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Le photographe hanté, 2/2 (writing, 2015)

Second part of my essay about photographers’ processes ; an analysis of Eggleston’s afterword to “The Democratic Forest” and some of Stephen Shore’s sayings. What is it exactly, that is photographed when the camera is not recording reality ? 228 more words


American Photographers Take the Spotlight at Arles Festival

Two American shutterbugs are the spotlight of this summer’s 45th Les Rencontres d’Arles (Arles Encounters) photography festival in Southern France. The annual fête, which runs through September 20 is billed as ‘neither a museum nor a trade show,” and makes a point to exhibit unpublished works. 436 more words

Stephen Shore Exhibit Review

I didn’t end up visiting this exhibit until the last day we were in Arles, but it was definitely my favorite one of the festival. Part of the reason I didn’t make it to the exhibit was because I couldn’t figure out where it was, but honestly I’m glad I waited to look at it last as otherwise it might not have had such a powerful impact on me. 261 more words

Arles Exhibition Reviews

Other Perspectives - Stephen Shore

Stephen Shore is not the only highly acclaimed photographer to also be a respected educator but it this combination that makes his written work especially interesting. 1,572 more words

Research And Reflection

on photographic possibilities

“To see something spectacular and recognise it as a photographic possibility is not making a very big leap. But to see something ordinary, something you’d see every day, and recognise it as a photographic possibility – that is what I am interested in.”

Stephen Shore

On Photography

5 Minute Video: Photographer Stephen Shore & the Immediate Experience: 2:52

“I was interested in taking pictures that stripped away the artifice of visual convention. I wanted a more immediate experience so what I did as an excercise for myself, I paid attention to what it was like to see things”