By: Lauren Walters
Ready to take the plunge into Imaging USA? First, stay up to
date with what's happening in the world of photography. Read our top ten
favorite blog posts and use them as conversation starters at the convention!
Tips for Successfully Marketing Yourself at an Industry Trade Show
BRAND: Headed to Imaging USA next week? Get a head start! Learn how to
market yourself successfully for when you're walking around at the Expo. The
first step is to plan, plan, and plan again!
Sports Illustrated Laid Off All of its Photographers
For a magazine so heavily reliant on its high-quality images, we were
surprised to learn that Sports Illustrated laid off their entire staff of six
photographers. A cut of photographers of this scale hasn't happened since The
Chicago Sun-Times cut their 28-staffed photographers in 2013. Is history
Kane: Running a Destination Wedding Photography Business
PHOTOGRAPHER: PPA photographer Joshua Kane gets paid to travel the world
and photograph destination weddings. Although Joshua is living the dream, it's
not always a vacation. Read about the challenges and benefits of a destination
to Paint: Mixing Photography and Printmaking Yields Beautiful Results
MEDIA: How would a printmaker involve photography in their process? After mixing digital and print mediums,
a hybrid medium was born. Check out a lithographer's approach to digital
Through a Lens: The Nation Embraces Photography as Art
PHOTOGRAPHY: India has always been rich in imagery, but not so involved in
the art of photography. After their first photography festival four years ago
in New Deli, India has become more present in the photography scene. Check out
breath-taking images showcasing the exotic Indian lifestyle.
Finds that Professionally Captured Photos Are More Memorable Than Amateur Ones
(THANKFULLY): According to the National Press Photographers Association
(NPPA), people can distinguish a professional from an amateur photographer. The
researcher who conducted this study used special equipment to record the
subject's eye movements when exposed to photographs. Check out other conclusions
they drew from this experiment.
Publishing to Sell Historic Photo Archive
Hoping to raise funds, the publisher of Ebony magazine is selling their entire
photo archive. This collection dates back to 1945 including historic and
award-winning photography. Find out more about this collection.
Photography: It All Comes Down to Editing
As a street photographer, you can shoot anytime, anywhere! Where the structured
schedule is lacking, the photographer picks up the slack when it comes to
editing. Why would one have to heavily edit street photography? Read more to
Suing Nike Over the Origins of the Famous Jordan "Jumpman" Logo
Learn about Nike's "jumpman" logo legend. Was there a photograph behind this
genius design for inspiration? If so, does the photographer deserve to be
Captures Enchanting Landscapes Inspired by The Brothers Grimm
We all know those beloved fairytales from our childhood. How about capturing
the landscapes that inspired the original Grimm's fairy tales?
Check back with us next week for more top blogs. Any interesting blogs you'd like us to check out, let us know on theLoop!