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SANDRO: From The Heart

Sandro Miller remembers it well. That day in his studio, a full crew of assistants and Ogilvy & Mather advertising clients were awaiting direction on the next shoot when his phone rang. He had to answer. Hearing his doctor’s words, “I took a Mike Tyson punch to the gut,” says Sandro, who goes only by [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|

After Hours With LYNN SAVILLE

“Ferris Wheel from the Tuileries.” Paris, France, 1999. From Acquainted with the Night. © LYNN SAVILLE Cities often take on an extra air of excitement and mystery at night. For years, Lynn Saville has explored the intrigue of places after dark with her camera. Her images have been published in three monographs. Acquainted with [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|

BEN HUFF: Another North

Mile 490: Semi, end of the road, Deadhorse, 2010 / © BEN HUFF Gravel and dirt crunched under the tires of Ben Huff’s Subaru as he gripped the steering wheel, dodging potholes and bracing himself for the 18-wheelers that roared past flinging rocks and gravel onto his windshield. Then there were the steep [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|

COLE THOMPSON’S Personal Vision

Harbinger No. 1 © COLE THOMPSON At the age of 14, Cole Thompson decided to make photography his future, long before he ever used a camera or saw an image come up in the darkroom. “I had been out hiking with a friend in Rochester, New York,” he recalls, “and we came across this [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|

JONI KABANA: Compassion In Action

Tiwon Lema, age 77, from the series The Market Workers, 2014 © JONI KABANA They tended fires, planted seedlings and carried babies. Some simply stood in front of their temporary huts built of branches, grasses and white-plastic tarps. Here in the encampments for internally displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|

TONY HERTZ: That Which Is Felt, Not Seen

Two Aspens, California Eastern Sierras © TONY HERTZ Tony Hertz has a long history with black-andwhite imaging, beginning as a child with a box camera. “I grew up with LIFE, National Geographic and books of photographs,” he remembers. He took his first photo class at San Bernardino Valley College in 1971 and knew [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|

CRAIG CUTLER: At the Intersection of Print And Motion

Peg Project – Structure 003. 8x10 view camera, Portra 160 Color © Craig Cutler Conceptual still lifes — a lollipop, shoe, bisected pomegranate, thistle — may come to mind when you think of Craig Cutler’s stunning photography. Or maybe an unusual point of view in location shots at museums, parks or the Eiffel [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

TONI GREAVES: Journey of the Heart

The Waiting, 2014. From Radical Love © Toni Greaves In the photo “Meeting God” (2008), a rosy-cheeked postulant, her head covered in a white habit, sits in profile with her eyes cast toward heaven. Avoiding some of the usual clichés, photographer Toni Greaves fills much of the frame with the humble wood paneling [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|

KARIN ROSENTHAL Landscapes of the Body

Beauty, B&W Infrareds Series, 1993 © KARIN ROSENTHAL Karin Rosenthal looked out the airplane window down onto the Greek island of Santorini. There, partially emerging from the water, was a woman’s nude form. She did a double take, and then she got it: from that height, the afternoon sunlight glowed on the edges [...]

By |November 14th, 2015|

RAY K. METZKER Photography’s Alchemist

In a career spanning six decades, Ray K. Metzker, who called himself "an intellectual wanderer," created images of rare variety and intensity that reflected his commitment to exploring blackandwhite photography. From overlapping exposures to making a single picture from a roll of film, from using prints as building blocks for composite works to playing with [...]

By |May 15th, 2015|