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What to Read: Our Fall Picks for Your Shelf

Posted by on September 21, 2018 | Media

Photos (L to R) © William Eggleston, Rose Marie Cromwell, Alice Hawkins

Election Eve William Eggleston Steidl Hardback/Half-linen, 212 pages Two decades before actor Wes Bentley would wax poetic about a windblown plastic bag in the film American Beauty, photographer William Eggleston introduced the notion of the banal made beautiful through his first artist book, Election Eve, in 1977. Eggleston would famously say “I am at war... More

A New Survey Asks Educators to Report on the Current State of Photography Education

Posted by on September 20, 2018 | Education

Conducted by the Society for Photographic Education (SPE) and American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), a new survey asks photography educators at all levels to report on current needs and trends in photography education. The survey, which is entirely multiple choice, and takes roughly 10 to 15 minutes to complete, aims to give educators and... More

Why We Need Some Perspective on Landscape Photography in the Instagram Age

Posted by on September 19, 2018 | Education, Media

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Bardal, from Norwegian Sublime, Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk, 2018. Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk Ellen Marie Saethre-McGuirk, Queensland University of Technology Thanks to the increasing accessibility of technology, many of us will try to capture the grandeur of the natural world with... More

Dylan Pearce Explores The Hidden World With His Uncanny Photographs

Posted by on September 12, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

Dylan Pearce’s path to becoming an artist was a natural one. His mother is a graphic designer; his father is an oil painter. “My whole family is very artistic and creative,” he told PDNedu. Pearce first started studying art at Conestoga High School in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania, eventually settling on photography as his main discipline... More

An Exhibition at the Getty Center Showcases Los Angeles as Seen Through the Eyes of Teenagers

Posted by on September 11, 2018 | Contests/Events, Education, Student Photography

Open through January 20, 2019, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the exhibition “LA #Unshuttered: Teens Reframing Life in Los Angeles” features the photographs of 23 Los-Angeles area high school students. Each student was asked to pick a social issue of personal importance, and advocate for it with his or her photography. The resulting... More

The Maturity of the Gaze in Theo Carol’s Photographs Belie His Age, Which Is Only 17

Posted by on September 10, 2018 | Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

At 17, Theo Carol has already accomplished more than many photographers with graduate degrees. In 2017, his work was featured in numerous group shows, including at the Los Angeles Center of Photography; the PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont; and Stitches and Pics gallery in Sackets Harbor, New York. He has been interviewed by the curator... More

A Fashion Photography Workshop Hosted in Havana, Cuba, Engenders Editorial Worthy Images

Posted by on September 6, 2018 | Student Photography

Havana, Cuba, lends itself well to fashion photography, given its mixture of Spanish colonial and baroque architecture. The streets are filled with dramatic, colorful facades, many of them untouched for decades; this lends the architecture a romance unique to Cuba. This past March, Dawson College in Montreal held a one-week fashion photography workshop for its... More

Mark Your Calendars: Photoville is Returning to Brooklyn In September

Posted by on August 29, 2018 | Contests/Events

Returning for a seventh year, Photoville is a pop-up photography event featuring 85 disparate exhibitions highlighting the work of over 500 photographers that will be open in the Brooklyn Bride Park from September 13 to 23. Produced by United Photo Industries, the exhibitions will be housed in and on shipping containers. Programming will include nighttime... More