ARCommunity #FF: Alfred Padilla Writer/Director of “Best Man in the Dark”

I had the pleasure to meet with the director and one of the producers of a feature film that is currently in production in Brooklyn.  Puerto Rican born Alfred Padilla has been working in the film industry for the last 20 years since he moved to the US.  He has directed various shorts such as […]

ARCoverage: Luminance – Guerilla Marketing for Photographers with Little-to-No Time

On September 26th & 27th, 2013 Photoshelter joined Photoville offering a series of Luminance talks.  On Friday CEO, Andrew Fingerman gave some great pointers to Photographers trying to make a name for themselves and stand out of the crowd in his “Guerilla Marketing for Photographers with Little-to-No Time” talk.  He recommended all photographers, novice to […]

ARCoverage: #Photoville – What You Missed.

Photoville wrapped up on Sunday, Sep. 29th. Hopefully you made it out and had a look at the galleries. If you didn't, here's a list of what you missed and who, I think, you should definitely look out for. Did you attend Photoville? If so, please share your favorites and experience.

ARCoverage: A Hands-On Experience @ Photoville

It has been great fun attending this year and even more so being able to share the festival with my fellow image-makers.  I certainly can’t wait to get back into the mix of it all tomorrow when the container doors open once again.  But just to make sure you don’t miss the full experience, here […]

ARCoverage: Documenting Communities Impacted by Gun Violence

On Saturday 21st of September I attended a talk on the topic of Documenting Communities Impacted by Gun Violence.  The talk was inspiring in that, here were a group of four individuals pooling their talents and resources to aid neighborhoods and families who would otherwise be left to their own devices when dealing with this […]

ARCoverage: Latin American Fotografía y Ilustración Uno

One of the first galleries that caught my eye at Photoville was Latin American Fotografía y Ilustración Uno.  From what I’ve seen of the festival so far it was the only gallery, I can recall, that actually had framed works; but more than that, they were very carefully curated.  There were many favorites in this […]

ARCoverage: Opening Day @ Photoville

It was my first time attending Photoville this year.  The “village of freight containers transformed into temporary exhibition spaces” first popped-up on Brooklyn’s waterfront in summer, 2012. At first glance it doesn’t look like much:  white metal containers, gravel, white tents, concrete blocks holding things down, wind-strewn vinyl signs and lots and lots of magnets.  Yet, […]