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Archive for March, 2018

Marco Argüello’s “Chroma” Captures Aspects of Tourism Normally Not Photographed

Posted by on March 29, 2018 | Student Photography

Currently located in Athens, Greece, Marco Argüello was born in Texas to Paraguayan parents, and has lived in both Austin and Miami Beach. Entirely self-taught, his clients include Art Basel, Lexus, AFAR, and Travel +Leisure. In his series, “Chroma,” Marco captures tourist environments in locations including Hungary, Vietnam, New Zealand, Hawaii, California, Cambodia, Morocco, Thailand,... More

Working with Intention: Pioneer Stephen Shore on His Career and Staying Inquisitive

Posted by on March 26, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

"Bazaliya, Khmelnytska Province, Ukraine, July 27, 2012"

In the early 1950s, a five-year-old boy had a chemistry set that he loved. His uncle took note and gave him a darkroom set for his sixth birthday, and he relished his new responsibility as developer and printmaker of his family’s snapshots. Within a couple of years, he got his first 35mm camera. That seminal... More

Jonathas de Andrade Culled From A 1950s Study About Race and Class in Brazil to Produce a Thought-Provoking Series of Photographs

Posted by on March 24, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

In the early 1950s, Columbia University, in collaboration with UNESCO, conducted “Race and Class in Rural Brazil,” a study that attempted to establish racial typologies in a country renowned for its racial democracy. Participants were shown photographs of black, white and mixed-race Brazilians, and then interviewed about their perceptions of each subject’s class, attractiveness, intelligence,... More

Into the Woods: Ellie Davies on her Otherworldly and Philosophical Forest Scenes

Posted by on March 23, 2018 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Ellie Davies

When fine-art photographer Ellie Davies was a child, she and her twin sister would walk through the woods with their mother, a painter who helped them enjoy sights and sounds discovered through silence and awareness. Years later, while pursuing a master’s in photography from London College of Communication, the Dorset-based artist realized how much she... More

A Global Education: Studying Photography in France

Posted by on March 16, 2018 | Education

Photo © Philippe Vermés

Students who want to spend a semester learning photography in Paris’s picturesque historic district can do so through Studio Vermès, a professional studio run by portrait photographer Philippe Vermès and his assistant, landscape and still-life photographer Mathias de Lattre. Offered both in the fall and spring semesters, students from Columbia University, Wells College, Skidmore College, Sarah... More

A Global Education: Studying Photography in Italy

Posted by on March 15, 2018 | Education

With a backdrop of beautiful medieval villas, cathedrals and historic museums and galleries, Italy is home to Webster University photography students every spring for a two-week intensive photography class and, starting in 2018, an intensive video class as well. While the photography class focuses on digital photography, adding a video class broadens the learning objectives... More

A Global Education: Studying Photography in Japan

Posted by on March 14, 2018 | Education

A street in Kyoto leading to Yasakanoto pagoda in the distance.

Ever thought about taking your photography education overseas? For six weeks every other summer, Kyoto University of Art and Design in Japan hosts Indiana University students for an intensive program focused on photography, either still or motion. While run by Indiana University, the program is open to students from any accredited U.S. college or university in... More

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Apply for These Recently Established Scholarships at ICP

Posted by on March 13, 2018 | Education

Photography programs at reputable institutions can be prohibitively expensive. Fortunately, the International Center of Photography recently announced two new scholarships that significantly cut down on the cost of tuition. The first is the Reuters Scholarship for Visual Journalism, a full-tuition scholarship available to Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism students. Candidates are required to express the... More