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Don't Let Fear Or Insecurity Stop You From Trying New Things

  Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.  Stacy London


Approaching photography should be in your photography library

‘Approaching photography’ by Paul Hill and forwarded by Roger Taylor should really be a welcome addition to your photography library.

With a collection of fine images by Paul Hill, Emmett Gowin, Duane Michals and Jo Spence, Hill discusses how the camera sees photographs and how you, the viewer, should read them. 234 more words

Book Reviews

On Mental Illness, Suicide and Misreading Francesca Woodman

As London’s Victoria Miro gallery opens an exhibition of photographs by Francesca Woodman, I consider the way Woodman’s mental illness has – often unfairly – shaped the understanding and reception of her work. 890 more words


La casa que una vez llamé hogar // The house I once called home (by Duane Michals, 2002)

En 2002, el fotógrafo Duane Michals (nacido en McKeesport, Pennsylvania, en 1932) publicó una colección de imágenes que hizo durante su visita a los restos abandonados de la residencia de su infancia. 456 more words


"The Most Beautiful Part of a Man's Body"

I saw this photograph recently at the Museum für Fotografie and I’d have to agree with Michals in terms of the body.

The most beautiful part of a man’s face is the profile of a nose. 15 more words


Solo a medianoche // Alone at midnight (by Duane Michals, 2005)

Solo a medianoche
Sin amante
Miro a la luna
Para encontrar un amigo.


Alone at midnight
Without a lover
I look to the moon
To find a friend.


photography as recognition

“Photography is essentially an act of recognition by street photographers, not an act of invention. Photographers might respond to an old man’s face, or an Arbus freak, or the way light hits a building—and then they move on. 32 more words

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