You know what’s funny ? I’ll tell you what’s funny. By continuing to put so much financial pressure on photographers and photography, the media will loose it’s source of imagery . With declining space rates and assignment rates, increasingly obscene rights grabbing bordering on copyright infringement, unacceptable usage agreements and overall disrespect of the photography Read More →

Living Galapagos

If you have a few precious minute to throw away today , you HAVE to visit http://www.livinggalapagos.org/. A school project from the University of North Carolina, it is an amazing multimedia reminiscent of MediaStorm’s Kingsley’s Crossing by Olivier Jobard. It is refreshing to see young photojournalist taking the current tools of reporting and putting all Read More →

apple tablet

“The eventual goal is to have publishers create hybridized content that draws from audio, video and interactive graphics in books, magazines and newspapers, where paper layouts would be static.”. Gizmodo. Apparently Apple is working very hard with publishers to digitize their content for their upcoming tablet ( release date : January 2010). But what is Read More →

Intended consequence

Recent Webby Award winner MediaStorm is offering a FREE course  on Advanced Multimedia Reporting Workshop to 8 lucky participant. But before your rush to sign up, please be aware that this is not for beginners. You have to already have a solid understanding of multimedia and its tools. More information here: ” Given the tough Read More →

ansel adams

While we see a proliferation of photography in our everyday lives, much more than we have historically have ever been subjected to, we also see it diminishing in size. Before the 90’s and the advent of the web browser, our only interaction with still images was mostly in print magazines or huge billboards, along with Read More →

No black and whites, no blurry Holga cameras, no artifacts. Journalism the way it should be. The Rocky Mountain News and its incredible array of talented photographers paired with Brian Storm’s incredible team delivers a very powerful vision of what the DNC meant for Denver, and maybe the rest of the world. Probably the best Read More →

Genius juxtaposition of images, endearing story, human, lively, photographically compelling, wonderful storytelling, the Mediastorm team does it again . See it now before someone tells you about it:   The only negative is the music that always seem to be the same on all multimedia these days: a  lonely piano with an echo followed by Read More →

When Brian Storm speaks, the world of photojournalism learns. The Poynter Institute, a journalistic school, has a 26 minute long interview with the founder of Mediastorm. The interview, being held in front of a boring backdrop by a girl who obviously needs some more courses in broadcast interviews could have used some visual pointers to Read More →

ED Kashy curse

– A useful blog. With some delay but with quite a bang, Photoshelter finally launches a very useful blog for its users and beyond. Full of tips, info, rules and dynamism, it could very well become a very helpful resources for stock photographers who take photography seriously. Does that mean they plan to close the Read More →

I will never understand the publishers stubbornness in designing magazine online. They literally replicate their print edition. Not just the content, but the layout. You have a cover/front page. You have sections, you have pages and along all that, a lot and lot of text . Scrolling, for example, is much easier online. No need Read More →