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Photoessay: Venetian nights

An alternative to the Venetian Cinematics

Evening falls early in Venice in the winter; on a grey day, you can start thinking about blue hour come half past three in the afternoon. 298 more words


Woman crush: Susan Sontag

I’m currently writing an essay in my Psychology of Art and Film module, and it centres around the late Susan Sontag. She was a woman of many pursuits, but most known for her essays and critiques of society. 191 more words

on exhibiting photographs

“Museums of photography are still rare in the world, though their number has increased in the last ten years. But what do these museums of photography show? 153 more words

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Photoessay: dead tree beach

Skeleton and ghosts. The monochromes in this set were processed to be as natural as possible using my ‘balanced’ workflow in The Monochrome Masterclass.

Today’s photoessay comes from a beach near Banting, on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia and about an hour and a half’s drive out of Kuala Lumpur. 568 more words


On Photography: Seeing 'Grab Shots' in New Light

Grab shot. Every railfan photographer has made them and many of us like to use that term to describe them.

I am no exception but until I read Bob Farkas’ recent story about his grab shot of an early Conrail era locomotive with his former Ford Pinto, I had not thought much about what the term means beyond its plain meaning. 629 more words

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On the Decisive Moment II

“If a photograph is to communicate its subject in all its intensity, the relationship of forms must be rigorously established. Photography implies the recognition of a rhythm in the world of real things. 406 more words

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Photoessay: Life in Tokyo

Sardines observing sardines

Tokyo ranks extremely highly on my top places in the world for street photography – the sheer visual difference notwithstanding, it is also an extremely tolerant society to photography, and photography of random people in public. 442 more words