This has a publication date of Tuesday, Feb. 12th, but is in stock at booksellers already, Notes from a Bottle Found on the Beach at Carmel, by Evan S. Connell and published by Counterpoint Press.
The front and back covers are by yours truly and the original image can be found on my [...]
I don’t have a best selling book or any where near that degree of influence but I can claim one degree of separation. [...]
Carol has written numerous books along with having had an advice column for teen girls for twenty-five years. Coincidently, I have two teen daughters and they love Carol’s Girl [...]
Inglourious Basterds was a work of genius in my book. The opening scene, filmed like aLeone opening, creating a WWII western in Nazi occupied France – all perfect in the the look, the dialogue, the sound, and the world it created. The movie even works when Bowie’s Cat People comes popping [...]
CPN Europe has a wonderful interview with David Burnett on his work covering the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Film, slow ISO’s (Kodachrome and Tri-X, even Tri-X @ ISO 400 qualifies as slow these days), slower lenses, manual focus, maneuvering to get the film out of the country, a different time. But Burnett makes the [...]
Mary Ellen Mark, known primarily for her documentary photography, has a new book out on another aspect of her work – as a still photographer on movie sets. The New York Times has a slideshow online where Mary Ellen comments on a few of the photos [...]
Great article in The New York Times this morning about Everett “Scoop” Kuntz. As a teenager in the late 1930′s he acquired a 35mm Argus AF camera and began to document the life around him. Ridgeway is a small farming community, population 300 (then and now.) Scoop could not afford [...]