Appropriation

Archives
High-brow vs. low-brow?
General
Dear art world: Why is stealing a wallet not appropriation art?
Google Street View
Google Street View getting interesting
Google Street View and Authorship
Prince, Richard
Thoughts on Richard Prince
A few thoughts on Cariou vs. Prince

Business

Auction Prices
How much are photographs worth? (And why are we talking about it?)
Charging for Online Content
Paying for content online
Galleries
Is the Dominance of the Gallery System Photography’s Biggest Handicap?
Promotion of Photography
Thoughts on a Sunday morning: How to promote your work
Feeling Social Enough Yet?
Into the Social-Media Abyss

Controversies

Cariou vs. Prince
A few thoughts on Cariou vs. Prince
Greenberg vs. McCain
Jill Greenberg vs. John McCain (vs. The Atlantic)
Martins vs. New York Times Magazine
The incredible stairs to nowhere
Edgar Martins: How can I see what I see, until I know what I know?
Spotlight: Edgar Martins explains his creative process
A teachable moment
The most important questions in the NYT vs. Edgar Martins case not answered
Nude Photography
The actual naked truth by Richard Renaldi
Retouching
The incredible stairs to nowhere
Edgar Martins: How can I see what I see, until I know what I know?
Spotlight: Edgar Martins explains his creative process
A teachable moment
The most important questions in the NYT vs. Edgar Martins case not answered
Photography and manipulation
What is the difference between a wild and a tame wolf?
Reuters/Syria
The case of the rapidly diminishing news wire organization
World Press Photo
It is that time of the year again
Off into the deep end…

Culture

Celebrites
Meditations on Photographs: A Terrified Young Woman Surrounded by A Group of Male Photographers by an unknown paparazzo
Consumerism
A Conversation with Brian Ulrich
A Conversation with Michael Wolf
A Conversation with Chris Jordan
Consumption of Images
“Driveby culture and the endless search for wow”
Nostalgia
Juan Aballe's Country Fictions
What is with all the nostalgia?
Role of Photography
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
Social Networking
Photographers and Social Networking

Events

2008 US presidential election
Jill Greenberg vs. John McCain (vs. The Atlantic)
Haiti earthquake
Haiti and Photography

Internet

As Archive
The Internet as a Photography Archive
Blogs
Another Conversation with Alec Soth… about blogs
Charging for Online Content
Paying for content online
Content Management
The Sochi Project and the Future of Storytelling
Use the medium, explore the medium
Examples of Photography Content Management on the Web
Crowdfunding
More on crowdfunding
Crowdfunding is not a cash cow
The Sochi Project: Three Years of Crowdfunding
Social Networking
Feeling Social Enough Yet?
Tumblr
Use the medium, explore the medium
Use of Photography on
Use the medium, explore the medium
Examples of Photography Content Management on the Web
Can the web deal with complex photography?

Journalism

Citizen Journalism
We’re all Zapruders now (but that doesn’t make us journalists)
Image Manipulations
Photojournalism and Manipulation
Image manipulation, trust and the news
Photography and Fake News
Use/Selection of Photography
Photojournalism and Manipulation
A Conversation with Bruce Haley
What pictures do the public get to see?
What is the news value of the photo of a dead man?
Words without pictures
Photography and Fake News

Opinion/Commentary

Appreciation of Photobooks
The Photobook - An Appreciation
Crisis of Photography
Photography's Existential Dread
The Challenge of Photography
Photography After Photography? (A Provocation)
Dead Bin Laden Pictures
Let’s see the photo already
Digital Photography
The digital revolution has not happened (yet?)
Merit of Photographs
In Defense of Merit
Photography and Entertainment
Necessity vs. Ethics of Looking
Why we must see
When we see more
Portfolio Reviews
57 Reviews
Retouching and Body Image
"Pictures that please us"
The Conversation of Photography
The Conversation of Photography
What is at stake
Matthew Swarts and Beth
What is at stake?
World Press Photo
The Problem with Western Press Photo
Words without pictures

