Category: Featured

Photographer’s Eye: Antonio Saba

Antonio Saba, 1966 www.antoniosaba.comBorn in Sardinia, Antonio spent his childhood in his hometown Cagliari and his grandparents home in Barumini, a small town in the Sardinian countryside. After completing his studies at Istituto Europeo di Design in 1987, where he specialized in advertising photography, Antonio began working professionally, mostly for italian clients until 1996. In that […]

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Photographer’s Eye: Viara Mileva

Viara Mileva www.viaramileva.com I was born in Bulgaria, went to middle-school in the UK, became an angsty teen in Saskatchewan, Canada (where I found a mate for life), had three children in Toronto, and lived with them car-free for two years in the Netherlands. Since 2014, we have been living near the village of Bath, […]

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Photographer’s Eye: Alexandre Eggermont

Alex Eggermont http://www.aeggermont.com/photo/ I’m Alex, originally from a small town in Belgium you probably never heard of (that’s where I’ve spent most of my life!) The first part of my time there was focused on getting a degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering, but after graduating I actually wasn’t too keen on jumping into the overwhelming professional opportunities of such a career path […]

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Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive

WHO? Self taught photographer and filmmaker Alex Prager, inspired by the drama and allure of Americana paints a playful cinematic world that masks the unease in everyday life. WHAT? Silver Lake Drive; a curation of photographs and footage at the Photographers Gallery, London. I also snuck out to see Alex Prager in discussion at the […]

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Alec Soth: Sleeping by The Mississippi

A brand new MACK edition of Sleeping by The Mississippi launched Alec Soth’s first exhibition in London dedicated to the series at the Beetles+Huxley gallery in Piccadilly last week. The new edition of the book includes two new photographs that were not included in the previous versions. I went along to see the images – […]

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Gregory Crewdson’s Cathedral of the Pines

I visited Gregory Crewdson’s Cathedral of the Pines exhibition at The Photographer’s Gallery here in London. It is impressively staged over three whole floors of the gallery and doesn’t disappoint in its unsettling, painterly beauty. The word that keeps coming to mind when viewing this series of images is ‘Trapped’. Either physically in a room […]

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Alec Soth’s Gathered Leaves Talk

The Image Source creative team and I went to the The Media Space’s talk by Alec Soth at The Science Museum last night, to get insights into his working practices, influences and the push and pull of Documentary, Art and Commerce in his imagery. The talk launched his retrospective called Gathered Leaves, which curates chronologically his four […]

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The Age of Hard and Soft: Technology humanised.

1. Point of View A distinctive point of view draws the viewer in – the caught moment and emotions feel recognisable and human. We connect with these experiences and instinctively react to them. Partly due to Instagram, Flickr, Snapchat and so on, there is a consumer hunger for point-of-view photography and customers relate to this approach because it makes them feel […]

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The Age of Hard and Soft

We’ve entered a dramatically different relationship with technology, an age where machines talk to each other, where we’re developing new rituals and routines and where advertisers and brands tell stories about the soft benefits of hard technology. And it will change our relationship to images. Welcome to the Age of Hard and Soft The conversation […]

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Five Ways In Which Illustration Is Used In Effective Communication

The surge in popularity in illustration began in the mid 1990s, taking people to magical places. We explore some of the benchmark moments and look at the most popular ways illustration is used for effective communication It’s the month that Lawrence Zeegen and Caroline Roberts’ epic Fifty Years of Illustration gets published by Lawrence King, a […]

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