For over two decades visual artist and historian Brenton Hamilton has created a sustained body of work, mostly concentrated within the historic processes employing nineteenth century photography techniques, no longer commercially available. Hamilton has produced a unique body of work using methodologies like gum bichromateforms, platinum, and collodion ambrotypes on black glass, French variants of paper calotypeand of course the embellished cyanotype.
Influenced by the Surrealist motifs; coaxi
On Contested Terrain is published on the occasion of the first comprehensive exhibition of An-My Le's work, organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art. Throughout her career, Le has photographed sites of former battlefields, spaces reserved for training for or reenacting war, and the noncombatant roles of active service members. She is part of a lineage of photographers who have adapted the conventions of landscape photography to address the human traces of history and conflict, but is one of the
Published in 1986, Nan Goldin's Ballad of Sexual Dependency, with its fresh, unflinching portrayal of the photographer's circle of friends, dramatically changed the course of photography. Decades on, the series retains its searing power, influencing new generations of artists. Goldin herself remains a bold, singular force in our culture. Recently, she has taken on the Sackler family, shining a light on their role in creating America's opioid crisis. Goldin's trenchant activism is a reminder of
Allen Wheatcroft's first monograph, Body Language, explores the balance between connection and dislocation, which he observes while roaming city streets, camera in hand. Taken in Chicago, Sweden, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Paris, the book includes an introduction by renown New York City street photographer Jeff Mermelstein. The photographs emphasize gestures, movements, and expressions; a visual language without words. The viewer comes to wonder about, and empathize with, the loners and bankers,
A timeless, universal meditation on the meaning of love, based on the author's travels through France, accompanied by stunning full-colour photographs
'Will restore your faith in the world' New York Post
Award-winning journalist and documentary maker Stefania Rousselle had stopped believing in love. She had covered a series of bleak assignments, from terrorist attacks to the rise of the far right. Her relationship had fallen apart. Her faith in humanity was shaken. She decided to set out alo
100 women bravely share un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside honest, courageous, powerful and humorous stories about their breasts and their lives. Intimate, visually refreshing, maybe even surprising, Bare Reality will make you reconsider how you think and feel about your own body, and those of the women in your life.
Autofocus changed the way photos are taken, making it easier to capture and keep the subject in sharp focus. Since autofocus was first introduced, it has become much more complicated, offering different focus modes, focus types, and focus points. What started out as a way to simplify the photo-making process has turned into a complicated endeavor with numerous choices and settings.
A Photographer's Guide to Focus and Autofocus: From Snapshots to Great Shots is here to ans