David Schonauer

Nature Watch: The Sloth Lady of Suriname

The Washington Post   Monday March 1, 2021

Monique Pool, known to many as the “Sloth Lady,” is somewhat of a celebrity in Suriname’s capital city, Paramaribo. Founder and director of Green Heritage Fund Suriname and a CNN Hero, Pool is the person people call if they find a sloth who needs help — she works relentlessly to rescue the arboreal, slow-moving mammals and return them to the wild, notes The Washington Post. .For a week in December 2019, before the pandemic began, Justin Mott, an American photojournalist based in Vietnam, documented Pool’s work.   Read the full Story >>

How To:Light A Dance Music Video

Fstoppers   Monday March 1, 2021

Fstoppers’s Lee Morris recently completed a music video with dancer Marquese Scott, and in a new video he explains how he lit it using only 2 GVM 1000D Lights and some aluminum foil. “To create god rays, I used a cheap smoke machine,” he notes.   Read the full Story >>

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Facebook   Monday March 1, 2021

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What We Learned This Week: Photographers Suing Tattoo Artists and Hilary Duff

By David Schonauer   Friday February 26, 2021

PPD's court calendar was full this week. On Tuesday we noted that L.A.-based photographer Jeff Sedlik is suing celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D for infringing on his copyright by using a photo of jazz musician Miles Davis as basis for a tattoo. And on Thursday we noted that photographer Darryl Wilkins has filed a defamation lawsuit against Hilary Duff, after the actress shared …   Read the full Story >>

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