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Category Archives: photography
“You can capture life, but you can’t control it.” – Robert Frank
“Just take the image. You have the rest of your life to figure it out.” by Ted Forbes, The Art of Photography
I Do What I Do
I do what I do because I mean it. I make no money, or hardly anything from my photography. Sometimes I sell a print or a zine. I love what I do. I believe I have something to say about my place in this world and what I see. I hope you see it too.
“The Window People”
Street Photography of NYC People Looking Out Of Windows 1950’s by Norman Lerner This was sent to me by a contact on Flickr. I hadn’t seen it before as I have not looked at my Flickr mail in quite sometime. Beautiful imagery that touched my heart. So pertinent in these COVID times. “You are neverContinue reading ““The Window People””
20 Minutes With: Photographer Ralph Gibson
By Emily Farache April 25, 2022 In 2005, acclaimed American photographer Ralph Gibson, known for his fine art books and prints, published Refractions, a small but influential 49-page work that has since been in and out of print. The ideas within his “Notes on the Aesthetics of Photography” were an important contribution to the practical and intellectualContinue reading “20 Minutes With: Photographer Ralph Gibson”
Photography’s Phallic Stage or Why Photographers Should Stop Calling Themselves “Artists”
Unpacking photography’s biggest inferiority complex. by Dina Litovsky Apr 8, 2022 I was scrolling through Twitter when I came upon a question, “To all photographers out there, do you consider yourself an artist or a photographer?” This ought to be good, I thought. And, sure enough, the thread was exactly as I anticipated. Most peopleContinue reading “Photography’s Phallic Stage or Why Photographers Should Stop Calling Themselves “Artists””
William Henry Jackson
William Henry Jackson discusses his experiences roaming the wild west as he performed his job as a photographer and surveyor.
“Embrace What You Don’t Know”, the Photography of Ray K. Metzker
Ray K. Metzker (September 10, 1931 – October 9, 2014) was an American photographer known chiefly for his bold, experimental B&W cityscapes and for his large “composites”, assemblages of printed film strips and single frames. His work is held in various major public collections and is the subject of eight monographs. Metzker was born in MilwaukeeContinue reading ““Embrace What You Don’t Know”, the Photography of Ray K. Metzker”