Picture This: The Selfie Is Nothing New

Ilse Bing, Self-Portrait in Mirrors, 1931

Not all of these shots are actually selfies. Some are. Others are photographers shot while working by their peers. They are all great pictures, in my book illustrate perfectly Ansel Adams' famous quote; “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” ... See the Rest

RIP The Contact Sheet: Legendary Stars In Mutiples

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RIP. The contact sheet is dead. I spent a LOT of time in my life looking at these. As a former Art Director, I got to look at them, good ones, more than most people, I guess – from Helmut Newton, Bruce Weber, Duane Michaels, Irving Penn. But now, with digital photography, they are no longer "a thing". A new exhibit, "Magnum Contact Sheets" reveals ... See the Rest