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Jamie Johnson – Growing Up Travelling

Review by Wayne Swanson 

There’s a classic Irish short story in which a child in a village asks an Irish Traveller girl “Do you never tire of the road?” The girl’s quick response is “Do you never tire of being fettered?” That pretty much sums up the world views that divide mainstream society from the Irish Travellers. 679 more words

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Matt Shallenberger – The Leaping Place

Review by Douglas Stockdale

Matt Shallenberger’s photobook The Leaping Place is a mashup of family history, overlaid with a visual investigation of Hawaiian mythology. He utilizes the Hawaiian mythology of… 577 more words

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Tim Walker – Shoot for the Moon

Review by Paul Anderson •

Dark, decadent, distinctive, eccentric, extraordinary, fantastical, imaginative, magical, mischievous, opulent, playful, weird, wild: these adjectives have all been used by others to describe the photographic work of Tim Walker. 922 more words

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Shane Lynam – Fifty High Seasons

Review by Melanie Chapman •

Escape is on the minds of many people these days, now that we are in various stages of “Stay at Home” efforts to reduce the spread of a global pandemic. 780 more words

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Fabio Ponzio – East of Nowhere

Review by Steve Harp •

It’s more than a little unsettling to characterize a book which can be described – in the words of its creator – as a “succession of dark days” as lovely. 855 more words

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Jodie Hulden – Left Behind

Review by Wayne Swanson 

Bodie, that 19th-century gold rush ghost town in the California hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, has been a theme park for photographers for years. 441 more words

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Jacob Loewentheil – The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography

Review by Gerhard Clausing •

Once in a while one makes a truly surprising discovery: the work of Marcel Sternberger certainly fits that category. Iconic portraits of 20th century luminaries, depictions that were relatively unknown for many decades, have now been unearthed from his archive, thanks to the work of Jacob and Stephan Loewentheil of New York City. 602 more words

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