Our Sunday Best: {Truth Makes Contact} The weight of light

Matthew Brady, first known war photographer, looking stern in self-portrait contact sheet.

Whatever the photographers brought into a place was carried on their backs, and sometimes in their minds. Read on, Reader!

Our Sunday Best: {Truth Makes Contact} Light ‘Em Up, Gene! — The War Photography of W. Eugene Smith

Weary American PFC T.E. Underwood drinking from canteen in Saipan

OUR SUNDAY BEST IS BACK with a BRAND NEW MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY STORY! C’mon over, everybody! Read on, Reader!

Our Sunday Best: {Truth Makes Contact} And Then You Wake, Not Knowing How You Arrived to This Place

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Wake up. Listen to me. What we thought documentary photography was in the 1930s through the 1960s is not what we think now. Read on, Reader!

Our Sunday Best: The Golden Hour {The Constant Revelations of Richard Avedon}

Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon

Most short biographies want to make Avedon appear out of nowhere. In these magical tales, Avedon picked up a camera on Monday and found a job at a fashion magazine on Tuesday afternoon. Let me tell you what really happened. Read on, Reader!

Our Sunday Best: The Golden Hour: {At Dawn, We Watch the Birth of Light— A Reflective Intermission}

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We sit on the porch of a little house near the sea.   It is moments before dawn, and the silence of the morning has crept between us like the warm body of a sleeping, dreaming dog. Read on, Reader!