My photo history class, Survey of Photography, is starting to explore colonialism in photography and how that morphed into travel photography when I came across this article by Rebecca Liu, "Wish you weren't here". How perfect would it be, how perfect to tie in Stillfried and Brady and the photo craze that created Japonism with the... Continue Reading →
Many of the most iconic images of the body have been taken by men -- think Edward Weston's gentle black-and-white photograph of his muse, or Mario Sorrenti's erotic campaign of Kate Moss for Calvin Klein. Meanwhile, less space has been given to female pioneers like Imogen Cunningham or...
February is Black History Month, and when that comes to photography it's very easy to look at some of the biggest names and forgo true exploration. Instead, here's a list of 100 names of Black photographers for you to follow on social media. There's bound to be a lot of artists that inspire you to... Continue Reading →
I read this really fascinating blog post by Darren Carroll. He photographed Deandre Hopkins for the cover of Sports Illustrated in the middle of the pandemic. With no assistance. At all. As a photo teacher, it makes my little heart flutter. THE PHONE RANG LATE ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON. MY FRIEND MARGUERITE SCHROPP-LUCARELLI, THE DIRECTOR... Continue Reading →
The Ocean Photography Awards are a celebration of our beautiful blue planet, as well as a platform to highlight the many plights it is facing. The Awards are Ocean Photographer of the Year, Conservation, Adventure, Exploration, Young Photographer, Community Choice, Collective Portfolio Award and Female Fifty Fathoms. The website is a little slow to load, but the... Continue Reading →
A Photographer’s Hilarious Photos of Being Stuck in Quarantine with Ex-Wife and Mother. When I read that title, I absolutely wanted to take a peek. I think this is a great article and series of images to start the semester on, since we're still stuck at home, taking online classes. For photographers, I think this... Continue Reading →