Featured photographer Frank Marshal

The work of Frank Marshal is an understated, insightful look at the American condition. As he writes in a statement for his work, his images equate “faded dreams, and a realization that we have been ridiculed by our fantasies. A mundane landscape which demands your attention and portraits which demand recognition. We realize there is nothing to break our fall, so we fell. As I … Continue reading Featured photographer Frank Marshal

Photography Podcasts: Now Hear This

This is the second installment of a series of posts about photography podcasts. I mentioned in the first post that I like to listen to others speak about their experience as photographers, or how they came to be photographers. As someone who both creates and writes about photography, I’ve found it very beneficial to read and hear the stories of others. Thanks to folks who shared some … Continue reading Photography Podcasts: Now Hear This

YMA/Here by David Mayne

A community in transition Yma/Here began as a long-term project documenting the urban topography of South Wales and the West of England. It has since grown to include other work. The project is an ambiguous and wide-ranging examination of the urban topography of South Wales and the West of England from 2016 to 2018.  YMA/Here is visually encyclopedic in a great way…with the eye of … Continue reading YMA/Here by David Mayne

American Geography: Photographs of Land Use from 1840 to Present

The 345 photographs in American Geography (divided by regions) address ways in which different histories and traditions of land use have given rise to different cultural transitions, such as the growth of industry in the Northeast, agricultural developments in the Midwest, the legacies of slavery on the economies of the South, and the mining of natural resources as well as environmental crises in the West. … Continue reading American Geography: Photographs of Land Use from 1840 to Present

100 Cameras Outreach Program

CONNECTING KIDS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES ‘100 Cameras’ is a nonprofit organization that works with kids around the world who have had challenging experiences, and we teach them how to process and tell their stories through photography in a way that impacts how they view themselves and their role in their community. We provide a platform to sell their photographs and give 100% of the proceeds … Continue reading 100 Cameras Outreach Program

Homecoming 2021

Student Call for Entry Booksmart Studio in collaboration with Float Photo are launching a new photographic publication and FREE call for entry for the printed publication  Homecoming 2021, sponsored by FUJIFILM, dedicated to graduating photography students from around the world, all current senior undergraduate art students, current second-year MFA students, and all graduates of the class of 2020 are eligible to submit and participate. (We … Continue reading Homecoming 2021

Tara Wray captures emotional complexity of the pandemic in ‘Year of the Beast’

Year of the Beast is a photo diary of 2020 featuring scenes from life in rural Vermont, under a looming specter of doom. It isn’t a book about the pandemic. It’s a record of a specific time and place as seen through the eyes of one photographer, but with universal themes and universal appeal. “I can’t put this work out without first acknowledging that this has been … Continue reading Tara Wray captures emotional complexity of the pandemic in ‘Year of the Beast’

Revel & Revolt by Beau Patrick Coulon

Revel & Revolt is a new photo book by Beau Patrick Coulon, a co-edition with Burn Barrel Press and Defend New Orleans’ imprint: DNO books. Coulon presents his straightforward-yet-personal visual documentation of protests, parades, and the punk scene in New Orleans from 2015 to 2020. On April 12th, 2021, Coulon’s latest book of photography, Revel & Revolt publishes via Burn Barrel Press. Imagery of the punk scene in New Orleans from generator … Continue reading Revel & Revolt by Beau Patrick Coulon

Behind the Obstacles

Vladimir Tereshkov’s photos of Hip-Hop Culture in Iran It may be hard to imagine there is a hip-hop culture in Iran, considering the tense political situation in the Middle East and the region’s relations with the United States. The movement appeared in the 1990s, when hip-hop artists mainly focused on socio-political topics. This led to a quick reaction from the government: some rappers had to … Continue reading Behind the Obstacles