Immersive Photographic Realities

Since its incep­tion pho­tog­ra­phy has been tasked with the preser­va­tion of our col­lec­tive human mem­o­ry. Whether through the record­ing of his­toric, cur­rent and life events or the artis­tic works that cre­ate a col­lec­tive expres­sion of the human expe­ri­ence, pho­tog­ra­phy as a form of image mak­ing has been unique in its con­nec­tion with real­i­ty or truth.…

David Hockney

https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/david-hockney-at-80-interview-los-angeles/index.html

Robert Frank — The Americans

Amer­i­cans’: The Book That Changed Pho­tog­ra­phy http://www.npr.org/2009/02/13/100688154/americans-the-book-that-changed-photography http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Slideshow.pdf http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Reading.pdf https://oscarenfotos.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/robert_frank_-_the_americans.pdf http://www.steidlville.com/pictures/pdf/Steidl_Frank_Catalogue_A4.pdf    

Paul Graham

Note 32min. Lis­ten again on day for night/night for day pho­tog­ra­phy

Andreas Gursky

Images are best viewed on the orig­i­nal web­site where their full tex­ture and depth can be viewed in a high­er res­o­lu­tion. The flat­tened, graph­ic nature of the images def­i­nite­ly resinates with my aes­thet­ic, years of work­ing and lec­tur­ing as a design­er have cer­tain­ly had an impact on how I see and graph­ic shapes and tex­tures…