And here are the last news and works. “The Kingdom of Dust”, an amazing work by Matt Black. “Rising from the remnants of what was once a vast inland sea, California’s Central Valley is an agricultural empire unparalleled in the history of the world. Covering an area larger than ten US states, it is home to America’s richest farms and generates close to $20...
And here the news and projects of the last days. The wonderful work of Ryan McGinley. I really love everything from him. (see them here @ His website) Eyes as Big as Plates, a so beautiful project by Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen. (See it here @ Their website) The beautiful and intense work of Cortney Andrews. The ideas and emotions are really great...
And here the last news and works. I really love the photographs of Mike Brodie. The light in them, the colors. The atmosphere, the freedom. So Beautiful. (see them here @ His website) The great and beautiful and interesting works of Simon Roberts. I really love them all. (see them here @ His website) “Original Sin”, an interesting project by Catherin Colaw. ...
And down here the last works, projects and news. Very busy daysin the last weeks. The so beautiful and poetic and deep projects of Dorothy Shoes. I really love her way of working, thinking, feeling. Really. (see them here @ Her website) The wonderful and stunning aerial (but not only) photographs of George Steinmetz. (see them here @ His website) “Upekkha”, a...
And here are the news and projects from the last weeks. So beautiful photographs by Adrian Błachut. (see them here @ His website) “Homes at Night”, a so beautiful serie by Todd Hido. (see it here @ His website) “Schlaflos”, I love this and the other works of Yannic Schon. (see it here @ Zimmer117) Beautiful and vivid works, by the great...
And here the works and news of the last days. “Immortal” a really beautiful work by Vee Speers. “Vee Speers was born in Australia and studied Fine Art and Photography at Queensland College of Art. Her timeless portraits have been exhibited and published world-wide and are part of many private and museum collections. [..]” “As Speers tells us, ”The escape...
And here are the last works and projects. The so beautiful and mysterious images of Alison Scarpulla. ”[..] Foregoing Photoshop or other digital post processing, she instead smears water and dirt on her lenses. She also dips her negatives in acid and wine or blows smoke on them till she gets the light or dark effect she seeks to achieve. [..]” (see them here) + (Her Flickr) ...
And now again the last news and works. “High Himalaya”, an amazing and so beautiful and moving project by Eric Valli. I truly love the way these photographs are made. Also his other works are set in the same places, and are equally great. (see it here @ His website) I love all the so beautiful works of Sarah Wilmer, and their eerie feeling within them. (see them here @...
And here are the last news and works. Wonderful and poetic sunrises from Mt. Fuji, by Yu Yamauchi. I love the lights, and the moments. (see them here @ His website) “More Than Human”, an incredible, amazing and beautiful work by Tim Flach. (see it here @ His website) “Silence Has an Echo”, a projecy that I love, by Nigel Bennet. (see it here @ Her website) ...
And here the news and articles of the last days. The so beautiful and interesting work of Phyllis Galembo, about traditional costumes. ”[..] Exhibiting at New York’s Three Squares Studio, the exceptionally talented photographer Phyllis Galembo has travelled the world far and wide documenting the costumes of indigenous populations everywhere from Cuba and Nigera to Mexico and Haiti, and...
And here are the news and the works of the last days. “Out My Window”, a really beautiful project by Gail Albert Halaban. I really love the light that he was able to obtain in these photographs. The streets, the sky, and then the windows that glow. All balanced, with all the details in full view. Great use of light. (see it here @ His website) “Sailboats and Swans”, a great and...
And here the last news and works of the past days. “Eighteen Stairs”, by Wang Yuanling. This serie is just amazing, no words. ”[..] The purpose of this collection is to pay a tribute to the unpredictable future with some shared memories of grassroots in this magnificent city - Chongqing.” Love is what I see through these images. (see it here @ His website) ...
And now the news and articles of the last days. Faces of Addiction, by Chris Arnade. An amazing work, moving and respectful. Great one. ”[..] What I am hoping to do, by allowing my subjects to share their dreams and burdens with the viewer and by photographing them with respect, is to show that everyone, regardless of their station in life, is as valid as anyone else.” I really...
The news and interesting things of the past days. “Living Periferia”, a very strong work about Cile, by Alejandro Olivares. ”[..] This work dives in a forgotten world, where many times not even mailmen are allowed in. It’s a world that goes beyond poverty. Wide ghettos in the further corners of Santiago where the State has managed for years to dump what they would rather not...
Back from the holydays! And here are the news of the past weeks. “First-Person Shooter”, an amazing serie by Thibault Brunet. “This collection was produced during a training session in an American camp in Afghanistan. Far from the activity of the shooting ranges and explosions, I strided along the area looking for other soldiers. [..]” (see it here @ His website) The...
Here the news and these new free days! Another nice serie about “Little People”, by Jean-Joseph Renucci. Always beautiful and funny. You can create endless ideas out of this. (see them here) Another amazing serie by Christoffer Relander, “We Are Nature”. Just love this. (see them here) The Olympians, always beautiful and well done fashion photography by Joanna...
More news from the past days. Finally have time to read and shoot. Jamaica’s Golden Age of Music, Captured on Film. By Dave Hendley. “Sometimes, photographs are produced out of a genuine interest, if not love for a subject; that’s true of the photos that Dave Hendley took of the late 1970s Jamaican music scene, a time and place that, to both his ears and ours, produced some of the...
Here are the news of the past days (or week maybe). The amazingly beautiful works of Igor Morski. In some there’s a photographic effect, others are pure illustration. I found many really great, challenging for eyes and mind. (see them here @ His website) (A lot of them) Beautiful and well done projects by Kenneth Bamberg. (see them here @ His website) The chaotic and sometimes...
Again, the news and interesting article of the last days. The exams are taking away all my time. Can’t wait to finish. The amazing work in Mongolia by great photographer Hamid Sardar. “After moving to Nepal in the late 1980’s and exploring Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, he traveled to Outer Mongolia. Seeing the opportunity to create a single important collection...
And here are the news of the last days/week. Revolution Revisited: a great project about “The Philippine People Power Revolution 1986 | 2011”. (see it here) Short reportage: The uprising in Syria fuels intense clashes in Tripoli. “The uprising has exacerbated Sunni-Alawite tensions in Lebanon as well, sparking the clashes in Tripoli”. (see it here) Aerial shots...
Some news, coming from the last days :) Amazing shots from the L.A. Riots. The colors give an unreal sight. (see them here @ TheseAmericans) A short report about the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh. The shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh has been widely condemned by international organisations; in particular for exposing low-paid workers to high levels of asbestos and contaminating...
Again, news and other interesting articles read in the last days. “Welcome Home, The Story of Scott Ostrom”, a powerful story about war and coming back home. Really strong. By Craig F. Walker. (read and see it here) “Delta Dreams”, an interesting view of the Danube Delta, by Petrut Calinescu. “Petrut Calinescu, who grew up in Constanta, Romania’s main...
And here the news of the last days. “Ou Menya - with me”, by Bieke Depoorter. I love this project. Great. “For three periods of one month, I have let the Trans-Siberian train guide me alongside forgotten villages, from living room to living room. Some Russian words, scribbled on a little piece of paper, allowed me to be welcomed and absorbed in the warm chaos of a...
News news news. How many. Yeah, I’m really thinking of doing this one time a week, it is already like this anyway. Disco Angola, a very interesting project by Stan Douglas (Love the title). “Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango is widely credited for writing the first disco hit, the song “Soul Makossa” from 1972, and the movement as a whole took much of its inspiration from the...
And here are the news of these days. 1. Years in a single photographs. These amazing images by Michael Wesely (Germany, what a surprise). “Wesely has spent much of his career working on camera techniques that allow this process to be done. In the mid-1990’s, he started capturing building projects and architectural development with long exposures over the course of years”. (see...
Here are the news of these last days. 1. A long and very very intersting interview with Todd Hido, about his way of working. 1. Shooting a specific image often means to complete a complex process after a deep investigation. The photographer is supposed to find the subject following too many signs. Those signs are often inside us, many of them come from our past. How is it possible to recognize...
