We all have stories about that fateful day. In my tribute to its memory, I offer stories from two NY photographers (one in video, one in audio) that will move you.Read more "Remembering 9-11 Ten Years Later"
What is art? Who defines it? What drives the artist? Can photography be considered “art”? These are the questions that drive the narrative of this third and final installment of the documentary profile series “Menuez on Manhattan.” In it renown commercial and stock photographer Doug Menuez has shared his life and career experiences. Act 1 […]Read more "Doug Menuez on Art and the Wisdom of New York"
With the advent of “Fusion,” many photographers are adding video to their repertoire of services. There are few definitions for this term fusion. One of the primary ones is “the combination of stills and video.” (The irony is, filmmakers have been doing this for decades, but ever since HD DSLRs hit the scene, people are […]Read more "Effective Use of Photographs in Video – Beyond the Ken Burns Effect"
“We all want to be the best. And if you want to be the best, it takes everything you have.” ~ Doug Menuez Last month I posted “Act 1” of my short film documentary series about commercial photographer Doug Menuez. In this episode Doug shares his thoughts and wisdom about making it in this business. […]Read more "Do You Have the Fortitude to Be the Best? Menuez on Manhattan – Act 2"
In the summer of 2009, I traveled to the Big Apple to create a short film about renown editorial, commercial and stock photographer Doug Menuez. I first “met” Doug as a guest on my podcast F-Stop Beyond. Till this day it remains as one of my favorite interviews. Once you watch this video, you’ll understand […]Read more "Menuez on Manhattan – Adventures in Filming with an 85mm Lens"
I don’t normally cross blog streams like this, but I felt my F-Stop Beyond interview with commercial and editorial photographer Doug Menuez was so inspiring, I just had to post it here. Particularly because he addresses some of the issues about pricing, branding, homogenization, and art that have been topics as of late on this […]Read more "Worlds Collide! Doug Menuez Interview from FSB"