Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

How to ski

02Nov08

These beautiful pages are from “How to ski by the French method: Emile Allais technic” (1947). Photos and layout was by Pierre Boucher. Emile Allais was a champion French downhill skier and renown instructor who teamed up with Pierre Boucher to make this design classic. Copies of this book go for £300 to £700 in […]


Korean photographer Yeondoo Jung has created a very sweet project called Wonderland where he has made photographs from children’s drawings. Thanks to SwissMiss for the linkage. Princes Twins [c-print 2004] Rabbit Family Hopping Around [c-print 2006]


This tutorial on Fecal Face goes through step-by-step all the processes for printing black and white photographs. It assumes that you have access to your own (or someone else’s) darkroom though. I was lucky enough to have a university with darkrooms, so this is not all that new to me, but I do love that […]


Via Thriving is this inspiring and delightful project by activist and photographer JR, who takes portraits of people pulling faces and prints them LARGE and places them in public places. JR’s aim is to “shift thinking habits and reframe our stereotypes and prejudices”. Should you be wishing to make your own large prints, you might […]


2wice

01Mar08

2wice is a magazine published by the 2wice Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supports art, film, dance, and performance through its publications, grants and charitable gifts. The mission of the Foundation is to document, promote, and celebrate performance and photography through its publishing and philanthropic activities. Link >  


Poster display

21Jan08

More on the trend, tired and true, of taking a photo of your poster design whilst holding it. Read some other comments here and here > Photo: Craig Robinson


The US Library of Congress is based in Washington and has about 14 million historical photographs (amongst other things, they are the world’s biggest library apparently). They are beginning to put some of their collection on Flickr. It’s well worth a look. Link  This photo is by Palmer, Alfred T, and is of an electric […]


  Those with Holga cameras may be interested in this competition. Deadline is December 22. Those who don’t have Holga cameras might want to find out why so many people are obsessed by them. Check out this Holga gallery.


Nice work

26Nov07

Jose Luis Martinez has some good photos. Link >



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