Exams finisched! Very well. And now time to read some news. Here they are. 1. A video and an interview to Alex Webb on his photos of Chicago, in collab with Magnun. Webb: “As I suggest above, I am not trying to convey messages. I take photographs to affirm reality, not explain reality and that reality often has a high level of ambiguity to it, which is subject to interpretation. So what...
Many things coming out in these days. News, projects, winners and more. Here they are. 1. Wonderful Congolese Wrestlers, photographed by Colin Delfossed. Really creative here. “Eight million inhabitants, thousands of shegués (street children), hundreds of wrestlers and their brass bands. Edingwe, Dragon, City Train, Mbokotomo : the “legends” of Congolese wrestling invent themselves on a...
Yeah, these news-updates are becoming weekly, not daily. Buy in these days there is not so much time. Anyway, some news coming from today and last days! 1. A long and interesting interview to one photographer that I love: Greg Girard. His work is amazing. The way he depicts this architectural living system is stunning. (read it here) 2. A beautiful review of the Viviam Maier’s book. A...
Well, many things took my time away in these last days, a big delay in reading something photo-about. Now I have some moments to read about new stories and project. 1. The amazing website of Tom Robinson, which shows his work South America. “The diversity within South America is staggering, mountains, glaciers, deserts and waterfalls. It has them all. Over the course of six months I...
Here are the news of these last days (classes and projects continue to take most of my time!). 1. The sweet photographic project of Mariko Sakaguchi. Japanese photographer Mariko Sakaguchi has a curious self-portrait series in which she photographs herself sitting in a bathtub in all kinds of random locations, which range from business offices to lecture halls. (see some of them here) (her...
Here the news of today. 1. The story of the photgraph “Mattres Flip”, taken by Zoe Strauss, and of his project “Under I-95”. On the corner of McClellan and Fifth streets in South Philadelphia, a group of young boys pass the afternoon executing daredevil flips off a stack of old throwaway mattresses. A woman driving by, a novice photographer, glimpses the small bodies...
Here the news of today (I want to sleep). The news are not daily now, ‘cause I started lessons and I have less time to read than days before. 1. The great website and projects of Guillaume Herbaut. Guillaume Herbaut is the rare type of photographer that really captures the trifecta: emotion, history and perfect composition. He has won the Kodak Critics Prize and the second prize at the...
Yesterday was a busy day! Here are the monday-news. 1. A View Inside Iran @ The Atlantic At a time when military and political images seem to dominate the news about Iran, I thought it would be interesting to take a recent look inside the country, to see its people through the lenses of agency photographers. Keep in mind that foreign media are still subject to Iranian restrictions on...
And here the news of this day. 1. The work “Safety First” by Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen. Safety First, by photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen, is entirely composed of negatives which were damaged by x-ray scanners during our stay in Grozny. In the Chechen capital, these scanners are not only placed at the entrance to the airport or government...
Yesterday was a for photographs. Here the news of today. 1. Interesting article about Ed Ruscha and his way of taking photographs. This fact has not been lost on historians or artists such as Benjamin H.D. Buchloh and Jeff Wall, who understand Ruscha’s embrace of a snapshot aesthetic as breaking with photography’s long-standing tradition of technical and compositional finesse in favor of...
And here are the news of today: 1. Behind the smokescreen by Rocco Rorandelli, a project about Tobacco Industry. I used to be a smoker; my father was too. At the end of 2007, when he was defeated by cancer, I started asking myself questions. As I tried to find a reason for such a tragic occurrence, I began reading more and more about the tobacco industry. I gradually realized that tobacco...
Here are the news I’m reading today. 1. Top 10 Most Popular Photo Essays 2011 Here are the 10 most popular photo essays with the most views featured on Invisible Ph t grapher Asia in 2011. The list is presented in no particular order (see and read it here) (very beautiful reportage, full screen images, important subjects) 2. 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos – Year 2011 Many...
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Ok, I’ve just feel the need to open this another blog. As the other one, it will work like an archive and a source of insipration, and as well, in this case, of news and information. ‘Cause I read all the time articles and things about photography, from many different sources, I decided to put them here. The most interesting obviously. I think everyday I’ll post them, with some...