Kurt Fishback has photographed some of the most important artists in the world. Since he retired from teaching, he's been doing an amazing project documenting California women artists. You can check out a video done of his work and see his previous books at the link below. He's trying to continue his work the way all artists do; through grants and art supporters.
Actor Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. While famous for his role as Spock in the original Star Trek, what a lot of people may not know is that Nimoy was also a passionate photographer. Nimoy picked up an interest in photography as a child, studied photography at UCLA, and even... Continue Reading →
This Thursday evening (February 26), Renee C. Byer will be talking about her experiences photographing projects such asLiving on a Dollar a Day. She will describe what it takes to complete journalism projects both abroad and at home. Her travels to foreign impoverished countries require much preparation and being there to get the images she... Continue Reading →
Isaac Cordal is sympathetic toward his little people and you can empathize with their situations, their leisure time, their waiting for buses and even their more tragic moments such as accidental death, suicide or family funerals. The sculptures can be found in gutters, on top of buildings, on top of bus shelters...
I saw this and thought it looked SERIOUSLY cool, and an opportunity a lot of people don't consider...
Gaaah. Earlier today in my documentary class I think I said Gordon Parks moved to Chicago. It was St. Paul. How could I get them mixed up? THEY ARE BOTH FREEZING ALL THE TIME. That's Brandy-logic for you. But on the way home I realized I'd been mistaken and typed this up. And that 70's... Continue Reading →
An old student of mine sent me this link. I love the work on this blog. Funny, creative, and great for a smile. See more at Bent Objects.
Artist Lecture: Simon Weller Simon Weller is an internationally published photographer whose work can currently be seen in South African Township Barbershops and Salons, a book that was listed on the New York Times summer 2011 reading list. His photographic imagery that is documentary in nature is quite compelling and exciting. He will discuss his... Continue Reading →
The last decade hasn’t been the easiest for photographer Annie Leibovitz. Her mother and father died. Her longtime partner, Susan Sontag, died. Her finances imploded. On the other hand, she also became the mother of three girls and kept working on assignments and publishing books, the most recent being “Pilgrimage,’’ which, surprisingly, has no pictures... Continue Reading →