This is a slightly updated version of the article that appeared in the June issue of PDN with the title “Film Frenzy.” When Eastman Kodak Company announced the discontinuation of its line of professional color reversal films on March 1 it was the latest disappointment in a months-long string of miserable news from the company. The slow march toward Kodak’s...
June 25, 2017
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Moving high-quality images from a DSLR or mirrorless camera to phone in the field just to post them to Instagram is something of a pain. At a PhotoPlus Expo panel in 2015, photographer Jeremy Cowart asked plaintively why DSLRs couldn’t just post images to social networks directly. Well, now they can. Sort... More »
June 21, 2017
Cig Harvey didn’t know that her new series was about the serious car crash she survived in August 2015 until she showed the photographs to a friend. “He said, ‘The accident is literally all over these,” she recalls. Harvey was psychologically scarred, but rarely ever talked about it. “We’re often the last ones to know what our work is about,”... More »
June 16, 2017
London-based photographer Mahtab Hussain’s project “You Get Me?” is a portrait series depicting young, Muslim, British men. A Briton of Pakistani heritage, Hussain knows community well. His generation of young men has come of age in a post-9/11 world in which thorny ideas of identity come with far more barbs. For Hussain, these young men represent a “voice of hybridity”... More »