Monthly Archives: June 2010

Out of Focus

Who says photographs need to be sharp? Hiroshi Sugimoto Constanze Vielgotz Simon Devitt Virgilio Ferriera Imogen Cunningham Advertisements

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Censorship

Some time ago I was exploring antique shops beneath Hamburg railway station. I was surprised to see that the Nazi medals and other paraphernalia had been censored using stickers and tape. I surreptitiously took these snaps with a digital compact. … Continue reading

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Clare de Rouen Gallery

Clare de Rouen is the best photography bookshop in London. It is above a sex shop on Charing Cross Road. Although it is tiny, it is packed with rare and beautiful photography books. At the back of the shop is … Continue reading

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Bill Owens

I bloody love the work of Bill Owens. When I was studying in Bremen I came across his 1970s books ‘Suburbia‘ and ‘Leisure‘ which are wonderful. What really makes the images for me are the quotes which accompany each image. … Continue reading

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Steven Shore

Uncommon Places by Steven Shore is the perfect photography book. American Beauty is a 9 minute documentary showing Shore at work and talking about his photography.

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