Bill Jay – Occam’s Razor

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Bill Jay (1940-2009) is a favourite writer, partly because of his acute insight into photographers (as opposed to photography), but mainly because of his love of making things clear and writing in plain English. I am referring here to Occam’s Razor: An outside-in-view of Contemporary Photographer (1992). It ought to be on every photographer’s reading list, especially as it is …

The Open Road by David Campany

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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 …