One of the most exciting parts of my recent visit to Japan was working with photographic artists at the T3 Tokyo Photo Festival. I was thrilled to meet Kazunari Suzuki and get to know his fabulous work. Suzuki shared a project that has all the elements that I am drawn to: old postcards, typologies, and
“I’m looking for a moment where individuals are dwarfed by what surrounds them, appearing lost but searching for something. They then go on their way, whichever direction that may be.” Oli Kellett‘s Cross Road Blues, has recently been published by Nazraeli press. Cross Road Blues coincides with a solo exhibition at HackelBury Fine Art, London.
In her recent work, charting the path of her transition from pre to post-HRT; Peah is looking for beauty, escape, decay and blossoming in her surroundings seen through the guise of family, friends, and the rural landscape she inhabits. Within the harnessing of beauty is resistance to a world often at odds with joy and
Introduction to Aging Series I met Aline Smithson at a portfolio review in the fall of 2023 when I showed her my project about my father. When Aline generously offered me the opportunity to curate a collection of four other projects about aging that would be featured on Lenscratch alongside mine, I immediately thought about
The selection process has been a long one. Over the years your photography changes the way you see things. That applies to editing as well. You may go through your contact sheets and be drawn to an image you took 20 years ago that wouldn’t have perked your interest back then. There have been multiple editing sessions to get the work to where it is now. I’m currently editing to create a book, so I’m hopeful to discover some gems I overlooked before.
Many artists spent the pandemic revisiting family archives, digging into familial legacies in boxes covered in dusty attics, but other artists finally found the time to revisit their own archives. The indefatigable Sage Sohier is one of those artists, who has a long legacy of documenting the human (and animal) condition close to home and
This week we feature projects that explore the psychological landscape. There are always fears and inhibitions that we as people carry with us throughout our lives. Some are small and others are large, but there are nagging thoughts that stick out in our minds and mold our perception. Alison McCauley is a photographer who allows
This week we feature projects that explore the psychological landscape. Sometimes the psychological landscape is something that is formulated in the artist’s mind from an early age. Adolescence and the struggles we all feel to fit in can be a driving factor in how we engage with the world photographically. That is the case for
Colleagues described Buell as a visionary who encouraged photographers to try new ways of covering hard news. As the editor in charge of AP’s photo operations from the late 1960s to the 1990s, he supervised a staff that won a dozen Pulitzers on his watch and he worked in 33 countries, with legendary AP photographers including Eddie Adams, Horst Faas and Nick Ut.