The Open Road by David Campany

mickyates Japan, Photography, Uncategorized, USA 0 Comments

Carlos Ordonez and I are talking to PhotoBath on “The Road Trip in Photography”, in February. The more you consider this, the more it’s clear that road trips have been integral to photography almost from the beginning. An excellent source is ‘The Open Road‘, by David Company (Aperture, 2014). This is focused on the American Road Trip, from Robert Frank …

Obama, an Intimate Portrait, by Pete Souza

mickyates Documentary, Photo Book, Uncategorized, USA 0 Comments

I just got a copy of Pete Souza‘s ‘Obama, an Intimate Portrait‘. A superb book, on so many levels. First, Souza is an outstanding photographer, capturing documentary moments with precision, and portraits with style. There’s a lot to learn from how Mr Souza tells the story unfolding in front of him. Second, it is a fascinating historical document. Arranged in …