I might be doing some more-serious-than-snapshot photography soon, so I figured I'd better read up on how to balance my whites
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Wayne Miller's compelling B&W photos of Chicago 1946-1948
set to Muddy Water's "I feel like going home." (flash alert; via bifurcated rivets)
Dick Waterman takes photographs of musicians. Choose a genre from the menu at the top of the page.
, Waterman captured Baez crying because Dylan was ignoring her. In this photo of Rev. Gary Davis
, Waterman shows Davis sleeping with his guitar held vertically on his lap. And check out young John Fahey with Son House
.This gallery of Seven Guitars
was connected to Angus Wilson's play of the same name. My favorite is Elizabeth Cotten
. Here's an NPR interview with Waterman
A jazz photography collection covering the past quarter-century and over 150 artists. Hear musical excerpts and highlights of recorded conversations as you explore.
Stones in My Pathway
- in the tradition of Alan Lomax, Bill Steber is a photojournalist who is documenting Mississippi blues culture. His work includes an array of photos, music clips and interviews capturing the environment that spawned the music, spanning "juke joints, cotton farming, sacred music, rural church services, river baptisms, folk religion and superstition, life on Parchman penitentiary, hill country African fife and drum music, and diverse regional blues styles."
A beautiful site and jewel of a find for blues buffs. via Portage