Photobooks

Appreciation of
The Photobook - An Appreciation
Conversations about Photobooks: Charles Lane Press
Aura
Awoiska van der Molen: Sequester
Binding
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (1)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (2)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (3)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (4)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (5)
Design
A Conversation with Gerry Johansson
Forms and Functions of Photobooks (Part 1)
Forms and Functions of Photobooks (Part 2)
A Spectacle and Nothing Strange (plus a few thoughts about photobook design)
The Photobook as Object
Conversations about Photobooks: Hans Gremmen
eBooks
Why Mister, Why? by Geert van Kesteren
Conversations about Photobooks: Lesley Martin
Editions
Why Mister, Why? by Geert van Kesteren
Photo book editions
Redheaded Peckerwood, III and some thoughts on photobook editions
Form vs. Function
Forms and Functions of Photobooks (Part 1)
Forms and Functions of Photobooks (Part 2)
The Photobook as Object
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (1)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (2)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (3)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (4)
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (5)
General Thoughts
Why Mister, Why? by Geert van Kesteren
A Conversation with Thomas Weski
Review: Pepa Hristova - Sworn Virgins
Conversations about Photobooks: Charles Lane Press
Conversations about Photobooks: Hans Gremmen
Conversations about Photobooks: Lesley Martin
A Conversation with Christian Patterson
A Conversation with Anouk Kruithof
A few thoughts on photobooks
Conversations about Photobooks: Alice Rose George
Conversations about Photobooks: Erik Kessels
More thoughts on photo books
A Conversation with Rob Hornstra
A conversation with Paul Schiek
Towards a Photobook Taxonomy
Market
Incredibly Cheap Photobooks
A few thoughts on the photobook market
Object
The Photobook as Object
On-demand Printing
The Pitfalls of Self-Published Books
Provenance
A curious tale of a photobook
Publishing
Conversations about Photobooks: Charles Lane Press
Conversations about Photobooks: Lesley Martin
A conversation with Paul Schiek
The Pitfalls of Self-Published Books
Reasons for Making
Conversations about Photobooks: Charles Lane Press
Conversations about Photobooks: Hans Gremmen
Conversations about Photobooks: Lesley Martin
A Conversation with Anouk Kruithof
Conversations about Photobooks: Alice Rose George
A Conversation with Rob Hornstra
A conversation with Paul Schiek
Conversations about Photobooks: Raymond Meeks
Why Does Everyone Want a Photobook?
Role of Text
Pictures and Text, Text and Pictures
Towards a Photobook Taxonomy
Self-publishing
A Conversation with Rob Hornstra
Self-published books
What it takes to self-publish a book
A few thoughts on self publishing photo books
Conversations about Photobooks: Raymond Meeks
Taxonomy
Towards a Photobook Taxonomy

