Stella Kramer

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2013 in Photography: Now for the Good

Posted on December 31st, 2013

It’s the end of the year and rather than ANOTHER “Best Of” list, I thought I would just list all good about photography in 2013 , and maybe also just some things I liked (in no particular order). Here we go:

All my clients and true friends, you’ve taught me and sustained me through another year.


Posted on November 15th, 2012

Photo of Crystal Dillman by Jacqueline Dormer, The Republican Herald. In David Turnley’s “Shenandoah“, a small town in eastern Pennsylvania is forced to deal with the fallout of a murder committed by several of its HS football players.  In July 2008, Luis Ramirez, an undocumented immigrant from Iramurco, Mexico was chased, beaten, stomped and killed by a group of white teenage boys shouting racial slurs.  The local police in the tight-knit town covered up the crime, not even investigating it.…

VII Uncomissioned

Posted on November 12th, 2012

On The Line

The DOCNYC festival is back, and this year there are more documentaries about and by photographers.  I’ve seen the first ones, VII Uncomissioned and Men At Lunch, one a selection of shorts by members of the photo agency, and the other dissecting the iconic photo of men sitting on a steel beam high above Manhattan in 1932. VII Uncomissioned begins with “On The Line,” a piece by Ashley Gilbertson about a suicide hotline for veterans.  Using still images and audio,…