Monday, July 26, 2010

HP launches large-format negatives for fine art photography

by Barney Cox @

HP has premiered the results of a new software tool that enables photographers to produce large-format negatives for contact-printing alternative photographic processes.

Large-Format Photo Negatives, which will be launched at Photokina in September, was used by Magnum Photographer Elliott Erwitt to create a new edition of 76x102cm platinum prints, which were shown at photographic exhibitions Les Recontres d’Arles in France and ArtHamptons in Bridgehampton, New York, USA.


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Inner Views

by Kevin Day @ Cool Hunting

With a careful eye, South African artist Zwelethu Mthethwa's highly-saturated, large-format photos of migrant workers and urban natural disasters document the state of his native country and its inhabitants today. Depicting everyday people in their natural environments, Mthethwa's upcoming exhibit, "Inner Views" at Harlem's Studio Museum, shows a particularly human side of the photographer's strength as a portraitist.