Photography

"Disaster Porn"
Haiti and Photography
"Porn" Label
The Trials and Tribulations of Making or Facing Photographs of War
Contemporary Photography’s Capitalist Realism
About labeling photography as porn
Aboutness
Why does it always have to be about something?
Aesthetic of
The New Pictorialism
Algorithms
Algorithms: garbage in, garbage out
And Capitalism
Contemporary Photography’s Capitalist Realism
And Fake News
Photography and Fake News
And Ideology
Photography and Ideology
Words without pictures
Photography and Fake News
And Meaning
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
Sandy Volz's Me and the Others (down the rabbit hole)
The Gestures of Photography
Meditations on Photographs: Josef Nowak by an unknown photographer
How we give photographs meaning
Words without pictures
Photography and Fake News
And Memory
The Dead Sea
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
A conversation with Todd Hido
Photography and Memory (part 2)
Photography and Memory
A Conversation with CPC 2012 Winner Karen Miranda Rivadeneira
And Place
Vanessa Winship: She Dances on Jackson
Vittoria Mentasti and a Woman With Two Names
Tim Richmond in the American West
The Most Beautiful City in the World seen by Marco Lachi and Olufemi Terry
A Conversation with Andrew Moore
Photography and Place
Photography and Place: Appalachia
A Conversation with Nadav Kander
A Conversation with Aaron Schuman
A Conversation with Peter Granser
A Conversation with Jeff Brouws
And Surfaces
Felipe Russo's Centro: Seeing a City Through Its Patina
And System Critique
Contemporary Photography’s Capitalist Realism
And Text
Pictures and Text, Text and Pictures
And Trends
On Trends
The Danger of Trends
And Truth
Responsibility and Truth in Photography
How and why photographs matter
And Writing
The Most Beautiful City in the World seen by Marco Lachi and Olufemi Terry
How to write about your photographs
Writing on Photography: Q & A with Jörg Colberg
Archives
A Conversation with Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Review: Top Secret by Simon Menner
Jens Klein's Walking the Dog
The Helicopterism of Art-Editorial Photography
High-brow vs. low-brow?
Conversations about Photobooks: Erik Kessels
The case for mining photography archives
The one thousand year archive
Who is remembering?
Art Editorial
The Helicopterism of Art-Editorial Photography
Audience
A Tale of Two Books: Paolo Woods and Arnaud Robert in Haiti
The Question of Audience
Aura
Awoiska van der Molen: Sequester
Authorship
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
Finding vs. Found
Google Street View and Authorship
Who owns cooling towers?
Capitalist Realism
Annie Leibovitz's Capitalist Realism
Censorship
The Facebook Problem
Classification of
A Conversation with Kai-Olaf Hesse
Beyond Düsseldorf, Beyond Narratives
Cliches
Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin: Holy Bible
On Cliches
A Conversation with Alec Soth
A Conversation with Andrew Moore
Words without pictures
Color
Review: Color by John Rohrbach
A conversation with Martin Parr
Context
A few thoughts on Lewis Hine
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
What do we talk about when we talk about photography?
One size does not fit all: Context matters greatly
Crisis of
Photography's Existential Dread
A Conversation with Thomas Weski
The Challenge of Photography
In Defense of Merit
How and why photographs matter
Photography After Photography? (A Provocation)
Criticism
A Conversation with Thomas Weski
Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin: Holy Bible
The Challenge of Photography
In Defense of Merit
Photography and Criticism
About Criticism
What is at stake?
An Extended Conversation with Francis Hodgson
How to possibly approach writing about photography
We Need Better Critical Writing about Photography
Mind the Gap (or: What is Criticism Anyway?)
Crowdfunding
More on crowdfunding
Curation
Let's talk about Pier 24
Democracy of
The most democratic medium?
Didactic Photography
Imperfectly Known Animals
Digital Photography
The digital revolution has not happened (yet?)
A Conversation with Stephen Shore
A conversation with Thomas Ruff
Diversity
An Elephant in the Room
Words without pictures
Documentary
A Conversation with Brian Ulrich
Anastasiia
Ethics of
Matthew Swarts and Beth
Transgressive Photography
Meditations on Photographs: A Terrified Young Woman Surrounded by A Group of Male Photographers by an unknown paparazzo
A Conversation with Brian Ulrich
A Conversation with Chris Jordan
What is the news value of the photo of a dead man?
Why we must see
When we see more
A Conversation with Bill Sullivan
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
Murky brown waters
A Conversation with Alec Soth
The Ethics of Street Photography
A Conversation with CPC 2012 Winner Hye-Ryoung Min
Ballenesque
Picturesque Poverty: Contemporary Photography's Ugly Game
42nd and Vanderbilt (and everywhere)
Expectations of
Petra Wittmar's Medebach
Stephanie Steinkopf's Manhattan
A few thoughts on Lewis Hine
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
Sandy Volz's Me and the Others (down the rabbit hole)
Corinna Sauer: Home Story
The Trials and Tribulations of Making or Facing Photographs of War
A Game of Expectations
What do we talk about when we talk about photography?
57th World Press Photo of the Year - A Few Thoughts
A conversation with Thomas Ruff
Meditations on Photographs: Josef Nowak by an unknown photographer
An addendum: Welcome to the faith-based community!
