Category: Other People’s Pictures

Some incredible photographs of Depression-era American life in color (!) on the Denver Post photography blog. Seeing historical photos in color makes it feel more immediate, like it could be happening right now. Oh. Wait.

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While my dad was dying in 2007, I took pictures of him and my family. I’ve always wanted to do something with those pictures, to share them, but it seemed like it might be crass or exploitative of Dad’s memory and of my own grief. Just looking at the contact sheets makes me feel conflicted. […]

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Unusual slideshow piece by photographer Alec Soth in the New York Times… HERE. Unusual because it’s a surprising take on Mardi Gras, and unusual because Soth is known for his luscious large format prints and all of these are digital and, well, kind of flat. But the content saves the day. The idea is so […]

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I love this work by photographer Susan Worsham in Ahorn Magazine. I first saw the “Fruit” photograph on FlakPhoto.com.

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I didn’t tend to shoot much Kodachrome myself – there’s only one lab in the whole freakin’ WORLD that will process it – but the fact that Kodak has officially announced the death of this beautiful film is a sad thing. Kodachrome has been around for almost 75 years; it was outpaced long ago by […]

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Well, this seems like as good a time as any to casually mention that I got married three weeks ago. Yup. And so far, so good. Both the wedding ceremony and reception were held on the family farm (a catfish farm) in northeastern Oklahoma where I grew up. It took many months to plan this […]

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