Demonstrations by Jackie Mathey and Sam Tischler, June 23, 2016 As part of the current exhibition, "Past is Present: Alternative Processes in Contemporary Photography", showcasing 19th century photography techniques at the David Richard Gallery, local photographers Jackie Mathey and Sam Tischler demystified the processes that go into the making of their imagery. Before a packed room, each artist, accompanied by a variety of curious handmade cameras, demonstrated the seemingl
Click here to view catalog Past Is Present: Alternative Processes in Contemporary Photography The introduction of the Kodak Brownie in the early 20th century was the beginning of putting the photographic process in the hands of Everyman. The complex, time-consuming and sometimes dangerous methods invented in the previous century gave way to simpler means of capturing images. Easy to carry and easy to use, the Brownie and later ‘point and shoot’ cameras like the Polaroid be
Michael Falco, Antietam Gun Smoke In The Cornfield, 2012, Giclée print, 20" x 24"
Photo: the artist and David Richard Gallery Since the origins of the art form in the 1800s, New Mexico has held an important place in the brief history of photography. The short list of major figures who created many of the most iconic or significant images of their careers in New Mexico is impressive. Timothy O'Sullivan, Paul Strand, Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Eliot Porter,
Sam Tischler, Vessel #9, 2016, Van Dyke print, 30" x 22" Recently retired longtime reigning DMN Food/Travel etc etc editor and glue, Cathy Barber, contacted me from Santa Fe where she and husband Dan, a former DMN reporter whose been honing his skills as a fine arts photographer for many, many years, recently moved. I’ve never been to Santa Fe and now I have a really good excuse to make the trek. As you can see from Cathy’s post below that there’s a lot to offer for photogra