The last class of #picbod2012 approaches, but don’t be sad, there’s still plenty of inspiration on the site to keep you going! And don’t forget that throughout March the Photo Book Club (run by our own Matt Johnston) will be looking at Sally Mann’s seminal photo book ‘Immediate Family’.
. . . → Read More: Sally Mann; Some Food for Thought
WIRED Raw-File writer Pete Brook sent a lovely note to picbod after his recent talk ( which you can still listen to here ), just a small thing, but it means a great deal to us and marks him out as the quality article we know him to be. #WeLovePete
“Thank you for your invitation to Coventry. It was an engaging experience with a wise bunch of students.
Please encourage Helen to persist with printing on soap, Adele to create a photography cookbook (i.e. How To Cook Photographs) over the summer, and warn Alex about single-mindedness when it comes to war zones.
Until next time.
. . . → Read More: We love Pete Brook.
Author Timothy O’Grady reads from his book “Divine Magnetic Lands: A Journey in America” which features this week’s #picbod guest Steve Pyke.
Dead . . . → Read More: Dead Dog
“no specific backstory, no before-and-after to Gregory Crewdson’s images, simply the moment that lends itself to mystery and intrigue. Hundreds of movie lights combine with the setting sun in a perfect moment of illumination.”
Perhaps more phonar than picbod but as we assemble our images into a narratives, lots of people are using film stills for inspiration and yet others are creating very filmic moments with their work.
Enter – stage left, Mr . . . → Read More: Greg Crewdson – the guy that takes pictures.
#picbod favourite Todd Hido talking about books, buildings and beautiful people.
Via American . . . → Read More: Todd Hido interview
We have already featured 2 posts from Contributor Wayne Ford, the first looking at photographer Paolo Roversi, and the second, Philip Toledano. Below are a few more posts that#picbod students would do well to pore over, click on the image to hit the jump.
. . . → Read More: Further reading: Wayne Ford’s Posterous
Some food for thought before #picbod starts up again: Prism Magazine issue #01:
Open publication – Free publishing – . . . → Read More: Prism Magazine
Photographer and artist Stephen Berkman’s work with ambrotypes is well worth a look for our alternative process fans!
Study For a Painting . . . → Read More: Alternative process inspiration – Stephan Berkman
Photographer Sally Mann talks about photographing her Husband Larry Mann who has muscular dystrophy, and the use of wet collodian plates in her work.
This video is produced and owned by the NPR – National Public Radio who also have a short interview with both Sally and Larry Mann here which will give some more context to the work.
Sally Mann, ‘The Flesh and the Spirit’ can be bought . . . → Read More: Video: Sally Mann talks about photographing her husband, Larry Mann