With the ubiquity of digital photography and iPhone photography contests these days, it’s rare to see such an ambitious exhibition of analog black and white photography like “A Year in the Life of a Camera,” which opens tomorrow night at Heebee Jeebee’s gallery. As Heather Oelklaus, who came up with the idea when her photographer friend Grant Kennedy asked her to shoot some photos with his camera—explains in the audio-slideshow, the idea was to give 52 local photographers 1 week each over the course of a year to rediscover the the magic of shooting and developing black and white photographs manually. For some, the results changed their lives.

Full information, including times and directions, can be found HERE at PeakRadar.com.

 

6 Responses to One Year, One Camera, 52 Photographers

  1. Mary Ellen says:

    MESMERIZING!

  2. Kevin J. says:

    Excellent (again). Can’t wait to see this show! (And thanks for the linky-poo!)

  3. Mike Procell says:

    Very cool! I love B&W!(maybe because there is so little in this world that really is..)

  4. Lavonne Parks says:

    I knew about the pictures and the resulting book and I really enjoyed hearing how the project came about. Great interview and inspiring to others!

  5. S. McClow-Kinsey says:

    Great idea.the photos are fascinating.

  6. […] More: KRCC: The Big Something […]

News

Ben Stansall, Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images
May 5, 2016 | NPR · About a dozen candidates are vying to replace Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson. If the race goes as many pollsters expect, the city could have its first Muslim mayor.
 

May 5, 2016 | NPR · “I know now that I am not strong enough for this,” says Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, 45, in a mysterious new blog posting.
 

AP
May 5, 2016 | NPR · The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed banning financial firms from forcing arbitration to avoid lawsuits. But industry officials say the rule will lead to frivolous legal action.
 

Arts & Life

May 5, 2016 | FA · Historian Frank Dikötter says newly opened archives offer fresh details about the chaos China experienced in the 1960s, when Chairman Mao urged students to take to the streets.
 

Marvel
May 5, 2016 | NPR · Captain America: Civil War drops some of the politics of the comics on which it’s based, but it tells a different, equally current political story.
 

May 5, 2016 | NPR · Basma Abdel Aziz’s new novel is set in an unspecified Middle Eastern city, where an endless line snakes back from the mysterious Gate where citizens await pronouncements from a sinister government.
 

Music

May 5, 2016 | FA · The pop star’s latest release extols the potency of black womanhood in the roles of mother, wife, lover and artist. Rock critic Ken Tucker calls Lemonade a feat of “invention and imagination.”
 

May 5, 2016 | NPR · For Throwback Thursday, we revisit a 2008 conversation between Bob Boilen and Radiohead’s Thom Yorke. Thom talks about In Rainbows, how he discovers new music and some of his favorite artists.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 5, 2016 | NPR · This week on Alt.Latino, we discuss how and whether to remix legendary recordings — and, along the way, feature a new album of remixed salsa classics.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab