Archive for October, 2011

Two great west coast photographers are in town to discuss their recent projects. Jill Greenberg, aka the Manipulator, will be at Hagedorn to talk about The Glass Ceiling while Timothy Archibald will speak at Emory’s School of Medicine about his project, ECHOLILIA.

The reception for The Glass Ceiling is tonight from 6-9pm at Hagedorn. The lecture for ECHOLILIA is tonight from 7-9pm at Emory. Details and directions are here.

Photo Round-up

ACP 12 Photo Book Fair Walkthrough from Atlanta Celebrates Photography on Vimeo.

- There are still many ACP events going on this week, including receptions tonight at Whitespace, Hagedorn, and the Photobook Fair at Piedmont Park on Saturday.

- Not paying for retouching? PDN has a good article about the current state of editorial retouching.

- Sam Gellman, an American working in Hong Kong, took a tourism trip to North Korea and his Flickr page has blown up with interest in what he photographed.

Porsche 365 from Craig Cutler on Vimeo.

– APE has a interesting Q&A with Craig Culter over his CC52 project, which had him complete one shoot a week for a year. We like the one where he covered his Porsche with duct tape.

- Rock n’ roll photographer Barry Feinstein died on Thursday in Woodstock, NY. He photographed everyone from Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Janis Joplin to Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. The NYT has his obituary.

- Canon announced the EOS 1-D X, a full-frame, HD video SLR which won’t be available until next year. Galbraith goes over all the bell and whistles at his site.

- Larry Fink has a new book called “The Vanities”, a collection of his Hollywood party images for Vanity Fair.

- Errol Morris talks to TIME’s Lightbox about his new book, “Believing is Seeing”.

- And all cameras in the city will be pointed at the Little Five Points Halloween Parade this weekend. The fun starts at 4pm on Saturday. Tip: Take Marta, you will not be able to find parking.

New York Times on The Walking Dead

Georgia continues to rack up the motion picture industry street cred and as a byproduct, the celebrity sighting rumor train. Here’s a NYT article talking about the surge of productions spurred by the tax credit as well as our most visible television series, The Walking Dead.

Martin Schoeller at SCAD tonight

German-born, NY-based photo wunderkind Martin Schoeller will be speaking tonight at SCAD as part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. The lecture begins at 7pm and details on how to get there can be found here.

Below is a video of Martin working on his female bodybuilders project. He is well-known for his personality and ease with subjects, traits that come across in the segment. Bonus: you get a look at his always cool lighting setup.

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