Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Satoki Nagata: Documenting The World to Discover Yourself

© Satoki Nagata

A Japanese photographer who has lived in downtown Chicago since 1992, Satoki Nagata is a passionately dispassionate photojournalist, a complex identity influenced by his background in both science and the Zen Buddhist tradition. Says Nagata in what amounts to an eloquent manifesto: “My goal as an artist is finding and showing the various connections forming [...]

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Leica & Magnum: Photographs from the Streets of Chicago by Alex Webb

Alex Webb Chicago

This photo essay, part of our collaboration with Magnum Photos, documents Alex Webb’s exploration of Chicago and the Loop. Inspired in part by one of his early influences, Ray Metzker’s “My Camera and I in the Loop,” he explores the streets of the US’s “Second City.” Though unlike the street photographers of the so-called Chicago [...]

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Traveling Light and Moving Fast

Chicago © David G. Spielman

David Spielman: Guest blogger. Assignment: 6 – Train Travel. Location: Chicago. Equipment: D-Lux 5. Our 9-year-old son is a train fan to the tenth power, and we were ready for an adventure. Infatuated with anything related to trains or anything that runs on rails; it doesn’t matter if they are big, small, plastic, wooden, real [...]

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