Callie Lipkin – ChatterCorner May 2010

I am very excited to announce that I will now be writing each month for the “Surveillance” section on PDN’s PhotoServe website. The first article went live at the end of April and is an interview with my client and Chicago-based photographer Callie Lipkin who, when she is not shooting her light and lively advertising lifestyle work, is photographing her passion and personal project on Burlesque. Click on this link to read the full article: Callie Lipkin April2010

© Callie Lipkin

ChatterArtists May 2010

Continuing on with the theme of Possessions it was only natural this month to feature photographers who shoot still life, product and all of those beautiful objects that Taurus loves. However, still life photographers don’t always get to shoot beautiful arrangements of fabulous objects. Sometimes they have the unique challenge of making something quite ordinary and mundane look appealing and inviting.

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ChatterLog May 2010

Greetings everyone, and welcome to the May ChatterBulletin! We have now moved from the sign of Aries into Taurus, so it is no big surprise that we have also just celebrated “Earth Day” on April 22nd. Earth Day began back in 1970 and was the brainchild of environmental activist, Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin who, after witnessing the horrific 1969 oil spill off the California coast, decided it was time to bring more attention to the widespread environmental degradation. That year over 20 million people participated in the Earth Day celebration and now, 40 years later, Earth Day is observed by more than 500 million people around the world. Unfortunately however, the oil spills are still happening, as witnessed recently off the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

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