Archive: 2013

Remembering Saul Leiter 1923-2013 A self-taught photographer, Leiter undertook his artistic education by spending every summer in the library of the University of Pittsburgh and visiting exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He devoted himself primarily to painting and it is thanks to the abstract expressionist painter Richard Poussette-Dart that he […]

About A Photograph – Acey Harper “Private Acts” aceyharper.com/ This photograph comes from the book Private Acts, photographed by California based photographer, Acey Harper. These stunning photographs by Acey Harper expose the art of the acrobat, where nerve, muscle and fierce concentration conspire to defy mortal limits. Photo : Morgaine Rosenthal hangs by her mouth […]

One of the most renowned photographers of the interwar period, Brassaï’s reputation rests on contributions to both commercial and avant-garde photography. His long-time friend, the author Henry Miller, nicknamed him “The Eye of Paris” for his devotion to the city, and he was close to many of its artists. His enduring relationship with Picasso in […]

Chances are if you walked past a National Geographic photographer on the street, you wouldn’t know it—and that’s how they like it. As photographer and Editor at Large Michael “Nick” Nichols puts it, “I want people to remember the pictures, not my name or what I look like.” But as part of our 125th anniversary […]

The shorts were… well… short, the pads were shit, the hair was long, the deck was thin, the socks were high, the kick was invisible, the ollie was but a dream and the skating was pure. Free from a multi-billion dollar industry and free from fame seeking egos, the mid seventies represent the adolesence of […]

This short profile film on Marty Knapp is a personal project. Marty has been photographing the landscapes of Northern California and the surrounding areas near Point Reyes for over 25 years. His work portrays the coastal wilderness area in the classic manner of the great American landscape photographer. martyknapp.com Director: Logan Kelsey verticalonline.com Camera: RED […]

Eve Arnold was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Russian immigrant parents. She began photographing in 1946, while working at a photo-finishing plant in New York City, and then studied photography in 1948 with Alexei Brodovitch at the New School for Social Research in New York. Arnold first became associated with Magnum Photos in 1951, and […]

Irving Penn was an American photographer celebrated for his compelling portraits, scenics, and still lifes. His work spanned genres from fashion to travel photography in a career that spanned almost seventy years. He is credited as being one of the most important and influential photographers of the 20th century. He effortlessly combined classical flair with […]