David Schonauer

Dept. of Ideas: Creating a "Cosmos" of Bacteria

The Washington Post   Friday April 3, 2020

The coronavirus has made us all aware of the microbes around us and cleared shelves of disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer But for Marcus DeSieno, this heightened awareness is nothing new, notes The Washington Post:  As a child, DeSieno suffered from obsessive compulsive disorder. He has since quelled the disorder, but his fear of germs inspired his work, “Cosmos,” a photographic art project in which microscopic bacteria are grown onto photographic film of images of outer space.   Read the full Story >>

Insight: Mistakes to Avoid If You're Selling Prints Through Your Website

Evan Ranft   Friday April 3, 2020

Selling prints through your website? YouTuber Evan Ranft has insights about some mistakes you’d do well to avoid, such as pricing your work too low, and not accounting for shipping costs. Also: Do not forget to sign your work.   Read the full Story >>

Let's Continue the Conversation ...

Facebook   Friday April 3, 2020

Please contact me (button at top) to let me know about any books, shows, or projects you’ve got going. Also visit the Pro Photo Daily Facebook   page, if you haven't already. If you "Like" us you'll get updates of stories that don't make the Daily and shared stories from others. And of course we hope you will give us your opinions on some of the issues we address. You can find an archive of Pro Photo Daily posts at and a look at the best of some of our posts on our monthly Flipboard. Follow me on Twitter @davidschonauer.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: Luo Yang Captures China's Generation Z

By David Schonauer   Thursday April 2, 2020

Luo Yang's images have a veneer of softness. But beneath the fragile surface "lies a resolute layer of strength. Her photographs are primarily an exploration of individual identity, which the Beijing-based artist captures with disarming honesty and a vulnerability that never fails to reveal genuine boldness." That was how the AnOther website described Yang's 2018 series "Girls," which focused on young Chinese women. In ...   Read the full Story >>

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