Kevin McGloshen, KPM Photography

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Sartore screen capture

Review: At Close Range

I recently watched a profile of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore called “At Close Range,” which had been sitting in my Netflix queue for months. I’m always interested in watching stories about how other photographers operate, and this one was pretty good (I think I gave it a 3-star ‘Kevin Liked It’ rating).

This was a PBS Home Video release, and pretty heavy on the National-Geographic-is-awesome theme (which I totally subscribe to), but I really enjoyed it. It’s not often that you get to connect a photographer’s face to the images that he/she makes, but I think that connection gives the images more meaning. Or maybe just a bit more humanity. Read more…

A book to get you on the “Fast Track”

I have been reading a stack of books these days about the business of photography, and Dane Sanders’ “The Fast Track Photography Business Plan” made an insightful plea for a new way of looking at the business of photography. This might sound like a boring prospect and an even boring-er read, but the explosion of new ‘professional photographers’ working these days makes it more important than ever to look creatively at how we approach the business aspect of the photography we create. Read more…