Category Archives: Photographer

Interview with photographer flannery o’kafka

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? flannery o’kafka: Once upon a time, in 1993, I took a high school journalism class.  That year, my … Continue reading

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Book Review: We All We Got by Carlos J. Ortiz

Through intimate, heartfelt black and white images, Carlos Ortiz’ book chronicles a culture of violence in America focusing specifically on how it affects today’s youth. Having embedded himself for 8 years in communities on the front line of this problem … Continue reading

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Interview with photographer Zora J Murff

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led you to working in this medium as an artist? Zora J Murff: I started using photography as a creative outlet. I took a couple of introductory courses … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moon Viewing: Megaliths By Moonlight by Barbara Yoshida

When I was a kid and watched 2001: A Space Oddessey for the first time it rocked me to my core. I was too young to fully understand what I was watching but the imagery that Kubrick crafted for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elena Perlino’s Pipeline

Elena Perlino, a documentary photographer born 1972 in Italy, lives in Paris and attempts, as I read on the back cover of her book Pipeline, “to show the complexities and contradictions” of migrant Nigerian prostitutes’ experiences in Italy. I’m not … Continue reading

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Thierry Cohen @ East Wing

Thierry Cohen: DARKENED CITIES 17 October – 20 November Opening Reception Thursday 16 October 7:00pm – 10:00pm “Darkened Cities” by French photographer, Thierry Cohen. At first glance, these images seem to be of fantastic night scapes taken from some of the most … Continue reading

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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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