Archive for September, 2016

La Calle: New York Times Lens Blog

September 6, 2016


“We come from a culture that in its roots comes out of Protestantism, capitalism and individualism,” Mr. Webb said. “Mexico’s roots lie in Spanish Catholicism, the indigenous world and a communal culture. Mexican culture seems to embrace mystery.”—from “Capturing Complexity and Color in Mexico,” by James Estrin, New York Times Lens Blog. You can read the rest of the New York Times Lens Blog article here.


—PHOTO PROJECT 2016: NYC: Sunday October 16-Friday October 21, 2016 Do you want to spend an intensive week in New York editing and sequencing a photographic project you’re passionate about—and working with a designer on a cover? This intimate workshop (no more than 10 photographers) is taught by Alex and Rebecca who together and apart have published some 17 books. The Webbs will also discuss other aspects of bookmaking and publishing with you, including how text might be incorporated into your project, how to find a possible writer for your project, and the synergy between books and exhibitions.

HOW TO APPLY: Please email 10 jpgs (72 dpi, 1080 on longest side) from your project or email an online link to it; also include a short project description (250 words or less), and a short bio (100 words or less) to Alex and Rebecca, with the words PHOTO PROJECT 2016: NYC on the email’s subject line:

—FINDING YOUR VISION AT THE MIAMI STREET PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL, November 29-December 2, 2016, Miami, Florida.  You can enroll online here: