View from Arc de Triomphe, Champs d'Elysee, Paris

Capture the Colour!

I read about the very cool Capture the Colour photoblogging contest a few weeks ago. I liked the concept a lot but was totally hoping to not be caught nominated – I was really intimidated by some of this year’s submissions. Basically, you show off your five favourite travel photos that best capture the colours white, yellow, red,…

Racism, James Victore, MoMA

Racism

I saw this piece at MoMA in New York City in 2009 – long before I understood the value of good photo composition. Victore is a graphic designer who dropped out of art school. He works for non-profit organizations devoted to the history and welfare of Native Americans, AIDS awareness and race issues. He is…

Transformed Visions

Tate Modern Artist Alfredo Jaar believes that society has been inundated by images and has resulted in a disengagement with the subject of the images. In short, we just don’t get the message anymore. As a consequence of this overproduction of visual icons, we are blind, unable to connect emotionally with images. Furthermore, the images…