Promenade champêtreNoah Towell tient son chat au milieu des rangs de soja de l’exploitation familiale, dans l’Ontario. L’essor de l’agriculture a dû amener ces félins vers les premiers établissements humains il y a dix mille ans, attirés qu’ils étaient par les ordures, les cuisines et les entrepôts à grains infestés de rongeurs.
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anthony luke's not-just-another-photoblog Blog: Photographer Profile ~ Bruce Davidson
Fred Herzog's work focuses primarily on "ordinary" people, the working class, and their connections to the city around them. He worked primarily with slide film (mostly Kodachrome), which limited his ability to exhibit, and also marginalized him somewhat as an artist in the 1950s and 60s when most work was in Black and White. However, he has been increasingly recognized in recent decades.
“I made my first picture using camera obscura techniques in my darkened living room in 1991. In setting up a room to make this kind of photograph, I cover all windows with black plastic in order to achieve total darkness. Then, I cut a small hole in the material I use to cover the windows. This allows an inverted image of the view outside to flood onto the walls of the room. I would focus my large-format camera on the incoming image on the wall and expose the film. In the beginning, exposu