Sunday, November 30, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
If anyone else has suggestions keep sending them in and I will add to the list.
I also got some info on packing your film. Some suggested wrapping the film in bubble wrap before putting it in the envelope to keep the temperature down in transit. Does this work? I have no idea, but I do worry about my film sitting in a UPS truck in the middle of the summer.
Photo Craft Imaging - Denver Colorado
Praus Productions - Rochester New York
E Six Lab - Atlanta Georgia
Denver Digital Imaging Center - Denver Colorado
Digi Graphics- Fort Collins Colorado
Calypso Imaging - Santa Cruz California
A and I - Los Angeles California
We don't accept unsolicited submissions. While I love to look at photos and do for hours every day, it clogs up our email box and I don't like to open things when I don't know what they are. You can send us a link to your website. I try to look at most but since this is not a paying gig I still have a regular job, make art, and don't always have the time. Also note that if you do send us a link you are automatically added to our email list.
We do however have more group shows, a few themed issues, and even some more guest curators coming up in the next six months. All of our calls for work will be announced here on the blog.
Melanie McWhorter's "Dress Show" is in the works and should be added to the site in the next couple of weeks. Keep an eye out for it as she had a lot of submissions to choose from.
Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the magazine over the last four issues and most of all thanks to all of you who have looked at the magazine, signed up for our email list, and commented on the site.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Just my two cents.
Here is the actual email.
"SocialDocumentary.net, a new documentary website for photographers, today expressed its deep concern over the loss of hundreds of thousands of images that had been stored on Digital Railroad Inc.-the online photo storage, web hosting, and stock photo sales company. According to a statement posted last week on the website of Diablo Management, a firm managing the foreclosure of Digital Railroad Inc, all of the images had been "destroyed, recovery is not possible." (http://www.diablomanagement.com/announcements/digital-railroad-inc.html)
"The wanton destruction of such a large collection of photographs is a tremendous loss to our visual culture," said Glenn Ruga, SocialDocumentary.net founder.
"If the recent experiences of cultural preservation can provide any guidance, it was the destruction of the original Penn Station in New York, which created the modern historic preservation movement. We hope that in time, the world will come to see that the destruction of this collection of images is a travesty and hopefully the beginning of awareness, sensitivity, and regulations about the reckless destruction of intellectual property in our newly created digital culture," said Ruga.
Diablo Management reports that the hardware for Digital Railroad will be sold to the highest bidder now that the online digital files of photographers-- who have come to rely on Digital Railroad to store, display, and sell their images-have been erased.
"Digital Railroad's treatment of photographers who relied on their service is disgraceful," said Ruga. "According to Diablo Management, Digital Railroad will still invoice and collect fees from users until December 19 but it is unlikely that many photographers will receive money duly owed to them."
SocialDocumentary.net was launched in late October at the Photo District News/PhotoPlus Expo in New York City. The website features documentary photography from around the world-images and words that are devoted entirely to exploring humanity, culture, and societies through the documentary form.
The goal of the site is to connect and inform societies around the world through photography and is a resource for teachers, students, policymakers, photo editors, and consumers."
Monday, November 24, 2008
So I imagine there have been a lot of you out there who have experienced the same thing. Your processor closed its doors and you had to find somewhere else. I also imagine it is going to be happening more and more in the future. In the spirit of that I want to know if any of you out there have a place where you ship your film off to that does a good job and is not over the top expensive.
Drop their link into a comment or email us here at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will put together the list in a nice organized way and post it back up to the blog so you all can copy and paste and save yourself some work later on or maybe find a cheaper and better place to get your film done.
Thanks in advance.
Sunday, November 23, 2008
LACDA 2008 INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION
Rebecca Morse Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Peter Frank Senior Curator, Riverside Art Museum, THE Magazine Critic
Rex Bruce Artist, Curator, Director L.A. Center for Digital Art
Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The competition is international, open to all geographic locations. The selected winner recieves 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $1500-$2000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery from January 8-31, 2009. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.
Second place prizes: Five second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24x36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in upcoming group shows. Second place winners will be scheduled into group shows within twelve months of announcement of winners. Consideration is given to placing these works in shows appropriate to their style, genre and/or content. These shows will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists.
Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Entrants to our competitions form the pool of artists from which exhibits are curated, many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.
Deadline for entries: December 15, 2008
Winners announced: December 22, 2008
Exhibit Dates: January 8-31, 2009
Registration fee is $30US (three images).
Multiple entries permitted, additional $30 entry fee for each three images.
Direct link to registration:
Thursday, November 20, 2008
The Photo Archives at the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum, Museum of New Mexico, Department of Cultural Affairs opens its first major photography exhibition in 25 years. Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe will open to the public on Friday, November 21, 2008 with a reception, hosted by the Women’s Board, from 5 – 7 PM. Co-curated by Mary Anne Redding, Curator of Photography at the Palace of the Governors and independent curator, educator, and photographer, Krista Elrick, Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe is part of the city wide celebration of the 400th anniversary of Santa Fe as well as the centennial of the Museum of New Mexico.
The Museum of New Mexico Press is publishing a book of the same name to be released at the end of January 2009 with essays by Frances Levine, Lucy Lippard, Andrew Lovato, Siegfried Halus, David Noble, Rina Swentzell, and Mary Anne Redding.
Join us for an important conversation between Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen and noted author Philip Gourevitch. Their discussion will focus on the subject of Bendiksen's recent and remarkable book, The Places We Live, which documents life in slums around the world.
Monday, November 24, 6:30 p.m.
