Media After the Site. From Jeff Jarvis, “If you’re what used to be content-creation you’re all about insinuating yourself into that stream. If you’re about content curation – formerly known as editing – then you’re all about prioritizing streams for people; that’s how you add value now.”
The Fall and Rise of Media David Carr reflects on [...]
Happy Thanksgiving! We’re heading to Detroit this year; should be a nice time with Lisa’s family. For the past few days I have been running Google’s Chrome browser instead of Firefox. I have iGoogle setup giving me quick access to Gmail, Reader and Docs. I don’t use the calendar much yet. So far so good. [...]
The 2010 Anthropographia Award for Human Rights and Photography
“The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs.” – The Be Good Tanyas
“The fact I have a job means I don’t feel pressured to do something market-friendly. Instead, I get to do whatever the hell I want. I get to do it for my own satisfaction. And I [...]
New York Times piece on the Chicago News Cooperative.
A piece on Chicago gangs in the New York Times by the newly formed Chicago News Cooperative.
The Art Institute of Chicago will exhibit a retrospective of William Eggleston’s work; opens February 27. William Eggleston in the Real World, a film by Michael Almereyda.
I’m done scanning and now I’m working through setting up Adobe Bridge to tag and organize my projects. Next step will be to process and proof my latest round of selects. I’m trying to figure out how to do that quickly without having to spend a great deal of time in photoshop. My folder structure [...]
I rented the Battle of Algiers and was struck by the richness of the black and white cinematography. There was one particular scene that really captivated me. The Algerians were killing police officers and in retaliation, the French blew up a section of the Casbah in Algiers. Here is a screen capture from that sequence [...]
Rodger Kingston has a nice collection of snapshots – The Snapshot Century
Richard Woodward’s review of Looking In: Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’
Techmeme adds 6 editors; human aided algorithms are more effective than just software.
James Pomerantz is blogging his days in photo MFA Land. Here’s a recommended photography related reading list from his program
Image Journal – faith and art. I just subscribed to their feed and am looking into picking up a subscription to their quarterly journal. They have also just released Bearing the Mystery: Twenty Years of Image.
Twelve rolls of film processed over the weekend and I’m almost done editing. Then on to scanning. I have a little work to do to clean up my file management structure. I’m trying to get things organized before they get too far out of control. I’m thinking about utilizing Adobe Bridge to manage metadata.
I have [...]
Scoble on Twitter lists – changing the way he consumes news.
War Is Personal, by Eugene Richards – from The Nation.
“A good photojournalist is also someone who reads a lot and understands the world at more than a superficial level. And who is sceptical about what’s going on” – Eugene Richards.
Lieca’s obsesson with special editons – [...]