Tag Archives: citas

Joerg Colberg sobre el retrato

Portraiture is about the process of giving and taking, a strange art which requires a careful balance. Take too much, and you end up with a cartoonish illustration, a one-dimensional cipher, utterly devoid of all depth. Take too little, and you end up with something that, well, we all can easily produce, a bad portrait. […]

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Martin Parr sobre las fotografías fallidas

Ninety nine per cent of the photographs we take are failures. They might have documentary value, or fulfil an assignment, but they won’t stand the test of time. That’s what makes it interesting, otherwise why be a photographer? Leído por acá.

Posted in fotografía, gente | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ya no son fotografías auténticas

“Most of the photos we come across today aren’t really authentic anymore—they have the authenticity of a manipulated and prearranged reality.” Thomas Ruff Fuente (Vía American Suburb X)

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cindy Sherman dice

You can’t control how people view your work. Once it’s out there, it’s out there. Una obviedad que vale la pena recordar, especialmente si eres un control freak como yo. Enlace: Cindy Sherman: Me, myself and I (entrevista en The Guardian).

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Un rostro interesante

Occasionally, someone will ask me how I would define what makes a good portrait, and of course there is no good answers for that. But there’s one thing that helps: An interesting face. Needless to say, and interesting face will no guarantee a good portrait, but it really helps. Jörg M. Colberg en su review […]

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente, libros | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Límites como aliciente

[…] using a large format camera is a slower, more methodical way to work than with a pocket camera or even medium format. I know that probably drives some people crazy, but for me it’s a benefit rather than a drawback. A field camera is a very economical device – there are no electronics to […]

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente, tecnología | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

“It isn’t enough to simply point a camera”, sobre fotoperiodismo.

I see so many photographers making work that purports to show an explanation of a subject but actually is little more than graphic cliche of a situation. That, at a time of crisis for visual journalism, isn’t enough. It isn’t enough to simply point a camera at someone and say ‘how terrible’. It says much […]

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

¿Nuevas formas de abordar la fotografía?

“Perhaps part of the reason why so much of mainstream photography is so derivative and repetitive is because photographers prefer to mimic rather than explore. Perhaps there is a fear that a new idea, a new thought may have to be transformed into a new approach and a new eye. All this is not easy […]

Posted in apuntes, fotografía, gente | Also tagged , | Leave a comment
  • ¿Quién?



    Javier Sánchez, soy fotógrafo, profesor, comunicólogo visual y editor freelance. En 2015 fui becario del programa "Jóvenes Creadores" del FONCA.

    Tengo 32 años y vivo en el DF. ¿Qué me gusta? El café, los gatos, los videojuegos y las películas de Kubrick.

    Visita mi portafolio oficial

    -Descarga mi currículum en pdf



    Sígueme en


     
  • En mi flickr

    Ave Barrera, escritoraMonserratMonserratMercedes - bookMercedes - bookWiSH Outdoor, Monterrey México 2015
  • Archivos

  • Categorías

  • ¡No olvides suscribirte!