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Insight: Daily Routines of Photographers -- and How to Make Yours More Efficient

feature shoot   Thursday June 30, 2016

What’s a typical day like for photographer Bruce Gilden? “I get up early. I go to sleep early,” he tells Feature Shoot, which recently asked 19 photographers to describe their daily routines. “I wake up around 5 am, shoot for the first two hours (if I am on assignment), then go home and make breakfast — usually oatmeal and coffee,” notes Diana Markosian. “[S]ometimes I wished there was more room for creation,” laments Sophie Gamand. Want your daily routine to be more efficient? Creative Boom  features 10 top time trackers for freelance creatives.   Read the full Story >>

Dept pf Ideas: MRI Art Brings Beauty to Neurological Illness

The Creators Project   Thursday June 30, 2016

Elizabeth Jameson’s art lets you literally look inside the brain of an artist. Jameson, who has multiple sclerosis, uses MRI scans to illuminate the beauty and imperfection of the brain, notes the Creators Project. She burns her MRIs onto copper aluminum plates using heat from the sun, a process called solar etching, then prints her brain scans on paper and enhances them using acrylic paint, colored pencil, and pastel chalk. Her work has been featured at a number of hospitals and universities.   Read the full Story >>

Photo History: Ansel Adams Talks About Capturing "Moonrise"

YouTube   Thursday June 30, 2016

The latest release from Marc Silber’s Advancing Your Photography  is video footage in which Ansel Adams himself describes how he shot his most famous image, “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico.” Silber talks with Adams’s son Michael, who at seven years old accompanied his father on the day the famous photograph was taken, and again many years later on a return visit. You’ll learn that Adams was a typical photographer in one way — he  had to do some quick thinking when a light meter couldn’t be found.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: Photographer Rediscovers Joy After Covering War

The New York Times   Thursday June 30, 2016

“I put my cameras down in 2014, after covering the war in Gaza,” writes Finbarr O'Reilly at the New York Times, adding, “I’d seen enough of war.” O’Reilly, who spent 15 years covering wars and disasters in Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan and elsewhere for Reuters, turned to writing a book about the psychological costs of war, but he began missing photography and the chance to “make visual order from chaos.” He rediscovered the joy of photography when he traveled to Senegal for Dakar Fashion Week.   Read the full Story >>

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