Experience And Memory: Al Wildey [Q&A]

A big part of my childhood was spent looking out the window of a car, particularly in the summertime. Most weekends between June and September, we would load up the bed of my dad’s 1974 Ford pickup with camping gear and head east on Interstate 10. Passing the dinosaur at the Wheel Inn meant four hours to go until […]

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Drifting Away: Erik Johansson [BTS]

I’ve been a fan of the fantastic composite work of Erik Johansson for years. His concepts are consistently interesting and his technical skills are absolutely superb. In this wonderful behind the scenes video, we get to see the making of Drifting Away, a 100-plus layer composite image that features a sunlit farm floating inside a bottle on […]

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Kouichi Chiba

The Magical World of Kouichi Chiba

We have all seen different series of photographs with toys or small figures inserted into our larger world. Japanese photographer, Kouichi Chiba has a different take on this popular phenomenon in photography. Rather than using toys, he creates his own illustrations on paper, cuts them out, and places them around his neighborhood. The world we usually […]

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Tommy Ingberg

Five For Friday #10

“Because of their courage, their lack of fear, they (creative people) are willing to make silly mistakes. The truly creative person is one who can think crazy; such a person knows full well that many of his great ideas will prove to be worthless. The creative person is flexible; he is able to change as […]

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Going His Own Way: Lyndon Wade

Cinematic. Exaggerated. Over-the top. These are just a few of the ways you could to describe the work of Lyndon Wade. His sometimes outlandish photographs are like movie sets and you wonder what the next scene will be. Though his style ranges from slick corporate advertising images, to surrealistic multi-image composites, they all tell a […]

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Jerry Uelsmann

Between Worlds: Jerry Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann is a creator of worlds. For more than 40 years, he has played the role of both artist and engineer in the darkroom. Once a pioneer, now a modern day master, Uelsmann employs as many as seven enlargers to deftly combine negative after negative into a single dramatic image. “I’m a huge believer […]

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