Arts

Advice from a legendary wildlife photographer: Amos Nachoum

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Amos Nachoum’s office space looks different than most: it’s underwater in the ocean, and occasionally the wilderness. For the past three decades, the 70-year-old Israeli has been pushing the boundaries of wildlife photography. There is no right way to become a world-renowned wildlife photographer – Nachoum took up stints as a war photographer in Israel and a cab driver in New York City in his early career. However, success in the field often hinges upon grit, creativity, and a willingness to learn. One of Nachoum’s most famous undertakings is photographing swimming polar bears. In fact, there was a documentary all about it, Picture of His Life. You can watch the…

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Innovative Podcast Musical Releases its First Demo

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Writing and producing a new musical over Zoom sounds like a misnomer, but Alexander Ronneburg, Stanford alumnus and New York-based music director, is creating a show that can be experienced in-full by virtual audiences. Alexander Ronneburg recently released the first demo of his original musical created for the podcast medium. “S.S. Splendor” is a nautical supernatural mystery podcast that features original music and an innovative approach to musical theater storytelling. Ronneburg sat down with the Peninsula Press to discuss his project.

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