Finish the Year with Inspiration, Controversy and a Little Nostalgia – by PhotoShelter

Our friends over at PhotoShelter have released the last round of videos from Luminance 2012.

All 25 of the videos from Luminance 2012 are now online. We find it only fitting that we celebrate the end of 2012 with some of the most controversial, inspiring, and most touching speakers from the event. Now is the perfect time to revisit your favorite talks or experience Luminance for the first time in its entirety.

Gary Morgan

CEO Gary Morgan knows that people think Splash News is working to disrupt the content chain just to feed celebrity hunger. But the fact of the matter is that we – the consumers – are the ones demanding this type of content. Gary argues that Splash is simply trying to meet the demand. Celebrity entertainment has made its way into every major news cycle, whether we like it or not.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields has no problem raising eyebrows when it comes to his photography – in fact, it’s what he strives to do. As a photographer, Tyler believes that your goal should be to get more eyeballs on your work. The shocking images (for which he claims he has received upwards of 30,000 death threats) allows him to do the kind of work he really wants. Check out the video to see what that is.

Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky is the Founder and CEO of Behance, an online resource for photographers, artists, illustrators, and other creatives to showcase and discover new work. Scott challenges us to start thinking about the individual as a business, rather than relying on agencies and other groups to pave the way.

Rick Robinson

Vision Research’s high speed Phantom cameras capture at a rate of 1,000 to 1.4 million frames per second. They’re actually used mostly in science, engineering, and industry to study new products or phenomena. Marketing Manager Rick Robinson takes us through several mind-blowing video clips to show how interesting the world really is when you slow it all down.

Taylor Jones

23-year old Taylor Jones started one of the most popular photography blogs today. In a little over a year, Dear Photograph became somewhat of an Internet sensation. The premise is simple: take an old photograph, hold it up in front of the original location, take a new photograph, and add a caption. The result plays off our nostalgia, and is often somewhere between heartbreaking and heartwarming.

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