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Ivo_B

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Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« on: December 28, 2019, 03:58:47 am »

A new Magnum course:

Magnum Course Alex Soth

Check it out.
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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2019, 04:07:47 am »

A new Magnum course:

Magnum Course Alex Soth

Check it out.


There's something kinda sad about it coming to that, for Magnum.

Happy New Year!

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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2019, 07:22:30 am »


There's something kinda sad about it coming to that, for Magnum.


It's heartbreaking, Rob.
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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2019, 11:58:33 am »


There's something kinda sad about it coming to that, for Magnum.

Happy New Year!

Yes it is.


It is nice that Magnum take this initiative to create some revenue opportunities for their photographers.
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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2019, 02:05:09 pm »

Yes it is.


It is nice that Magnum take this initiative to create some revenue opportunities for their photographers.


No. Nobody needs to do that. Better retiring.

Magazines are dead; there is no money even for the big fashion bibles regularly to send guys around the world anymore. There is no more Life. The Internet apparently has no money either for anyone except famous kids of famous parents. The gig's done for the vast majority, with only a couple of stars shining brightly in the firmament.

Just because I'd mentioned it a few days ago, I pulled out that Vogue with Lindbergh's last shoot for the magazine. Slowly and carefully examining the pages, I realised that advertising fashion photography has merged inextricably into still life. The pages were dead as bricks. One or two actually gave the photographer a credit, which makes me wonder if that was in lieu of payment. Better take the money, however little, and save one's reputation, but to what purpose? (These were not Lindbergh's pages.)

I don't enjoy being old, but I'm sure glad I was young when I was young!

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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2019, 11:59:12 pm »

I don't enjoy being old, but I'm sure glad I was young when I was young!

Amen to that!  Much better than "I'm so glad I'm not young, today".

The truth is, however, that photographic storytelling skills will never get old, no matter the medium.
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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2020, 09:27:33 am »

I would like to see this course if it didnít  cover so many topics. It sounds like you get tiny bits of info on a lot of things. If it covered just photobooks, for instance, for five hours I would buy it. I miss Michaelís videos here. They were always in depth on one subject.

Sharon
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Re: Alex Soth: Photographic Storytelling
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2020, 10:50:16 am »

I don't enjoy being old, but I'm sure glad I was young when I was young!

Amen!!!!
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