Today, when you can learn so much about filmmaking and photography online, is it even worth going to college? In this video, Kai Wong and Tim Pan discuss the question many of you have probably asked yourself. Should you invest your money in college, or just buy gear instead and start learning on your own? Let’s hear some pros and cons of both choices and see if you agree.
Nikon has announced that applications for its Storytellers Scholarship are now open. Established in 2017 to celebrate Nikon’s 100th anniversary, this is the second time that the company is offering academic scholarships. Nikon aims to “supporting the education of young content creators,” so it will award $10,000 to ten eligible students in the USA or Canada.
In today’s world, where knowledge is available for free all over the Internet, is there still point spending one or two years in school and learn photography there? Also, are photography and lighting skills all the schools have to offer to make you a photographer? Jared Polin discusses all these questions in his latest video.
The news that Antonelli Institute is closing down was what triggered Jared to start this topic. After 80 years of working, this school is now educating their last generation of photographers and graphic designers. And it’s not the only school closing down in the past couple of years. So naturally, this raises a question – do we need photography schools any longer?
I was recently at an interactive installation that had three theater lights – red green and blue shining on a white wall.
The kids were fascinated by this – especially with how the colors mixed and how they could make different colors by casting shadows on the wall.
This is a human scale representation of the red-green-blue (RGB) additive color model (the electronic screen you are looking at right now uses the exact same method to reproduce every color you’re looking at).
It also reminded me of some of the really cool applications to use photography gels to have fun with color.