Photography News: Robert Frank, Shadow Detail, Printing

Oakland homicide memorial — by Joe Reifer

  • Eric Etheridge’s Photography: The Missing Criticism series provides a link to a 1981 Tod Papageorge essay that looks at the influence of Walker Evans on Robert Frank’s seminal book, The Americans. This 8 page article is the most stimulating, important piece of writing on photography I’ve read in quite some time — highly recommended (via Conscientious)
  • Multi-exposure blending for more shadow detail — an interesting way to use Layer blending options to combine exposures on Brian Chapman’s blog
  • Michael Reichman and Jeff Schewe have a new 6 1/2 hour training video available on The Luminous Landscape called From Camera to Print
  • Virgin Mobile uses a Creative Commons image from Flickr for an ad campaign, and forgets about a minor detail called a model release