walking & film photography

Tag: sideways

Hallowed camp #7

The ‘hallowed camp’ is a collection of photographs that I return to on occasion. In the words of the Eagles, these photographs ‘can check out any time … but (can) never leave’. Here is the seventh in the series, this one by Sally Mann.

Sally Mann, Untitled 1978

I often gaze at this image. It is a picture of the ‘Bridge on Tallahatchie’, the river where Emmett Till’s corpse was recovered. Unfortunately the reproduction above does not do the picture justice. Sally Mann’s wonderful book ‘Thousand Crossings’ has this picture beautifully rendered.

For the rationale behind this series see here.

Hallowed camp #6

The ‘hallowed camp’ is a collection of photographs that I return to on occasion. In the words of the Eagles, these photographs ‘can check out any time … but (can) never leave’. Here is the sixth picture, this one by Shore.

The pictures in this series have stopped me and made me think. I am drawn to looking down the length of streets, bridleways, paths …

Presidio, Texas, 1975; Stephen Shore

The hallowed camp (1)

In a recent post I mentioned the ‘hallowed camp’, a collection of photographs that I return to on occasion. In the words of the Eagles, these photographs ‘can check out any time … but (can) never leave’. I thought I would slowly reveal my hallowed camp. Some readers will be meeting these pictures for the first time. Others will be encountering them afresh. Either way, I hope something new comes from them.

Continue reading

© 2021 SidewaysEye

Theme by Anders NorénUp ↑