I spend many hours a day thinking about photography and I can’t say that I’ve come up with a lot of the answers, it seems like the more photographs the more questions pop up and I, I don’t know what I’m doing half of the time but I do feel compelled to keep at it .. Austin Granger, on Frames, photography podcast.
Many years ago I learned about this project, Norsk landskap (*norwegian landscape), carried out by four photographers who drove off with a 10×8 camera and several boxes of film in an attempt to redefine the norwegian landscape photograph, which at the time was suffocating in waterfalls and other epic–ness. A brief disclaimer; as I don’t have the rights to publish any of theirs, the photograph above is mine. Apart from being influenced by the work […]
That is, Streetrepeat as in here, on Instagram. Streetrepeat “is an Instagram account [..] born out of a fascination for the amount of repeated patterns in street photography, particularly on Instagram.” It takes a popular (apparently) theme, finds three photographs by three different photographers and posts them one after the other. That’s the short version, more to read at their site. As for what I think about it.. I can certainly admit to finding it […]
That’s not to say that working in clear–cuts has been easy. So much effort has had to go to trying not to do certain things. Not to use the sky, on those rare occasions when there is one here in the Northwest, to rescue the land. Not to be seduced into celebrating the power of men and machines, which can have a Satanic beauty and heroism about it. And not to aestheticize the carnage. Robert […]
I went looking for the frontier that was promised, and found a complex landscape – a road that served as a physical and psychological line between wilderness and progress. I drove, like the others, to drive as far as I could drive. They hitched their wagon to the great American need to point their wheels toward the Western horizon. To see for themselves. When they ran out of West, they went North. Ben Huff, The […]
“You use metaphor to make yourself feel at home in the world.” Roni Horn.
Don’t care much for the advertising aspect but apart from that I rather enjoy the footage. Something about the photographer just,.. appeals to me. Dworzak at Magnum.