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.

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.

Artist Elena Dorfman

May 3, 2013

Photographic artist Elena Dorfman currently has an exhibit of her large-scale images at the Phyllis Weston Gallery on Madison Road. She joins our Judith Turner-Yamamoto to talk about the two years it took to capture all the images from rock quarries around the Midwest that make up her Empire Falling exhibit.

Our Beautiful City

Mar 13, 2013
Michael Contreras

While browsing through Reddit today, I stumbled across some gorgeous photographs of Cincinnati done by a photographer named Michael Contreras.  I contacted him and, with his permission, I am sharing these with you.  More photos are available here.

Lloyd E. Moore - Attorney and Photographer

Feb 22, 2013

Judith Turner-Yamamoto has a review of a new book of photography from the Ohio University Press. Face to Face: The Photography of Lloyd E. Moore features works by the longtime Lawrence County, Ohio attorney. Lawrence County, along the Ohio River in southeast Ohio, sits at the start of the Appalachian Mountains, and in the mid-1970’s, Lloyd Moore began photographing his clients who came from all walks of life and backgrounds.

Jay Schadler of ABC News

Dec 28, 2012

Jay Schadler has been a reporter for ABC News for many years now, but he started his early broadcasting career in Oxford at WMUB. He speaks by phone with Lee Hay talking about his days as news director at WMUB, his favorite travel experiences, his passion for photography and how he balances his TV works with running a gallery in New Hampshire.

Artist Tony DeVarco

Nov 2, 2012

Currently on exhibit at the Marta Hewitt Gallery in the Pendleton Art Center is Way of Time; Recent Digital Photomontage by Cincinnati native Tony DeVarco.

Edward Steichen Exhibit

Oct 19, 2012

Nancy Huth, Curator of Education and Installation Curator from the Taft Museum of Art talks about the new exhibit Star Power: Edward Steichen's Glamour Photography. As she tells Mark Perzel, Star Power features iconic portraits of famous actors, actresses, painter, producers, etc. and most of these photographs originally appeared in the Conde Nast publications Vogue and Vanity Fair.

Red Dog/Blue Dog

Oct 12, 2012

If this year’s presidential race is wearing you out, perhaps it’s time for another perspective on the whole red-blue divide. Why not take it to the dogs?

Mark Perzel welcomes to the studio James Crump, chief curator at the Cincinnati Art Museum and co-chair of the city-wide FotoFocus event, and the director of the FotoFocus organization, Mary Ellen Goeke. They discuss the origins of this festival of photographic arts and some of the many events happening this month.