remain on the site after all!
Before A Night At The Opera, A Day Backstage —NY Times | LENS
On some of the busiest days of the season, there can be more than 1,500 people bustling with preparations for at the Metropolitan Opera. New York Times staff photographer Sara Krulwich goes backstage as the Met prepares for this season’s opening night.
Rick Smolan’s Trek, From Australian Outback To Silver Screen —Nat Geo | PROOF
In 1977 photographer Rick Smolan was traveling in Australia on assignment for Time magazine when he encountered an angry woman in the small town of Alice Springs. Little did he know that 37 years later their story would be dramatized by movie stars.
For some filmmakers, the iPhone 6 with all its improved video technology may push it a little closer to becoming a staple in every cameraman’s pocket. Revolutionize? Not yet, but at least a strong contender for filmmakers devoted to smartphone cinematography.
Photokina: Nikon Defends Lack Of Large-Sensor CSC —Amateur Photographer
“However, there’s a rub: The video that’s now been watched millions of times over was heavily edited by TMZ. The raw video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious is almost unwatchably glitchy. The site decided to delete and interpolate hundreds of individual frames to make Rice and Palmer’s actions more coherent—to make the punch appear as it actually happened.”