RANDALL PHENNING, 21, AND HIS GRANDPA (1915-2005)
About a month ago, Randall Phenning posted a photograph on Flickr that very much intrigued me. He wrote that the photograph belonged to his grandpa, and linked it to a whole series of images. I emailed Randall who told me more about Fred Phenning and his very beautiful images. You posted a series of extremely interesting photographs taken by your grandfather. By the look of it, it seems they...
NICHOLAS HANCE MCELROY, 25, SEATTLE
What is your typical day like? I don’t have much of a routine lately. Living back in Seattle is a big change from my time in Alaska. I try not to have illusions about country living versus city living, but I certainly miss the simplicity of purpose I had in Alaska relative to the everything-all-the-time feeling that I get even while living in little-city Seattle. It used to be check...
PATRICK TSAI, 28, TOKYO
Your photographs all have a very strange sense of wonder and poetry. What makes a good photograph according to you? Hmmm do you mean for my photos or for photography in general? Anyways for me, I think a good photo is something that goes beyond making you feel, “Oh, that’s pretty.” It should have another layer of depth to it… something that will make you think, stare longer than you...