Category Insight

Corinne Vionnet: Snapshot Composite

Switzerland-based Corinne Vionnet is our guide to the world’s most famous landmarks, monuments millions have visited before. Her art is created not by acrylic, oil, or watercolor, each piece is made by combining hundreds of tourist photos into one. After conducting an online keyword search and sifting through photo sharing sites, this Swiss/French artist carefully… Read More

Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

A fascinating story behind an unknown (till now) but very skilled US street photographer Vivian Maier (1926 – 2009) and her tens of thousands of great images – many unseen even by her as undeveloped rolls of film till now. These are now being brought to life by John Maloof here and Jeff Goldstein and… Read More

Blind Photographer Pete Eckert

[vimeo 14179548 nolink] This Vimeo video of Blind Photographer Pete Eckert has been gaining a lot of attention the past week or so, recommend having a look if you haven’t seen it yet. From the Artists Wanted website: “Pete was the Grand Prize recipient of Artists Wanted: Exposure 2008, an international photography competition, and was… Read More

Prokudin-Gorskii Collection

Thanks to Michael Shevloff’s father for forwarding on more details and presentation of colour images by the great Russian Photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii from the early 1900’s documenting the Russian Empire. These are stunning colour images from over 100 years ago! The 5.8MB file is available for download. The US Library of Congress purchased the original glass… Read More

Grey Card and Photographers Rights

Alexis sends in details of a clever dual purpose “Grey Card and Photographers Rights” product. Again probably directed more at photography in the US or UK but useful everywhere. This petapixel site looks interesting for other things… including a link to… “24 Hour Photo” An intriguing and very different astronomy image of the sky over… Read More

Photography and the Law

Paul sent in various articles on photography and videos in public places in the US. One link from a security blog. The War on Cameras is a long but fascinating (and disturbing) read. The War on Photography, from 2008 but relevant.