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Eugene Richards and Dorchester Days

BB8 and Chicken, University Farm, August 19, 2016. (photo by me, humbly placed here as a nod and a thank you to Eugene Richards) While looking at the revised edition of Eugene Richards’ book, Dorchester Days: photographers are like time-travelers. ...

Fayum: Geoffrey Frosh

Geoffrey Frosh, photographer 8×10 inches, platinum-palladium print on Fabriano 5 In a recent interview with photographer, printer and blogger, David Chow, he asked How do you normally approach taking a portrait of someone?  A number of specific ...

Fayum: Sebastian Mera

Sebastian Mera, Duckspool. 1989 8×10 inches, platinum-palladium print on Fabriano 5 Here’s something else about the Fayum portraits – they were intended as a part of a process, a becoming. The person, (in almost all cases, as far as I ...

influences: George Tice

A Sequence for Dave Williams – Desert Plant*, 1987 Platinum-palladium print on Fabriano 5, from original 8×10 negative The nature of influence is cyclic, and full of surprise and synchrony. I will never forget the sense of wonder and promise I ...

THE Kertész Book

Kertesz’s Lahos Tihanyi, My Foot, and Candy Cupboard Sunflower Seeds Sewanee, TN. October 2011 I just received – one of the most wonderful birthday gifts ever – a copy of   Michel Frizot and Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq’s ‘André ...

Eugene Richards

Eugene Richards, from series, ‘War is Personal, U.S.A.’ Eugene Richards’ work is informed by a clarity of vision and compassion. His silent and transparent approach translates into photographs that place us, as viewers, in moral and ...

Chain… project

  Björn Sterri: ‘Natural Experience’, Bømlo, June 2011, Polaroid 88 film “These 4 polaroids are from a tiny, overgrown, abandoned graveyard on an island called Bømlo on the west coast of Norway. It is not far from were my mother was brought up and I ...

Robert Adams

I have spent many years looking at and reading Robert Adams’ photographs and writing. His collections of essays in ‘Beauty in Photography‘ and ‘Why People Photograph‘ cover the most important aspects of photography that make ...