the power (and challenge) of photography, the unreasonable apple and the absence of loss

http://cphmag.com/challenge/ http://cphmag.com/graham-whales/ https://www.duckrabbit.info/2013/11/the-power-of-photography/ https://www.duckrabbit.info/2015/10/the-absence-of-loss/ “Whenever I talk to people who are not part of the world of photography, many of the concerns that appear to give theorists or photographers endless nightmares simply don’t appear to exist. Too many photographs? Who says so? Can there be a thing such as too many photographs, and why wouldContinue reading “the power (and challenge) of photography, the unreasonable apple and the absence of loss”

photography is easy, photography is difficult

  It’s so easy it’s ridiculous. It’s so easy that I can’t even begin – I just don’t know where to start. After all, it’s just looking at things. We all do that. It’s simply a way of recording what you see – point the camera at it, and press a button.  How hard isContinue reading “photography is easy, photography is difficult”

the unreasonable apple

  This month I read a review in a leading US Art Magazine of a Jeff Wall survey book, praising how he had distinguished himself from previous art photography by: “Carefully constructing his pictures as provocative often open ended vignettes, instead of just snapping his surroundings” Anyone who cares about photography‘s unique and astonishing qualities asContinue reading “the unreasonable apple”