As Cincinnati continues celebrating the Foto Focus Biennial, a series of exhibits and talks about photography and lens-based art, David Delegator talks to one of the country’s leading experts on digital photography, Tom Ang, about his 30th book, Photography: The Definitive Visual History.

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Local photographer Emily Buddendeck has a new exhibit opening at the NVision shop and gallery in Northside that is part of this year’s Foto Focus city-wide celebration of photography and lens-based art. She joins Jane Durrell to preview the exhibit which opens on October 1.

  The FotoFocus Biennial is a month-long celebration of photography and lens-based art in Cincinnati, as local artists join with artists from across the country to engage and enrich the community through photography and film.

Soapbox Cincinnati

Cincinnati’s acclaimed photographer Michael Wilson is in our studio with Brian O’Donnell to talk about his long career, some of the many highlights, an exhibit of some of his photos of musicians going on at OTR’s Iris Bookcafé, and his exhibits that will be part of the upcoming Foto Focus.

Book review: Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900

Aug 22, 2014

Our Jane Durrell reviews a fascinating new book, Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900, by Diane VanSkiver Gagel. It shares the stories of hundreds of early photographers and how the art of photography grew in Ohio in the late 19th century.

There’s a wonderful photographic exhibit called Eye on Cincinnati now on display at the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati Gallery on Race Street, downtown. Jane Durrell learns more about this space, its mission and the current exhibition from Kit Anderson, executive director of the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati and the exhibit’s artist, Tim Jeffries.


  Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning celebrates one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. The companion to a PBS American Masters episode that will air later this year, the book offers an intimate view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers.

Over the Rhine’s Iris BookCafe & Gallery is currently featuring the photographic exhibit John Ganis: Consuming the American Landscape, based upon his 2003 book of the same name. Curator Bill Messer is with Jane Durrell to discuss the importance of these photos and Ganis’ current work along the US coastlines.

It started as a one-woman food monologue…then other famous foodies joined in…suddenly Peggy Sweeney-McDonald had a hit which she has now turned into a beautiful coffee table book. Meanwhile, Back at Cafe du Monde…Life Stories about Food is now out and Barbara Gray learns all about it from the author.