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Congrats to Venice Arts on their 20th Anniversary!

Sabine Pearlman, <i>He loves me, he loves me not</i>… Edition 3/10<br>available for sale at the Venice Arts Auction<p><i>Describing the impact of her five-year</i> …

Julia Cybularz: The Mathematician and Breaking the Girl

<i>exploring work focusing on family this week…</i> <br>There is a reason that Julia Cybularz was recently presented the <i>Griffin Award</i> from Juror Kathy Ryan in …

Alice Hargrave: Untitled (family pictures); landscapes, skyscapes, still lives, and interiors

<i>Exploring work focusing on family this week….</i><p>untitled(family pictures) ; residuals, pink light<p>Photographer Alice Hargrave has a unique interpretation …

Sarah Cusimano Miles: Solomon’s House

Sarah Cusimano Miles has a beautiful series of photographic tableaus using taxidermied animals that are stunning in their complex simplicity. Her …

Keith Sharp: Fabrications

<i>This week we are sharing work submitted to Lenscratch…</i><p>Suspended<p>Photographer Keith Sharp works with natural environments to construct new surrealistic …

Dan Wetmore: Heartland

<i>This week we are sharing work submitted to Lenscratch…</i><p>For next two weeks Lenscratch dives deep into the various emailed submissions we have received …

Jason Vaughn: Hide

<i>This week we are sharing work submitted to Lenscratch…</i><p>I first saw Jason Vaughn‘s work at the Wisconsin Triennial exhibition, which is currently on …

Petros Koublis: IN LANDSCAPES an alternate state in parallel time

<i>Today we continue submissions to Lenscratch…</i><p>The landscape of Greece is one to be experienced in person. It is filled with a quietness that reminds me …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

William Christenberry by William Christenberry – review

William Christenberry began taking pictures on a humble box Brownie camera in the 1950s while studying art at college in his native Alabama. Having no real interest in the history of the medium, he used colour film at a time when serious photography was synonymous with black and white and processed …

Help Desk: MFA vs. Residency

<i>Help Desk is an arts-advice column that demystifies practices for artists, writers, curators, collectors, patrons, and the general public. Submit</i> …

Sean McFarland: Glass Mountains at Stephen Wirtz Gallery

<i>Shotgun Reviews are an open forum where we invite the international art community to contribute timely, short-format responses to an exhibition or</i> …

On Photo Assignment: The Management Of Montana's Wilds

In June, NPR science correspondent Chris Joyce and I visited southwest Montana for a series about what it takes to "manage" wilderness, as strange as that sounds. We chronicled the predicament of the greater sage grouse and the Arctic grayling — and a report published Sunday looks at efforts to …

Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead?

Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead? from NPR on Vimeo.<p>I cannot begin to fathom the number of snapshots that have been produced between the first Kodak camera (circa 1888) and now. Let alone how anyone could begin paring it down into a collection.<p>And yet for years, Seattle-based businessman …

What Does Your 'Selfie' Style Say About You?

Last week The Getty Museum in Los Angeles announced a pretty cool thing. Its new Open Content Program makes available hundreds of thousands of digital images for free download and use. There's a lot to sift through, and the possibilities are endless. But it doesn't take long before interesting …

A Latvian Photographer Never Lets Down His Guard

Latvia is in the midst of a financial transition. The country has had "the fastest growing economy in the EU for the last two years," Pauls Raudseps, an economics commentator for the Latvian news magazine IR, said recently on <i>Morning Edition</i>.<p>With this flurry of economic activity, photographer Reinis …

Beyond The Borscht Belt: Life After The Catskills' Heyday Of Hotels

Bob Skinner is an architectural photographer by trade who photographs multimillion-dollar properties around New York. He doesn't often photograph people for his commercial work, but by his own admission, he is something of a "people person."<p>"I've learned that I can stand in the middle of a field …

Hook, Line And Picture

When photographer Courtney Johnson moved to Wilmington, N.C., she knew she would need to find a new inspiration for her projects, which had formerly focused on cityscapes.<p>She was instantly drawn to the ocean piers that were so common in the coastal region. As an extension of the land, piers provide …

'National Geographic' Celebrates 125 Years Of Photography

This month, <i>National Geographic</i> magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary in a special issue devoted to the power of photography. "The Photo Issue" features images spanning the organization's storied career.<p>Here, The Picture Show features a selection of images from the anniversary issue, as well as …

For MacArthur 'Genius,' 'Love' Is The Essence Of Her Art

Photographer and video artist Carrie Mae Weems was having a tough day at the studio last month when she learned that she had been named a MacArthur fellow.<p>"My assistants weren't doing some things they were supposed to be doing. And so I'm screaming at them, and just in the middle of my rant the …

On The Devil's Promenade, Searching For The Spook Light

In a certain region of the Missouri Ozarks called Devil's Promenade, there are tales of a "spook light." According to local accounts, it's a mysterious orb-like light that appears in the woods — but only on chance nights. And, as many local legends are, this one is shrouded in mystery: Is the spook …

Around The World In ... A Lot Of Steps

Paul Salopek has discovered that the best way to take in information, to be a journalist and a storyteller, is not flying around the world with the latest technology. It's by walking.<p>"There's something about moving across the surface of the earth at 3 miles per hour that feels really good," he …

Edward Weston: 1886-1958

Born on March 24, 1886 in Highland Park, Illinois, Edward Henry Weston was a major American photographer and co-founder of Group f/64.<p>Weston began …

Sarolta Ban: Photo Manipulation, 2012-2013

Some recent work from DAF favourite Sarolta Ban (featured). Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1982, Ban was originally a jewellery designer before …