David Schonauer

What We're Reading: The Exhibition That Changed Photography

The New Yorker   Thursday March 30, 2017

The “New Documents” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1967 was modest by today’s standards: small, framed black-and-white pictures by Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Garry Winogrand, arranged in two galleries on the museum’s ground floor. But the work on display — images that possessed a casual, offhand quality — would have an inordinate impact on the future of the medium, notes the New Yorker. The work is now collected in a new MoMA book, Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967  Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: Munita and Phelps Are NPPA Photographers of the Year

NPPA   Thursday March 30, 2017

A portfolio of images shot for The New York Times has earned Tomas Munita the Photojournalist of the Year for large markets award in the 2017 Best of Photojournalism competition sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association. Jessica Phelps, a staffer at the Newark Advocate in Ohio, won the same title for smaller markets. Munita, who is based in Chile, entered work about Cuba in transition, gold mining in Peru, sheep farming in Chile and a collection of single photos from around the U.S.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: Photographing Real Women in Recovery

The New York Times   Thursday March 30, 2017

Once she got sober, New York City-based fine-art photographer Rocio De Alba  began noticing women trying to stop drinking or using drugs everywhere she looked — on the news, in film documentaries, and in photo essays. But none of them looked like the women De Alba met in her recovery meetings, notes The New York Times, which spoke with the photographer about “There is a Crack in Everything,” her series of environmental portraits showing a variety of women in recovery for at least 10 years.   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Adapters Let You Use EOS Lenses on Fujifilm GFX

DP Review   Thursday March 30, 2017

Dutch accessory manufacturer Cambo’s upcoming CA-GFX adapter will allow full-frame Canon EF lenses to work with the new Fujifilm GFX 50s medium-format camera, notes DP Review. The adapter sits between the camera body and the EOS lens and offers its own control dial for adjusting apertures. A small LCD displays the selected aperture but no EXIF data will be recorded by the camera. The adapter has been designed with the Canon T-SE tilt and shift lenses in mind, adds DPR.   Read the full Story >>

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