Henri Cartier Bresson: Ballerina & Genius of Photography

The best show on television that’s not available in the United States stepped it up (literally) in Episode 3, touching on Henri Cartier Bresson and the genesis of the art of street photography. Best was the vintage footage of HCB photographing a couple on the street, while demonstrating this little leg kick, timed to the … Continue reading Henri Cartier Bresson: Ballerina & Genius of Photography

Go Start This New Global Photoblog, Okay?

Hey, can someone please start a photoblog that’s about rephotographing, on a global scale? Something that takes a look at familiar and famous photographs, and accounts how they’ve been rephotographed, since? It’d be an easy enough task, on tumblr or wordpress. I’ve seen quite a few posts over the years around the topic, and shoot, … Continue reading Go Start This New Global Photoblog, Okay?

Civil Rights, Road to Freedom, The Race Beat, Barack Obama & Moving It Forward

In response to the 40th anniversary of MLK’s assassination, there’s been a lot of great programming in Atlanta this spring/summer that revisits the Civil Rights movement. Which is fortunate for me, because the more I learn, the more I’m interested in this region’s history, and it’s all proving to be a pretty incredible experience. The … Continue reading Civil Rights, Road to Freedom, The Race Beat, Barack Obama & Moving It Forward

Slideshow Perfection = Chopped Liver

I don’t know much about Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. (They edited COLORS.) I saw them make a brief appearance in “Genius of Photography“, so I checked-out their pictures and soon moved to something else. Their latest work, “FIG“, stopped me in my tracks. It’s a slideshow, of sorts, that can be viewed in its … Continue reading Slideshow Perfection = Chopped Liver