Martin Barnes – Cameraless Photography

Cover photograph:  Detail of Curtis Moffat, Abstract Compositions, c.1925   Author and Curator:  Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Publisher:  Thames & Hudson, New York, NY, April 23, 2019; V&A Publishing; © 2018 Text: English Hardcover, 192 pages, 141 illustrations   Review by Paul Anderson Cameraless Photography by... Continue Reading →

LACP Exposure 2018 – Portfolio Reviews, Workshops, Seminars – July 20-22, Registering Now

Registration for Exposure Weekend 2018 conducted by the Los Angeles Center of Photography is now in progress. The portfolio reviewers and workshop/seminar presenters this year are a particularly interesting group. You can get your work assessed, learn some new things, and meet some more fellow photographers! Highly recommended!   EXPOSURE 2018 Friday – Sunday, July... Continue Reading →

Expired film – creative opportunities

Untitled (Gardening for Ordnance) 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale About four years ago a friend gifted me a couple blocks of expired 120 roll film for my Hasselblad camera; some Ilford Pan F black&white film that expired in June of 1984, Ilford HP5 black&white film that expired in July of 1982 and a 20 pack of... Continue Reading →

Pentax Spotmeter V – User Report

Pentax Spotmeter V 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale For my analog/film photography, I have been a long time user of spotmeters, my first was made by Soligor and when I dropped that too many times, I replaced it with the Pentax Spotmeter V. The Spotmeter V is an analog spotmeter that has since been replaced by... Continue Reading →

Super Blue Blood Moon Exhibition

The Moon has always had a strange fascination for us. Mysterious powers have been attributed to this ever-present companion of ours (there are many folk tales about it), and science has verified that we definitely need that stellar friend. So this past week we had a convergence of several phenomena that resulted in showing us... Continue Reading →

Drones, Drones, Drones!

For all drone fans and others who appreciate aerial photography, there is a recent award-winning book and associated website you might want to check out. I recently reviewed their book, Dronescapes, in THE PHOTOBOOK JOURNAL; you can read my review there. The website (Dronestagram) accepts submissions from around the world. Particularly interesting about this volume... Continue Reading →

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