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Even during treatments for lymphoma, when he was too weak to leave the house, photographer Jeff Jacobson simply discovered a new world inside with his camera. But as his treatments subsided, Jacobson faced a new challenge: In 2009, Kodak announced that it was discontinuing production of his favorite film, Kodachrome.
- 01 - 28 - 13
“What happens to lovers while they are sleeping?” photographer Paul Schneggenburger asked as he began his project “The sleep of the beloved.” Using the second room of his two-bedroom Vienna apartment as a studio, he exposed the film of his 4×5 camera for six hours.
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When Wendy Sacks is taking a portrait of a child for her series “Immersed in Living Water,” the water is her paint. As a child she painted with her mother, who was an artist, and when she’s working today, she can feel the palette knife in her hands.
- 12 - 07 - 12
Photographer Anne Berry created fine-art photographs of primates behind glass, capturing the nostalgia of the animals living in captivity and illustrating human’s purposeful separation from the natural world. “I want people to feel some melancholy and empathy” when looking at the images, she said.
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For his project exploring the small mountain towns and mining communities in the American West, Bryan Schutmaat tried to emanate the beauty and sorrow of Richard Hugo’s poetry. The poet’s work focusing on the Northwest during the Depression often directed Schutmaat to certain towns.
- 08 - 31 - 12
In her series “Visages de Nuit,” Wendy Paton documents the unexpected scenes she comes across after dark. Wandering the streets of cities around the world, she finds comfort in unfamiliar settings, she says. “There is more of a mystery and feeling of surprise right around the corner.”
- 08 - 29 - 12
Pike County, Georgia, is a bit off the beaten path. But that’s just what the organizers of the SlowExposures photography festival like about it. Co-director Chris Curry describes the area about an hour from Atlanta as “a two-traffic-light rural place” where car navigation systems often don’t work.
- 07 - 18 - 12
Fine-art photographers often challenge perception and explore the boundaries between fact and fiction. Sixteen graduates of the School of Visual Arts in New York will have work on display next month at the Visual Arts Gallery's "Myths and Realities" exhibit.