To celebrate James Nachtwey’s 30 years as a contract photographer for TIME, we have organized an exhibit of 54 layouts that have appeared in the magazine featuring his work from Chechnya to Somalia and from Afghanistan to Burma, along with a series of his powerful, previously unpublished photographs.
James Nachtwey: 30 Years In TIME —TIME | LightBox
“Fashion photographers are the new painters,” Peter Lindbergh said as he prepared the show of his dramatic black-and-white images that opened last week at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris. Who would have guessed in the heady 1980s — when Mr. Lindbergh’s new, natural images of Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford and others created the supermodel — that the art world would lose its disdain for fashion photography’s commercialism?
Photokina: Sony Unveils Plan To Take On Canon And Nikon —Amateur Photographer
Sony has outlined plans to shake off what it claims is a general perception that compact system cameras are ‘inferior’ to DSLRs. And the firm has pledged to continue developing new technology and lenses in a bid to tempt photographers away from their established Canon and Nikon systems.
Benjamin Lowy On His New Work, The Problem With Modern Photography And The Darkroom In Your Pocket —Jaap Arriens
“With photography, you can take something really horrible and turn it into a beautiful picture”. [...]With this possibility and this power to create something beautiful from something superficial comes a great deal of responsibility. He says we have to understand and embrace this responsibility that comes with being able to create images from something real.
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A Statement From The Monkey —The New Yorker
It’s simply a vintage photography enthusiast and curator’s dream! Under the leadership of Prince Albert II of Monaco, curators will take inventory of the royal family’s private photo collection, which amasses to over 1 million images including original negatives. Ranking high in the world of vintage photography collections, the historic archives reveals an intimate side of the Princely family rarely captured in publicity shots.