Visual Literacy

In Books, Resources, Thoughts & Theory by David3 Comments

I suspect the democratic nature of photography – the fact that anyone can pick up a camera and begin making photographs without the kind of talent or training needed to be, say, a painter – is what is responsible for some of the best and worst of this art. The best because it puts it into the hands of children …

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In GEAR, Influences, Resources by David1 Comment

James Nachtwey opens the LOOK3 Festival – read about the inspiring conversation between Nachtwey and Time’s MaryAnne Golon on PDN Online HERE. I respect this man more than I can say. (If you’ve never seen his TED speech, head over HERE to A Thousand Words where Jordan Nielsen has it posted.) From that PDN article: “When you see so much …

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In Resources by David0 Comments

Today’s an assortment of stuff to take you into the weekend. First up, my friend RC has just posted a couple great bits on the LAYERS blog. On Wednesday he pointed us to Pixsylated’s blog and a fun post about mod’ing your copy of McNally’s Moment It Clicks. Link HERE. There’s also a good article on colour management called “Why …

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In Resources by David1 Comment

I’m traveling to Toronto today, crazy-early flight out of Vancouver. Looking forward to this weekend and the Know Your Stuff Workshop on Saturday in Ft. Erie, ON. I’m told the “culturally appropriate” thing to do afterwards is go for beer and wings with my students, and I’m all about being culturally appropriate. Here’s some stuff. First, a reminder – if …

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In News & Stuff, Resources by David1 Comment

Want a look into some of the hoped-for possibilities for the next release of Photoshop? Want a say? Got a feature idea you want to let Adobe know about? Check out this post on Photoshop Insider. While we’re on Scott’s site, be sure to read McNally’s guest article on his favourite photography books – here’s a list of the influences …