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Video: Joe Aguirre On Photography And Finding Meaning

Joe Aguirre Ether

San Francisco based photographer Joe Aguirre is known for his passionate images that span the gap between street and documentary photography. This beautifully shot video follows Joe to Denmark where he was shooting for his upcoming book, Ether. He talks about photography and how he creates meaning by finding the connection between himself and his subjects. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Blake Andrews Interview: Shoot First, Ask Questions Later

Blake Andrews Interview In Public

Photo © Blake Andrews

In Public’s Blake Andrews is an outspoken street photographer and blogger based in Eugene Oregon. He shoots mostly black and white film and while his work fits within a broad definition of street photography, he sees himself as a photographer first. Looking for images wherever they can be found. I sat down with Blake to talk about the process of finding images and making photographs. Hit the jump to read the interview!

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Mary Ellen Mark Passes Away At Age 75

Mary Ellen Mark 1940-2015

It is with a sad heart that I report on the passing of one of the most influential image makers of our time, Mary Ellen Mark. Throughout her 50 year career in photography, she published 17 photography books and her work has been exhibited around the world. Hit the jump for more information.

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10 Reasons I Switched From Digital To Film Photography

10 Reasons I Switched From Digital To Film

Photo © Karl Edwards – Leica M6 / Porta 400

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally made the switch back to film photography. Digital is very promising with a bright future but in the end I was won over by the little light-tight cartidges packed with 64.5 inches of silver halides waiting to be kissed by the light. Hit the jump to read the top 10 reasons I made the switch!

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Video: There’s Life After Film For Kodak

Life After Death For Kodak

It looked like the end for Kodak when they filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2012. But a small group of employees refused to give up the fight and are using Kodak’s many patents and innovative research to create new technology and compete in new markets. It’s a bittersweet nod to end of an era as restructured Kodak struggles to stay alive. Hit the jump to watch the video.

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Book Review: Tractor Boys By Martin Bogren

Tractor Boys By Martin Bogren Cover

Tractor Boys by Martin Bogren is a beautiful little book that documents a group of teenage boys in Sweden who spend their spare time racing old cars that have been converted for use on farms. The grainy black and white photos have a soft, almost dream-like focus that makes the book more about a time, a place or a particular mood than it does about a specific set of actions. Hit the jump for the full review.

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