Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto on tradition: ART21: Is your photography process straightforward? Do you use any special techniques?SUGIMOTO: Special techniques? Well, this is my studio in the Chelsea area of New York. I am on the eleventh floor, facing the north sky. This is like a very...
We will project our final film in Smith's Ranch Drive-In, in 29 Palms - who has ever seen a fleet of electric cars gazing at the electric screen in the night? Here's a bit of the Drive-In Story and Drive-In Photographs: "In July 1895, two aptly named Frenchmen, the Lumière brothers, presented...
'Often, people ask what I'm photographing.. it's a hard question to answer... and the best that I've come up with is "life today" ' ' I do have a personal discipline.. I've only taken one picture of one thing, not two.. '
Alec Soth on becoming a photographer:
Michael confirmed that he indeed created continuous, uninterrupted exposures over those long periods of time. This can be seen through the long light lines in the sky, which were created by the movement of the sun across the sky during those many months. Michael wanted to highlight that he also...
George Eastman House, Image Magazine, Vol. 17., No.4, December, 1974, Originally Published in Yale Alumni Magazine, February, 1974.Walker Evans, the eminent American photographer, who taught photography at Yale until his retirement several years ago, talks informally with today’s students about...
Values in music and photography, instinct and technique.. "the justification for technique is being able to do what you want to do, when you want to do it!"
working method with Ansel Adams
For much more detail
Ansel Adams, Photography and the Sierra Club
Ansel Adams and Wilderness
The old Pioneers of the West discovered a wild new place, Trevor Paglen now uncovers invisible secrets lying in the landscape..:
trevor paglen on secrets in the landscape
Alec Soth, inspired by the films of Ozu, working on portraits: How does he communicate a story and manipulate space to take a photograph..:
Jean-Michel Crettaz, who will meet us in LA for a talk, sent us this photograph of a road-side encounter.
Reading the "Autonauts of the Cosmoroute", by literature and photography giant travellers J. Cortazar and C. Dunlop: In May of ‘82, Julio Cortázar set out with Carol Dunlop aboard their VW camper van (a.k.a. "Fafner") to explore the uncharted territory of the Paris-Marseilles freeway. It was a...
Please keep checking our RTCO blog updates during the build-up to our electric trip on http://www.rtco.org/#!blog/c9q3
Trevor Paglen talks about the tradition of landscape photography.
SAFE THE DATE 13 AUGUST TO 24 AUGUST
Dear Friends. We are so excited to tell you: The next "Love&Crime-Basta!" experience, part of the Architectural Association Visiting School programme, will be in form of a road trip. Check first details on: http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/pacifichighwayone Don't miss out and...
Dear Friends. We are so excited to tell you: The next "Love&Crime-Basta!" experience, part of the Architectural Association Visiting School programme, will be in form of a road trip. Check first details on: http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/pacifichighwayone Don't miss out and plan your next summer wisely. Best greetings from all at RTCO (Research Team for Cinematic Operations)