photographs

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Sudek and Kertesz

  It has been thundering and raining here in Sewanee, TN, the air is humid and languid, my garden is heavy with petals and greenery. I keep thinking of Josef Sudek and Andre Kertesz. And then I recall this lovely blog post about the two Eastern ...

Tim Hetherington

There is still an ache with the recent news of Tim Hetherington being killed in Libya. His photography is characterized by an understatement of dramatic and tragic events, by a quiet insistence: look, look, look again and do not forget, then look again ...

Wolf Böwig

Wolf Böwig, from his book with text by Pedro Rosa Mendes, ‘shadows, dreams, shapes: the lulik reality’ Conflict photographer Wolf Böwig spent the last three days in Sewanee. Wolf: your visit has energized many people here – thank you!! ...

Josef Koudelka – photographer

Josef Koudelka’s documentary works, known for their haunting renderings of beauty and terror, transience and equilibrium,come to us in some interesting footage of his contact sheets. [Thanks to youtube user ‘NonCommercial’ and blog ...

Raymond Moore, photographer

Raymond Moore, a British photographer, was among the most highly respected of ‘photographer’s photographers’. His was the language of primacy and what I think of as photographic poiesis. Here are three videos on Youtube, originally ...

Ralph Gibson, photographer

I am going to start posting short, notable documentaries about other photographers. This one is of the hugely influential photographer, Ralph Gibson. He changed the way I thought of the sequence in photography.   Portrait: Ralph Gibson from leica ...