On Taking Pictures

On Taking Pictures

Every week, Jeffery Saddoris and Bill Wadman take on the art, science, and philosophy of photography and explore how they play out behind the camera in the process of making images. Insider insights for the novice, shop talk for the professional, and opinionated discussion for the interested observer of the field's trends and legacy.

Hosted by Bill Wadman and Jeffery Saddoris.



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27: A Body of Work Only in Hindsight

October 31, 2012 at 1:30PM • 1 hour 31 minutes • Wiki Entry

A serious episode this week as Jeffery and Bill discuss whether a body of work is retrospective in origin or whether it's built masterpiece by masterpiece. Also David Hockney's article on perspective, scanning slides with your dslr, and asking why photography is ever a crime. The wonderful Alfred Sieglitz is this week's photographer.




Show Notes & Links Presented by CacheFly

CamRanger
Canadian kid busted for taking pictures
Scanning slides with an SLR
Bill's 'Laid-Off' series
Hockney Article (try opening in Incognito mode to bypass paywall)
[PHOTOGRAPHER of the WEEK] Alfred Stieglitz
Stieglitz and Daughter
Stieglitz portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe