Archive for August, 2009

FREE by Chris Anderson

I got my copy from Amazon yesterday and have started to charge through it. It makes for fascinating reading, particularly considering the way that “free” is affecting the photographic industry at this time. I hear that the book is available for free in a variety of different forms: podcast at iTunes, digital book art google.books [...]

Photography in Politics

The upcoming German federal election provides a great opportunity to scrutinize the use of photography in german political campaigns. I’m not quite sure what to make of this heavily constructed image depicting Guido Westerwelle surrounded by supporters…

Eugene Richards on intimacy

After Photography by Fred Ritchin

We are all photographers now and I suppose that is why I’d like to recommend After Photography by Fred Ritchin to everyone. I’ve yet to find a better commentary on where photography has come from and where it might be going to.
” After Photography is a most necessary book at this revolutionary moment, detailing the [...]