Welcome back to our twenty ninth post in our new section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.
Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.
We hope you enjoy this weeks’ selections…
I came across Isobel Adderley’s blog this week and adore her work, it’s unique and so punchy.
Faces Behind Your Food
A really fascinating interview by Lucy Davis with Jackie Nickerson a former fashion photographer, shooting for Vogue and Vanity Fair who fell in love with South Africa and local Zimbabweans. Jackie gravitated to where the locals worked in the fields. After a few weeks she bought a small flatbed truck and started to travel – to rural places in South Africa, Malawi and Mozambique as well as all over Zimbabwe. Jackie has created several series’ of unique images, ones that will stay with you.
Annie Leibovitz Shoots the Game of Thrones Cast for Vanity Fair
Annie Leibovitz is one of my all time favourite photographers, I love her work very much. Popular Photography magazine published this article in the week, the shoot was for the most recent cover of Vanity Fair, a publication with which Leibovitz has a long history.
It’s fascinating, check out the behind the scenes video above.
Photojournalist Photojournalist Given Humanitarian Award
VSCO Announces $100k Scholarship Fund For Creatives
Sticking to their mantra “by creatives, for creatives”, Visual Supply Co. has announced the VSCO Artist Initiative fund: a $100,000 scholarship fund that seeks to “provide artists the resources to pursue their creative vision.”
The fund is starting out at $100K and will be divided up amongst the recipients, of which there are currently eight.