I go along with the consensus that there’s too much visual stuff floating around and it’s become a distraction while devaluing what serious image-makers contribute. I miss texture and nuance when I see everything onscreen or produced with digital media. I do enjoy some of the crazy juxtapositions on Tumblr sites, but mostly online photography is a boring, yet compulsive, bottomless pit.
One’s visual language is not something that manifests overnight. It develops organically over a life-time. The shifts can be so subtle as to be virtually imperceptible and, at times, will come to fruition so rapidly, and with such force, that the profundity is all-consuming. That is life’s work.
Interleaves by Matthew Liefheit, Charlie Rubin, & Bryan Formhals
The final release of Interleaves will be before the end of the year
Here is a preview of who is to come Kai McBride, Kim Hoeckele, Ryan Arthurs, Nicole Reber, Caitie Moore, Jesse Untracht-Oakner, Peter Hoffman, Doug DuBois and many more.
Equitable Life Insurance Building in New York burnt and frozen in 1912. The temperature had dipped to 16 degrees Fahrenheit so the firefighters efforts to put the fire out also resulted in icing up the building. Read more about the story here.
BONNIE & CLYDE | 1942
—- Sharp dressed African American couple sitting for a full length portrait shot taken at the Daisy Studio, Memphis, TN, 1942.
Harold Feinstein, Blanket Toss Beach Play, Coney Island, 1955