Constructing the Composition

7 April, 2010|photography|

Every successful image is comprised of several key elements that define its character: exposure, the balance and movement of the composition, the interplay of tone and color. Focal point and depth of field are critical components as well. Picking a focal point and highlighting it with shallow depth of field makes the subject "pop",but one [...]

Sonya Whitefield @ the Golden Thread Gallery’s Project Space

23 February, 2010|art, photography|

Hysterectic is a unique photographic project that creatively interprets one woman’s journey through a hysterectomy operation. It challenges conventional perception and asks questions as to how, with imagination and creativity, a woman can take some personal control over this often traumatic medical procedure on the feminine body and psyche. The work shines a light on [...]

Hahnemühle Anniversary Collection – 2010 Tour dates

20 February, 2010|art, photography|

From 7100 photo award entries 41 winning images were chosen to become part of the Hahnemühle Anniversary Collection. Details of the exhibitions in 2010 traveling through the photo capitals of the world can be found here: Sydney: 10 February - 08 March SUN STUDIOS, 42 Maddox Street Alexandria NSW 2015 to gallery   Berlin: 01 [...]

Human trafficking and modern slavery: “not Natasha”

20 August, 2009|photography|

Photographer Dana Popa travelled to the Republic of Moldova to document, through photography and collected stories, the experiences of sex-trafficked women and their families. ‘Natasha’ is the nickname given to prostitutes with Eastern European looks. Sex trafficked girls hate it. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Moldova is one of the main trafficking source [...]

Hahnemühle Anniversary Photo Award

18 May, 2009|art, photography|

To celebrate its 425th anniversary Hahnemühle is inviting both amateur and professional photographers from all over the world to take part in the international Hahnemühle Anniversary Photo Award. The theme of the competition is “For Originals”. We are interested in the photographer’s unique angle of capturing people, objects and moments from an original perspective. Please submit [...]

Photography and Cinema

1 May, 2009|photography|

Mr. Whiskets writes, " It is no secret that David Campany is a friend to Errata Editions since he contributed the essay to our study of Eugene Atget's Photographe de Paris so risking cries of cronyism I highly recommend his book by Reaktion called Photography and Cinema. This yet another title in the interesting Exposures [...]

Kodak Ektar 100 in 120

21 February, 2009|photography|

On Tuesday, in response to photographers' requests, Kodak announced that it will be making its premier color negative film, Ektar 100, available in 120. EKTAR 100 Film is the ideal choice for commercial photographers and advanced amateurs for applications such as nature, travel, fashion and product photography, where the emphasis is often on color. The [...]

Lee Friedlander: New Mexico

23 December, 2008|photography|

Mr. Whiskets writes, "To say that Lee Friedlander is a pedestrian would be an understatement. His photographs in Sticks and Stones: Architectural America are almost entirely made from a vantage point confined to sidewalks. He does not venture far from the walking paths that line city and suburban streets - especially since many are made [...]

Just another bloody weekend in Finland

23 June, 2008|photography|

Jim writes, Like a modern-day Weegee, Harri Palviranta cruises the night streets of Finland, armed with his Hasselblad camera and a big flash, looking for a fight to photograph, or the bloodied face of a drunken party-goer, or the scene of a recent brawl. See his series, Battered, in Lens Culture. Read more... Source: Lens Culture [...]