Graphoscope | A Travelling Photographic Dispensary

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Mar 21, 2011 Comments Off

by Lex Machina, very cool. Help out if you like and can, starting at $1.   Bookmark It Hide Sites $$(‘div.d3586′).each( function(e) { e.visualEffect(‘slide_up’,{duration:0.5}) });

“Portraits@Noon” by Porter Gifford

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Mar 19, 2011 Comments Off

© Porter Gifford Portraits@Noon, taking an individual portrait every day at noon for an entire year of people found around. The most interesting part, is that only TWO people of the 365 refused to have their portrait taken. It is often the case, the chance to photograph unknown people is not limited by the subject but by [...]

Favorite Shoots with Elisabeth Biondi

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off

The New Yorker has a wonderful series of images by a number of photographers that discuss their relationship with Elisabeth Biondi, who has been the photo editor at The New Yorker since 1996, soon after the magazine started to use photography, until his recent departure. “A photograph is an entity. You don’t crop it, you [...]

“Portraits From a Job-Starved City” by Alec Soth

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Mar 15, 2011 Comments Off

© Alec Soth, Magnum With the current crisis, some locations in the USA are affected with higher unemployment than others. This is the case for Rockford, Ill with unemployment reaching 16%. Alec Soth portrayed a number of people from Rockford with the images are accompanied by audio where the subjects describe their relation to their jobs [...]