Tag Archives: Books

Off My Shelf: Photography Changes Everything

One of my favorite book purchases in the last few years is edited by photo curator and author Marvin Heiferman, and called Photography Changes Everything (co-published by aperture foundation and Smithsonian Institution, 2012). The book is “a provocative rethinking of photography’s impact on our culture and our daily lives” — it is an “exploration of the […]

Off My (Virtual) Shelf – Three How-To-Do-It Books

For the last several months I thought about reviewing three books I have on my virtual bookshelf. Since I purchased these three e-books in late 2014 and early 2015, I think more than half-way through 2015 is about time I do it, don’t you? I love having reference books available to me as e-books, and […]

Thinking Tuesday – Tips for Researchers

Postcard image (cropped) of Market Square, Washington, Georgia, 1880s, printed later and published by Slaton-Green Drug Co.; collection of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppmsca-12322   Another of my shorter posts with some (I hope) good, useful ideas. You will find a bit of the old (nineteenth century) and more of the new (mid-twentieth […]

Talking Photography Research and Exhibits

Carte-de-Visite Photo Album page, Author’s Collection When I last posted here I was getting ready for a trip to Washington, D.C. where I hoped to do some research as well as to attend the annual ARLIS/NA (Art Libraries Society, North America) conference. I did both of those things. I spent a fantastic one and one-half […]