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Niall McDiarmid – British Portraits Exhibition – Oriel Colwyn, North Wales

A big congratulations to British photographer Niall McDiarmid on his gallery exhibition from now through Oct. 14th. The show contains images from his long-term and ongoing project of making portraits of people throughout the UK. For more info, or if you are in Wales in the coming month:  http://orielcolwyn.org/british-portraits/ To read the in-depth interview Niall […]

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Niall McDiarmid | British Portraits Exhibition – Print Sales Fundraising

British Portraits Exhibition, Oriel Colwyn, North Wales The London-based photographer, Niall McDiarmid, has announced an upcoming print exhibition. After five and a half years of travelling,  150+ towns, 2000 or so portraits – he’s pleased to say the first show of his work will be held at the Oriel Colwyn Gallery in North Wales in September. […]

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Book review :  Metro: Scenes from an Urban Stage by Stan Raucher

Public transportation can seem a bit like a traveling theater. Periodically the scene changes from one part of the city or country to another, or from day to night as the train cars travel from above-ground to below-ground, and the cast of characters can be varied throughout the play. Doors open and shut like the […]

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Faces of Our Times – Photographer Niall McDiarmid’s striking street portraits

Faces Of Our Times – Niall McDiarmid’s striking street portraits show off the best of London and all its diversity The life of an artist is a long and difficult row to hoe. Niall McDiarmid has been working as a photographer for over 20 years, largely for print publications. Recently, McDiarmid published two books Via Vauxhall […]

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Interview with photographer Kevin Faingnaert

Cary Benbow (CB): How would you describe your work to someone viewing it for the first time? Kevin Faingnaert (KF): Social documentary combining portrait, landscapes and structures to tell in depth stories which are both analytical and emotional. I have a sensitive and aesthetic visual approach. CB: Why do you photograph? What compels you to […]

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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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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, […]

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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 […]