Author: Trent

  • Tristan Martinez: For Name Sake – LENSCRATCH

    Tristan Martinez: For Name Sake – LENSCRATCH

    Tristan Martinez: For Name Sake – LENSCRATCH Projects featured this week were selected from our most recent call-for-submissions. I was able to interview each of these artists to gain further insight into the bodies of work they shared. Today, we are looking at the series For Name Sake by Tristan Ma via LENSCRATCH: http://lenscratch.com/2021/09/tristan-martinez-for-name-sake/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lenscratch%2FZAbG+%28L++E++N++S++C++R++A++T++C++H%29 Projects featured this week were…

  • The Visa Pour L’image Festival Catches its Breath | Blind

    The Visa Pour L’image Festival Catches its Breath After a 2020 edition without any audience, the 33rd edition of the international photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France, opens its doors to the public again and continues to show the cries of the world. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/the-visa-pour-limage-festival-catches-its-breath-en After a 2020 edition held without any audience, the 33rd edition…

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Pelle Cass’s Crowded Fields

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Pelle Cass’s Crowded Fields Crowded Fields at Foto Relevance is an exhibition by Pelle Cass featuring selections from a critically acclaimed, ongoing series of work capturing hou… Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/pelle-cass-s-crowded-fields/ Crowded Fields at Foto Relevance is an exhibition by Pelle Cass featuring selections from a critically acclaimed, ongoing series of work capturing hours…

  • Picturing the Humanity and Dread of the Infinite Scroll | The New Yorker

    Picturing the Humanity and Dread of the Infinite Scroll | The New Yorker

    Picturing the Humanity and Dread of the Infinite Scroll Tabitha Soren’s “Surface Tension” defamiliarizes the touch screen, where our warm animal bodies collide with the machine’s cold and infinite knowledge of the world. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/picturing-the-humanity-and-dread-of-the-infinite-scroll Tabitha Soren’s “Surface Tension” defamiliarizes the touch screen, where our warm animal bodies collide with the machine’s…

  • photo-eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Blake Andrews

    Book of the Week: Selected by Blake Andrews Book Review I’m Looking Through You Photographs by Tim Davis Reviewed by Blake Andrews “’I’m pretty good at photography,’ states Tim … Link: https://blog.photoeye.com/2021/08/book-of-week-selected-by-blake-andrews_29.html “I’m pretty good at photography,” states Tim Davis toward the end of his new monograph I’m Looking Through You. “I’m, like, good at…

  • Opinion | A Newsroom, on Pause – The New York Times

    Opinion | A Newsroom, on Pause – The New York Times

    Opinion | A Newsroom, on Pause From the shadows, the newsroom beckons, ready to come alive again. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/28/opinion/office-work-from-home-newsroom.html I first met Kathy Ryan a few years ago when I needed a new picture of myself for The Times. We met on an autumn afternoon in the New York office that’s been headquarters since 2007.

  • Photographers on Photographers: Cassandra Klos in Conversation with Linda Connor – LENSCRATCH

    Photographers on Photographers: Cassandra Klos in Conversation with Linda Connor – LENSCRATCH

    Photographers on Photographers: Cassandra Klos in Conversation with Linda Connor – LENSCRATCH Like so many of us in the Photographers on Photographers series, I was first introduced to my interviewee, Linda Connor, while studying at school; the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to be exact. Her name kept reappearing in my critiques,…

  • Chester Higgins’s Life in Pictures | The New Yorker

    Chester Higgins’s Life in Pictures | The New Yorker

    Chester Higgins’s Life in Pictures All along the way, his eye is trained on moments of calm, locating an inherent grace, style, and sublime beauty in the Black everyday. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/chester-higginss-life-in-pictures Hanging in the fourth-floor study of the renowned photojournalist Chester Higgins’s Fort Greene brownstone is a bunch of large dead leaves,…

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Mimi Plumb “The White Sky” @ Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Mimi Plumb “The White Sky” @ Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen In her early twenties, the American photographer Mimi Plumb looked back to her Californian childhood to make a series of photographs about suburban yo… Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/mimi-plumb-the-white-sky-galerie-wouter-van-leeuwen/ In her early twenties, the American photographer Mimi Plumb looked back to her Californian childhood to…

  • The Enemy Is Us | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Enemy Is Us | Conscientious Photography Magazine

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    The Enemy Is Us via Conscientious Photography Magazine: https://cphmag.com/enemy-is-us/ The photographers who go out to photograph wars know that the actual experience of being in a war zone cannot be communicated with pictures. The people who look at photographs of war now know very well that war photography also doesn’t do much for or to…

