So...the blog has been quiet the last two weeks as I grade like mad for the end of the semester. For the most part, I keep this blog running only during the school year, but I like to end it each time with something fun to unwind with. I think this next post qualifies for... Continue Reading →
From Emily Reed, Competition & Exhibit Coordinator at the Cal State Fair: The California State Fair (Fine Arts, Plein Air, Photography, California Crafts, and Student Showcase) is looking for enthusiastic art lovers who want to share their love of arts and other crafts with large numbers of fairgoers who come through the California State Fair. We have... Continue Reading →
Many of the most iconic images of the body have been taken by men -- think Edward Weston's gentle black-and-white photograph of his muse, or Mario Sorrenti's erotic campaign of Kate Moss for Calvin Klein. Meanwhile, less space has been given to female pioneers like Imogen Cunningham or...
I read this really fascinating blog post by Darren Carroll. He photographed Deandre Hopkins for the cover of Sports Illustrated in the middle of the pandemic. With no assistance. At all. As a photo teacher, it makes my little heart flutter. THE PHONE RANG LATE ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON. MY FRIEND MARGUERITE SCHROPP-LUCARELLI, THE DIRECTOR... Continue Reading →
Black Friday means a lot of different things in the art world. For photographers, it can be a great time to get some deals on software, like the $100 price cut on the Topaz bundle (https://www.topazlabs.com/black-friday) or the 50% price cut (also 100 dollars off) Dxo's Nik bundle (https://shop.dxo.com/en/). You can also, obviously, find tons... Continue Reading →
Found this announcement in my email inbox. I like that there's a contest specifically for that age bracket; too often I get emails with contests for students in the 18-24 age range, but we have students of all ages at ARC. So if you know of someone who this could be of interest to, please... Continue Reading →