547 West 27th Street, Fl.4
between 10th & 11th avenues
New York, New York
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
If anyone can figure out how to search it through CoolIris, let me know.
Thanks to Google and Life for putting this up and making it free.
See it here.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Voyeurism, Skyscrapers and Cubicles: Experience The Transparent City and Work/Place at MoCP
LECTURE: Michael Wolf
Thursday, November 20, 6:30pm @ Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
In his recent Transparent City series, Michael Wolf photographs Chicago architecture and examines the people that inhabit these buildings. Join us for a lecture by the Hong Kong-based artist, sponsored by the Photography Department’s Lectures in Photography series.
Thursday, November 20, 5-7 pm at MoCP
Please join us as we celebrate the opening of Michael Wolf: The Transparent City and Work/Place.
EXHIBITION TOUR: Work/Place
Friday, November 21, 12:30pm at MoCP
Please join exhibition curator Natasha Egan and exhibiting artists Mary Ellen Strom, Ann Carlson, and Karen Yama for a tour of Work/Place.
Monday, November 17, 2008
"Our ONE YEAR Anniversary celebratory party happens in Santa Fe! All eight of our 2008 titles will be available at special discount, along with a hot new Radius Books bag. Place: Union Protectiva Hall at 345 Camino del Monte Sol (just off Canyon Road at Acequia Madre). Time: 6-8 pm. All are welcome!"
So, if you have time after the Through the Lens party, head on over and say hi to Darius.
Also, visit Radius Books.
Saturday, November 15, 2008
This coming Tuesday, November 18th, Jason Salavon will be giving a lecture at the University of New Mexico as part of the Robert Heinecken Memorial Lecture series. The lecture series will also include Alec Soth in February.
The talk will take place in Mitchell Hall room 122 at 5:00 pm. If you have never seen his work, most definitely check it out and if you are in the area please stop by.
Friday, November 14, 2008
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Read the rest here.
As expected from The New Yorker, the review is art word heavy and articulate.
My favorite sentence from the reviewer is:
"Synthetic gorgeousness iconizes pictures that flaunt the nonchalance of snapshots."
I do enjoy Eggleston's work and the review is well done.
Read it here...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Artist's Reception and Booksigning
photo-eye Gallery announces an exhibition of photographs by Jo Whaley celebrating the release of her new monograph, Theater of Insects published by Chronicle Books.
The reception and signing will be held at our Santa Fe gallery located at 376 Garcia Street from 5-7 pm. The exhibition continues through January 10, 2009. Also on display will be photographs by Linda Connor.
Jo Whaley's exhibition The Theater of Insects is also now on display at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. That exhibit will then travel to the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) in San Diego, CA.
Ms. Whaley will be presenting a lecture Thursday, November 6th at 6 PM at Tipton Hall, College of Santa Fe. For a complete list of the Lecture Series click here. She will also be lecturing Thursday, November 20th, At the J-school Located at the North Gate Hall of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Go to http://journalism.berkeley.edu/misc/directions.html for driving directions and public transportation.
The gallery hours are 10am to 5pm, Tuesday-Saturday.
Sunday, November 9, 2008
Issue 4 includes work by
The Typologies Group Show featuring 20 artists.
A conversation with Richard Renaldi by Joerg Colberg
A review of National Geographic's latest book offering Visions of Paradise
In the next few days we will be adding another review by Melanie McWhorter
and look for her Dress Show to be added in early December.
As always, thanks for looking and thanks for your support.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art has or should I say had an opening tonight for Mark Mothersbaugh and some of his photos. They are up until December 6th so go check them out.
Here's the press...
We are opening an exhibit of altered antique photographs by Mark Mothersbaugh (L.A. icon, DEVO founder/singer, movie composer) tonight. His art making actually predates and propelled his music projects. The reception tonight is Thursday Nov. 6, 7-9pm, he will in attendance - should be a great evening.
Come meet Mark Mothersbaugh!-
See what I mean. You would have gone too.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
We have five new artists this time, the Typologies group show with twenty artists,
one and possibly two book reviews, as well as a few other surprises.
We will be up and running on the 10th so don't forget to check it out. As always, if you want to join our mailing list, only for the purpose of being notified of new issues, please send us an email to email@example.com and type subscribe.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Monday, November 3, 2008
Here's the fine print.
"Things Are Strange curated by Jon Feinstein
Humble Arts Foundation is pleased to present Things Are Strange, a group exhibition featuring the works of eighteen photographers whose images explores the peculiar, idiosyncratic, and often absurd elements of the contemporary world, using them as a metaphor for the current state of social and political affairs.
The artists featured in the exhibition include Matthew Baum, Dan Boardman, Michael Buhler-Rose, Trey Edwards, Emiliano Granado, William Lamson, David LaSpina, Alison Malone, Rachelle Mozman, Eric Percher, Cara Phillips, Matthew Porter, Amy Stein, Brad Troemel, Christian Weber, Hannah Whitaker, Sarah Wilmer, and Ofer Wolberger
Humble Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works to advance the careers of emerging fine-art photographers by way of exhibition and publishing opportunities, limited-edition print sales, twice–annual artists grants, and educational programming.
Exhibition on view Tuesday, November 4–Saturday, November 15, 2008
Exhibition opening: Thursday, November 6, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Press preview: 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00p.m.
New Century Artists
530 West 25th Street #406
New York, NY 10001
C/E Train to 23rd Street"
So get out there. Photograph the lines, photograph the location, or whatever else says Election to you.
Most importantly, get out there and VOTE! Make a difference.