Category: Photography

  • Limiting and Reflecting on my Digital Output – by Simon King – 35mmc

    Limiting and Reflecting on my Digital Output – by Simon King – 35mmc

    Limiting and Reflecting on my Digital Output – by Simon King Before the widespread use of recorded sound, if you were a music aficionado with a favored piece of baroque music you would be lucky if you heard it more than a handful of times in your lifetime. The circumstances of the orchestra necessary to…

  • The photography school for children on the Syrian border

    The photography school for children on the Syrian border

    The photography school for children on the Syrian border Sirkhane Darkroom teaches vulnerable communities how the act of documentation can help them to process their own experience. via Huck Magazine: https://www.huckmag.com/art-and-culture/photography-2/sirkhane-darkroom-photography-school-syria-turkey/ As the Director of Sirkhane Darkroom, photographer Serbest Salih teaches young people from vulnerable communities – many of them refugees – how to use…

  • Justine Kurland Reflects on Her Photographs of Teenage Girl Runaways – Aperture Foundation NY

    Justine Kurland Reflects on Her Photographs of Teenage Girl Runaways – Aperture Foundation NY

    Justine Kurland Reflects on Her Photographs of Teenage Girl Runaways Between 1997 and 2002, the photographer portrayed teenage girls as imagined rebels, offering a radical vision of community and feminism against the masculine myth of the American landscape. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/justine-kurland-girl-pictures/ Between 1997 and 2002, the photographer portrayed teenage girls as imagined rebels,…

  • Magnum Photos Nominates Five Photographers to Join Its Organization

    Magnum Photos Nominates Five Photographers to Join Its Organization

    Magnum Photos Nominates Five Photographers to Join Its Organization Magnum, which is entirely owned by photographers, started its historic membership program back in 1955. via Hyperallergic: https://hyperallergic.com/574749/magnum-photos-nominates-five-photographers-to-join-organization/ This year, Magnum presents five new prospects, who will first join the organization as nominees before potentially gaining admission to the Magnum collective as lifelong members. The international…

  • What I Learned at the Most Instagrammed Outdoor Places | Outside Online

    What I Learned from Visiting the Most Instagrammed Outdoor Places Are social media and selfie culture killing the outdoors? Nah… but as a visit to some overshared spots reveals, they’re challenging our notions about whether there’s a right way to appreciate nature—and who gets to do it. via Outside Online: https://www.outsideonline.com/2415324/instagram-social-media-geotagging-outdoors-oversharing Are social media and…

  • Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 26 June 2020 – Photojournalism Now

    Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 26 June 2020 – Photojournalism Now

    Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 26 June 2020 This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – Australia’s premier photo collective Oculi welcomes nine new members and the exhibition APA Stories competition which celebrates long… via Photojournalism Now: https://photojournalismnow43738385.wordpress.com/2020/06/26/photojournalism-now-friday-round-up-26-june-2020/ Australia’s premier photo collective has doubled its membership with the announcement of nine new members:

  • 80+ Black Photographers Come Together for a Historic Print Sale – Feature Shoot

    80+ Black Photographers Come Together for a Historic Print Sale – Feature Shoot

    80+ Black Photographers Come Together for a Historic Print Sale – Feature Shoot The See in Black collective, a coalition of 80 Black photographers dedicated to uplifting and advocating for Black visibility, is hosting a limited, two-week print sale, with support from Artifact… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2020/06/80-black-photographers-come-together-for-a-historic-print-sale/ The See in Black collective, a coalition of…

  • Why Photo Editors Need to Hire Black Photographers Every Day – Aperture Foundation NY

    Why Photo Editors Need to Hire Black Photographers Every Day – Aperture Foundation NY

    Why Photo Editors Need to Hire Black Photographers Every Day And not only during a crisis. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/talks-interviews/why-photo-editors-need-to-hire-black-photographers-every-day/ I recently spoke with Scruggs and three other Black photo editors and photographers about covering this moment and what needs to change: Lynsey Weatherspoon, a photographer based in Atlanta; Wale Agboola, a photographer based…

  • Over 1000 Black photographers to hire, commission, follow and support

    Over 1000 Black photographers to hire, commission, follow and support

    Over 1000 Black photographers to hire, commission, follow and support Separated into two tabs, this Google sheet first highlights over 300 photographers currently covering protests and the second shines a light on over 700 photographers to hire and support. Link: https://www.itsnicethat.com/news/over-350-black-photographers-to-hire-and-support-photography-080620?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+itsnicethat%2FSlXC+%28It%27s+Nice+That%29 From portrait, journalism, fashion, fine art, travel, wedding, sports and music photography – just…

  • New Guide! The Photographer’s Guide to Inclusive Photography – PhotoShelter Blog

