Month: October 2012

Steve Pyke Interview

eBOOK DOWNLOAD: Grant Scott: Steve, I’d like to talk about stillness. Your work to me expresses the essence of stillness. Steve Pyke: You mean the portraits and the still life, all of my work? Grant: Yes, all of it. You seem to have remained true to the history of photography and portraiture, going back to ...

Tell Me A New Story

Having spent his career working within the worlds of photography and journalism, Grant Scott is well aware of the importance of narrative in imagemaking. But, as he has begun to find out, that awareness of storytelling is not obvious in a lot of recent short filmmaking. One of the greatest editorial art directors of the ...

The Photography Book

There really haven’t been many; not ones that have counted for much, anyway. There has, of course, been any number of good, important, significant books of photography. Just look at Martin Parr and Gerry Badger’s The Photobook: A History (volumes one and two), and count all those glorious, revolutionary private projects, obsessions and inadvertently original ...

Mary Ellen Mark Interview

eBOOK DOWNLOAD: Mary Ellen Mark is one of the most revered and important portrait photographers in the world today. Her husband Martin Bell is an acclaimed filmmaker. Together over the last four years they have recorded the American prom. Grant Scott spoke to them both individually about the project that has resulted in a book, ...

Bill Owens Interview

Bill Owens was not only the photographer who captured the death of the counter culture dream at the Rolling Stones concert at Altamont, he was also a pioneer in photographing and filming the normality of American suburbia. Sean Samuels discovered how Bill’s approach to photography and his career has neither been conventional or calculated. It ...

Paolo Roversi Interview

eBOOK DOWNLOAD: Italian born Paolo Roversi has lived in Paris since 1972; for the past 40 years he has been, with little debate, one of the most important, influential, independent and in-demand photographers working within the fashion industry and still is today. A long time…. admirer of his work, Grant Scott, caught up with him ...

Jocelyn Bain Hogg Interview

Jocelyn Bain Hogg (JBH) is sweating. He reaches for a small bottle of Trumper’s Extract of Limes and depresses a cooling mist. A polka-dot Paul Smith handkerchief is flourished from the pocket of his Adam of London suit to dab the beads from his lofty brow. I sip my can of Heineken. It’s touching 28°C ...