Sunday, December 21, 2014

Holiday Train Show at Grand Central

The New York Transit Museum puts up a model train display at Grand Central during the holidays. In 2012, we didn't make it until January (whoops!). Here are a few snaps from that trip.

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Holiday Gift Guide for the Photo Enthusiast, 2014

A photography book that's a visual puzzle.

This Equals That, $15.45

British actress Jane Birkin's brother Andrew shares photos from the 12-year love affair of his sister  and French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. 

Jane and Serge, $40.44

"Tennis in the Bahamas"

 "Verbier Vacation"

Large Scale Photographs by Slim Aarons, available at Jonathan Adler. $995-3395

A look into the creative process of contemporary photographers. 

Photographer's Sketchbook, $42.45

 Subotzky and Waterhouse photographed Ponte City, the tallest residential skyscraper in Africa. They shot every door, every window, every resident.

Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse: Ponte City, $72.40

Used by the likes of Irving Penn, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Bruce Davidson and Vivian Maier, it's a pretty bang up camera. You won't be sorry.

 Rollei 2.8, $1272 


Also, this Pinterest. Free.

Stephen Shore's new book Survey. $43.80

See his work at Dox, Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague,
$8.10 entrance fee, through March 2015

Ticket to Prague during mid-winter break from NYC, $700.

Membership to the International Center of Photography, $75

Camera patent print, $6.99

Because you really need to print your stuff.
Epson 3880 Printer, $1,158.97

Refurbished Super 8 Camera, $395

Film kit (including developing), $88.88

And always and forever, film.

Impossible color film, $20.49

Portra 800, 120, $46

Happy Holidays!

The Gift Guide 2011, 2012 and 2013