Tim Smyth – The nature of machines

21 November, 2007|art, photography|

PREVIEW 21 NOVEMBER 2007 4PM - 8PM Tim Smyth learned the power cars have the hard way-by going through the windscreen of one that was moving. As well as glass splinters, that accident, when he was out cycling, also imprinted musings on the destructiveness of the motor car. Smyth has used this, and witnessing a [...]

The Norwegian Way – Jorn Tomter

16 November, 2007|photography|

November sees the book launch in both London and Oslo of 'The Norwegian Way' Showcasing Jorn Tomter's work and his five year study of the 'Russ' - a three week countrywide party held by graduating Norwegian 18 year olds. With writing from Karl Erik Haug of Carls Cars and commentator Erlend Loe discussing this "fascinatingly [...]

Joe Stalin’s Rolls Royce and other early Russian photos

6 November, 2007|photography|

jimcasper writes, "A remarkable exhibition of 150 vintage prints by Russian photographer Piotr Ostrup are on display 7 November to 2 December 2007 at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.This exhibition is not a strict documentary testimony or historical narrative. It is an exhibition of the art photography of one of the most important photographers [...]

Why do we photograph? A discussion.

30 October, 2007|photography|

John Nack writes, "Welcome to what may be my very best conversation yet," says George Jardine of the latest Lightroom podcast. "Or at least the most fun and insightful." George sat down with photographers Jay Maisel, Greg Gorman and Seth Resnick for "a long and rambling discussion about film archives, digital archives, various sorting and [...]

The Genius Of Photography

18 October, 2007|photography|

Don't miss the story of photography starting next week on BBC4, Thursday October 25 at 9pm. "In the course of our 170 year relationship, photography has delighted us, served us, moved us, outraged us and occasionally disappointed us. But mainly, it has intrigued us by showing the secret strangeness that lies beneath the world of [...]

Artwork and documentation photography

10 October, 2007|photography|

This is a new service just added to Digitalarte. We can now provide specialist artwork and documentation photography. High quality digital capture and all film formats up to 6x12cm. Studio available in East London or location shoots. All work is quoted on an individual basis. Please contact us at info@digitalarte.co.uk to discuss your requirements.

Two books on the American Snapshot

6 October, 2007|photography|

Mr. Whiskets writes, "There is a quote by John Szarkowski that I read years ago and cannot remember clearly. He said something about photography being promiscuous. I am not quoting him obviously because I've already said I can't remember...but it was something like: Photography is a promiscuous lover, she will give it up (a masterpiece) [...]

Burma (Myanmar), 1989

29 September, 2007|photography|

William Drenttel writes, "This slideshow of photographs from 1989 is offered in solidarity with the people of Burma - as they again confront one of the most brutal regimes in the world. Read more... Source: Design Observer via digitalarte.co.uk