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13 April 2013 - “Philip Hyde Books” – Q.T. Luong
Q.T. Luong has shared an insightful and well-written tribute to photographer Philip Hyde: Philip Hyde Books. Philip Hyde has been described as one of the most important members of the mid-to-late twentieth-century generation of American landscape photographers – in Luong’s article he is described as being a member of a trinity that includes Ansel Adams [...]
29 January 2011 - No Post Processing? Really?
As I do from time to time, I’m reposting a response I shared in an online discussion somewhere else on the web. In that discussion, a proposal was made to come up with some sort of enforceable standard regarding what post-processing could be allowed in photographs. (In the context of the original discussion – wildlife [...]
01 February 2010 - Photographic Musing of the Day
If we lived in some alternate universe in which the current level of digital photographic technology (digital backs/cameras, digital post-processing, and high end inkjet printing) and the current level of chemical photography technology both appeared in the world simultaneously and photographers were asked to make a choice, would anyone actually chose the wet chemistry darkroom [...]
17 August 2009 - Dorothea Lange at Shorpy
The Shorpy web site features a steady stream of wonderful older photographs – subscribe if you haven’t already. Among the photos in the stream are some real gems, such as some of the Dorothea Lange photographs showing up this week.