Video: Thriving After Brain Injury

Sunday, May 30, 2010

They say all good photography begins with a good client.  In the case of Massachusetts Association for the Blind it is doubly true.  Their assignment to tell the story for their traumatic head injury division was the perfect storm: an extremely compelling story combined with a reliance on images to communicate.

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The Beltway Sniper

Thursday, May 13, 2010

On a cold, asphalt black night in 2002, leaves falling, I found myself standing in a vast parking lot.  The queasy sodium vapor stadium lighting made it quite obvious that the minivan I was renting was not going to work.  My assistant & I trudged back to the office & demanded another vehicle—anything but white.

All over the news, in Washington, DC that fall, mass hysteria put everyone on the alert for a white van.  All eyes were peeled for what came to be known as the Beltway Sniper.  I do not often capitulate to public opinion but I was not going to be pulled over for being a terrorist that day.  We were on assignment & after I related my reasons, Avis begrudgingly gave me another color & we were on our merry way.

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Video: Paris

Monday, May 3, 2010

A selection of content from Lou Jones' trips to Paris for a new Book titled "Paris" compiled and designed into a short video by Lisa Santoro.

Paris by Lou Jones from Lou Jones on Vimeo.

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blog (blŏg, bläg) n. 1. short for Weblog 2. online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer 3. diary that is posted on the Internet 4. an experiment to verbalize my observations about the status of photography. It will be eclectic & deal with philosophy & practice of this universal art form. It will strive for periodic commentary about issues many photographers face, like ownership and the economy. It will also talk about pictures and what makes good ones and how to get them. No hardware. No software. No recycled clichés. No whining.