Posts on the topic of Media & Culture.
What's powerful about the photo is how it functions as testimony.Continue Reading
I know that if I’m to continue making photographs of the general public, I need to be aware of the context in which we live. I’m ready to explain to people that they are beautiful, that they are unique, and that they are worthy of being recognized, even if...Continue Reading
My first and second thoughts on a set of commercials featuring a famous war photographer.Continue Reading
I awoke late that afternoon to find everyone begging to see pictures of Scott’s bloody hand. I could not fault them for their obsession. This is what my photographs are about, fetishizing violence.Continue Reading
This BagNews Salon features a distinguished panel of sports scholars and photojournalists analyzing a select edit of media photos dealing with football and American culture.Continue Reading
Given the dismal commonness of images like these, the only thing “cutting edge” about them is the cuts that are left on the edges of the models’ skin.Continue Reading
Courtesy of this livejournal community, we have access to the fashion spread from September's Vogue Italia. One person who wrote me described the images as evoking rape fantasies and, conversely, the expression of female power. Well, I think that misses the point. What we have here is a very...Continue Reading