October 28, 2012
It’s been said, after all, that the Vietnamese plant rice, the Cambodians watch rice grow, and the languorous Lao simply listen to the whispers of rice growing. Luang Prabang is simply – and lazily – enchanting.
Funfair arrives in Luang Prabang. © Photograph by Gary Jones
The writer Gary Jones joined us as a participant on our Laos Workshop, held in Luang Prabang July 2012. Read Gary’s musings about the workshop, his fellow participants and Luang Prabang’s becalming hypnotic effect in Prestige Magazine
There are still a few places remaining for our upcoming workshop in Havana Cuba. Interested? Email Jack Picone at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 2, 2012
It has dozens of competitors, but Instagram stands out for its fast ascension and almost cultlike following.
I find below scary and almost unfathomable:
JENNA WORTHAM says in her piece in the The New York’s Times blog - BITS, “It has 30 million users who upload more than five million photos a day, even though it was available for only Apple devices until last week, when the company released an Android app”.
30 million users 5 million photographs a day. Extraordinary.
Instagram has only been in existence for two years and Facebook have just bought it for 1 Billion.
The democratisation of photography. More people are making more pictures now then any other point in the history of photography. But the question beckons, is it a sea of mediocrity?
Read Jenna Wortham’s full story here in The New York’s Times blog – BITS
March 18, 2012
An Anti – War Statement.
A compilation of images by photographer Jack Picone from a cross – section of countries and cultures in conflict – pointing to the universality, horror and futility of war.
Unexploded ordinance. Quito, Angola. © Photograph by Jack Picone
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