At the suggestion of—I think—the good people at the Film Photography Podcast, I started following @conspiracy.of.cartographers on Instagram. I don’t look at Instagram much, but one day a few weeks ago I called it up during some interminable time on hold or something, and I noted that @loadfilminsubduedlight had put out a zine. Being a bit […]
By the time you read this, the exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art will have closed. Apologies. Big thanks to Ted Forbes over at The Art of Photography for pointing me to to it, and to Allah for granting me the ability to go and visit it. You can check out Ted’s podcast on […]
I heard about Ron Haviv‘s The Lost Rolls in episode 3.3 of On taking Pictures, which I only started listening to very recently, and which, along with the LPV Show, I’m afraid will be the end of my moratorium on book buying… Be strong, James!
After Now Here Then, with its obliterated pictures of eye-widening color, I had to see some more, and sought out a copy of Huger Foote’s 2000 monograph My Friend From Memphis, and I’m so glad I did.
From its colophon, “American Chordata seeks to publish and promote short works of exceptional fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as art and photography.” And from my brief experience with it, that’s pretty much what I found…
After averaging something like two photobooks per month in 2015, I’ve sworn a bit of a moratorium on photobook purchases, not as any sort of resolution, per se, but just as a sort of test of will and patience. The end of the year, what with its Listmas and other nudges (gentle and otherwise) to BUY THIS […]
I’m a bit of a sucker for the photo book of the year lists… When some photographer or critic that I admire picks a book of the year, I’m likely to be entering my Paypal password before I even realize it, and I end up with something that may or may not be my cup […]