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Book Review

Top Photo Books of 2017

I had the good fortune to review a number of great photo books this past year for Wobneb Magazine, F-Stop Magazine, and Vantage… and what would the end of the year be without a ‘Best Of 2017’ list? The past year has been eventful and insightful on many fronts – so my list of top […]

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Book Review

Cig Harvey – You An Orchestra You A Bomb

Cig Harvey’s third monograph is a vibrant and bold book, capturing moments of awe, icons of the everyday, and life on the threshold between magic and disaster. The breathless moments of beauty in her images propel us to fathom the sacred in the split-seconds of everyday. A raw awareness of fragility permeates this work. I […]

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Exhibition

Once there was there wasn’t: An exhibition of work by Svetlana Bailey

Filter Photo is pleased to announce once there was there wasn’t, a solo exhibition of work by Svetlana Bailey, at Filter Space gallery. Until the age of eight, Svetlana Bailey’s childhood summers were spent at her grandmother’s house in the Russian countryside. It was an influential period in which she discovered the world on her own and her earliest memories […]

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Exhibition

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

Featuring works from Dana Lixenberg, Sophie Calle, Awoiska van der Molen, Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs Exhibition on view: November 16, 2017–January 11, 2018 Opening reception: Wednesday, November 15, 7:00–8:30 p.m. Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with The Photographers’ Gallery and the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, is pleased to present the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize […]

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Book Review

In the Country of Stones by Nicolas Blandin

Poetic visual narrative of Armenia Busy lives being what they are — I did not have the opportunity to sit down with In the Country of Stones when it published in June of 2017. My copy arrived, and time slipped by. Shame on me. Nicolas Blandin’s book is a wonderful collection of images made when he travelled to Armenia in […]

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Photographer Submission

The Uncommonly Common Photos of Emmanuel Monzon

Emmanuel Monzon is a french photographer and visual artist based in Seattle, WA. He graduated from the Academy of Beaux-Arts in Paris, France with honors. His work has been featured throughout the US, Europe and Asia.  The work of Emmanuel Monzon focuses primarily on the idea of urban sprawl and the urban expansion of its […]

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Mark Sawrie: The States Project: Indiana | LENSCRATCH

State Fair Hotties (c) Mark Sawrie Much deserved attention to the great work of Mark Sawrie, who I was lucky enough to have as a professor and mentor. Kudos, Mark! http://lenscratch.com/2016/06/mark-sawrie-the-states-project-indiana-2/

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Book Review Photographer

Mile O’Mud by Malcolm Lightner

Mad Max cruises Alligator Alley At the heart of Mile O’Mud is the thrilling sport of swamp buggy racing. For the uninitiated, swamp buggy racing consists of custom buggies that are part boat and part love-child of NASCAR and high octane drag racing. The buggies and their driver/pilot tear through swampy, muddy terrain that is […]

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Book Review Exhibition Photographer

Photographer Malcolm Lightner

Malcolm Lightner’s work, as seen here from his new book, Mile O’Mud, will be shown at the New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery through the end of May. Watch for my upcoming review of Mile O’ Mud – as I slog through his images of Florida mud racing culture and portraits of the people connected to it. […]

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Interview Photographer

Photography is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Interview with William Olmsted

William Olmsted’s work does not hit you over the head, or scream at you for attention. It is smarter than that. He shoots mainly with film and film cameras; opting for the approach of selective shooting. His approach toward taking photos involves long walks around his local area once a week or so with his camera, […]