David Schonauer

How To: Record and Publish Your Own Photography Podcast

Digital Camera World   Thursday June 30, 2022

Why should you start podcasting? From a marketing perspective, podcasting works well as a brand extension. “For the keen storyteller, recording interviews enables you to engage with other creatives and bring their narratives to a wider audience. It's also a great way to expand your own network,” notes Digital Camera World, which has a tutorial on how to get started. The best shows are those that regularly feature engaging or insightful content, relaxed guests, top audio quality, as well as an easy-to-understand handle, adds DCW.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie

The New York Times   Thursday June 30, 2022

The big new things in selfies, notes The New York Times, is the 0.5 selfie—so named because users tap 0.5x on a smartphone camera to toggle to ultra-wide mode, creating images that “do not conform” to norms of beauty. “These images are best when they have ominous, creepy vibes,” notes 0.5 selfie enthusiast Julia Herzig, a 22-year-old from Larchmont, N.Y. The 0.5 selfies are showing up on Instagram, proliferating in group chats, and becoming the talk of parties, notes Times.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: Videography is Poised to End Traditional Event Photography

PetaPixel   Thursday June 30, 2022

Photography has been the standard way to capture events for decades. However, in the next few years, that could all change. “As video equipment has merged with photo cameras, videography has become an additional method of capture, but it is almost always an addition on top of photography. Whether weddings, family gatherings, corporate events, or anything in between, very rarely does videography actually replace photography,” writes Michael Marrah at PetaPixel. But, he adds "it’s highly likely that videography will become the dominant method of capture as we move forward, and likely not for the reason you may expect.”   Read the full Story >>

Books: Welcome to Alaska's Cold War 'Atomic Island'

The Washington Post   Thursday June 30, 2022

Photographer Ben Huff’s book Atomic Island takes readers to Adak Island — a place that most people have never heard of, though from 1935 to 1997 it was, notes publisher Fw: Books, “the westernmost physical front in defense of democracy.” At the height of the Cold War, the island, bordered on the north by the Bering Sea, was home to 6,000 military personnel and their families. In the book, Huff, who made his first trip to the outpost in 2015, brings together his own photos and archival images, The Washington Post pointed out recently.   Read the full Story >>

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