Category Archives: Photographer

Interview with artist Kristen Kula

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Kristin Kula: I have always been an artistic person. My parents, although not practicing artists, have backgrounds in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bronx Boys by Stephen Shames

I grew up in Queens. I still live here. I live in a apartment in the neighborhood I grew up in. Even within the five boroughs there are stigmas about the other parts of town. Those stigmas pretty much leaked … Continue reading

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Interview with photographer Heidi Lender

Yvette Meltzer: Heidi, can you tell us a little about your background as a photographer. How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Heidi Lender:  I worked in … Continue reading

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On Making and Publishing a Book, For Photographers – Part 2: Working with a publisher

WORKING WITH A PUBLISHER The advantages of working with a publisher are many. The most important benefit you gain by working with a publisher is credibility. Additional advantages of working with a publisher are less or no financial risk, distribution … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jasper Morrison’s The Good Life

The title of this tome, The Good Life, immediately made me think of another work with the same title that I have a special fondness for. It is by Gerald Roscoe and happens to be A Guide to Buddhism for … Continue reading

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On Making and Publishing a Book, For Photographers – Part 1

PASSION, PURPOSE and PERSEVERANCE “Passion and Purpose” – The credo put forth by Robert Frank as the necessary ingredients to creating successful and meaningful photography. In any endeavor it would be impossible to attain true success without Passion and Purpose. I … Continue reading

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Interview with photographer Duncan Oja

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Duncan Oja: I have been taking pictures about as long as I can remember but only started getting … Continue reading

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Interview with photographer David Gardner

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? David Gardner: The seeds were planted at a young age but didn’t take root till much later. During … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dirty Rendezvous by Chas Ray Krider

They say that the downfall of every great hero is wine and women. In the case of Dirty Rendezvous it’s more like whiskey and women. Chas Ray Krider has made a career out of contemporary/classic fetishized retro pinup photos with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Those Were The Days When I Used To Drive Around With A Horse’s Head On by Espen Ramberg Krukhaug

I love music. I love metal. I love punk. I’ve always gravitated toward the heavier side of music and the heavy/extreme music scene in general. “Those were the days…” is a book through the perspective of a person who has … Continue reading

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