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Lise Utne: In The First Place

In The First Place Lise Utne Not long ago, I discovered Lise Utne’s photographs online. My first impressions were that this artist had a unique talent for seeing and weaving images into series with an underlying coherence that was both … Continue reading

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Bonavista Book

I made this small book of 16 photographs as a personal portfolio project. It’s a selection of images from work that has been in progress for some time. After I posted this on Flickr, some of my contacts asked if … Continue reading

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The Pitiless Light of Noon

I recently read the book “Reframing the New Topographics” , a collection of contemporary essays about the landmark 1975 exhibition “New Topographics”. Greg Foster-Rice’s essay “Systems Everywhere” has a line that I keep thinking about: “Baltz described [Robert] Adams’s photographs … Continue reading

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Pretty/Neutral

Thinking Out Loud, Part One. I live in Shoal Harbour Newfoundland which is a rural town so small it has been amalgamated with Clarenville. The combined population of both towns is about 5,000. There is a lot of development happening … Continue reading

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Smooth Stones

Smooth Stones, originally uploaded by john.king. Quick Rant. Why do photography writers insist on using derogatory terms for legitimate and useful activities? “Chimping” and “Pixel-Peeping” come to mind. Professional photographers in the film age used polaroids as test shots so … Continue reading

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