B: Another dusty old gem

B: Another dusty old gem My old teacher Rich Rollins recently sent me this chat between JP Caponigro and Lee Friedlander, originally xeroxed from a 2002 issue of Camera Arts magazine. It contains several pearls of wisdom, tangents, and outright deflections, and is altogether so good I thought I’d share here. Enjoy.

Gannett just launched its own image licensing and wire service – Poynter

Gannett just launched its own image licensing and wire service – Poynter In a press release, Gannett said the platform, called Imagn, includes original sports, entertainment and breaking news images. The site promises 600,000 photos “per year from 10,000 sporting events covered by 300 sports photographers nationwide” to start, and an additional 1.8 million photos […]

The Future of Sublime Landscapes | PDN Photo of the Day

The Future of Sublime Landscapes | PDN Photo of the Day Drawing upon the language of 19th century survey photographs, Drew Nikonowicz‘s work investigates the existence and role of a contemporary explorer by combining computer-generated and traditional photographic processes. The images in his first monograph, This World and Others Like It (Yoffy Press, 2019), suggest […]

Wayne Martin Belger: Us & Them | LENSCRATCH

Wayne Martin Belger: Us & Them | LENSCRATCH I first discovered the work of Wayne Martin Belger about six years ago doing a Google search for DIY, homemade cameras for a personal project I was working on. I stumbled upon images of several of his painstakingly crafted pinhole cameras. I remember rushing into the next […]

Once It Comes Time — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER

Once It Comes Time — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER Michael Adno admired no artist’s work more than Alabama’s William Christenberry. And after Christenberry died in late 2016 at 80, Adno retraced his footsteps through west-central Alabama. Today, read through a two-year journey with Christenberry’s family and friends, recounting how he made a record of his native […]

2018 In the Rear View Mirror | LENSCRATCH

2018 In the Rear View Mirror | LENSCRATCH Today instead of mulling over the past year, I wanted to share part of a commencement speech that artist Teresita Fernández gave some years ago at the Virginia Commonwealth University of the Arts, Richmond, Virginia. Teresita is an acclaimed sculptor and recipient of the Macarthur Fellowship. She was […]