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Lacuna Park: Essays and Other Adventures in Photography
"Reader beware: this essay has failed."
Picasso's muse or great artist?
The British Summer
Subject, equipment, photographer: what really matters?
What does the dataset want? Quite a lot, it turns out.
Very different approaches to the photography can be equally successful.
Ara Güler obituary
Farewell to Ara Güler, the “eye of Istanbul”.
Diane Arbus: in the beginning
Fascinating and ultimately disturbing.
The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand
Many clever and interesting things on many subjects.
Can somnolent Tokyo salarymen shock us into thinking more critically about our own role in the world?
My Camera Never Lies
“The camera never lies.”
- Buck’s Fizz, My Camera Never Lies, 1982.
As we all know, Buck’s Fizz were telling a big fat lie.
Not just your face honey
An edgy study of attraction and obsession, studded with strong sexual metaphors
A Vision Shared: the photographers who captured the Great Depression
“It was the greatest group of photographers ever assembled in America”
Shape of Light
The reductive, the creative, and what we've already been told.
In itself, even the most detailed photograph carries minimal meaning...
How much should a photograph cost?
How do you put a price on a photograph as a piece of art?