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Actor Jeff Bridges’ New Photo Book Shows Hollywood In-Between Takes

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Cross-posted from Dazed. [By Nick Chen]  When a director calls “cut”, the movie magic doesn’t stop. Since 1984, on the set of John Carpenter’s Starman, Jeff Bridges has snapped behind-the-scenes photographs on every film he’s done. Then, once the shoot is done, Bridges compiles his favourite photographs into a personalised book that he hands to the cast and crew as gifts. “There’s a disappearance when you have the camera,” Bridge enthuses to Dazed over the phone from…

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“Everybody Is Freaking Out”: Freelance Writers Scramble to Make Sense of New California Law

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Cross-posted from The Hollywood Reporter.  [By Katie Kilkenny]  California Bill AB5, recently passed to address problems facing independent contractors who work for such companies as Uber or Lyft, has had unintended consequences for freelance artists, including photojournalists and other photographers, as well, particularly regarding the 35-projects-a-year limit. “Everybody Is Freaking Out”: Freelance Writers Scramble to Make Sense of New California Law

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Techniques for Photographic Storytelling

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Cross-posted from fstoppers.com [by Nicole York] A picture is worth a thousand words, and if you do it right, you just might be able to use a photograph to tell a story. Storytelling in imagery dates as far back as the first drawings on cave walls. People have always wanted to record their own history and control the narrative by deciding which parts of the story to include, which to leave out, and which to…

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Reminder: 2020 Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Ends December 15, 2019

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This is a reminder that the open enrollment period for obtaining 2020 health insurance plans is currently open and ends December 15, 2019. However, open enrollment can vary by state. See current exceptions below: California: October 15, 2019 – January 15, 2020 Colorado: November 1, 2019 – January 15, 2020 District of Columbia: November 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020 Massachusetts: November 1, 2019 – January 23, 2020 Minnesota: November 1, 2019 – December 23,…

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