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Shalmon Bernstein – Movie Ladies/Times Square

Shared here from the blog Photography Prison, the so-named alter ego of Prison Photography by Pete Brook. They say you should always photograph cars and fashions if you want your images to gain some easy cool further down the line. That’s down to our inevitable nostalgia for design and style. Photographer of the 70s, Shalmon Bernstein tapped […]

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Gordon Parks with John Edwin Mason

Washington, D.C. Government charwoman by Gordon Parks See the great piece written by John Edwin Mason that was posted on 20×200  – http://20×200.com/blogs/news/88418820-new-introducing-gordon-parks-with-john-edwin-mason More About John Edwin Mason John Edwin Mason teaches African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia. He has published extensively on South African social history and the history of […]

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Book Review: On the Nest by Dona Schwartz

  Dona Schwartz describes her book as such: “In On the Nest, I use environmental portraiture to examine two moments of change that bookend parents’ lives—the transition to parenthood with a first child’s birth, and the transition to life without day-to-day responsibility for parenting when young adults leave their childhood homes.” The book is comprised […]

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Family, Flora and Photos: The Ties that Bind

Interview with Tytia Habing   The bonds we make in life will always have a hold on us. No matter how insulated one might feel from others, we are all inextricably connected and interconnected in some manner or another. Such is the cycle of life. Tytia Habing has lived a somewhat cyclical life thus far — having […]

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Pastoral Portraits – Giancarlo Rado’s Italians

  Since 2008, Giancarlo Rado has wandered the backroads of northern Italy, documenting as he goes. The resulting series Italians is almost entirely comprised of single and group portraits. Direct and diverse, these portraits also have a strong sense of art direction, but do not feel posed or stiff. Many subjects in their environments rest on […]

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Harvey Stein: Briefly Seen – New York Street Photography

Sharing this review published by Lenscratch — “As individuals in New York City, when we become part of the crowd, we lose our individuality if only for a few minutes and become part of the fabric and mosaic of the city. We are the city, we belong and are beholden to the city, our identity […]

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Center for Fine Art Photography – Landscapes exhibition

Selected artists have been announced for the Landscape Exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography with juror Natasha Egan. See the center’s website: C4FAP   Youth Abandoned Bailey Dale Artist’s Website  

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An Honest Assessment – Amelia Morris

Amelia Morris is a photographer and mixed media artist working with themes including identity, memory, and self-perception. Her imagery’s autobiographical content is expressed through both literal and symbolic self-portraiture, and what she lovingly calls “low-grade performance art.” This is art driven by deeply personal experiences, divulged like a confession to the viewer. Amelia Morris’ work is […]

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Mike Sakasegawa: Sheets: A Love Letter

A wonderful post for Valentine’s Day :: Mike Sakasegawa beautiful artist’s book, Sheets: A Love Letter,  which he originally made as a gift to his wife.  From Lenscratch.com –  http://lenscratch.com/2016/02/mike-sakasegawa-sheets/

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Instincts

I’ve been lucky, in the sense that I’ve never had to think about what to photograph. I’ve always known what to photograph- at least for me. I’ve never had to plan. Even when I’ve gotten grants, it’s always been for something I’m working on. I never dream up something to do and then try to […]