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“Unititled” by Carl Hensel

With the change in the world, I had to reinvent myself. The bodybuilding industry being heavily impacted, meant that my

The Short Forever – Review of “DOR” by Mari Calai

Imagine a haiku, the ancient Japanese form of poetry.  Three lines.  Five syllables, then seven, then five again. Tradition says

The Benefit of Time – Review of “Found, Not Lost” by Elliott Erwitt

Artists have a peculiar relationship with time and their own work. New work is always fresh and exciting, filled with discovery

“What do you see?” by Colleen Parker

The final day of a recent photography workshop was spent at the Gold King Mine Ghost Town outside Jerome, Arizona.

“Kauai. Angry Storm Black Rock Beach” by Ron Schwager

As a working commercial photographer I am accustomed to “making” an image… usually in the studio. When my wife and

LOOK CLOSER: Through Photography, a Voice – by Rob Wilson

Two things happened recently that have made me consider the position of the human subject and representation in photography. First,

FRAMES Podcast with David Magee

On today’s episode of the FRAMES Photography Podcast W. Scott Olsen is talking to David Magee, landscape fine art photographer

The Prayers of Memory – Review of “Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime” by Max Hirshfeld

Sometimes, to read a book, you have to shut the door. Not because of secrecy or a need to hide,

“Kitchen Corner Portrait No 5.” by Karen O’Hara

This image is one in a series of portraits all taken in the corner of my kitchen with the patio

FRAMES Podcast with Olga Karlovac

On today’s episode of the FRAMES Photography Podcast W. Scott Olsen is talking to Olga Karlovac, fine art photographer from

“Sandy, 1977” by Frank Siteman

I can still remember, some 40 plus years later, the heat and the ardor of the summer of 1977. It

“Barbara Schmidt: Trust Your Own Vision”, by Gina Williams

As a child, German photographer Barbara Schmidt dreamed of being an architect. She explains on our Zoom call that at

FRAMES Digital Companion – June 2021

We have just released the June 2021 edition of FRAMES Digital Companion and those of you subscribed to FRAMES Magazine

FRAMES Podcast with Jo Brunenberg

On today’s episode of the FRAMES Photography Podcast W. Scott Olsen is talking to Jo Brunenberg, fine art photographer from

Necessary Reading – Review of “Looking at Photography” by Stephen Frailey

There is a curious relationship between experience, knowledge, and inspiration. I’m sure every photographer has felt this at one time

“Fordism and the Golden Age of Industrial Photography in America”, by Rick Halpern

The 1920s and 1930s were a remarkable period for heavy industry in the United States.  Mass production of goods such