Garry Winogrand led a controversial life, but he left the world a trove of genius photographs. Even folks who aren’t well-versed in street photography have probably seen the work of Garry Winogrand. For
A new documentary, “All Things Are Photographable,” traces how the legendarily prolific photographer pulled his art form into modernity. The first time I saw some street photographs by Garry Winogrand,
For his colourful Chroma series, Australian artist Ben Thomas photographs urban cityscapes: funfair rides and hot-dog stands are shot in pastel tones and edited in a fantastical way that makes them look
‘I simply looked at the world, not prepared for anything,” Saul Leiter said towards the end of his life. That sense of unhurriedness, coupled with a painterly eye for colour and composition, is palpable
In 1965, Life magazine published a cover of San Diego’s national girls skateboarding champion, Pat McGee doing a handstand on wheels. It was a moment that bought skate photography into public consciousness.
Viewing his photos as paintings, Chilean photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus has a unique technique for capturing the spirit of his environment. Using a neutral density filter, he employs long exposures
The street photographer turned gritty, grisly New York scenes into art. Photography, at its mid-nineteenth-century beginning, muscled in on painting one precinct at a time. Portraiture, of a solemn, straight-on
lithub.com - Geoff DyerGeoff Dyer’s many books include The Ongoing Moment (winner of the International Center of Photography’s prestigious Infinity Award for Writing/Criticism), But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize), Out of Sheer Rage (shortlisted for a National Book Critics Circle Award), The Missing of the Somme, the novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, and the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition (winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award). His latest book is White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World. A recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship, the E. M. Forster Prize and, most recently, the Windham-Campbell Prize for nonfiction, Dyer is an honorary fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books have been translated into 24 languages. Dyer is currently writer-in-residence at the University of Southern California.
After Danny Fields discovered the Ramones, he spent the next five years managing and photographing the band. Punk rock might not exist if it hadn’t been for Danny Fields. Born in Queens, the legendary
The Magnum photographer speaks about why every emerging photographer needs a mentor, his years shooting for National Geographic, and how he maintains his vision across personal and assigned work. Interview