Welcome to the fourth issue of VIEW magazine. What can I say, it’s been a very busy summer. Since VIEW is not our main job (we wish…), other life events sometimes take precedence, like our day jobs. We try our best to work around life’s obstacles and make a concerted effort to hunt down good […]
We are married (to each other) and have a splendid son (Oscar) We are both avid photographers and met on a photography polytech course in Wellington. Derek loves documenting the New Zealand social landscape and therefore considers himself a nature photographer and Maclean does more personal and interpretative work. We now live in Nelson New […]
Stationery Mindfulness Originally, Toru Ukai had been engaged in marketing in a publishing company and he started to photograph in 1997. At that time he was posted to the Guangzhou office, southeast of China. In those days Chinese peasants had poured into big cities, like an avalanche, and such peasants, on the scale of tens […]
Unnoticed Poems I think of my photos as a visual diary or as visual poems. On daily walks with my camera, I observe things usually unnoticed, or overlooked as unimportant, without inherent attractiveness or worth. A water stain, a discarded apple, benign and in-between spaces, the time just before or after something happens, or where not much happens. These things […]
Rangefound Why rangefound? It’s quite simple. I take pictures with a rangefinder camera, where two distinct visual planes (one from the camera’s viewfinder window and one from the rangefinder window) are brought together in the eyepiece to create a single focused image, captured by the click of the shutter and frozen in time as a […]
Looking Closely I try hard to make pictures that are beautiful and without sentimentality. I was born in 1956 and grew up in Portsmouth, NH, with “The Family of Man,” stacks of digest-sized Coronet magazines from the 1940s with color reproductions of Renaissance paintings and black-and-white Edward Weston nudes, postcards of my hometown, art lessons, […]
At the Beach Julio López Saguar Born in Madrid in 1954 I’m an advertising Film Director in my professional side. I work also for the agency of photography Getty Images. My beginnings in photography dates back to 1973, when I was 19 and eager to learn, but had no means, no camera, or knew anyone […]
Desert Storm Jack Bailey grew up in Colorado and majored in art at UCLA, in Los Angeles, where he currently lives. Most of his photography is from Los Angeles and the Mojave Desert north and east of LA.