This is what happens with Nelson Gold Tone and Ilford warm tone fiber paper. First is untoned, then toned for 6 minutes, then for 12. Continue reading “Nelson Gold Toner”
Here’s the links to the book reviews I’ve written for photo-eye in Santa Fe, New Mexico:
- Resonantia, Photographs & sound by Louviere + Vanessa.
- M, Photographs by Misha Pedan.
- The Hereditary Estate, Photographs by Daniel W. Coburn.
- The Home Stage, Photographs by Jessica Todd Harper.
- On a Wet Bough, Photographs by Keliy Anderson-Staley.
- Slow Talk. Photographs by Bohnchang Koo.
- Art Fare. Photographs by Andy Freeberg.
- Bücher Books. Photographs by Boris Mikhailov.
- So Far. Photographs by Sonja Braas.
- The City. Photographs by Lori Nix.
- Mitakuye Oyasin. Photographs by Aaron Huey.
- Remains. Photographs by Ivan Pinkava.
- Gila. Photographs by Michael P. Berman.
- Cancellations. Photographs by Thomas Barrow.
- Sunburn. Photographs by Chris McCaw. Text by Allie Haeusslein, Katherine Ware.
- Artist Book. By Ori Gersht.
- The Half-Life of History:The Atomic Bomb and Wendover Air Base. Photographs by Mark Klett. Text by William L. Fox.
- Aftermath. Photographs by Jörn Vanhöfen
- Double Life. Photographs by Kelli Connell. Text by Susan Bright. Interview by Dawoud Bey.
- Natural Habitats. Photographs by Massimo Vitali.
- 1h. Photographs by Hans-Christian Schink. Text by Michael Pidwirny.
- Earth Now. Edited by Katherine Ware.
- Desire for Magic. Photographs by Patrick Nagatani. Edited by Michele M. Penhall.
- Working the Line. Photographs by David Taylor.
- Mercy Mercer. Photographs by Derek Henderson.
I wrote this in 2010.
Recently I’ve been thinking about the state of contemporary photography. It’s probably related to reading Charlotte Cotton’s “The Photograph as Contemporary Art,” my interview with Tom Barrow, and Brian Steele’s response to the interview. I’m sure it’s also a reaction to my Arid Harvests photos, which are the first I’ve done in over 10 years that have me considering focal lengths, f-stops, film speed, color balance, etc.
The long version of my thought process is that this style of photography is very popular right now: Continue reading “Photography’s Visual Conservatism”
This interview originally appeared on Finite Foto in July 2010
DO: When revisiting “Inventories & Transformations” I was struck by the strong influence of Pop Art in your early work.
TB: It was hard not to be influenced by it. It was just revving up and I liked it. And the works of the great artists, Lichtenstein, Warhol, they’re looking better all the time. Warhol was just a really smart guy. They really saw that there is something deeply awry in our culture. I don’t mean predicting the end of the world but waste, greed, it’s all awry.
DO: Tell us a little bit about your work. Continue reading “Interview with Thomas F Barrow”