Touching Strangers

Since 2007, photographer Richard Renaldi has worked on a series of photographs for which he asks complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10 view camera, Renaldi encounters his subjects in towns and cities all over the United States. Renaldi’s objective …

Who Is Vivian Maier?

The name Vivian Maier probably won’t mean anything to you but recently the name is starting to make her life a more interesting one. Vivian was born in 1926 in New York and was brought up in France. Aged 25 she returned to America to work in a sweetshop and later …

Robophot, A 2.5 billion pixel photo in the making

Daniel Böschung is a Swiss photographer who’s latest installation is on a very enlarged scale. He uses a AAB robot arm with a 21.1 Megapixel Canon 5D mark II attached to a EF 180mm Macro lens to create these very fine detailed images. His workflow consists for computer controlling the robot and …