This book has come in for quite some criticism, perhaps because it explicitly purports to be a 'history of street photography'. Carefully researched and source-referenced historiography it probably isn't, but it would be … Read Full Article...]
Of course, good photographs should at one level speak for themselves, as this wonderful photograph by Knut Skjærven does. But, I venture to ask, why do they?
There is so much else to a good photograph than the sum of … Read Full Article...]
A picture that stops me.
Gerry Badger identifies Shore with the “quiet photo”. To a certain extent he is right, (although Shore has bridged many genres in his long career). For me his images are particularly … Read Full Article...]
A young man and woman embrace, seemingly oblivious to everyone around them. They are intimate and gentle, locked into a private world – a love affair, a love scene even. A very private act in a public space. But although … Read Full Article...]
Uninterminable sameness. The road travels straight and up, beyond and over (to a difference, perhaps?). The man seems unsure. He is at a crossroads, but is turning to the right. Deep down he realises it is already too … Read Full Article...]