The Power of Photography: Review of “The Salt of the Earth”

2017-07-24T21:22:05-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recently, some of the Orange Photography crew took a trip to the movies. We ventured out to see the limited release documentary about the work of social photographer Sabastião Salgado entitled, “The Salt of the Earth”.  Salgado left his job as and economist in the mid-seventies and became a full-time photographer. He has traveled much of the world and captured many of the social and global issues of the past 40 years.

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Film Reviews: Chasing Ice, More Than the Rainbow

2017-07-24T21:23:01-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Two recent documentaries we’ve watched focus on two very different photographers.  The first is Chasing Ice, which follows James Balog and tells the story of the Extreme Ice Survey which he’s been doing for many years and follows the travails of Balog as he works to tip public opinion on climate change so that people will do what’s necessary to save our planet for future generations.  Motivated by his daughters […]

Review: Herb & Dorothy – A Film by Megumi Sasaki

2017-07-24T21:24:02-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Herb & Dorothy documentaryIf you don’t know who the Vogels are (and even if you do) you should definitely check out the award-winning documentary Herb & Dorothy, directed by first-time filmmaker Megumi Sasaki. The film tells the story of a charming couple, postal clerk (Herbert Vogel) and librarian (Dorothy Vogel), who built a […]

Review: Herb & Dorothy – A Film by Megumi Sasaki

2017-07-24T21:24:02-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Herb & Dorothy documentaryIf you don’t know who the Vogels are (and even if you do) you should definitely check out the award-winning documentary Herb & Dorothy, directed by first-time filmmaker Megumi Sasaki. The film tells the story of a charming couple, postal clerk (Herbert Vogel) and librarian (Dorothy Vogel), who built a […]

Documentary review: architectural photographer Julius Shulman

2017-07-24T21:24:08-07:00By |Categories: Photography, Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Case Study House #22 is perhaps the most iconic and famous of Julius Shulman’s photographs and it is one of the many subjects in the documentary Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman.

The film is quite educational and many iconic buildings that Shulman photographed are described with details on his creative process as well as what went into particular shots.

What’s interesting […]

Go see Bill Cunningham New York now! (Film Review)

2017-07-24T21:24:08-07:00By |Categories: Fashion, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bill Cunningham photographing in the street, in BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK. A film by Richard Press. A Zeitgeist Films release. Photo credit: First Thought Films / Zeitgeist Films

Photography is something that many people are passionate about (like us!) but even if you are passionate about something else, you will identify with parts of Bill Cunningham New York, the excellent film about the […]

Documentary Review: Art & Copy (psst, just watch it!)

2017-07-25T15:33:49-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As photographers we are often in the same boat as the creatives who work in advertising – with similar clients, similar goals, and we’re often working together on projects.  Having come from an agency background, watching Art & Copy: Inside Advertising’s Creative Revolution was a joy.

Kevin here at the studio recommended it and the documentary does a good job of showing a […]

Movie Review: Art & Copy (psst, just watch it!)

2017-07-25T15:33:49-07:00By |Categories: Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As photographers we are often in the same boat as the creatives who work in advertising – with similar clients, similar goals, and we’re often working together on projects.  Having come from an agency background, watching Art & Copy: Inside Advertising’s Creative Revolution was a joy.

Kevin here at the studio recommended it and the documentary does a good job of showing a […]

Case Study: Documentary Videos for the YES Program

2017-07-25T15:33:58-07:00By |Categories: Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Earlier this year we completed production on a very exciting video project on behalf of Bonfire Communications for the YES program. The YES program, with support of AYUSA, brings high school students from predominantly Muslim countries to live with American families. The students attend local schools and are active in the community -all in an […]