Oddly Enough Blog

No, we said shoot the CANNON, Mr. President!

May 28, 2009

Okay, everybody here at the ad agency is really pumped that Barack Obama agreed to be in our Canon camera advertisements, and I think the creative team has turned out some great copy to go with the photo:

The Wide World of Lingerie?

May 15, 2009

I’m doing a survey on media photo coverage of sports. May I ask a few questions?

That’s the pope in a suit and tie?

May 12, 2009

Well, THIS is a FINE mess!

We’re right on deadline for the Time cover story about Pope Benedict meeting Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, and we don’t know which is which!

You can shoot her Tilda cows come home…

April 30, 2009

Blog Guy, it’s me again, the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been helping. I know shooting photos of celebrities is a huge part of news photography, and I think I’m ready. Who is THE hardest celeb to photograph?

Packs of snapping paparazzi nuns!

April 18, 2009

Blog Guy, It’s me – the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been advising. know these are hard times in journalism, and I’m wondering if news organizations are cutting costs in the area of photography.

Stand in front of the Harley, Carly!

March 27, 2009

Blog Guy, it’s me again. The guy you’re tutoring to be a photojournalist. Recently you told me about shooting auto shows, and how all people want to see are the chick models. But I presume motorcycle shows are different – surely readers want to see new motorcycles?

Lots of guys adjusting ties?

March 11, 2009

Blog Guy, I hear your textbook on news photography is coming out soon, which is great! Meanwhile, apart from handshakes and group shots, what other photos do readers really love?

Step away from the Lamborghini so I can see you better!

March 4, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m back for more of your professional photo advice.

I understand that there are commercial aspects to photojournalism, and I’m ready for that. You know, shooting gadgets, expensive toys. Can I have some tips for shooting a big glitzy auto show?

What’s wrong with this picture?

February 14, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m ready! I’ve been studying all of your tips for aspiring photojournalists, and here is my portfolio for your critique. What do you think?

Is that a SQUEEGEE, Luigi?

February 6, 2009

Okay Luigi, your career is on the line here. We’re put out a fortune for this photo shoot. Got the world’s top models, the works!