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Trending: Greg Williams Photographed Zendaya for Vogue...Remotely

PetaPixel   Thursday September 30, 2021

Celebrity fashion and portrait photographer Greg Williams recently photographed Zendaya for British Vogue through a virtual photoshoot. He used the virtual photo app CLOS, which allowed him to control her smartphone from the other side of the world. They were able to talk to one another through the app so Greg was able to give directions remotely. He was even able to scout out the location and wardrobe remotely beforehand with her assistant, adds DIY Photography. See how he did it in a TikTok video.   Read the full Story >>

Books: A Chronicle of Life in a Remote Japanese Village

AnOther   Thursday September 30, 2021

In 1992, Swedish photographer Anders Edström and his girlfriend, who would later become his wife, traveled to Shiotani, a remote Japanese village just 29 miles from Kyoto, to visit her family. Made up of just 47 villagers, the people of Shiotani lived a traditional way of life, working the land for rice, mushrooms and tea. As he became more familiar with Shiotani and its inhabitants, he began to take photographs, documenting life there. The result, notes AnOther, is Shiotani, a 23-year, 756-page chronicle of life in the village.   Read the full Story >>

What We're Reading: Filling in the Gaps on Carrie Mae Weems

The Harvard Gazette   Thursday September 30, 2021

When Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, an associate professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies, and Christine Garnier, a doctoral candidate, started compiling material for a new edited volume on the world of photographer Carrie Mae Weems, they realized there was a lack of existing scholarship, which “typifies a pattern, when it comes to many artists of color, but specifically Black artists,” says Lewis. The Harvard Gazette spoke to Lewis about mending this gap in scholarship by bringing together interviews, criticism, and theoretical analysis of Weems’ work from scholars and artists, including Weems herself.   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Audubon Photo Awards Top 10 Videos of 2021

Audubon   Thursday September 30, 2021

This year’s Audubon Photography Awards included a new video category, and now you can view the top 10 entries. (Go here to see the category winner—footage of a Red-Tailed Hawk hovering in midair while scanning for mice and ground squirrels in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, shot by Bill Bryant.) Other top-10 entires include Kyle Dudgeon’s video of an American dipper in rapids near Bozeman, Montana, and Carol Doeringer’s video of a tufted titmouse with a raccoon near Allegan, MI.   Read the full Story >>

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