Interview
#454. Valerie Millett interview

#454. Valerie Millett interview

If you are a regular photo blog reader, the name Valerie Millett won’t be a surprise. Her landscape (see her Web site here) work in the American south west and the badlands is building her a solid reputation for having a fine eye. After spotting her work on the Luminous

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#429. Ming Thein on Vision, Eye Training and Image Quality

#429. Ming Thein on Vision, Eye Training and Image Quality

Ming Thein needs no introduction. His website is one of the most interesting stops for anyone interested in photography and I feel Ming has one of the most consistent styles out there. Ming is also an educator whose articles are insightful and very clear. We met in Oberkochen during a

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#397. Ctein on thinking like a master printer

#397. Ctein on thinking like a master printer

My resolution for this end of year is to become a better, more prolific printer. It’s my sad premise that most of our photographs collect dust in hard drives and social media and never make it to the the physical object stage that used to be the end goal of

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#326. Bellamy Hunt (JapanCameraHunter) on film better than digital, collector gear and photography in Japan

#326. Bellamy Hunt (JapanCameraHunter) on film better than digital, collector gear and photography in Japan

Most of your photography is done in a routine environment while testing gear for your customers. How do you find inspiration in locations you’ve visited so often ? How do you keep your creative juices flowing even in a repetitive context ? A lot of the photography I do to

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#318. Adam Marelli on visual language and connection to the subject

#318. Adam Marelli on visual language and connection to the subject

I’ve been drawn to Adam Marelli’s photography for years, mainly because his images seem so articulate and to the point. They bring artistic touch to a reportage context yet not in a way that lets the photographer get in the way of telling the story. Adam was very kind to

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#313. Gianluca Bevacqua : Building the Ultimate Legacy Lens List !

#313. Gianluca Bevacqua : Building the Ultimate Legacy Lens List !

Luca Bevacqua is a great photographer from Italy. He is the author of the blog Addicted2Light and has built what may be one of the world’s largest lists of legacy lenses with their characteristics (large post, loading may take a little while). In this guest post, he talks us through

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#262. Markus Renner on formats, composition and learning

#262. Markus Renner on formats, composition and learning

Markus Renner is an award-winning photographer from Austria whose images appeal to me a great deal because of their composition and out of time quality. In this interview, we discuss his format choices and decision-making process. All images are copyright Markus Renner and all link to the Purity Gallery on

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#256. Eolake Stobblehouse on developping creativity

#256. Eolake Stobblehouse on developping creativity

Continuing our series of interviews of photographers and artists, here are Eolake Stobblehouse’s thoughts on creativity. Stobblehouse was born in the sixties in a small town in Denmark. His father was a house painter, and his mother an artistically inclined bohemian out of Sweden. From early childhood, Stobblehouse exhibited a

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#231. Space, the Final Frontier for Art? A Bjoern Thomas Interview.

#231. Space, the Final Frontier for Art? A Bjoern Thomas Interview.

Do you know Bjoern Thomas? He is a contemporary artist with very original ideas, one of which could make him a legend. And you can help! – Pascal [Pascal] Bjoern, can you describe yourself and your type of work? [Bjoern] I am a contemporary artist living in Germany but have

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#224. A (relatively) simple Peircean semiotics of photographs (2/2)

#224. A (relatively) simple Peircean semiotics of photographs (2/2)

This is part two of this article on analysis photographs through the prism of Peircian semiotics. Part 1 is here. NVC signs (Non Verbal Communication) The image below, a cartoon from a now-defunct computer magazine, illustrates a sample of such NVC signs. We note that one of the figures is

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