Category Archives: Photography

Elliott Erwitt

“It’s about reacting to what you see, hopefully without preconception. You can find pictures anywhere. It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what’s around you and have a concern with humanity … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged | Leave a comment

Mary Ellen Mark – American Odyssey

An image that embodies a favourite theme of hers: children acting like adults. ‘Sometimes pictures happen as you’re leaving a shoot,’ Mark says. She had been photographing a family for a story on violent children and was about to leave … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Life In Russia by Aleksey Petrosian

Posted in Photography | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Claire Martin – Downtown East Side

Claire Martin is from Australia and was a social worker before becoming a photographer.  She documents marginialised communities living in desperate conditions in otherwise prosperous countries.  These photos were took in the Downtown East Side in Vancouver of people who … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Sally Mann – Immediate Family

Sally Mann is a photographer from rural southwestern Virginia, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.   She took a series of photos documenting her children, Emmet, Jessie and Virginia’s childhood from 1984 to 1991.  She used damaged lenses and an … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Lewis W. Hine

I feel shamed to admit it, but this photograph has been forever etched into my mind, years ago, as possibly the best photo I have ever seen, of portraying ‘looking cool’. Slight shame about acknowledging this effortlessly ‘cool’ look stems … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Dorchester Days by Eugene Richards

‘I’m no kid, and the old neighbourhood isn’t the same as it was… I walk around in these streets… People who are instinctively hospitable or curious about my camera or very lonely invite me in…’

Posted in Photography | Tagged , | Leave a comment