This week’s finds…
1. A short film by Eli Sinkus inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson’s interview with Cornell Capa in 1973…
2. CBC News’ the week in pictures July 25-31
3. Guy Tal’s thoughts on how “the” shot is still a low bar…
4. National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015…
1. Playing for Change is a multimedia music project, created by the American producer and sound engineer Mark Johnson with his Timeless Media Group, that seeks to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. Playing For Change also created a separate non-profit organization called the Playing For Change Foundation, which builds music schools for children around the world. The link below connects you to a wonderful version of the Rolling Stones’ Gimme Shelter performed by musicians around the world…
2. There are currently twelve master penmen in the entire world. Jake Weidmann is the youngest…
3. The power of music… witness the passion and effort of 1000 musicians in Italy who played Learning To Fly by the Foo Fighters in the hope of getting Dave Grohl and the band to play in Cesena.
What was the result? Dave’s answer…
4. Portrait of Lotte – 0 to 14 years in 4 min. Dutch artist Frans Hofmeester has filmed his now teenage daughter portrait for 15 seconds every week from the day she was born. Over a time-lapse video, you are witness to one of the most mysterious, profound processes of human life – growing up – accelerated into four minutes.
5. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show: A Behind the Scenes Look at 9 Essential Moments
Thanks Jon! You will be dearly missed.