I only became aware of Joel Sternfeld’s American Prospects thanks to (I think) some offhand remark during one of the photo-related podcasts I listen to. I’m not entirely sure, though, and it could be one or another of the blogs I read. Anyway, whoever/whatever it was, thanks!
Compania Imago is a couple of people in Italy that made some new, reusable film canisters out of wood pulp. They had a failed kickstarter some time ago, but went ahead with their project. Back in January, I ordered 2 rolls of each film that they offered at the time, and they finally arrived just […]
Unboxing CatLABS Papersafe, Issue 6 “Ninety Seconds.”
If you hurry, you might be able to still get your hands on this encyclopedic text for cheap… The Online Photographer scored some kind of a deal with the Nelson-Atkins Museum for his readers, and I picked up An American Century of Photography: From Dry-Plate to Digital: the Hallmark Photographic Collection for a song + […]
As a bit of a point/counterpoint to Photography Is Magic, let’s take a look at Martin Dietrich & Marius Vieth‘s NEOPRIME: Fine Art Photography, issue 2.
The recent glut of photobook purchases continues… Charlotte Cotton’s Photography is Magic is something of a departure for me… I have a variety of photobooks: personal projects; documentary stuff; straight photography; art photography; experimental stuff; etc. But Photography is Magic is different… It’s nominally photography, but most of the photographs look like documentary evidence of performance art, […]
Thanks again to Ted Forbes for pointing me to another decent photography book: Alexey Titarenko’s The City is a Novel. Ted knows a good bit more about Titarenko and his style than I do, so if you want a favorable and fairly thorough look at the book, go and have a look. And apologies… I know […]