Category Archives: Photographer

Book Review: Pamela Littky’s Vacancy

“Perhaps it was the dramatically macabre title – the Gateway to Death Valley – that sparked my curiosity. I found myself wanting to explore these small towns and observe the kind of people who would live in the middle of … Continue reading

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Interview with photographer Russ Rowland

Yvette Meltzer: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Russ Rowland: It happened very slowly and very late in my life. I worked in PR and one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Danny Lyon’s The Seventh Dog

Danny Lyon is a rebel with a cause. He has spent his career documenting American counter-culture. Every body of work a political statement, the goals of which were to create conversations about social change. His photographs individually are as strong … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nicholas Albrecht’s One No One and One Hundred Thousand

It was the press release that aroused my attention for this tome. It is the second title in Schilt’s new Magical Thinking series: “The Salton Sea in Calfornia is a lonely surreal place, especially when one is a foreigner.  Nicholas Albrecht, … Continue reading

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In the Abstract @ The Kiernan Gallery

In the Abstract April 30 – May 31 A group exhibition of abstract photography. Juried by Susan Spiritus. The Kiernan Gallery · 23B West Washington · Lexington, VA 24450 · USA

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Book Review: Carl Corey’s “For Love and Money”

“I like keeping things simple,” writes For Love and Money - photographer Carl Corey. “Simple pictures, simple story, simple life.  Simplicity provides clarity of vision.”  I very much warm to this view.  It also brings to mind a quote from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dolce Via: Italy in the 1980′s by Charles H. Traub

Europe has always been a fascinating place for Americans to visit. When it comes to Italy there has always been an air of romance and mystery. Italy has always had a very alluring quality especially in photos. Charles Traub’s Dolce … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adam Geary’s We Burn

Adam Geary’s We Burn is introduced with these words: “The seemingly and insignificant details of ordinary life are brought into sharp focus … a set of images that helps us to redirect our thoughts and refocus on the way we … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: FOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN QUEENS, NEW YORK

Four photographers with very different voices have come together in a new exhibition in Queens, New York. “The Second Annual Group Show” opened on March 21, 2014 the B.S. Gallery features works by Sumner Wells Hatch, Martina von Rettig, Ed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Effortless Beauty Photography by Julie DuBose

This is a book I immediately decided to like and that’s to do with the quote by Leonard Cohen that introduces it: “There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” This of course does … Continue reading

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