Photography and Memory (part 2)
Photography and Memory
Photography and Place
How we give photographs meaning
What Photographs Do And Cannot Do
When Photography Refuses To Reveal All The Facts…
Exploitation
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
What is the real question?
Ballenesque
Picturesque Poverty: Contemporary Photography's Ugly Game
Facebook
The Facebook Problem
Family
Amani Willett's Disquiet
Matthew Swarts and Beth
A Conversation with Todd Deutsch
A Conversation with Mitch Epstein
Fashion Photography
Photobook Reviews W48/2017
"We traffic in women’s bodies."
Form and Content
It is what it is
Ideas and Intent, Form and Content
Function of
Review: Barbara Probst
A few thoughts on Lewis Hine
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
Photography and Fake News
Galleries
Is the Dominance of the Gallery System Photography’s Biggest Handicap?
Gaze, Female vs. Male
Photobook Reviews W48/2017
German History
German Photography and German History
More on German Photography after World War II
Gestures of
The Gestures of Photography
Great Photograph
What makes a great portrait?
Great Portrait
What makes a great portrait?
What Makes a Great Portrait? (continued)
Image Quality and Veracity
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
Not being able to see very clearly is believing
Indexicality
Indexicality vs. Interpretation
Photography and Fake News
Influence
This has been done before
When does similar become too similar?
Intent
A few thoughts on Lewis Hine
Ideas and Intent, Form and Content
The Role of Intent
Landscape
A Conversation with CPC 2010 Winner Dalton Rooney
Limitations of
Sibylle Fendt and the inner life of Elke Gärtner
Edmund Clark and the National Security State
Visualizing the past: Ulrike Schmitz
When pictures look like pictures made to look like pictures
Meditations on Photographs: Josef Nowak by an unknown photographer
Photography and Writing
Male Gaze
Tobias Zielony's Jenny Jenny
Photobook Reviews W48/2017
Manipulations and Veracity
The fight over photographs
Indexicality vs. Interpretation
Photojournalism and Manipulation
How and why photographs matter
The incredible stairs to nowhere
Edgar Martins: How can I see what I see, until I know what I know?
Spotlight: Edgar Martins explains his creative process
A teachable moment
Photography and manipulation
What is the difference between a wild and a tame wolf?
Image manipulation, trust and the news
"Pictures that please us"
A Conversation with Kai-Olaf Hesse
A conversation with Thomas Ruff
When do photographs become photo illustrations?
A Conversation with Cara Phillips
Photography and Fake News
Meditations on Individual Photographs
Meditations on Photographs: A Terrified Young Woman Surrounded by A Group of Male Photographers by an unknown paparazzo
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
Meditations on Photographs: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA June 24 1992 by Rineke Dijkstra
Meditations on Photographs: Lewis Payne by Alexander Gardner
Meditations on Photographs: Frederick Lennart Bentley by Martin Roemers
Meditations on Photographs: Lightness of Being by Chris Levine
Meditations on Photographs: Sleeping Soldier (Steve Kim, Korengal Valley, Afghanistan) by Tim Hetherington
Meditations on Photographs: Josef Nowak by an unknown photographer
Meditations on Photographs: Riverfront by Curran Hatleberg
Meditations on Photographs: Man peering in window, Knoxville by Mark Steinmetz
Meditations on Photographs: Antietam, Md. Confederate dead in a ditch on the right wing by Alexander Gardner
Meditations on Photographs: Jacob Israel Avedon, Sarasota, Florida, May 15, 1971 by Richard Avedon
Meditations on Photographs: A woman sits for a final photograph with her dying mother by Eduard Méhomé
Merit
In Defense of Merit
An Extended Conversation with Francis Hodgson
How to possibly approach writing about photography
New Formalism
What Would Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Do?
Nostalgia
Juan Aballe's Country Fictions
What is with all the nostalgia?
Panoramas
Thoughts on Panoramas
Paparazzi
Meditations on Photographs: A Terrified Young Woman Surrounded by A Group of Male Photographers by an unknown paparazzo
Photo Illustrations
When do photographs become photo illustrations?
Photoland
Now What?
Another Photo World is Possible
Picturesque Poverty: Contemporary Photography's Ugly Game
Photography and Fake News
Photoshop
About 20/2 vision
Plagiarism
A Conversation with Peter Bialobrzeski
Photography, Copyright, Plagiarism, and the Internet
Presentation on Computer/Internet
The Sochi Project and the Future of Storytelling
Use the medium, explore the medium
Examples of Photography Content Management on the Web
Can the web deal with complex photography?
Presenting photography on a computer
Print Sizes
A conversation with Thomas Ruff
A Conversation with Peter Bialobrzeski
Do print sizes matter?
Process
On Process (Further Down the Rabbit Hole)
Daisuke Yokota
Spotlight: Edgar Martins explains his creative process
A Conversation with Bill Sullivan
A conversation with Thomas Ruff
About 20/2 vision
On Process
A Conversation with CPC 2010 Winner Lydia McCarthy
When does a shtick become a shtick?
A Conversation with Phil Toledano
A Conversation with Andreas Gefeller
A Conversation with Curtis Mann
When the medium becomes the message - PS
When the medium becomes the message - an example
When the medium becomes the message
A Conversation with Jerry Spagnoli
Projects
