David Schonauer

Trending: Sarah Bahbah Makes a Splash in London

By David Schonauer   Tuesday June 19, 2018

You've probably seen Sarah Bahbah's work on Instagram. As Vice pointed out in March, you may have "regammed" her images of woman, which look like film stills with subtitles. "Think of them as a millennial take on the Nouvelle Vague, with fewer clothes and more pizza," noted Dazed in January. Bahbah has become such an Instagram phenomenon -- with some 560,000 followers ...   Read the full Story >>

Honor Roll: 2018 Oskar Barnack Award Finalists Announced

British Journal of Photography   Wednesday June 20, 2018

Leica has announced the 12 finalists for this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award: Samuel Gratacap (France); Daniel Chatard (Germany); Max Pinckers (Belgium); Ernesto Benavides (Peru); Vanja Bucan (Slovenia); Turi Calafato (Italy); Stephen Dock (France); Mary Gelman (Russia); Stéphane Lavoué (France); Elsa Stubbé (Belgium); Christian Werner (Germany); and Kechun Zhang (China). The winner, who will be announced on Oct. 10, receives a €25,000 (approx. $29,000) cash prize and a $10,000 Leica M-Systen camera and lens. See the British Journal of Photography.   Read the full Story >>

Portfolio: Where the Golden Hour Lasts All Day

WIRED   Wednesday June 20, 2018

The light in photographer Reuben Wu’s series “Love is Metaphysical Gravity"  is so beautiful, you might assume all the images were taken during the golden hour at sunrise and sunset. Not really. “It wasn’t ‘golden hour,’” Wu tells Wired. “It was golden day.” Wu shot the images at the the Svalbard Satellite Station in Norway, inside the Arctic Circle, where the sun doesn’t set in summer or rise in winter. When Wu visited with his Sony AR7II in October, the sun mostly kissed the horizon in a shallow arc.    Read the full Story >>

Trending: This Anonymous Instagram Account Calls Out Copycats

DAZED   Wednesday June 20, 2018

The @whos____who  Instagram account is looking for art world copycats — and, notes Dazed, “sparking debate around plagiarism, heavy referencing, and appropriation.” The account, which has more than 15,000 followers, has been featuring side-by-side comparisons of contemporary art since January 2016, reports Artnet News. (Among the artists whose work has been compared: Cindy Sherman and Gillian Wearing.) With no opinions or caption save for hashtags of the artist’s names, much of the debate happens in the comment section.    Read the full Story >>

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