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This is Mars, This is Photography

  Looking at Mars, Sewanee. March, 2014. (‘This is Mars’, Photographs by NASA/MRO Edited and designed by Xavier Barral With texts by Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard, and Nicolas Mangold See more at the Aperture web site) There are two ...

Teaching Photography in Haiti

Kenia Pierre Dominique – Timoun yo desfavorises (The unwanted children) I have created a web page with notes and resources for a talk I give tomorrow about teaching photography in Haiti. The above image is from a series about children who are, ...

I Photograph To Remember

Pedro Meyer’s touching and elegiac remembrance of his parents has been reissued in various digital versions, twenty years after its initial publication as a CD-ROM. “I Photograph To Remember” reminds me of John Berger’s precious ...

Flickr Commons

  Southworth and Hawes: Young Girl, post mortem. Daguerrotype from the Eastman House Collection Something amazing is happening at http://flickr.com/commons

robin and edwin muir

Robin Gillanders, Sewanee, TN 1994 8×10 in contact print Robin, author of one of the finest ‘how-to’ books on photographic portraiture, opens an exhibition of his latest work, “Highland Journey: In the Spirit of Edwin Muir” at ...

frozen car project

Mary Carothers and Sue Wrbican continue their collaborative work with this current project. Commenting as they do with much of their work on Americana, and the rub between the ephemeral and the mythic, Mary and Sue provoke, amuse and confound with The ...

beautyflex

  Jack W brought by this camera – what an exquisite Rolleiflex rip-off. I’ve never seen one like this before, and if anyone knows more about it, please comment! (The fairy, courtesy of our art-hug-fairy, Lauren B.)

iHole

You bought an iPhone, and now you want to complete the suite… go for a pinhole made out of the iPhone’s packaging. Scot Hampton gives us the iHole. I particularly like his implementation of a roll film back, complete with another item oft ...

Robert Clarke-Davis

Robert Clarke-Davis (check the web site link below to see his photographs) sends me postcards and small, hand–bound books almost every week. Some ten years of this, and I now have several boxes full of his hypnotic, deeply felt imagery, and feel ...