March 1: My photography professor, Jeff Rich, recommended I look at the work of California photographer Jeff Brouws. Vintage signs, square frames, stunning colors: what’s not to love?
March 2: Stephen Shore is another photographer my professor recommended I look at because he felt his work is similar to what I’ve been trying to achieve in my Once Familiar project. Every time I tried to pick a favorite to share here on my blog, I flipped to the next image and loved it even more.
March 3: Brian Finke’s work is essentially a wide sociological representation of various groups: truckers, flight attendants, frat boys, etc. And his use of flash outdoors is flawless. Plus, he makes work for National Geographic, New York Times Magazine, ESPN Magazine—no big deal.
March 4: Jennifer Greenburg inserts images of herself in found mid-20th century images to “hijack the memories.”
March 5: British photographer Simon Roberts explored 200+ locations throughout Russia for his series Motherland.
March 6: The following image is from Paul Shambroom’s Meetings Series for which he took photos of official meetings in small towns.
March 7: Kyle Ford’s project Forever Wild is currently in progress. Click the image below to see some of the shots he’s created so far.
March 8: I adore all of Lacey Criswell’s quirky Minnesota images. She clearly is a genius at finding remarkable locations.
March 9: I’m always a fan of surreal photography though I don’t care to produce it myself.
New York City-based photographer Brooke Didonato is “influenced by the subconscious and its correlation to emotions and perceptions,” according to the bio on her site.
March 10: Martha Rosler explores the implied freedom of major American roadways in her series Rights of Passage (which includes much better quality images in book form).
March 11: Many photographers probably know Alec Soth’s large format work, but I finally got my hands on a copy of Songbook. I’ll always be biased toward his book Sleeping by the Mississippi because I grew up on the Mississippi River in Iowa, but seeing his black and white work for Songbook was a new take.
March 12: Stephanie Calabrese is largely an iPhone photographer who made this Georgia series featured by the New York Times.
March 13: EI just finished watching Manufactured Landscapes, a documentary of Edward Burtynsky photographing industry in China.
March 14: Tom Wood photographed bus rides in Liverpool over a period of 20 years for his series Bus Odyssey.
March 15: Antti Janjunen is a London-based photographer I ran across while looking for examples of exposures made on Velvia on Instagram today.
March 16: Margaret Morton made this documentary series about young people living in an abandoned glass factory in Manhattan.
March 17: If you love vintage signs, Zack Vitiello’s Instagram is for you.
March 18: In Juan Fernandez’ series Façade, he removes all distracting elements in Photoshop to create an increased sense of tension in his architecture shots.
March 19: German photographer Elmar Ludwig’s zany work caught my eye in a used book store in Chicago last weekend called Our True Intent is All for Your Delight. Unfortunately, he’s slightly difficult to track down on the internet and I regret not buying it!
March 20: John Hinde is an English photographer with a nostalgic feel, especially in postcard version.
March 21: Tamara Reynolds explored transient town Oak Grove, Kentucky for this Oxford American project.
March 22: Throwback to my angsty high school years when my all-time favorite photographer was Brooke Shaden.
March 23: Jennifer Bolande was commissioned to create billboards that matched their scenery.
March 24: Drone + Photoshop = Aydin Büyüktas’s photo manipulations
March 25: Homai Vyarawalla was a photojournalist at the time India became independent from the British Empire.
March 26: Shelby Lee Adams is known as “Picture Man” among the locals he photographs in Kentucky.
March 27: Lori Nix builds dioramas of imagined abandoned spaces for her project, The City.
March 28: David Plowden tried to capture elements American heritage that are threatened to be erased by industry and progress.
March 29: It’s impossible not to love the work of street photographer Elliot Erwitt.
March 30: Recommended by Eirik Johnson, who is currently visiting the University of Iowa’s photography program, Robert Adams. How have I not heard of him before?! His photos are just my style.
March 31: The series Animal Logic by Richard Barnes had me laughing out loud all the way through.