Harris Savides died yesterday. May he Rest in Peace. “Birth” is one of my favorite looking films of all time:
These Photo Editors are on the list of medal finalists for the Society of Publication Designer’s 47th Annual Awards. I was going to write “start sending your promo cards now.” … but I’ll make this a note to self: “make a promo card AND send it to these fine folks.” (The number following the name [...]
I know you’re a been there done that kinda guy, but holy shit Pete Souza this picture is unbelievable.
Here is the amazing part: “You’re a very good photographer.” That, Dear Reader, is very nice to hear. Especially when it comes from Dionne Thornton, Jed Root’s Director of Exhibitions and Publications and she says it to me (yes, I just high fived myself). Like everyone else at the third floor bar of The Norwood [...]
I love photography. I love basketball. It’s not super complicated… but I mostly loved punk rock in my teens so sometimes my love of the b-ball feels… very mature. I therefore couldn’t help but notice Bruce Weber, Nan Bush, Pat Riley and Magic Johnson sitting in consecutive rows at the Lakers-Heat game on March 10th. [...]
Need career advice? I do. (I’m pretty sure Steve Jobs doesn’t read this blog which means everyone else should answer accordingly.) I took advantage of my proximity to the Brooklyn Public Library, checked out some books, and dove right into Charles Churchward’s “Herb Ritts: The Golden Hour” to see what I could learn from Herb. [...]
New pic of mine up at the Castor & Pollux blog “Loving.” It’s of Laura Connors. She works next to Castor & Pollux at Seagull Hair and is a hoot. Read about Bob from Twin Peaks and other cultural touchstones in her questionnaire.
Director of Photography extraordinaire Harris Savides shot the new Sofia Coppola movie Somewhere with Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning. Here’s the trailer… (and here’s a great interview with him)