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Snapshots on Photography
Anonymous Was a Photographer
"...1998) identifies a hot new category of collectibles: "vernacular photography." According to the Journal, collectors are paying $1-450 for..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

“The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip” at the Blanton
Aperture Foundation’s survey is a portrait of what we find with our cameras when we travel
"...much as any single image in "The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip" – an exhibit as..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Kickstart Your Weekend With Pinhole Photography
Deaf Austinite uses new technology for an old invention
"...of combining one of our favorite century-old pastimes – photography – with the latest and greatest technology. Instead of..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography
Errol Morris' latest doc profiles Boston photographer
"...the period. Dorfman describes how she fell into her photography career, and how she developed as a commercial portraitist,..."

July 21, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions"
An image of New Orleans taken by Doug Rickard is emblematic of the quality in this exhibition at UT's Ransom Center
"...Ransom Center as part of its "Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions" exhibition. In this image from Doug Rickard's series,..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Pandemic Production: Justin Kirchhoff, Director/Director of Photography
“If you're not comfortable wearing a mask, you won't be on set."
"...Justin Kirchhoff, Director/Director of Photography, Digital Shakedown Clients include: HBO, Verizon, GoDaddy..."

July 2, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Photography, History & Accounting 101
Learning with Henry Rollins, us the shareholders.
"...intimidating, because you’re looking at the real math of photography. The sliding scales of light, film speed et cetera...."

Nov. 3, 2011 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Art and Photography Books Picture This!
"...It is sheer coincidence that the bulk of the photography books I have are by women; it would be..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Books Feature

Pandemic Production: Justin Kirchhoff, Director/Director of Photography
“If you're not comfortable wearing a mask, you won't be on set."

July 3, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Art and Photography Books Classics Revisited

Dec. 22, 1995 Books Feature

Wide-Angle Lens
The Ransom Center captures photography's history with striking breadth and focus
" of the major centers for the study of photography on the planet. With the Harry Ransom Center having..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Taking Pictures
This year, for whatever reasons, Dick Holland writes, we have been blessed with photography books of great beauty and intelligence. Several of the leading figures in the canon of 20th-century photography are represented in this season's unusually rich outpouring, among them Eugéne Atget, Walker Evans, and Edward Steichen.
"...right, where you may see a separate section titled "Photography." Go there; it will restore your sanity. And particularly..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Framing the Border
Photography of the Region Between Mexico and the U.S.
"...handful of people who all share a passion for photography and for the region encompassing Mexico and the southwestern..."

May 1, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Give Me Those Nice, Bright Colors
Scholar John Rohrbach shows how color photography developed
"...William Eggleston's Guide to be the beginning of color photography, including – at least initially – John Rohrbach. But..."

March 28, 2014 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Picture This
How is our obsession with photography changing an entire industry?
"...through images," says Kira Pollack, Time magazine's director of photography. "That's different. This is what technology has allowed to..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

A World Slowly Liquefying
Rocky Schenck comes home for celebrations of his dreamlike art photography.
"...Austin and the Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography in San Marcos -- and the release of Rocky..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful
The fashion photographer's contradictions, from the glamazons who knew him
"...about which he was very honest. His dismissiveness of photography as insightful, his enigmatic storytelling, and the great contradiction..."

July 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Texas Photo Roundup
Austin photography icon Dan Winters headlines three-day confab for photo pros
"...Thanks to the Austin Center for Photography and the Austin/San Antonio chapter of the American Society..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Some Unspeakable Beauty
Don't call it magic realism: Josephine Sacabo's photography and Juan Rulfo's Pedro Páramo make a powerful pair.
"...Páramo" at the Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography. Photographs from the exhibit are also included in a..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

This New Age tone poem captures images from 24 countries that transcend geographical and language barriers.
"...from which the evolutionary process unfolds), the director of photography, co-editor and co-writer for Koyaanisqatsi takes on directorial and..."

Dec. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

"Erin Shirreff" at Lora Reynolds Gallery
The artist blurs the line between photography and sculpture, creating a stunning result
"...The exhibition, a combination of sculpture and photography, blurs the line between these two art forms, leaving..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Review by Marisa Charpentier

The first-ever boy and his dog story
"...nobody bothered to pass this information along to the photography department...."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Art Review: 'Blog Reblog'
Randomly paired photos yield serendipitous imagery
"’s all of those, but for lovers of contemporary photography, it’s worth a trip to the Big Medium galleries...."

May 28, 2014 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Tim's Vermeer
Vermeer must have painted by using a camera obscura and Tim Jenison spends four years proving the method in this fascinating documentary by Penn & Teller.
"...Vermeer painted photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography. It’s an obsessive task that Jenison undertakes, but as..."

March 21, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Art Galleries
A pair of new visual-arts showplaces gives the art of the camera its due
"...its rare galleries that focused (no pun intended) on photography. But in less than two months, two more have..."

April 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
From the director and writer of Secretary comes this odd fictional biopic about this photographer's impulses.
"...Somehow managing to be both comforting and unsettling, her photography makes the grotesque seductive and the familiar fantastical. Arbus..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

The Notorious Bettie Page
Gretchen Mol dazzles as the titular pinup girl, but the film raises many more questions about the enigmatic icon than it answers.
"...a splendid visual treat – Mott Hupfel's crisp black-and-white photography evokes both seamy noir and Eisenhower-era American naivete, while..."

April 21, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

March of the Penguins
The nature photography is so intimate, and the story of the penguins' mating is so carefully crafted into a sustained and satisfying narrative, that they become epic heroes: brave, if not fearless, and stalwart fools for love.
"...the biological curios of your everyday nature movie. The photography is so intimate, and the story of their mating..."

July 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

"...true-to-life, and the technique is naturalistic, using nonprofessional actors, photography that emphasizes the characters' environment, and deliberate narrative pacing..."

March 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Snapshots of EAST ’17
Five East Austin Studio Tour stops where you can see photography in a new light
"...486. Adrian Whipp, Lumiere Tintype Photography 4710 E. Fifth Gorgeous throwbacks to photography's past, portraits..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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