Photography

Duncan Davidson: "It takes a team to photograph a TED"

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One of the two photographers who worked this year’s TEDGlobal, Duncan Davidson, shares his notes on TED photography. If you’re curious about some of the “people not seen” at TEDGlobal, the backroom elves who make things appear on the web by magic, read on:

Let me tell you, I’ve seen my fair share of workflows and this one is right up there at the top as far as all the requirements pulling at it. Public web distribution via Flickr, team blog support, and news distribution. I wish I could say that some single tool just made this easy, but when it’s at this level, it’s not about tools anymore.

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Above: Stefan Sagmeister and Gordon Brown at TEDGlobal 2009. Oxford, UK, July 21-24, 2009. Credit: TED / Robert Leslie