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pages archived by photographer's name:

Alegra Ally | Brian Alterio | Rick Ashley | Atelieri O. Haapala | Toby Binder | Daniel Efram | Arthur Elgort | Roger Farrington | Harrold Feinstein | Ethan James Green | Sid Grossman | Gus Hoiland | Graciela Iturbide | Betsy Karel | Harry John Kerker | Danny Lyon | Ralph Eugene Meatyard | Teresa Meier | David Pace & Stephen Wirtz | Daniel Shipp | Cary Wolinsky | Wombat No. 38 |


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Toby Binder - Wee Muckers

Toby Binder’s new book, Wee Muckers, accompanies teenagers in six different Protestant and Catholic Belfast neighborhoods, proving an intimate and immediate insight into the daily lives of a whole generation. It depicts the ubiquity of unemployment, drug crime, and violence afflicting Belfast’s youth, whether they live on one side of the “Peace Wall” or the other.

Arthur Elgort - I Love...

Single sentence observations or descriptions accompany Arthur Elgort’s photographs in his new book “Arthur Elgort: I Love...”. The photos tell the story (and it is a sexy story) from back when film ruled the world.

Wombat No. 38

The Wombat Art Box No. 38 in partnership with the Museum of the City of New York presents a number of Stanley Kubrick’s photographs from Prizefighter as well as an incredible, limited edition black and white photograph of Rocky Graziano showering after a workout.

Images in Transition

It’s fair to say that a large number of photographic artists appropriate contemporary source material to bend, fold, and mutilate into an expression of their personal vision. David Pace & Stephen Wirtz start with source material produced almost 100 years ago. They use wirephotos from the late 30’s and 40’s and they’ve created a collection of fascinating images published in their new book, "David Pace and Stephen Wirtz : Images in Transition – Wirephotos 1938-1945"

Ralph Eugene Meatyard - Stages for Being

Years ago, a friend (who is not necessarily a photoweenie) mentioned that he was a huge fan of Ralph Eugene Meatyard’s photographs. I had to admit that I was unaware of his work, as was most everyone I asked about him. I had to search far and wide to see any mention of his work and very few other friends were aware of him. Since then, his work has gained substantial awareness and he has become a cult hero.

Ethan James Green - Young New York

Ethan's images are all shot using natural-light and his subjects stare straight into Ethan’s lens. His images succeed in being both intimate and confrontational at the same time.

Graciela Iturbide

A few of my fellow photoweenies and I visited the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston recently to view an exhibition of Graciela Iturbide’s photographs.
We all came away extremely impressed.

Betsy Karel

Betsy Karel began to photograph Times Square in 2014 and has over the last several years amassed a portfolio of black and white photographs exploring the chaotic five blocks that make up one of the most interesting and unique parts of the world. Every photographer that I know that has spent time in Times Square has confessed that they would like to spend time documenting the turbulent street theater.

Teresa Meier

My good friend, and brilliant graphic designer, Steven Jurgensmeyer, introduced me to the work of Daniel Efram. You will see that they are black and white, phantasmagorical images – my personal passion.
Images are from Dan’s soon to be published book titled “Curiosities”.

Teresa Meier

I recently met and became acquainted with Teresa Meier’s work at a local fine art photography portfolio review event. I was impressed by her personal vision as well as the meticulous attention to detail she incorporates in her images.

Cary Wolinsky - Visual Memory

My Very Good Friend - And One Of The Most Talented People I Have Ever Met - CARY WOLINSKY Has An Exhibition Opening Soon In Boston. I Asked Cary To Forward Me A Number Of The Images That Will Be Included In The Exhibition As Well As A Few Words About Each One.

Gus Hoiland - Gustav's Mirror

My Friend Gus And I Were Both Shooting At BOSTON BOXING & FITNESS In Brighton Massachusetts One Day Early This Year. My Job Was To Corral As Many Of The Boxers As I Could To Stand In Front Of His Lens. He Captured The Boxers In The Middle Of A Very Hard Workout, Sweaty, Fatigued, And Unpretentious.

Operation Doorstop

Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test carried out in conjunction with the much larger March 17, 1953, 16-kiloton ANNIE test conducted at the Nevada Test Site, part of Operation Upshot-Knothole.

Brian Alterio

My good friend for many, many years, Brian Alterio, has always taken terrific photographs. I asked him to send me a few and he responded with these five images taken years ago in England.

Harry John Kerker - Burning Man

Harry John Kerker forwarded a couple of his Burning Man photographs to me. I applaud the approach he took of combining black and white and color. It adds a slightly surreal quality to a very surreal event.