Herzog walked the streets of Vancouver with Kodachrome in his Leica at a time when colour film was a novelty, and not taken seriously by aspiring 'artist-photographers'. He is best known for his image, 'Bandaged Man', but there are many other photographs to admire. I like this one: © Estate of Fred Herzog "If you … Continue reading Hallowed Camp #18 – Fred Herzog
Minor White is probably best known for his abstract pictures and for his interest in spiritual dimensions. He was an early influence on me in the 1970s. But my favourite pictures by him tend to be his streetscapes. I particularly like this one: Pioneer Courthouse, Portland 1939 - Silver Gelatin Print - © Minor White/Princeton … Continue reading Hallowed Camp #17 – Minor White
Canteen for workers building the Hotel Metropole, Moscow. 1954. © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum I could have chosen from many HCB's pictures. Looking at his work with my Dad in the 1960s and 1970s was partly what got me into photography. I never stop learning from him - the ability to capture the moment through composition. I … Continue reading Hallowed Camp #16 – Cartier-Bresson
Today, I spent an absorbing hour reading about George Davison. I was reminded of his famous picture, 'The Onion Field'. Taken with a pinhole camera and printed on rough paper, Davison was a wonderful photographer of the 'fuzzy school'. George Davison 'The Onion Field', Mersea, Essex 1890. George Davison, 'Landscape' 1910. Davison is reported to … Continue reading Hallowed Camp #15 – George Davison
Celebrating the work of the photographer, Raymond Moore, the 'go-between'.