Raskols: Stephen Dupont’s Portraits of Papua New Guinea Gangsters

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Oct 22, 2012 Comments Off

Stephen Dupont’s disturbing and powerful Polaroids of latter-day outlaws in Papua New Guinea are fittingly reminiscent of wild west-era daguerreotype portraits taken more than a century ago.

Sylvain Granjon

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, L E N S C R A T C H, Uncategorized- Oct 11, 2012 Comments Off

Sylvain Granjon has just opened an exhibition at Galeria Tagomago that will travel to both gallery locations in Barcelona and Paris. The exhibit runs throught October 20th in Barcelona and moves to Paris from November 15th-18th.

Sylvain is a Frenc…

Sailboats and Swans: The Prisons of Russia and Ukraine

Posted in: Contemporary Photography- Oct 01, 2012 Comments Off

Photographer Michal Chelbin spent three years photographing prisons in Russia and Ukraine. Her new book ‘Sailboats and Swans’ presents a striking collection of images that portray the strange and contradictory worlds of these institutions.

Photo Show – First major UK exhibition of work by Tom Wood to open at The Photographers’ Gallery London

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, HotshoeBlog, Photography Shows- Sep 27, 2012 Comments Off

The first major UK show of Irish-born photographer Tom Wood Men and Women opens at The Photographers’ Gallery on 12 October and runs until 6 January. Wood continuously recorded the everyday lives of the people of Liverpool and the Merseyside … Continue reading