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ROBERT STIVERS: Unfoldings

Pages of a book fan out between its tattered covers, as if to divulge a secret. Petals form a whorl from the center of a rose, like wrinkles around an old woman’s eye. A straight-backed wooden chair floats blurry against a pitchblack background, seemingly dreaming itself into focus. If a picture is worth a thousand [...]

By |2018-11-29T07:07:21+00:00November 15th, 2018|

MAXINE HELFMAN: of Chance And Change

Moth 2014. From the series Summertime. © MAXINE HELFMAN It's not enough for Maxine Helfman just to take pictures. “I also want to see the world, to see how people live,” says the 65-year-old Fort Lauderdale photographer, who recently visited India and Morocco. “Those two countries have done it for me more than [...]

By |2018-11-29T07:08:27+00:00September 15th, 2018|

KEITH CARTER: Imperfect Beauty

On my frequent walks through the neighborhood, I often see the same elderly couple who, like me, are on their way to or from the wooded park nearby. For several years, only the woman would exchange cheerful hellos with me; the man didn't even look up. Then one day, he smiled at me. I think [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|

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 |2018-05-08T21:38:25+00:00November 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 |2018-05-08T21:38:43+00:00September 25th, 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 |2018-05-08T21:36:20+00:00February 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 |2018-05-08T21:36:25+00:00February 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 |2018-02-21T16:39:43+00:00November 15th, 2016|