    New Guide! The Photographer’s Guide to Inclusive Photography – PhotoShelter Blog

    New Guide! The Photographer’s Guide to Inclusive Photography – PhotoShelter Blog As photographers, we have a moral obligation to listen to and understand a story first before trying to tell it. But are we considering how our perspectives or personal experiences may affect our approach to telling the story? Today, we’re thrilled to pre via…

  • Kamoinge: The story behind the world’s longest-running photo collective

    Kamoinge: The story behind the world’s longest-running photo collective

    Kamoinge: The story behind the world’s longest-running photo collective In November 1963, just months before apartheid in America was finally outlawed, two groups of black photographers based in Harlem came together to form the Kamoinge Workshop. It went on to become the longest-running photography collective in the world.  T via Huck Magazine: https://www.huckmag.com/art-and-culture/photography-2/kamoinge-inside-the-worlds-longest-running-photo-collective/ Founded in…

  • Is African Photography a State of Mind? – Aperture Foundation NY

    Is African Photography a State of Mind? – Aperture Foundation NY

    Is African Photography a State of Mind? In a biennial and two recent photobooks, artists consider the postcolonial African subject through intriguingly intimate images. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/african-photography-state-of-mind/ In a biennial and two recent photobooks, artists consider the postcolonial African subject through intriguingly intimate images.

  • Six Conservation Photographers Share What the Environment Means to Them – PhotoShelter Blog

    Six Conservation Photographers Share What the Environment Means to Them – PhotoShelter Blog

    Six Conservation Photographers Share What the Environment Means to Them – PhotoShelter Blog On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, members of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) share what the environment means to them. via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2020/04/conservation-photographers-share-what-the-environment-means-to-them/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 Today, we’re celebrating by sharing what six incredible photographers and members of the International League…

  • Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis: 11 Initiatives from Photographers, Galleries, and More – Feature Shoot

    Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis: 11 Initiatives from Photographers, Galleries, and More – Feature Shoot

    Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis: 11 Initiatives from Photographers, Galleries, and More – Feature Shoot The COVID-19 crisis has been devastating for the photography community; according to a recent study, 85% of freelance visual artists and photographers have reported contract cancellations, and 91% expect to… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2020/04/giving-back-during-the-covid-19-crisis-11-initiatives-from-photographers-galleries-and-more/ Below, you’ll find just eleven…

  • Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers – Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture

    Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers – Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture

    Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers – Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture From iconic images of major world events, to intimate moments of pleasure and delight — here is an outstanding selection of remarkable images from Magnum Photos — each with a personal story via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/magnum-photos-turning-points-life-changing-moments-by-magnum-photographers From iconic images…

  • 13 Photographers on Turning Points in Their Work – Aperture Foundation NY

    13 Photographers on Turning Points in Their Work – Aperture Foundation NY

    13 Photographers on Turning Points in Their Work Elliott Erwitt, Zun Lee, Alec Soth, and more on the turning points in their photographs—from global and national events to the most personal moments. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/13-photographers-on-turning-points/ Turning points in the lives and works of photographers often span the extremes—from global and national events to…

  • COVID-19 cabin fever: all Nikon School online classes are now free – Nikon Rumors

    COVID-19 cabin fever: all Nikon School online classes are now free – Nikon Rumors

    COVID-19 cabin fever: all Nikon School online classes are now free – Nikon Rumors Not an April’s fools joke – today Nikon announced that they will stream all of their online Nikon School classes for free (for the whole month of April): “We know it can be tough to stay inspired during these times. Nikon’s…

  • 11 Photographers on How To Finish a Body of Work – Aperture Foundation NY

    11 Photographers on How To Finish a Body of Work – Aperture Foundation NY

    11 Photographers on How To Finish a Body of Work When should you bring a photographic project to an end? LaToya Ruby Frazier, Justine Kurland, Alec Soth, and more reflect on how to know when a series of work is complete. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/11-photographers-on-how-to-finish-a-body-of-work/ Over the course of her career, curator and lecturer…

  • Finding a Sense of Community Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic – Feature Shoot

    Finding a Sense of Community Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic – Feature Shoot

    Finding a Sense of Community Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic – Feature Shoot In the last two weeks, I have received more than two dozen emails about the temporary closures of galleries and studio spaces amid the coronavirus pandemic. I’ve received several more… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2020/03/finding-a-sense-of-community-amid-the-coronavirus-pandemic/ Over the past week, we’ve spoken to the photographer…

  • The Terror and Pleasure of Staying at Home – Aperture Foundation NY

    The Terror and Pleasure of Staying at Home – Aperture Foundation NY

    The Terror and Pleasure of Staying at Home In one influential 1990s exhibition, photographers turned from the politics of the wider world to the habits of domestic life. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/terror-pleasure-staying-home-sara-knelman/ How did an early 1990s exhibition anticipate the transformation of family life in the U.S.?