Despite the fact that global climate destabilization continues unabated, there are still far too many people–political leaders and citizens alike–who do not seem to understand the reality. The planet is warming, it is driven largely by human activity, and it is ignored at our peril. James Balog has been documenting glaciers around the world for [...]
During the summer months in Boulder, Colorado, locals and visitors migrate to Boulder Creek to play, relive tradition, and escape the heat. In this Rocky Mountain town of 100,000, a flowing creek provides the ideal environment to create and channel summertime experiences into lasting memories. Due to the nature of seasonality in the northern hemisphere, [...]
The New York Times web site published an article in December about Robert Frank and his book The Americans. There is a story as well as a companion piece with audio interviews with the photographer. Well worth reading and listening to. Click here to read the story on the Times’ site. Click here to listen [...]
VII Photo has a feature about the battles between rival gangs and ethnic groups that are resulting in a movement of people and in a new formation of the old problem of gang violence. View Ron Haviv’s “All My Enemies.”
New York City based Maynard Switzer, specializing in beauty and fashion photography, has recently broadened his creative horizons to pursue travel, portrait and landscape photography. We think he is off to a great start. See Switzer’s images from Burma on his web site at www.maynardswitzer.com.
Patrick Cavan Brown calls his series of images taken in orphanages around the world his opus. Presented on his website are images from the long-term project inspired by the House of Hope in Haiti. View Patrick’s Images at www.shadowdetails.com.
UK based photographer Mark Seager has a slideshow on his website with images from a book project he is working on called Palestinian Taxi. View Mark’s multimedia presentation on his website www.markseager.com.
Paris based Baptiste Giroudon’s essay “Working With Democracy” is featured on BURN Magazine. His project, which he says is “a photographic research of the concept of Democracy”, intends to show where and how in the globalized world, the concept of democracy can be “understood, reclaimed and put forward.” I am not sure if the images [...]