Lena Dunham’s Vogue cover shoot with photographer Annie Leibovitz

by JamesNYCFebruary 8. 2014 15:24

Take a look at Lena Dunham’s Vogue cover shoot with photographer Annie Leibovitz.

 

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6 minute video spot shot om 35mm film

by JamesNYCFebruary 8. 2014 03:16

Parfumerie Guerlain splashed out the big bucks for this nearly six-minute spot shot on 35mm film on location in India. (NSFW: NUDITY) Directed by Bruno Aveillan, it takes epic creative license with the story of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and the creation of the Taj Mahal, which was built for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. No idea why an actress of Persian descent couldn't be summoned for the role, rather than Russian model Natalia Vodianova, but that's fashion for you.

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Fashion photographer Michel Comte talks about his production of The Girl from Nagasaki

by JamesNYCJanuary 21. 2014 03:45

Amanda Lippert talks to Michel Comte and Ayako Yoshida about their many roles in the production of The Girl from Nagasaki, featured in Sundance's New Frontier program. The film blends heightened narrative with ballet, opera, animation and video art, and was shot in 3D.

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Patrik Andersson Fell in love with Instagram

by JamesNYCApril 1. 2013 01:18

Check out Patrik Andersson Instagram series here

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Fuck you, Pay me – a discussion of adventures in contracts, negotiation, and payment

by JamesNYCMarch 25. 2013 11:03

This video made the rounds a few years ago and it seems to be making a resurgence once again on several photography & creative blogs. It may be long and the speaker presents his view from the point of a creative at a design company, but it's really worth the time to watch as most of what they talk about will apply to commercial photographers too.

2011/03 Mike Monteiro | F*ck You. Pay Me. from San Francisco Creative Mornings on Vimeo.

Our speaker at the March 2011 San Francisco, CreativeMornings (www.creativemornings.com) was Mike Monteiro, Design Director, and co-founder of Mule Design Studio (www.muledesign.com). This event took place on March 25, 2011 and was sponsored by Happy Cog and Typekit (who also hosted the event at their office in the Mission).

Mike's book "Design is a Job" is available from A Book Apart (www.abookapart.com/products/design-is-a-job)

A big giant thank you to Chris Whitmore (www.whitmoreprod.com) for offering to shoot and edit the video. Photos were graciously provided by Rawle Anders (twitter.com/rawle42).

The San Francisco chapter of Creative Mornings is run by Greg Storey (twitter.com/​brilliantcrank).

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Photo Assistant Basics _ Mamiya 645 120 & 220 Film loading

by JamesNYCMarch 4. 2013 03:34

Another in our series of: Photo Assistant Basics _ Mamiya 645 120 & 220 Film loading

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Photo Assistant Basics _ Contax 645 120 & 220 film loading

by JamesNYCMarch 3. 2013 02:00

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Photo Assistant Basics _ Pentax 6x7 120& 220 film loading

by JamesNYCMarch 2. 2013 02:03

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Photo Assistant Basics _ Mamiya 67 120 & 220 Film Loading

by JamesNYCFebruary 25. 2013 02:32

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Why photographers need business insurance, and assistants main-line coffee & Red Bull

by JamesNYCFebruary 24. 2013 03:47

Well over a year ago I worked on a men's fashion shoot late at night at a King Tut exhibit here in NYC. We loaded in to the museum at around 9:45 PM and shot until nearly 6:30 AM and then hauled all of our equipment out of the museum and back to the studio by 8:00 AM. During the course of the shoot everyone including the photographer started to slow down and lost energy. Bad things happen when the energy and the brain start to fade after midnight. Since it's been a year the pain of watching this has faded.

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