I’m the Station’s night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit

| Photography & Exploration | "I'm the Station night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit, that's because, as a rule and with no exceptions, things always want to flow out in Space" by Emiliano Cavicchi A view from ISS                                                                                                                                       It is… Continue reading I’m the Station’s night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit

Parallel Universe: Tokyo Through Western Eyes

A smile crossed my face as I read an article by Amy Chozick in The New York Times travel section about her recent trip to Tokyo. How could she know so well those feelings of familiarity, yet otherworldliness that I experience every time I go to Tokyo – a place I’ve taken to calling a… Continue reading Parallel Universe: Tokyo Through Western Eyes

ten photobooks from 2014

It is that time of year again. Here are ten photobooks that I have in some way found to be interesting, unusual and inspirational. There are many other great photobooks that are not included here. There are even some photobooks from 2014 that I have not even seen yet. But these are ten photobooks I… Continue reading ten photobooks from 2014

beach life

Piémanson by Vasantha Yoganantha Chose Commune, 2014. R TR655 Y642 2014 Summertime is here and families flock to the beach. In southern France there is a beach in Piémanson in the heart of Carmargue Nature Reserve that every year from May 1st until September becomes an alternative resort for people from all over Europe. Vasantha… Continue reading beach life

I want to publish my photobook in Iran

“Iran”, “Our Iran”, “Modern Iran”, “recording the truth in Iran”, “Iran, untitled”, “Desserts of Iran”, “Iranian Doors”, “Iranian Photography Now”, “A woman photographer from Iran”, “Contemporary Iranian Photography”, These are titles of the publications I find by a quick search on internet, if they are available in libraries then I can reach out to view… Continue reading I want to publish my photobook in Iran

The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art

Please Join Us at the International Center of Photography Library Thursday August 7 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm to celebrate The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art Organized by Shandor Hassan in honor of the life and work of Gabor Kerekes (1945-2014) The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art The photographic work contained within the pages of… Continue reading The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art

throwing cameras with Baxter&

By making life more interesting for others, we may indirectly help to alleviate the human condition. We up your aesthetic quality of life, we up your creativity. We celebrate the ordinary. - N.E.Thing Company This is a book that I personally came across a few years ago courtesy of David Senior in the MoMA library.… Continue reading throwing cameras with Baxter&

Japanese Photobooks at the ICP Library: Revisited Part 2

Summer in New York – crowded with tourists and almost as hot as Tokyo! A refuge is needed and the ICP Library provides the antidote: a calm air-conditioned space where photobooks can be explored at one’s leisure. As the 10x10 Photobooks team nears completion on the forthcoming 10x10 Japanese Photobooks publication, the editors (myself among… Continue reading Japanese Photobooks at the ICP Library: Revisited Part 2

Luigi Ghirri, the Absolute Fascination of the Image

| Photography & Perception | Luigi Ghirri, the Absolute Fascination of the Image                              where Geography meets Photography                                                                        into the spheric World and going over,              … Continue reading Luigi Ghirri, the Absolute Fascination of the Image

Passion

Front cover of Passion 1970 My summer passion this year is randomly browsing and then unearthing some of the brilliant gems that are here in this great little library of ours. The 1970 SVA Passion class. . . . Passion New York: School of Visual Arts, 1970. R TR179.5.S36 P37 1970 The ‘Objective’ of this… Continue reading Passion