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From the photoweenie vault
Decayed Daguerreotypes

A selection of images from the Library of Congress found via the always excellent Ptak Science Books blog.

Rick ashley

Sometimes (very rarely in my case) you see work that stops you in your tracks. That is exactly what happened when I first saw Rick Ashley’s work he creates with his brother-in-law.

Danny Lyon

I am a huge fan of Danny Lyon’s photography. In my collection, I have four original prints, including one from Conversations with the Dead – a book that changed my perception of the nature of documentary photography. Recently, I ran across these images he shot in the 1970s for Documerica.

Jack Pierson

The reunification of Germany, the war on drugs, the launch of the Hubble telescope, Jurassic Park, Goodfellas, “Ice Ice Baby”.


Love at first sight, buying came later.

I have fallen in love dozens (maybe hundreds) of times while walking through galleries and museums.

Sid Grossman

One of the most pleasurable aspects of The Life and Work of Sid Grossman is that it renews the faith of photo book lovers like me, that there are still people who believe that attention to detail and fine craftsmanship makes a difference.

Jim Fitts But enough about me

A few words about manners at a photography portfolio review.

Harold Feinstein

Harold Feinstein: A Retrospective” wins PDN best photo book awards

To complete the book took several years of dedicated work, and a terrific team. Jason Landry, Phillip Prodger, and, of course, Harold and the Feinstein Dream Team (Judith and Cherie) were the core drivers of the project.