Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era?

Renowned photography theorist Fred Ritchin has a simple message for those behind the camera: Innovate or die. —By Jeremy Lybarger | Thu Jul. 18, 2013 3:00 AM PDT Experimenting with iPhone photography is nothing new for journalism outlets. During Hurricane Sandy, Time turned over its Instagram feed to five photographers who delivered an eerie, often radiant… Read More Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era?

Ongoing Question “Photography: is it art?”

Michael Prodger The Guardian, Friday 19 October 2012 17.55 EDT From the earliest days of photography, practitioners took their inspiration from paintings. But as a new exhibition at London’s National Gallery shows, the link went both ways. For 180-years, people have been asking the question: is photography art? At an early meeting of the Photographic… Read More Ongoing Question “Photography: is it art?”

Rencontres d’Arles Needs to “Up its Game”

The Rencontres d’Arles needs to up it’s curatorial game. This year’s A French School directed by Francois Hebel was a disappointment  but with a few gems below. Given the ingredients of the Rencontres d’Arles, a quaint Roman town with a dedicated audience of experts and amateurs, potential exists for one rockin’ festival.  No matter the… Read More Rencontres d’Arles Needs to “Up its Game”