Tag: Alex Webb

  • Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCH

    Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb - LENSCRATCH

    Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCH

    Waves (Radius Books 2022) by creative partners Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb includes photographs and text that navigate the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. These photographs were captured by Alex and Rebecca in Cape Cod, Massachusetts from March 2020 through May 2021. Alex captured photographs of the expansive seascapes near his childhood town of

    via LENSCRATCH: http://lenscratch.com/2022/09/waves-alex-webb-and-rebecca-norris-webb/

    Many people were able to take advantage of the strange time and embrace nature. Yet there were those who couldn’t leave their homes, required to stay indoors. The photographs and poems in Waves illuminate this time with two voices, traversing the naturally occurring shifts within nature and home.

  • 11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work

    11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work
    Sabiha Çimen, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb, and more on how happy accidents and unusual turns led to their most memorable images.
  • 11 Photographers Reflect on Images of Solidarity – Aperture Foundation NY

    11 Photographers Reflect on Images of Solidarity
    How can photographs represent solidarity? From Bruce Davidson’s iconic images of the Civil Right Movement to Richie Shazam’s coverage of the massive Black Trans Lives Matter march in Brooklyn last month, the act of solidarity can be seen in these demonstrations of unity in the face of adversity and oppression. But solidarity is also captured in moments of community and connection, as seen in the work of Chien-Chi Chang and Denise Stephanie.
  • Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers – Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture

    https://www.lensculture.com/articles/magnum-photos-turning-points-life-changing-moments-by-magnum-photographers
    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.
  • Redefining Street Photography with Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb – Photographs by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb | Interview by Cat Lachowskyj | LensCulture

    https://www.lensculture.com/articles/rebecca-norris-and-alex-webb-redefining-street-photography-with-alex-and-rebecca-norris-webb
    Photography duo Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb offer insight into the evolution of their practice, and why the genre of street photography isn’t so easy to define.
  • The changing face of Brooklyn: New York’s most colourful borough

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    The changing face of Brooklyn: New York’s most colourful borough

    After three decades spent capturing stories around the world, Magnum Photographer Alex Webb finally decided to return home to Brooklyn – a place that champions chaos, diversity and community spirit.

  • A Photographic Duet Inspired by the Glittering “Violet Isle” of the Caribbean – Feature Shoot

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    A Photographic Duet Inspired by the Glittering “Violet Isle” of the Caribbean – Feature Shoot

    Over a period of 15 years, American photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb made 11 trips to Cuba, each drawn to difference elements of this multi-faceted gem. Alex Webb explored the country’s street life, capturing scenes of everyday life set in a prism of vivid colors that glow under the Caribbean sun, while Rebecca Norris Webb was drawn to the resounding presence of animal life, photographing tiny zoos, pigeon societies, and personal menageries.

  • A Marriage of Lives and Photos – The New York Times

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    A Marriage of Lives and Photos – The New York Times

    The photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb have produced a book, “Slant Rhymes,” that pairs images by each of them in diptychs. In an email exchange with James Estrin, they discussed the book, photography and their relationship.

  • Celebrating 10 Years Of Digital M Photography – The Leica Camera Blog

    Celebrating 10 Years Of Digital M Photography

    A wonderful time, it’s the birthday of digital M photography. We would like to take this significant anniversary to share a small but nice selection of M photographers and their images whom influenced digital M photography with their inspiring pictures: Max Malatesta, Ram Shergill and Alex Webb.

  • Capturing Complexity and Color in Mexico – The New York Times

    Capturing Complexity and Color in Mexico

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    When Alex Webb first walked across the bridge from El Paso to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in 1975, he was a 23-year-old hotshot photographer. He had just become a nominee to the esteemed Magnum photo collective and was already noted for his alienated black-and-white images capturing the American social landscape.

  • Alex Webb and his exhibition at Photo London 2016 – The Leica Camera Blog

    Alex Webb and his exhibition at Photo London 2016

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    In light of the second annual Photo London fair taking place from 19-22 of May at Somerset House, London, Leica has partnered with Photo London, bringing an outstanding body of work from the prestigious Magnum photographer, Alex Webb. “Selections” incorporates a collection of powerful and intense color street photographs taken by the San Francisco-born photographer and his Leica M cameras. We interviewed Alex Webb to get document his thoughts on photography, Photo London 2016, and his artistic perspective and approach.

  • Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists – Feature Shoot

    Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists

    As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book Eyes Wide Open, however, the best storytellers are those who allow themselves to be submerged within often painful events, to forgo absolute objectivity in favor of something rarer: a precarious marriage of impartiality and intimate involvement. In interviews with ten photographers who have not only documented but in many ways shaped the course of history—Steve McCurry, Josef Koudelka, Don McCullin, Elliott Erwitt, Paul Fusco, Alex Webb, Gabriele Basilico, Abbas, Paolo Pellegrin, and Sebastiao Salgado

  • Dialogues: 36 Photographs & 20 Poems – The Eye of Photography

    Dialogues: 36 Photographs & 20 Poems

    Dialogues: 36 Photographs & 20 Poems is a new publication from 205-A and the first book in a series that explores the intersection between photography and poetry. The publishers, Aaron Stern and Jordan Sullivan worked in collaboration with poets Tom Sleigh and Will Schutt to bring together these unique pairings. The book features the photography of Ed van der Elsken, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, Alain Laboile, Emma Phillips, Mark Borthwick, Brian Merriam, Coley Brown, Jordan Sullivan and Aaron Stern. 

  • M-Magazine is a new magazine dedicated to Leica M photography | Leica News & Rumors

    M-Magazine is a new magazine dedicated to Leica M photography

    The first issue features Bruce Gilden, Trent Parke, Alex Webb, Jan Grarup, Anton Kusters, Ciril Jazbec and other pictures taken by acclaimed Leica photographers

  • In Kodak’s Hometown, Memory and History

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    Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, a husband and wife photography team, documented Rochester after Eastman Kodak’s bankruptcy in their new book, “Memory City,” published by Radius Books. Their conversation with James Estrin has been edited.

  • ‘Memory City’: A Eulogy for Rochester, Kodak’s Company Town – LightBox

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    When Alex Webb was photographing at the Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester, N.Y., a man turned to the Magnum photographer, looked at his digital Leica and said: “You know, I designed the sensor for that camera.”

  • Alex Webb Looks Back in Black-and-White


    Link: Alex Webb Looks Back in Black-and-White

    Alex Webb was a 23-year-old photographer in 1976 when he put his belongings in a New York darkroom and headed south in his beat-up Volvo, which doubled as his bedroom. His experiences led his meanderings, and he occasionally picked up assignments that financed his work.

  • Alex Webb’s Career in Street Photography

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    Link: Alex Webb’s Career in Street Photography – NYTimes.com

    For someone who says 99 percent of street photography is about failure, Alex Webb has had a notably successful career. From his early work in Haiti and along the United States-Mexico border, to recent projects in the United States Rust Belt, Mr. Webb, a member of Magnum Photos, had produced a deep archive of images rich in color and complexity. James Estrin recently discussed with him how his work has evolved over the last four decades

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  • Alex Webb