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Last week my friend James sent me a link to a New York Times piece from March 6, 2007: Talk to the Newsroom: Director of Copy Desks Merrill Perlman. I didn’t get to look at it until now, and wow, is it long—thirteen pages. Interesting, but long. And because it’s a series of Q&As, written […]
And speaking of directing art, tell me your trade secrets! Where do you go to find free or nonspendy photographs? How do you get ideas for photographs to illustrate stories that are, let’s say, totally and completely nonvisual? Are there tricks you use when you’re wholly uninspired? How do you find that photo that you […]
Beats me. I’ve never worked with one in my life, but now this is my job title, so I’m trying to figure it out. What do you think it means? My job so far seems to break down as follows: 60 percent art wrangling, for print and Web. This includes photo research, chasing down permissions, […]