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Christopher Gregory-Rivera @ Abrons Arts Center

Christopher Gregory-Rivera: Las Carpetas January 14 – March 14, 2021 The show looks at the bureaucratic residue of a 40-year-long secret surveillance program by the Puerto Rican Police Department and the FBI that aimed to destroy the Puerto Rican Independence Movement. Abrons Arts Center


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Book review: Death Magick Abundance by Akasha Rabut

Death Magick Abundance, the first photo book by New Orleans photographer Akasha Rabut, is the culmination of her nearly ten-year collaboration with the people of New Orleans who invited her into their lives to photograph them. Her images celebrate the city’s thriving culture through the pink smoke of the Caramel Curves, the first all-female black motorcycle […]


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Imaging USA 2021: PPA’s Annual Convention Goes Virtual

Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) annual Imaging USA convention went online for 2021, including educational sessions on photography, entrepreneurship, small business, and image-making inspiration. F-Stop Magazine was invited to attend the event this year, and I was glad to cover the event especially for readers who work as professional photographers, and/or make a living from […]


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Interview with photographer Marcus Xavier Chormicle

Marcus Xavier Chormicle is one of our featured artists in the Portfolio Issue 2020 #104. The work from his project, Still Playing with Fire, is a photographic series made in Las Cruces, New Mexico, his hometown, which interrogates the violent history of the region and the effects this history has on the people still living there today. […]


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Book Review: Post Truth by George Byrne

These pics are simply gorgeous! To me, they are a perfect unreal aesthetic pleasure. Unreal? What was photographed is real! Right but that is not the way these photographs appear to me – the equivalent of McDonald’s ice cream: totally artificial, and tasting great! Ian Volner, in his accompanying essay “Unreal City: The Urban Sublime […]


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Interview with photographer Atefeh Farajolahzadeh

Atefeh Farajolahzadeh is one of our featured artists in the Portfolio Issue 2020 #104. The work from her project, Still Moving, stems from “a performance that is a result of hours and hours of walking through both urban and natural landscapes, visually exploring ideas of being and not being, belonging and not belonging. It is […]


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Book Review: Growing Up Travelling by Jamie Johnson

How wonderful!, I thought when glancing through the pages of this book and experienced what I do not recall to have ever experienced when spending time with a photo book showing people: I liked every single one of these photographs, without any reservation. That might have to do with the fact that the ones portrayed […]


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Book Review: The Ameriguns by Gabriele Galimberti

My first reaction to the pics in this tome was: These people are clearly nuts! How can you want to have your picture taken surrounded by your firearms? And not just one firearm, lots of them. Moreover, the guys and gals look seemingly proud. It is way beyond me what is going on in their […]


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LINDA McCARTNEY: Retrospective @ Ballarat International Foto Biennale

LINDA McCARTNEY: Retrospective 28 August to 24 October 2021 The 2021 Ballarat International Foto Biennale is proud to present an exclusive look back at the career of world-famous photographer Linda McCartney (1941 – 1998) at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is Australia’s leading photographic festival showcasing work from significant international […]


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Book Review: Congo in Conversation by Finbarr O’Reilly

What a superb shot!, was my reaction to this colourful, elegantly composed cover. Images of a BBC report from twenty years ago on a fashion show at a hotel in Blantyre, Malawi, popped up in my head, the goal of which had been to show an Africa that was something different from the usual news […]


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