An independent commentary on photography by Peppa Martin.
Melanie Crs is an unabashed, honest-to-goodness New Yorker, and her photographs leave you with no doubt that she lives and breathes the City every waking minute.
At first glance, the “florals” shot by Mathew McCarthy resemble some sort of memento mori with their desiccated seed pods, dried petals and withered roots and stems.
What is not to love about photography in it’s “purest” form (ie: without photoshop tricks)?
Kasia Piech’s explorations in ceramics evoke a sense of whimsy and darkness in equal measure.
High culture has pretty much disappeared along with the dress code.
There is no question that these are dark time times and dark times call for light. That light is beauty. The beautiful comforts us in times like these when life itself is in question.
Ruth Dick is a master at capturing the solitary.
Coney Island has been a virtual magnet for photographers for well over 100 years.
Alina Chirila is an experimenter. Never one to follow a rule book, she will learn the fundamentals of a process and then play with ingredients, timings and formulas until she gets exactly what she wants.