Monday Missive — July 11, 2022


If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Success is the process itself.” — Matt Damon

I’m deeply interested in the photograph as a record of an encounter and enjoy putting myself in a timeline of image-makers, alongside other travelers, such as anthropologists, colonists, missionaries, even tourists. I do that to emphasize subjectivity, rather than privilege any single perspective—I see myself as only one of many storytellers.” — Susan Meiselas via Kent Winchester, ABQ Gallery

Photoessays/Bodies of Work
— Lee Miller: model, photographer, war reporter

Field and Studio
— Nigel Danson: Compositional tips Nigel judged a competition and uses submissions that didn’t quite make it to illustrate how to improve your compositional skills.

— Roman Urhausen: bending reality
— Blind spots in Christ’s iconography This was really interesting.
— Sean Tucker: Making the art you really believe in
— Subversive dream logic of Emila Medkovas After the Supreme Court is done taking about our freedoms, will they tell us what art is acceptable and what is not?
— Some good surrealistic images
— A film interview of Berenice Abbott.
And this is an interview with the filmmakers

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