As an educator I often refer my students to glossaries of terms. Photography as a skill and craft is peppered with unfamiliar terms, I wrote one such glossary for our student’s use. This week I uncovered another useful one, from the University of Chicago. Its focus is on ‘Theories of Media‘ but of course photography figures largely… Continue reading Glossaries?
Sharing, surveillance, and data are changing the way we look and see. Source: What’s In An Image Just catching up on my Sunday reading after a busy weekend int the darkroom.
Award-winning photographer Souvid Datta has admitted he doctored images, stealing the work of legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark. Source: Another disgraceful scandal rocks the photography world – Capture magazine
Lewis Bush, recently claimed he had finished writing on his blog, then another article appeared. What a ripper it was. He has thrown down the gauntlet for anyone aspiring to take up the cause of being a thorn in the side of photography. With a short list of points to help one get started. I must admit… Continue reading Thorn in the side of photography?
According to Geoffrey Batchen it may well be. This quote from a book entitled ‘New Media Old Media A History and Theory Reader Edited by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun & Thomas Keenan goes host way to explaining why. So, for Talbot, photography apparently both is and is not a mode of drawing; it combines a faithful reflection… Continue reading Is All Photography Binary?