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Book Review: Night on Earth by Art Wolfe

“Every night, an unseen buzz of activity takes place all around the globe,” I read on the blurb of this formidable work. This reminds me of a talk given 14 years ago in Southern California by a biologist who informed the listeners about the dangers of artificial light during nighttime. I specifically remember being stunned
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Book review: Cruise Night by Kristin Bedford

At the time of this review, the weather in the midwest is turning to the cooler climate of Autumn. Fall festivals are right around the corner. Those festivals include crowds of people, delicious food, concerts at twilight, and parades. My hometown in Indiana holds a fall festival every year, and the parade always includes historic
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Black and white self portrait of a girl and a garden statue as the cover image of Portraits and Dreams by Wendy Ewald.

Book Review: Portraits and Dreams: Photographs and Stories by Children of the Appalachians by Wendy Ewald

  When Wendy Ewald arrived in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in 1975, she began a project that aimed to reveal the intimate dreams and fears of local schoolchildren. Tasked with finding authentic ways of representing the lives of these children, she gave each of them a camera and interviewed them about their childhood in
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Book Review: Águas de Ouro by Sandra Cattaneo Adorno

“Synonymous with paradise and glamour, Ipanema was once an exclusive provenance of the wealthy elite, where songs of love and splendor were written to the tall, tan, young, and lovely girls passing along the waterfront. Today, all that has changed and Ipanema now welcomes Brazilians from all walks of life to partake in the pleasures
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Interview with photographer Erika Morillo

Erika Morillo is a freelance artist and educator based in New York City, who was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. She uses photography as a way to explore and understand her family dynamics and the social environment she inhabits. Her work focuses on the issues of family, the finding of identity, and exploring
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Book Review: Cuba by Manuel Rivera-Ortiz

What a superb cover! was my first reaction to this tome. The two other pics (the one on the cover can also be found in the book) that you see here were not selected by me but by the publisher. The car is a perfect example of a picture that I would never choose for
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Book Review: MAGNUM 2020 by Magnum Photographers

“Was it (2020) the end of something? The start of something else? Or merely a blip in an increasingly chaotic and fast-changing world?” asks Magnum President Olivia Arthur in her foreword. “The jury is still out,” the press release says. “But this book commits the year to paper and offers a means for us to
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Interview with photographer Eugene Richards

  The latest book by Eugene Richards, the day I was born, tells the stories of six men and women who are living out their lives in the memory-laden Mississippi Delta of Arkansas.  The photographs were made in and around Earle, Arkansas. The six people are: Joseph Perry, Jr., Stacy Abram, Jackie Greer, Lovell Davis,
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Book Review: Arctic Heroes by Ragnar Axelsson

Photographer Ragnar Axelsson (*1958) hails from Island and has been documenting the Arctic (people, animals, landscapes) for more than forty years. The black and white photographs in this book were taken between 1986 and 2020 in Greenland; they give testimony to the extraordinary relationship between sledge dogs and hunters. “Time and again, I visited small
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