How Social Media Transformed Photography

So when I found this article by Avril DeLaney of ImageBrief, published in How Design magazine, I was of course eager to take a look.
By William Sawalich
I spend a lot of my time surrounded by photography: making photographs, thinking about photographs, looking at other people's photographs, writing about photographs… Still, like many other photographers who are right in the middle of this unique time in the history of photography, I have a hard time making sense…

Richard Prince Art At 99.9% Off

My guess is that Prince would actually get a chuckle out of Mooney's re-appropriation, and he'd likely approve of the endeavor; that is, after all, his modus operandi.
By William Sawalich
Last week I wrote about Richard Prince's most recent subversion of commonly accepted artistic practices, as he printed and sold—with the addition of his own commentary—the Instagram images of other artists and photographers for exorbitant sums of money. Some of the works sold for as much as $100,000. One of…

Mary Ellen Mark’s Greatest Photographs

That's what the digital magazine Another decided to do, publishing not only some of Mark's boldest and most powerful images, as well as a bit of context for the projects by way of earlier interviews Mark gave about her work.
By William Sawalich
Last week, after the passing of photographer Mary Ellen Mark, many photo-related and arts organizations, as well as news media outlets worldwide, published remembrances of the iconic photographer. What better tribute to one of the finest photographers of the last fifty years, though, than to examine a selection of her…

The Bridges Of Paris

With this book you can visit the city of light and take a virtual tour through it's visually stunning heart.
By William Sawalich
I visited Paris a decade ago and it's held a special place in my heart ever since. The city of light is a photographer's dream, so when I learned of the new book "Bridges of Paris," by photographer Michael Saint James, I knew I had to check it out. "Bridges…

More On Photos And Videos And 4K Displays

Take a look at Carmel's work, and her 4K video offerings, at her web site.
By William Sawalich
Yesterday I wrote about 4K televisions and the coming wave of ultra-high-definition video we're sure to enjoy. But there's another way that 4K displays will shape the future: they'll continue to hasten the convergence of photography and video, and allow still photographers another option for outputting finished images. In a…

Visualizing The Future With 4K Video

Check out this video of men with jetpacks flying over Dubai.
By William Sawalich
Depending on your level of video expertise, you may or may not be familiar with the term "4K" video. It's essentially a much higher-resolution version of high-definition TV. Current 1080p HD offers almost 2000 pixels of resolution in the horizontal dimension, equivalent to "2K" (even though nobody calls it that).…
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