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Glen Vigus

Production Specialist and Lecturer, Texas A&M University in College Station

I Love Being an Amateur Photographer

PRESENTED ON MAR 10, 2015
IN BRYAN @ VOL 2

"The word amatuer should not be associated with a lack of knowledge but with an abundance of love.

In I Love Being an Amateur Photographer from PechaKucha Night Bryan Vol. 2, Glen Vigus reflects on history of photography, his thirty-two years experience with the medium and the importance of putting love+pride back into the title: "Amateur Photographer."

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Love Hotels of Japan

BY SHINOBU MACHIDA
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

Shinobu Machida, an art collector in Tokyo, shares his collection of photographs of the 'love hotels' across Japan. These photographs are especially valuable because many of these specialty hotels are being torn down in recent years. (in Japanese)

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我爱蛇口/蛇口的发展 I Love Shekou/The Development of Shekou

BY BOLI LEE
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 21, 2013

Boli Lee speaks about the daily lives of people in Shekou, and tells her stories through photographs.

李宝章站在非常贴近人们生活的角度,介绍了蛇口人的日常生活

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Mickey Pallas - Photographer

BY J A GINSBURG
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

Mickey Pallas was rarely without a camera in hand. In the early days, it was a Graflex, the classic Front Page-style press camera that used sheet film measuring 4 x 5 inches. That was replaced by a twin lens reflex Rollei that used roll film measuring a little over 2 inches square. And finally, the revolutionary 35mm Leica, a camera he adored so much that he also collected them. Janet A. Ginsburg tells the fascinating story this iconic Chicago photographer.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 19, 2015.

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New York…Not Nearly How I Pictured It!

BY ROB PENNER
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

"There was never a moment in my young life that I ever expected to be working with celebrities, top models, and traveling the world on somebody else's dime."

In New York…Not Nearly How I Pictured It! from Beacon Vol. 2, photographer Rob Penner takes us on a decidedly NSFW tour of NYC during the heady times of the late '70's and early '80's, when he worked as an aspiring assistant fashion photographer. From the famed Studio 54 to the wiseguys of Mulberry St., it was a helluva ride.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, August 31st, 2015. 

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Mike Miville; Photographer on the Move

BY MICHAEL MIVILLE
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Mike Miville discusses his active life as a photographer, and how physicality plays a role in his life. 

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Why I Love Photographing Food

BY MEREDITH DYER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 30, 2015

In honor of World Food Day:

"It's art on a plate... it's a different art form."

In "Why I Love Photographing Food" from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 25, Food photographer Meredith Dyer explains why she loves photographing food in ten reasons. Spoiler alert, some of the most exciting parts are the people! 

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The Fox and The Hedgehog

BY LLOYD WILSON
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Toby Lloyd & Andrew Wilson‘s The Fox and Hedgehog is an installation at Flatpack which they’ve adapted for Pecha Kucha, exploring the limitations of the expert and the potential benefits of being an amateur.

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DeviantArt – online art gallery and community

BY MARCO GIORDANO
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Marco Giordano (b. 1988 in Turin, Italy) lives and works in Glasgow. In this presentation he speaks about deviantART, an online community for amateur artists. It is one of the biggest social networks at the moment, dealing with fine art in various categories like painting, drawing, photography and filmmaking.

 

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Why I Fell in Love with Photography and What I Did About It

BY HEATHER MILNE
@ VOL 30 ON MAR 15, 2017

Heather Milne, obsessed with details, recently fell in love with photography. She loves following light, capturing animals and documenting patterns, lines and rhythms. She uses photography as a tool to explore ways of weaving details into stories.