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

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’

Photography Podcasts: Now Hear This

As someone who creates and writes about photography, I also like to listen to others speak about their experience as photographers, or how they came to be photographers. I’m less concerned about the tech, or which lens is the best for bokeh effects, or the latest mirrorless camera with new computational abilities. But it’s good to keep up to date on the technical part of … Continue reading Photography Podcasts: Now Hear This