Rosalind Smith

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Aug 01, 2007 0 comments

The photographs of Chen Changfen speak of tranquility and mysticism. Winter snow melting into the sea beneath a cold blue sky; miles of sand and rock as well as mountain landscapes have created a poetic background for the Great Wall of China over the years. For the past 30 years Changfen has trudged the steep paths to photograph the rough, hidden beauty of the Wall in a variety of...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Feb 01, 2004 0 comments

In 1993 Clyde Butcher moved with his family into the heart of the Big Cypress National Preserve, 13 acres of swamp with a two-story dwelling surrounded by wild orchids and irises in the middle of a cypress strand. Today, Clyde sits on his back porch and...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: May 01, 2003 0 comments

Common Ground

Don Gurewitz came to his career in photography through the back door. He was a college rabble-rouser, a political activist, and a union spokesman working as a machinist at General Electric. He taught himself to...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 2006 0 comments

"The parade was at night. It was a beautiful evening. There were two to three hundred marchers and New Orleans actress Becky Allen became Queen Katrina, the reigning monarch of the Halloween parade this past October.

"New Orleanians have a way of turning tragedy into humor and some people came dressed as refrigerators. I was overcome with the celebration and...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Digital Stock

In November photographer Frank Siteman received an announcement from the stock agency Photo Edit of Long Beach, California, that they no longer wanted film, only digital files, and they had to come from 6-megapixel...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Dec 01, 2003 0 comments

"The keyword is having something to express," says Duane Michals. "When you look at my photographs you are looking into my mind."

For over four decades Michals has gone straight to the heart, producing images and...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Aug 01, 2005 0 comments

It is the daily life of schools, churches, education, home life, and street life that draws Ed Kashi. Looking at his photographs we are strongly aware of the man behind the camera, a man with strong questions and feelings about a place and its people.

Currently published worldwide, one of his best-known works includes a recent publication, Aging in America: The Years...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

Eddie Adams probably won't tell you that he's among the most published photographers of our time with covers of Life, Time, Vogue, Parade, Penthouse, and many others to his credit. Or that he has been the recipient of over 500 national and...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Nov 01, 2005 5 comments

The low, harsh light of late day played unmercifully on the withered body of an old woman, reflecting on the face of the beautiful baby she carried on her back. Eugene Richards saw the tall, angular 80-year-old woman, a rare sight in a drought-ridden land where people die long before their time.

"I was conscious of using my camera," Richards says. "I...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: May 01, 2006 0 comments

"There is something special about the ocean world, a certain allure, like a song that calls to me. I can't really explain this attraction; it's just there; inside--a part of who I am."
--Bill Curtsinger

For Bill Curtsinger, the darkest depths of the Antarctic are like a candy store. "Cold, remote, colorful, and...

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