The author of this piece on the Photographers’ gallery website thinks not, from a section entitled ‘unthinking photography‘ say he thinks Photoshop by it’s nature encourages sexism and conformity. I don’t disagree as I have had a long chequered history with this destructive software. But for a host of differnet mostly technical reasons. Now I… Continue reading Does software celebrate diversity?
PHOTOGRAPHY FOUNDATION PRIZE 2017 Source: DEUTSCHE BÖRSE PHOTOGRAPHY FOUNDATION PRIZE 2017 | DEUTSCHE BÖRSE | The Photographers’ Gallery This prestigious prize draws out some of the most interesting contemporary photographic artwork worldwide! One day. One Day….
Selected by Martin Parr, Roxana Marcoci and many others, including TIME’s editors Source: TIME Selects the Best Photobooks of 2016 | TIME As loathe as I am about lists especially best of ones, I think Martin Parr’s choices would be good?
An interactive documentary Source: Jheronimus Bosch – the Garden of Earthly Delights A painting many know and are transfixed by, this interactive website takes things to a whole new level. Make sure you have speakers or headphones attached to your device,when you get there.
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?
Today all I can post is a quote from the backchannel on medium.com! It might not feel like it today, but technology and science is a bigger story than Donald Trump. Think about it. Who ran Italy when Galileo made his discoveries? How was Italy even run back then? Who was king during the industrial revolution in… Continue reading Technology over culture?
As I have been making images, with serious intentions, now since about 1988, I have quite an archive both digital and analogue. Revisiting this archive is useful thought provoking and fun. It serves as a memory aid and motivates me to print old work fresh, honing my printing skills. Teaching young people this art form… Continue reading Archives?