Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sternfeld/Rafman/Wolf/Streetview/Rephotographic-mashup

Is there anyone I’m not ripping off here? (It seems to be running in the family lately – some sort of intellectual copyright virus). In the course of my research I looked up some of the locations in Joel Sternfeld’s … Continue reading

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Like the crew on the starship Enterprise…

“Now historians have a new tool that can help. Advanced technology similar to Google Earth, MapQuest and the GPS systems used in millions of cars has made it possible to recreate a vanished landscape.” As I was about to start … Continue reading

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Tethered Aerostat Radar System

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tethered_Aerostat_Radar_System I’m not sure if this has anything to do with photography, but it was one of the most surprising and memorable things I saw on our recent road trip through western Texas. From the wikipedia page: The Tethered Aerostat … Continue reading

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Too many photographs, hooray

http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/features/Fishing-the-Photo-St-3073.shtml I was at a panel discussion recently and someone asked a question about digital photography, which prompted woeful dismay from a couple of the panelists about too many bad photographs and too little editing. But I’m counting on artists … Continue reading

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Joan Fontcuberta’s Googlegrams

http://www.americansuburbx.com/2011/06/joan-fontcuberta-con.html Actually, I have no idea what I think about this new work by Joan Fontcuberta. But it’s iconic war imagery, google, and Fontcuberta, so I’m taking note.

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Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945

http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/the-hiroshima-exhibit-that-almost-wasnt/#more-15455 I saw this show at ICP and didn’t like a lot about the show itself — mostly the hanging and exhibition design — but I think the photographs and their story are fascinating, and have incredible potential for further … Continue reading

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Lincoln

A nice post on the media-savvy President Lincoln: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/lincoln-captured/?hp

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