So young Jeff Hamada, of Booooooom fame, is putting together the “Ultimate List of all the Best Art + Photo Tumblrs to Follow.” Bam. If you’re new to Tumblr, Jeff has done your homework for you. If you have an art + photo Tumblr, now you know which list you need to be on.
The Imprint Culture Lab website has a Photo Recap from our recent creative conference, which was held in the historic Edison Theatre in downtown Long Beach. The post was put together by our colleague Martin Wong, and it features great photography by Ben Clark who shot everything on the day of. If you’re down with the Zuckerberg, you can also head to the Imprint Facebook page to see the entire photo album from the event.
Brandon Shigeta is a really talented guy from Los Angeles. He’s one of the best photographers I know, and he’s a LEED certified architect to boot. He contributes to Hypebeast regularly, which might help explain why he seems to have the coolest job of all time – guaranteed to be backstage at every event you could possibly hope to go to. Which is why if you’re not following Brandon on Instagram, you’re kind of missing out.
Michael Rodriguez Dueñas and I have been talking about doing an interview here for quite some time now. I’ve always been fascinated by people who can take amazing photos; possibly because I find that task so incredibly challenging. So I’ve been meaning to feature more photography on this site. Michael happens to be a talented photographer from here in Los Angeles. [Read More / View Photos]
Instagram is one of the best ways to follow all the amazing art going up on the streets of Kaka’ako this week. The POW WOW HAWAII instagram page is probably your best bet, but there’s tons more out there, especially if you follow the contributing artists such as Jeff Hamada, Hannah Stouffer, Jeff Soto, Sam Rodriguez, Shark Toof, Wu Yue, and Nychos. There are tons of talented creative folks out here!
Light Regions is a collaboration between photographers Michael R Dueñas and Ryan Correll. Michael and I have been trying to find the time to do an interview for this site. In the meantime they’ve been staying busy, recently shooting a lookbook for a streetwear brand I’m not familiar with – Ikon by Domefits. The model is Left Brain from Odd Future. Here are a couple shots, hit the link to see the rest.
Last Thursday, I went to a great opening event for the current Theo Ehret: The Grand Olympic exhibit at 722Figueroa. Ehret was the house photographer at the Olympic Auditorium from 1965-1985, and built an amazing portfolio of compelling sports photography. The exhibit runs through the end of this month, from 2pm-5pm by appointment only. Check some of Ehret’s great work from the show here, courtesy of the guys at 722. And there’s a great video too. [View Photos & Video]
The Angeleno Father/Son photography duo of Eriberto Oriol and Estevan Oriol are taking their Like Father, Like Son exhibit to the East Coast this week, with an opening at the Carmichael Gallery NY Pop Up tomorrow evening. PLEASE NOTE: Just saw, via Estevan Oriol’s Instagram, that the opening has been pushed back until Friday now.
Apparently the Instagram smartphone photo-sharing app (in case you’ve never heard of it) has become a pretty important source for sharing experiences from Hurricane Sandy. Instacane is a website dedicated to gathering and showcasing this content, displaying everything posted with the #instacane hashtag. Via The Worlds Best Ever