A Conversation with Gerry Johansson
Why does it always have to be about something?
A Conversation with Brian Ulrich
Who owns cooling towers?
A Conversation with Joakim Eskildsen
Thoughts on a sunny and cold Sunday: Quick (and possibly dirty)
The Single Photograph
Promotion of Work
Thoughts on a Sunday morning: How to promote your work
Into the Social-Media Abyss
Feeling Social Enough Yet?
Psychology of
Daniel Reuter's History of the Visit
Sandy Volz's Me and the Others (down the rabbit hole)
Corinna Sauer: Home Story
The New Pictorialism
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
A Conversation with Amy Elkins
Meditations on Photographs: Frederick Lennart Bentley by Martin Roemers
Meditations on Photographs: Sleeping Soldier (Steve Kim, Korengal Valley, Afghanistan) by Tim Hetherington
Meditations on Photographs: Josef Nowak by an unknown photographer
An addendum: Welcome to the faith-based community!
Photography and Memory (part 2)
Photography and Memory
Meditations on Photographs: Man peering in window, Knoxville by Mark Steinmetz
Meditations on Photographs: Antietam, Md. Confederate dead in a ditch on the right wing by Alexander Gardner
Meditations on Photographs: A woman sits for a final photograph with her dying mother by Eduard Méhomé
Photography and Doubt
Photography and Trust
Photography and Desire
Ballenesque
Reception of
Kicking the Can of Complicity Down the Road
How and why photographs matter
57th World Press Photo of the Year - A Few Thoughts
An Extended Conversation with Francis Hodgson
Photography and Desire
Ballenesque
Photography and Fake News
Representation and Geography
Oliver Kern's German View
Vanessa Winship: She Dances on Jackson
Vittoria Mentasti and a Woman With Two Names
Tim Richmond in the American West
The Problem with Western Press Photo
Photography and Place: Appalachia
The Invisible World
Anastasiia
Responsibility of Photographer
A Conversation with Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Vittoria Mentasti and a Woman With Two Names
A few thoughts on Lewis Hine
Tobias Zielony's Jenny Jenny
Responsibility and Truth in Photography
Kicking the Can of Complicity Down the Road
What is at stake?
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
A Conversation with Christopher Anderson
An Extended Conversation with Francis Hodgson
A Conversation with Mikhael Subotzky
Can we have an opinion?
Ballenesque
Retouching (pre-digital)
Looking at Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother
Photoshop before there were computers: “The Art of Retouching and Improving Negatives and Prints”
Road Trip
Whispering Hope
Role of Object
Awoiska van der Molen: Sequester
On Process
Analog, Digital, and the Object
The Object on the Wall
Role of Photographer
A Conversation with Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Matthew Swarts and Beth
Stephanie Steinkopf's Manhattan
Photography Today
What is at stake?
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
A Conversation with Christopher Anderson
What should be the role of the photographer in modern society?
Similar Work
Who owns cooling towers?
When does similar become too similar?
A Conversation with Peter Bialobrzeski
Too similar? A follow-up
Way too similar?
More on similar photos
Single Photograph
The Single Photograph
Social Networking
Photographers and Social Networking
Staged Narrative
Review: Barbara Probst
Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Hustlers
When pictures look like pictures made to look like pictures
A Conversation with CPC 2009 Winner Bradley Peters
Statements
On Statements
Storytelling
Vanessa Winship: She Dances on Jackson
Review: The Wrong Side by Jérôme Sessini
The Sochi Project and the Future of Storytelling
Photography and Narrative (part 1)
Photography and Narrative (part 2)
A Conversation with Christian Patterson
How to tell a story with pictures (part 3)
How to tell a story with pictures (part 2)
How to tell a story with pictures
Jim Goldberg and the Struggle of Photographic Storytelling
Anastasiia
Street Photography
The Ethics of Street Photography
42nd and Vanderbilt (and everywhere)
Success
Success in Photography
Surveillance
Jens Sundheim & Bernhard Reuss - The Traveller
Review: Top Secret by Simon Menner
Jens Klein's Walking the Dog
My Daily Struggle
A Conversation with CPC 2012 Winner Hye-Ryoung Min
A Conversation with David Maisel
42nd and Vanderbilt (and everywhere)
The Nude
Tobias Zielony's Jenny Jenny
A Conversation with Carla van de Puttelaar
Theories
A Way of Looking, a Way of Seeing
Use Of
Review: Barbara Probst
Joan Fontcuberta: The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography
The Gestures of Photography
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
What pictures do the public get to see?
Vernacular
Finding vs. Found
A Way of Looking, a Way of Seeing
Conversations about Photobooks: Erik Kessels
Viewer's Complicity
Kicking the Can of Complicity Down the Road
War Photography
The Trials and Tribulations of Making or Facing Photographs of War
What is
Photography's Existential Dread
A Conversation with Thomas Weski
The New Pictorialism
The Gestures of Photography
Indexicality vs. Interpretation
Meditations on Photographs: A Car on Fire at the Mall by JM Colberg
Photography After Photography? (A Provocation)
What is photojournalism anyway?
The most democratic medium?
If everybody can be a photographer… (part 2)
Ed Winkleman responds to Paul Graham
Continuing the debate about photography
"hyperbolic, overblown, risible"

