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Interview with photographer Craig Becker

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Craig Becker: I started shooting as a teenager with my first series being the vernacular architecture of the Jersey Shore. My love of architecture led to a career as an editorial photographer focusing […]


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Book Review: The Human Cost of Agrotoxins by Pablo E. Piovano

This tome documents the catastrophic consequences of inconsiderate use of agrotoxins by Monsanto in the Northeast of Argentina over twenty years, mainly congenital malformations. But there are also other kinds of sufferings that are not readily visible: miscarriages and cancer, as photojournalist Pablo E. Piovano, born 1981, states. Unsurprisingly, most media rarely write about it. […]


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Book Review: What is Left Behind: Stories from Estate Sales by Norm Diamond

What Is Left Behind features photographs of items at estate sales that explore themes of memory, mortality, and cultural history. Estate sales have become a common way for people to dispose of their parents’ possessions after they die or move to assisted living. Over the course of a year, Norm Diamond visited countless estate sales, photographing objects that evoke […]


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Interview with photographer Orestes Gonzalez

My first impression of Gonzalez’s photograph of a small figure between large looming shadows of the Trump Towers in Miami was that it had punch. It was timely. It had layers of meaning. When I asked him about the image, and its inclusion in an exhibit, Future Isms, at Glass Box Gallery in Seattle recently, […]


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Interview with photographer Ellen Jantzen

Cary Benbow (CB): Can you please explain the idea behind your portfolio images submitted to this Color issue? How do they relate to your other projects, or how is it significantly different? Ellen Jantzen (EJ): These images are from my “Coming Into Focus” series. I recently  moved from the Midwest where I concentrated on landscapes […]


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Book Review: The Best of LensCulture Vol. 1

“How to discover the best practitioners worldwide amidst our image-filled cultures of the 21st century?”, Jim Casper, the Editor-in-Chief of LensCulture, asks in his introduction. “Our editorial team scours the globe – attending festivals, portfolio reviews, exhibitions and graduation shows – in search of new and developing talents. And each year, we organize four annual […]


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Isidro Ramirez @ Francesca Maffeo Gallery

Isidro Ramirez: Uncertain Topographies Saturday June17th – Saturday 15th July 2017 “This body of work is situated on Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta, known to be one of the most dangerous and active volcanoes in the world, Ramirez undertook an exploration of the landscape and the relationships that humans forge around it, in a place where the […]


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Book Review: One Second of Light by Giles Duley

Portraits of Shared Humanity: Giles Duley photographs the survivors of war Wars come and go, but their legacies remain. Photographer Giles Duley’s focus goes beyond war itself. Throughout his career, Duley has documented the effects of war — instability, displacement, trauma, in-fighting, refugees and casualties. Regardless the region, conflict brings the same core damage … and it is people […]


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Interview with photographer Nick Kozak

The images by Nick Kozak featured in the Color exhibition this month are part of a series called Peetabeck. His project started in 2015 with his first trip to the remote First Nation community of Fort Albany, Canada on the James Bay coast.  Influenced by photographers like Jonas Bendiksen and Maciej Dakowicz, Kozak finds inspiration from their vision, as well […]


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Book Review: Destino Final by Giancarlo Ceraudo

From 1976 until 1983 Argentina was held hostage by a military dictatorship. Approximately 5,000 opponents of the brutal regime were put on planes and thrown into the sea. “They were unconscious: we undressed them and when the captain of the flight gave us the order we opened the door and threw them out, naked, on […]


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