This yarn on PetaPixel really got my attention this morning. It’s by Michael Clark and it tackles the thing that frustrates photographers the most about Instagram – why BRILLIANT photos earn less likes than other shots. Because, as Mr Clark puts it, “Instagram has flipped that script to some degree because it often rewards images that are good but not those that rise to a whole other level of excellence, which is why it is intensely debated and discussed among working pro photographers”.
Here it is: https://petapixel.com/2017/01/17/the-paradox-of-instagram/
Now for something local. This facebook post links to the best work by the photographers at my local newspaper (also my former employer). Eleanor, Jimmy and Mark produce beautiful work under the toughest of circumstances.
Click through and enjoy some mighty fine photojournalism here: https://www.facebook.com/bordermail/photos/a.10150280751455494.556355.95810110493/10158049438285494/?type=3&theater
ALSO – Jimmy and Mark are graduates of Wodonga TAFE. I’m always really proud to mention that.