Photojournalism

Coverage of Disasters
Haiti and Photography
Words without pictures
Coverage of Wars
Review: The Wrong Side by Jérôme Sessini
The Trials and Tribulations of Making or Facing Photographs of War
On Process (Further Down the Rabbit Hole)
A Conversation with Bruce Haley
Meditations on Photographs: Sleeping Soldier (Steve Kim, Korengal Valley, Afghanistan) by Tim Hetherington
A Conversation with Benjamin Lowy
Medevacing the war
A Conversation with Dalia Khamissy
A conversation with Peter van Agtmael
A Conversation with Roger Richards
Words without pictures
Ethics of
A Conversation with Bruce Haley
What is the news value of the photo of a dead man?
Why we must see
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
Murky brown waters
Hipstamatic/Instagram
It is that time of the year again
A Conversation with Benjamin Lowy
One size does not fit all: Context matters greatly
On the Hipstamatic Journalist
Manipulation of/with Pictures
Photojournalism and Manipulation
Photography and Fake News
Role of Photojournalist
Review: The Wrong Side by Jérôme Sessini
The Trials and Tribulations of Making or Facing Photographs of War
Justin Wilkes' Cairo Diary
A Conversation with Bruce Haley
A Conversation with Benjamin Lowy
A conversation with Peter van Agtmael
A Conversation with Roger Richards
Review (of sorts): Interrogations by Donald Weber (in actuality an investigation of the shoot-the-messenger syndrome)
A Conversation with Ivor Prickett
Vietnam War
In behalf of the men who will never get out
Visual Language of
A Conversation with Michael Schäfer
Some more thoughts on the visual language of photojournalism
Some thoughts on the visual language of photojournalism
What is
The Challenge of Photography
Review: Barbara Probst
What is a Photograph?
Justin Wilkes' Cairo Diary
The Dead Sea
Photography in the Real World
Photography and Exploration
What do we talk about when we talk about photography?
A Conversation with Christopher Anderson
If everybody can be a photographer…
World Press Photo
Indexicality vs. Interpretation
It is that time of the year again
Off into the deep end…
The Problem with Western Press Photo
57th World Press Photo of the Year - A Few Thoughts

Portfolio Reviews

General Thoughts
On Portfolio Reviews
On Portfolio Reviews (part 2)
Reviewing at Fotofest
57 Reviews
Three takes on portfolio reviews
A lost opportunity?
Tips for Photographers
Having your work reviewed
Having your work reviewed (part 2)
Having your work reviewed (part 3)

Portraiture

Approaching
Matthew Swarts and Beth
A conversation with Dorothee Deiss
A Conversation with CPC 2011 Winner Mirjana Vrbaski
A Conversation with CPC 2009 Winner David Wright
A Conversation with CPC 2009 Winner Lydia Panas
A Conversation with Vanessa Winship
A conversation with Steve Pyke
A Conversation with Richard Renaldi about ‘Touching Strangers’
A Conversation with Charles Fréger
A Conversation with Hellen Van Meene
A Conversation with Rachael Dunville
A Conversation with Andrew Miksys
A conversation with Todd Hido
A Conversation With Richard Renaldi
A Conversation with Juliana Beasley
A Conversation with Amy Elkins
A Conversation with Bill Sullivan
A Conversation with Shen Wei
Collaboration in
Matthew Swarts and Beth
A conversation with Dorothee Deiss
A Conversation With Sarah Martin
"Players and contenders"
Examples of
Looking at Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother
Looking at Nelli Palomäki's Portraits
Matthew Swarts and Beth
Expectations of
A conversation with Dorothee Deiss
"Players and contenders"
Thoughts on Portraiture
Great Portrait
A Conversation with CPC 2011 Winner Mirjana Vrbaski
What makes a great portrait?
What Makes a Great Portrait? (continued)
Meditations on Photographs: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA June 24 1992 by Rineke Dijkstra
Meditations on Photographs: Lewis Payne by Alexander Gardner
Meditations on Photographs: Frederick Lennart Bentley by Martin Roemers
Meditations on Photographs: Lightness of Being by Chris Levine
Unusual Examples
Portraiture at the edge