I recently went on an amazing Grand Canyon river rafting trip, put together by guide Robby Pitagora. I went with a pretty light kit — Nikon D300, and three lenses: the Nikon 18-200, Sigma 10-20, and Nikon 50 1.4. It definitely would not have been worth the hassle to bring (and constantly change) the bigger professional lenses, and honestly I don’t think the photos would really have turned out noticeably better.
We are extremely pleased to announce that Tiberio will be telling his story, and presenting photographs from La Figa: Visions of Food and Form at the upcoming Seattle TEDx Rainier event on October 10th, 2010.
In the organizers’ words, TEDx Rainier is “a one-day gathering of thinkers, entrepreneurs, artists, and optimists designing better futures. This TEDx conference (an independently organized TED event) will feature Seattle’s guiding lights in global health, environmentalism, high tech, literary arts, and culture.”
As part of our book proposal for La Figa: Visions of Food and Form, Seattle filmmaker Dan McComb has just produced a fantastic new short video, featuring Chef Tiberio Simone at the Pike Place Market, talking about the project, food, life, and love…