From afar, Crable's work looks quilted. Up close, they reveal lively, everyday vignettes.
Author Archive for Louis Jacobson
Pigeon feet, bubbles as monocles, and ill-placed hands make for wonderfully weird documentary photos.
Sometimes, photography exhibits are notable for a small number of images that stand above the rest. And sometimes they're notable for offering a steady, coherent series. The seventh annual “Mirror to the World” exhibition of documentary photography at Glen Echo’s PhotoWorks falls into the latter category. (Disclosure: The curator, Frank Van Riper, photographed my wedding.)
Images from local artist Michael A. Lang are relaxed and often inspired.
One artist's breathtaking photos of the restoration of the National Cathedral and Washington Monument.
Some of these montages are too cliché, but others carry impressive weight.
Photographers Susan Eder and Craig Dennis used to be a bit more daring, though.
The winners of Germany's annual photo competition
Striking, ominous photos of children swimming—or are they drowning?
See the “socialist fraternal kiss” on the lips between Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev and East Germany's Erich Honecker.