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Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Weekly roundup of the best articles from around the web for photographers, filmmakers and visual artists. Enjoy!

Carolline De Souza | Pexels CC
Carolline De Souza | Pexels CC
Posted by Greg Scoblete

“Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.” 
― Virginia Woolf


Deconstructing the Male Gaze – British Journal of Photography

Black Mentifact and a Sense of Place – Art 21

Hunter S. Thompson’s Case for Snap Shooting – Don’t Take Pictures

Decoding Instagram – PDN

The Photographer Behind John Waters’s ‘Pecker’ – Aperture

Vivian Maier Captures Timeless Love – My Modern Met

Four Crucial Tax Tips for Photographers – Rangefinder

Inside the Final Years of Robert Mapplethorpe’s Studio – Huck

Using Photography and Book Making to Recover – Feature Shoot

Navigating Backstabbing & Dishonesty to Film Steve Bannon – NH Register

For This Young Photographer, a ‘Simple Song’ of Images – Aperture

Why You Need to Put Your Camera in High-Pressure Situations – No Film School

The Eyes of Orson Welles – Nonfics

Making Sense of Europe’s Controversial New Copyright Rule – Wired

Are You Ready for a Terapixel Digital Camera? – Phoblographer 

A Complete Look at New Directors/New Films 2019 – The Film Stage

How Hollywood Made Black ‘Unbankable’ – Film Comment

For Turn of the Century African Americans, the Camera Was Empowering – SM

The Website That Makes YouTube Fun Again – Gizmodo

POTD: Photographs to Stop a Meltdown 


Source: PDN Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking