On this Site: Landscape in Memoriam is best summed up, in my mind, with a quote from Sternfeld himself. In his Afterword, on going to Central Park (in 1993) to photograph the spot where Jennifer Levin was strangled (in 1986), he writes “It was bewildering to find a scene so beautiful . . . to […]
Sometime in 2019, Andrea Modica moved and set up a new darkroom. In the process of moving, she came across an unopened case or two of her long out of print book Treadwell. Luckily for Charcoal Book Club members, Modica had just enough copies to pass on to us, and Treadwell became the photobook selection […]
Last year, my dear Mom gave me a Lomo LC-Wide with the Instant Back package for it, and since she was gifting a LC-Wide, she picked up a pack of Instax Wide film for it… My employer uses this Bravo! thing for employee recognition, and after several years* I built up a bunch of reward […]
As a sort of counterpoint to Paul Graham’s Mother, here’s Huw Alden Davies‘ brilliant portrait of his father, Prince.
Omaha Sketchbook was the Charcoal Book Club selection for August 2019. Had it not been for Charcoal, I probably wouldn’t have picked up a copy of it. First off, I’ve been on a photobook buying hiatus since June 2019; second off, well, I don’t have a good reason. Gregory Halpern’s work is excellent, and Omaha […]
You’re probably not too familiar with Annie on Camera. I hadn’t heard of it, and don’t remember where I found out about it, but I’m glad I did. In 1982, Ray Stark produced the film adaptation of Annie. At a party during filming, he engaged Anne Hoy to hire some photographers to come and photograph […]
What is there to say about Paul Graham’s Mother?