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From Photoshelter’s Luminance conference:
New York-based photojournalist David Burnett almost needs no introduction. He’s been shooting film for over 50 years, and despite the widespread movement to digital, he continues lugging around his 4x5 camera worldwide to events like the Olympics. “It’s tough to be a film photographer in the digital age,” says David Burnett. “But it’s the look of film that’s stayed with me – there’s something almost nostalgic about it.”
Read more here.
The brilliant FORMAT09 artist, Gregory Crewdson, is the subject of Ben Shapiro’s new documentary film, Brief Encounters. Crewdson has always been a fascinating artist, investing a great deal of time, effort and money into the creation of his uniquely dark and disturbing worlds.
Find out more on the film’s dedicated website, here.
Manufactured Landscapes by Jennifer Baichwal, a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of ‘manufactured landscapes’ – quarries, recycling centres, factories, mines, dams. The film follows Burtynsky to China as he travels the country photographing the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution. Well worth a look.
“We think of photography as pictures. And it is. But I think of photography as ideas. And do the pictures sustain your ideas or are they just good pictures? I want to have an experience in the world that is a deepening experience, that makes me feel alive and awake and conscious.” - Joel Meyerowitz
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