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Art News: Museum Offers Free Film Digitization for Black Families' Photos

PetaPixel   Thursday December 7, 2017

The National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C, is offering  African American families free film digitization services. The service is part of The Great Migration Home Movie Project, in which the NMAAHC aims to partner “with individuals and organizations across the United States to preserve their important analog audiovisual media.” A variety of film formats —16mm, Super 8, and 8mm — can be digitized and then made searchable in the museum’s archives. See PetaPixel for details.   Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: The Joy (and Contradiction) of Nipples

NOWNESS   Thursday December 7, 2017

"The shame of intimacy affects so many of us. It's something that I'm constantly battling with," explains Berlin-based filmmaker and photographer Matt Lambert of his new film Nipples,on view at Nowness. Lambert asks why have women’s nipples become the subject of erasure and concealment, while male nipples are allowed to be shown. “Nipples have been the catalyst for major conversations that reach across gender, sexuality,” he says. NSFW?   Read the full Story >>

How To: Shoot Day-to-Night Time Lapse, the Easy Way

Matthew Vandeputte   Thursday December 7, 2017

Shooting day-to-night time lapse, or holy grail time lapse, doesn't have to be hard, says Belgian photographer Matthew Vandeputte. In a new YouTube tutorial, Vandeputte goes over the camera gear and the software, then offers a step-by-step guide for shooting and post-production workflow. Learn more from Vandeputte at PetaPixel.   Read the full Story >>

Documentary: Veterans Using Photography to Cope with Trauma

feature shoot   Thursday December 7, 2017

The Veteran Photo Recovery Project, at the Menlo Park Division of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System in California, works with veterans suffering from mental disorders caused by trauma. As part of the treatment, the participating veterans become photographers, creating images to express themselves. Los Angeles-based film producer Ming Lai looks at the program in the film in Visions of Warriors. See the trailer at Vimeo. Feature Shoot has more.   Read the full Story >>

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