Category: Photography

  • How Groundbreaking Is Vivian Maier’s Photography? – The New York Times

    How Groundbreaking Is Vivian Maier’s Photography? – The New York Times

    How Groundbreaking Is Vivian Maier’s Photography? She was a supremely gifted chameleon. But even in her striking new exhibition at Fotografiska, Maier remains in the shadows. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/13/arts/design/vivien-maier-photography-fotografiska.html She was a supremely gifted chameleon. But even in her striking new exhibition at Fotografiska, Maier remains in the shadows. https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/13/arts/design/vivien-maier-photography-fotografiska.html

  • The Memories of Others | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Memories of Others | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Memories of Others via Conscientious Photography Magazine: https://cphmag.com/the-memories-of-others/ The above is clearly the case for the photographs made by Akihiko Okamura in Northern Ireland around the low-level civil war that typically is being described euphemistically as “the troubles”. When I grew up, that war was a frequent part of the news on TV in…

  • What Asian America Meant to Corky Lee | The New Yorker

    What Asian America Meant to Corky Lee | The New Yorker

    What Asian America Meant to Corky Lee A new anthology by Chinatown’s omnipresent documentarian, who captured half a century of shifting identities, activism, and daily life. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/what-asian-america-meant-to-corky-lee A new anthology by Chinatown’s omnipresent documentarian, who captured half a century of shifting identities, activism, and daily life. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/what-asian-america-meant-to-corky-lee

  • LaToya Ruby Frazier is Paying it Forward at MoMA – The New York Times

    LaToya Ruby Frazier is Paying it Forward at MoMA – The New York Times

    LaToya Ruby Frazier Is Paying It Forward She may be America’s foremost social documentary photographer, now with a survey at the Museum of Modern Art. “All I’m doing is showing up as a vessel.” Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/08/arts/design/latoya-ruby-frazier-moma.html She may be America’s foremost social documentary photographer, now with a survey at the Museum of Modern Art. “All…

  • The project is not your friend | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The project is not your friend | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The project is not your friend via Conscientious Photography Magazine: https://cphmag.com/the-project-is-not-your-friend/ But a project, and I think this aspect is widely acknowledged, creates a problem: when do you end it? If you’re shoehorned into a time schedule by your teacher, that will give you a parameter. Of course, everybody knows that your project might not…

  • Caught in the headlight – Thoughts of a Bohemian

    Caught in the headlight – Thoughts of a Bohemian As giants freely plunder their work, the stock photo industry stands by, silently complicit in its own demise. via Thoughts of a Bohemian: https://blog.melchersystem.com/caught-in-the-headlight/ When all is said and done, and the stock photo industry landscape is a complete devastation, some will gather once more and…

  • Seeing Photography as an African Art Form

    Seeing Photography as an African Art Form

    Seeing Photography as an African Art Form Giulia Paoletti surveys the development of Senegalese photography along with more than a century of shattering historic events. via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/871315/seeing-photography-as-an-african-art-form/ Giulia Paoletti surveys the development of Senegalese photography along with more than a century of shattering historic events. https://hyperallergic.com/871315/seeing-photography-as-an-african-art-form/

  • Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-great-portrait-advice-from-award-winning-photographers-part-2 Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker…

  • Gottfried’s Street Photography Captured N.Y.C. in the ’80s. Now It Seeks a Home. – The New York Times

    Gottfried’s Street Photography Captured N.Y.C. in the ’80s. Now It Seeks a Home. – The New York Times

    Unboxing Thousands of Photos of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s Arlene Gottfried, a sister of the late comedian Gilbert Gottfried, memorialized a grittier era of the city. Now her family wants to share her collection with the world. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/27/nyregion/gottfried-nyc-photos-preserve.html Arlene Gottfried, a sister of the late comedian Gilbert Gottfried, memorialized a…

  • Expert Advice and Top Tips from Pro Photographers for 2024 – PhotoShelter Blog

    Expert Advice and Top Tips from Pro Photographers for 2024 – PhotoShelter Blog

    Expert Advice and Top Tips from Pro Photographers for 2024 – PhotoShelter Blog What’s one piece of advice you would give to aspiring or up-and-coming photographers? We asked nine experienced photographers and PhotoShelter members to share their top tips for those looking to get ahead in their photography careers. From finding your own visual voice…

  • Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-great-portrait-advice-from-award-winning-photographers-part-i Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well…

  • Opinion | A Palestinian Photographer’s Lens on His People – The New York Times

    Opinion | A Palestinian Photographer’s Lens on His People – The New York Times

    Opinion | The Subversive Act of Photographing Palestinian Life Photographer Adam Rouhana documents Palestinians in the face of imagery that often dehumanizes them. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/19/opinion/palestinians-photography-war-israel.html As I got older and developed my practice, I noticed a dissonance between the West’s conception of Palestinian society and the images I was making — the life I was…

  • Opinion | A.I. Is the Future of Photography. Does That Mean Photography Is Dead? – The New York Times

    Opinion | A.I. Is the Future of Photography. Does That Mean Photography Is Dead? – The New York Times

    Opinion | A.I. Is the Future of Photography. Does That Mean Photography Is Dead? A.I. generators can produce photorealistic images, which is either an extinction-level event for photographers or a fantastic opportunity. Or both. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/26/opinion/ai-future-photography.html Photography consists of pointing, as a reaction to something that exists in the world. With advent of A.I. image…

  • The Christy Karpinski Mixtape – LENSCRATCH

    The Christy Karpinski Mixtape – LENSCRATCH

    The Christy Karpinski Mixtape – LENSCRATCH Looooong ago, when I was early in my photography career, I discovered F-Stop Magazine (celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year!). I was always so excited to get a photograph in one of their exhibitions and feel part of a community. When I started Lenscratch, Christy Karpinski was one of…

  • Nat Geo Photo Director’s Thoughts on the 2023 ‘Pictures of the Year’ | PetaPixel

    Nat Geo Photo Director’s Thoughts on the 2023 ‘Pictures of the Year’ | PetaPixel

    Nat Geo Photo Director’s Thoughts on the 2023 ‘Pictures of the Year’ Check out some of National Geographic’s best pictures of 2023. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2023/11/16/nat-geo-photo-directors-thoughts-on-the-2023-pictures-of-the-year/ “We’ve been pioneers in custom builds to help our photographers overcome all challenges and get the images they need. We’ve made history with our photo firsts — our first flash…

  • Black Women Photographers : Community At The Core – LENSCRATCH

    Black Women Photographers : Community At The Core – LENSCRATCH

    Black Women Photographers : Community At The Core – LENSCRATCH Established in July 2020 by Polly Irungu, Black Women Photographers (BWP) is a global community, directory, and hub of over 2,000 Black women and non-binary identifying photographers, spanning over 60 countries and 35 U.S. states. BWP was launched with a $14,500 COVID-19 relief fund to…

  • The Photographer Annie Leibovitz’s New Show Builds on the Past – The New York Times

    The Photographer Annie Leibovitz’s New Show Builds on the Past – The New York Times

    For Annie Leibovitz, an Opportunity to Work and Build on the Past After receiving a commission for new works, the photographer agreed to a show that she regards as a ‘classroom’ for those who want to follow in her path. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/20/arts/design/annie-leibovitz-exhibition-crystal-bridges-museum.html “I do feel the portrait has its own genre,” Ms. Leibovitz said. “And…

  • Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine

    Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine

    Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine at the Hayward Gallery, London, marks the largest retrospective to date of the internationally renowned Japanese artist. 1000 Words Editor in Chief Tim Clark speaks with Director Ralph Rugoff about the exhibition making process, stretching and reshaping our notions of time in photography, the artist’s affinities with…

  • Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages | The New Yorker

    Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages | The New Yorker

    Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages The latest iteration of “New Photography,” at MOMA, situates contemporary life in the Nigerian capital  as a constant but lively negotiation between the violence of history and the demands of the present. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/lagos-glimpsed-from-seven-vantages The latest iteration of “New Photography,” at moma, situates contemporary life in the…

  • Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture

    Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture

    Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture You’re invited to saunter through the curving streets of this Tuscan hill-top town while you discover 26 remarkable photo exhibitions on the theme of More or Less via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/cortona-on-the-move-cortona-s-13th-international-photo-festival-summertime-bliss-in-italy…