Perhaps I am just amusing myself here but I enjoyed looking at Stephen Shore’s ‘Uncommon Places’ locations on a map of the US a few weeks back and so had a quick play with the locations of another American classic: Frank’s ‘The Americans’.
Martin Roemers (b.1962) studied photography at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, The Netherlands. His photos have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Newsweek. Roemers’ photographs are held in public, private and corporate collections including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and The Ford Foundation in New York. He has been working on two long-term projects: Metropolis, about life in Megacities, and The Eyes of War, about people who were blinded as a result of World War II.
“The kitchen room is not only the soul and spirit of the Balkan home it is also the exact mirror image of the Balkan society.” Kitchen interior from Kremikovzi, Bulgaria The kitchen impeccably depicts the crossroad position of the, so-called,...
Marketing works harder at sucking the individuality out of art and life better than just about anything else except poverty. When you are poor you have to use what you have at hand. But when you have enough pocket change rattling around you can get sucked into the whirlpool of "how the professionals do it." And pretty soon you'll be shooting just like everyone else.
Since the beginning of the year, I have posted about a dozen and a half images from a (still evolving) portfolio with the tentative title "Synesthetic Landscapes." The concept for this portfolio actually dates back to Thanksgiving 2010
Jack B. Woody’s first published photography book, George Platt Lynes: Photographs 1931-1955 (Twelvetrees Press, 1981), was immediately recognized as a classic monograph. Platt Lynes had been a highly successful fashion and portrait photographer in the 1930s and 1940s, rediscovered by Woody in the late 1970's.
When discussing what “makes” a great portrait with Exposure Compensation’s Miguel Garcia-Guzman, we quickly realized that we couldn’t really agree on much. So we figured we might as well ask some other people, and we sent out an email to a large number of photographers, fine art and commercial, bloggers, curators, editors, and gallerists: “What makes a good portrait?
‘We’ll Take Manhattan’ explores the relationship between groundbreaking British photographer David Bailey and his model and muse Jean Shrimpton, particularly during their legendary New York photo shoot for British Vogue in 1962.
Flickr, whether I like it or not has been an ever present with my photographic journey. Apparently I've been on here for approaching 6 years now, tho I've only realistically been interested in photography in a sort of "active" way for 4 of those.
Almost always naked, sometimes completely covered in empty streets, Eleanor Callahan was the muse of her husband, American photographer Harry Callahan, for over half a century, and died Tuesday, victim of cancer at a hospital in Atlanta to 95 years. “Anything for Harry,” she said in an interview in 2007 to the art critic Robert L.Pincus.
Regular readers no doubt remember Ctein's (memorable!) column called "No One Cares How Hard You Worked." His point, in a nutshell, was that "If someone already likes your photograph, how hard you worked doesn't matter. If they don't, telling them how hard you worked is not going to change their mind."
Philip Karlberg presents in his project “33 RPM” deserts in a new and creative way: spinning on vinyl records. Besides having an interesting idea on how to shoot the still-life images, he also named each one of them after a famous song.
This latest tome in Taschen's series of bigger-is-better photography books on great cities needs to spread out on a coffee table of its own. (Lumière: At 10 pounds, 624 pages, “Paris: Portrait of a City” reveals unknown photo gems.