Book Review: Making Photographs

I have two guests with me today. They are Mary Malinconico and George VanBuren. Mary, Welcome to the show. 

George, Welcome to the show.

Mary, you too are a teacher. When do you start up again, or is it too early to think about that?

George, this is your first time on the show, tell us a bit about yourself.


Today’s topic is to have a different perspective of Ibarionex Perello’s book, Making Photographs. I say different because just today, as this is recorded, my interview with Ibarionex is released. That was episode 42, released on July 7, 2019.

But I put a call out several months ago asking for volunteers to grab the book themselves and to then come on the show and talk about it. So here we are.

I asked each of you to come up with some talking points and we’ll just go back and forth with those. 

George, I thought we’d start with you today. The first item you wanted to talk about is the idea of “Making vs. Taking” photographs. 

Mary: Book Assignments

George and Mary: Being Patient

Mary and George: Knowing your gear, ability to change settings without thinking.

Mary: Journaling

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