  • Hiro, Fashion Photographer Who Captured the Surreal, Dies at 90 – The New York Times

    Hiro, Fashion Photographer Who Captured the Surreal, Dies at 90 – The New York Times

    Hiro, Fashion Photographer Who Captured the Surreal, Dies at 90 He juxtaposed the mundane and the exotic, transforming ordinary objects into the desirable — an approach he took in his still-life images as well as in fashion. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/18/style/hiro-dead.html He juxtaposed the mundane and the exotic, transforming ordinary objects into the desirable — an approach…

  • Renowned Fashion Photographer Hiro Passes Away At 90 | PetaPixel

    Renowned Fashion Photographer Hiro Passes Away At 90 | PetaPixel

    Renowned Fashion Photographer Hiro Passes Away At 90 Fashion photography icon Hiro has passed away at the age of 90, leaving behind decades of boundary-breaking imagery. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2021/08/19/renowned-fashion-photographer-hiro-passes-away-at-90/ Renowned Japanese American photographer Yasuhiro Wakabayashi, professionally known as Hiro, has passed away at the age of 90. He was best known for his successful editorial…

  • A photographer’s heartfelt vision of the American West

    A photographer’s heartfelt vision of the American West

    A photographer’s heartfelt vision of the American West A special memorial exhibition for Ingeborg Gerdes traces the photographer’s fascination with the American West, which started with a road trip to Nevada in 1982 and became a decade-long project. via Huck Magazine: https://www.huckmag.com/art-and-culture/a-photographers-heartfelt-vision-of-the-american-west/ A special memorial exhibition for Ingeborg Gerdes traces the photographer’s fascination with the…

  • Blind – Edward Grazda: A Diary of Afghanistan Before the United States Came to Call

    Edward Grazda: A Diary of Afghanistan Before the United States Came to Call For more than 20 years, from the start of the Soviet-Afghan War through the rise of the Taliban and their control of the country, Edward Grazda photographed Afghanistan. The photographs he made show an Afghanistan going through great changes, and mirror w…

  • Photographers on Photographers: Joel Jimenez Jara in Conversation with Alec Soth – LENSCRATCH

    Photographers on Photographers: Joel Jimenez Jara in Conversation with Alec Soth – LENSCRATCH

    Photographers on Photographers: Joel Jimenez Jara in Conversation with Alec Soth – LENSCRATCH I learned about Alec Soth’s work right when I was starting my sophomore year in college when I was studying photography. A professor showed me his work for the first time through a photobook (A small version of Sleeping by the Mississippi…

  • The Sapeurs of Brazzaville – Photographs and text by Tariq Zaidi | LensCulture

    The Sapeurs of Brazzaville – Photographs and text by Tariq Zaidi | LensCulture

    The Sapeurs of Brazzaville – Photographs and text by Tariq Zaidi | LensCulture In the Republic of the Congo, stylish individuals piece together vibrant and sophisticated outfits that function as a form of colonial resistance, social activism and peaceful protest via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/tariq-zaidi-the-sapeurs-of-brazzaville In the Republic of the Congo, stylish individuals piece together vibrant and…

  • Mapuche – The Leica camera Blog

    Mapuche With riveting black and white images, Pablo Ernesto Piovano tells the story of the resistance fight of an indigenous group of people in the Andes.

  • Blind – The City in All its Facets

    The City in All its Facets The latest book published by Louis Vuitton, Villes du monde [Cities of the World], takes readers on a trip around the world through 225 photographs of 30 different cities. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/1426/The-City-In-All-Its-Facets The latest book published by Louis Vuitton, Villes du monde [Cities on Earth], takes readers on a trip…

  • A Sweeping Look at American Landscape Photography

    A Sweeping Look at American Landscape Photography

    A Sweeping Look at American Landscape Photography In an eloquent new photobook, Sandra S. Phillips considers how photographers envision the intertwined histories of land use, colonialism, and the built environment. via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/a-sweeping-look-at-american-landscape-photography/ When Sandra S. Phillips was named curator emerita of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2016, after three…

  • The L_st Album – Photographs by Pariwat Anantachina | Essay by Cat Lachowskyj | LensCulture

    The L_st Album – Photographs by Pariwat Anantachina | Essay by Cat Lachowskyj | LensCulture

    The L_st Album – Photographs by Pariwat Anantachina | Essay by Cat Lachowskyj | LensCulture Scouring markets for discarded photo albums, Pariwat Anantachina’s intricate collages patchwork old family snaps with instruction manuals, breathing new life into abandoned pictures via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/pariwat-anantachina-the-l_st-album Scouring markets for discarded photo albums, Pariwat Anantachina’s intricate collages patchwork old family snaps…