photography

Daniel Epstein
1:32 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Portraits in Faith

Daniel Epstein is a long time P&G leader, about to retire from his position as marketing director for a move to Toronto. During his many business travels, he has stayed for extra days to photograph people and discuss the role of faith in their lives. This project, called Portraits in Faith, is now an extensive, beautifully moving website at portraitsinfaith.org. He joins Ron Esposito to discuss the genesis of this project and what future plans he has for the site and a future documentary.

Recipies and Photographs
1:32 am
Fri June 28, 2013

New vegetarian cookbook from Mary McCartney (Sir Paul's daughter)

Mary McCartney is the daughter of music royalty – her parents are Sir Paul and the late Linda McCartney – and she has followed in her father’s vegetarian footsteps. She has just published Food: Vegetarian Home Cooking, and as our Barbara Gray learns, it’s full of great recipes and beautiful photography.

Cat poetry
1:30 am
Fri June 14, 2013

"I Could Pee on This"

Poetry takes on a distinctly feline voice with selections such as “Kneel Before Me,” “Who Is That On Your Lap,” and “Some Of My Best Friends Are Dogs.” This collection of cat verse (and accompanying photos), brought to us by Mark Perzel’s guest, Francesco Marciuliano (author of the internationally syndicated comic strip Sally Forth), is aptly titled I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats.

Instant Baseball
1:32 am
Fri June 7, 2013

A season of baseball photographed on Instagram

New technology meets America’s pastime in sports photographer Brad Mangin’s new book: Instant Baseball: The Baseball Instagrams of Brad Mangin. As he tells Mark Heyne, he spent the entire 2012 baseball season, from spring training through the World Series, photographing the game and the players with Instagram on his iPhone4s, not his usual Canon cameras.

Early Photography
1:31 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Daguerreotypes, local and national, on display at the Taft Museum of Art

Tightrope Walker daguerreotype
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.37.15. © Nelson Gallery Foundation

In the Taft Museum of Art’s current side-by-side exhibits, visitors will discover the long and rich history of the photographic arts in Cincinnati, dating back to the mid-1800’s and the introduction of daguerreotypes, as well as see an amazing collection of rare and historical daguerreotypes. Mark Perzel welcomes in Assistant Curator Tamara Muente to talk about the impact the daguerreotype made, why Cincinnati become such a hub for the art form, and what visitors can expect to see in the exhibits Local Exposures: Cincinnati Daguerreotypes and Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

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