Photography. Photography: A Cultural History (Fourth Edition), by Mary Warner Marien.
Available on Amazon USA and UK. (English) Çağlar Kanzık. Mrs. Deane : nothing is too amazing to be true. Non-digitally manipulated hand print © Yaseen Al-Obeidy The Kuwait Weeks were born out of a conversation I had with Kuwaiti photographer Mohammed Alkouh, who is currently having a solo show at CAP Kuwait, which includes a number of his recent studio portraits.
We talked about his encounters in the traditional portrait studios, which gave him the love for the hand-colored image, and how for him those photographs, like real life instances of Oscar Wilde’s pictures of Dorian Gray, contained the presence and the youth of a family member now in advanced age or even deceased. And how the vintage image has this mysterious time-warp quality that we cannot shake off or stop being fascinated by — an addiction merciless tapped into and catered to by several online platforms, numerous photo books, collections, some galleries, eBay sellers and auctioneers. Installation view with self portraits of Al-Obeidy over the years © Hester Keijser.
Conscientious. Articles Contemporary Photographers Diane Meyer May 6, 2013 – According to the artist, Diane Meyer’s Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten “is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location.
Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections of the original photograph forming a new pixelated layer of the original scene. Photography & Culture.