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Book Review: The Pines by Chuck Hemard

I’ve recently started to look at trees and, in no time at all, have become increasingly fascinated by the many shapes and forms in which they happen to inhabit planet earth. Hence my interest in this tome by American photographer Chuck Hemard who, I learn from the press release, “grew up in the middle of […]


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Book Review: A Detroit Nocturne by Dave Jordano

An Ode to the City that Endures In a continuation of Dave Jordano’s critically-acclaimed Detroit: Unbroken Down (powerHouse Books, 2015) which documented the lives of struggling residents, A Detroit Nocturne is an artist’s book not of people this time, but instead the places within which they live and work: structures, dwellings, and storefronts. These photographs speak to the quiet […]


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Metka Vergnion @ Galerija Fotografija

Metka Vergnion: Photographs 1971-2017 5 April – 15 May 2018 Opening of the exhibition: 5 April 2018, at 20.00 “In this captivating collection of work, spanning from 1971-2017, photographer Metka Vergnion takes the viewer on a journey through an engaging visual landscape, drawing from diverse and highly personal themes, techniques, and environments. Vergnion’s approach to […]


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Hans Strand @ Fotografiska

Hans Strand 6 April – 27 May “Describing himself as an Indian scout able to read the terrain and constantly searching for an angle, Hans Strand scans the area with a warm and clear eye, secure in the knowledge that somewhere in our genes there is a connection to the wilderness we come from. A […]


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Interview with photographer Lucia Sekerková

F-Stop Magazine: Tell us a bit about your background as a photographer. Lucia Sekerková: Currently, I am studying a Master’s degree program in Multimedia and Design – Advertising Photography at Tomas Bata University in Zlín in the Czech Republic. I prefer documentary photography more than work in the advertising field but school is fine because […]


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Book Review: The Good Fight by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt

Until very recently (until the Trump-phenomenon, that is), I took democracy and what it implies (equal rights, for instance) somehow for granted. Sure, I knew that women do not get equal pay for the same work as men do and, needless to say, I was also aware of the fact that real democracy nowhere really […]


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Book Review: New York Edited. Out of Place

Every year, the photographers of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, develop stunning photo series which get then edited by the photo editors class of the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie (OKS), in Berlin. Through twelve stories, this book tells us about loss, change and new beginnings.      […]


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Book Review: Julio’s House by Orestes Gonzalez

A Home Becomes A Touchstone The colorful photographs in Julio’s House show us extravagant, Liberace-inspired interior living spaces within a modest Miami house. We see scenes of a very personal setting, but devoid of people. The only people shown in the book are in vintage photographs taken of Orestes Gonzalez’s uncle Julio, his uncle’s friends and lovers, […]


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Interview with photographer Luc Busquin

F-Stop Magazine: Tell us a bit about your background as a photographer. I read that you are a pilot, which makes me curious which came first photography or flying and how did the two come together? Luc Busquin: I got into photography at a young age borrowing my father’s camera. It was a Canon viewfinder […]


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Book Review: Out of the Ordinary, Vol. 2 by Iain Sarjeant

Out of the Ordinary, Vol. 2 : A Journey Through Everyday Scotland The second volume of Out of the Ordinary by Iain Sarjeant is a continuation of the project he has been working on for a number of years. The project, and two books thus far, has developed from the approach of Sarjeant’s spontaneous wandering, exploring, […]


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