Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #221

Start your week off right:

  1. I discovered French Guy Cooking on Youtube and immediately began binge watching. Alex feels like if Adam Savage was French and into cooking.

  2. My younger self would have lost his mind at the notice of an indoor model airplane championship. The documentary Float delves into this fascinating “sport”. It also looks beautifully shot.

  3. Frank Moth describes his colleagues as nostalgic postcards from the future. I would happily hang many of these on my wall.

  4. Avner Geller creates illustrations for the funny comments that he overheard in public. It has become a hilarious look into modern life.

  5. Dina Alfasi creates portraits while riding the train back and forth from work. A gorgeous look into every day travel in Israel.

  6. ‘Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities crept in. Forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you should begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.' 
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  7. Magnum photographer, Alex Webb, released a book, La Calle , of numerous trips to Mexico. I love his layered street photographs.

  8. Edo Zollo resorted to walking London with his camera when his insomnia wouldnt let him rest. I love how moody and almost sinister these images are due to the glow of artificial light.

  9. Derek Sivers has a great reminder to write every day. Its a practice that I need to get back into as there is tremendous benefit to getting your thoughts out of your head.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #220

Start your week off right:

  1. This chocolate banana bread looks absolutely delicious. Now I need to find a few “banana bread” ripe bananas.

  2. Have you ever wanted to stay in those stunning homes found in architecture magazines? PlansMatter allows you to do that.

  3. Brendan Barry builds cameras out of the craziest thing including a watermelon and a loaf of bread. A great reminder that a camera is just a black box with a light sensitive material at one end.

  4. Oliver Jeffers is one of my favorite designer/illustrators. He sat down with GQ for their 20 Questions.

  5. For International Women’s Day, LensCulture shared 16 women photographers producing inspiring work from around the world.

  6. “The path to become unmistakable is the willingness to be wrong, to be criticized and most of all, to matter. And if you’re willing to do something that matters, you are likely to be in the minority – and it probably means you’re doing something that’s unmistakable.” — Seth Godin

  7. Thomas Jordan captures his town at the tail end of the golden hour. His photos have a similar look and feel because of this.

  8. Pow Wow Hawaii once again produces amazing street art. I cant wait to see the video they produce every year.

  9. An interesting look at why people travel to far away places just to take the same photo over and over again.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #219

Start your week off right:

  1. In order to reach Plateau Point, you must hike down 3K feet from the rim of the Grand Canyon. A typewriter was set up and hikers were asked to write out there thoughts. Some were funny and other were profound.

  2. Letterist is a great resource to find the best newsletters on a topic of your choice. My newsletter subscriptions have definitely grown after this discovery.

  3. I received March & Rock #14 from Maarten Rots this week and I cant recommend it enough. Rots’s work continues to challenge my own ideas about photography in ways I appreciate.

  4. Kristy Mitchell spends months creating elaborate sets and wardrobe to create a single image. The results are stunning. She spoke to My Modern Met about her exhibit, Wonderland.

  5. Zak Waters interviews Magnum photojournalist, Ian Berry, about his work photographing the racial divide in South Africa in the 60s. I highly recomend following Water’s youtube channel.

  6. Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. - Karim Seddiki

  7. Sean Tucker sat down with fellow photographer, Ondrej Vachek, and talked about his journey getting started in conflict photography.

  8. The Sand That Ate The Sea” is a series on the South Australian Opal mining town of Andamooka by Matthew Thorne. A great series of people on the edge of the wilderness struggling to make a life.

  9. Reading “A creative person’s guide to thoughtful promotion” is on my list of things to do today, I definitely struggle with this side of the hustle.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #218

Start your Monday off right,

  1. Netflix released a new season of Chef’s’ Table. The series is one of my favorite on tv. As much as the show is about food, the series digs into creativity at such a deep level.

  2. The winners for the International Landscape Photographer of the Year were announced and the work is as gorgeous as you would imagine.

  3. Vincent Bal uses items from around his house to create shadows that are fundamental elements in his illustrations.

  4. All Japanese temples and shrines were built without any iron as the metal was almost impossible to source back in the day. They used elaborate wooden joints to create the structures. Takahiro Matsumoto builds and repairs the temples using this old technique.

  5. If you want more design resources, Carly Ayres started a whole twitter thread collecting design publications.

  6. Wayne Martin Belger built his own elaborate pinhole camera and created portraits of people being dehumanized by the government.

  7. “None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after-thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.”

    — Nanea Hoffman

  8. Patrick Barr, a photographer from NYC, is better known as Tiger Hood. He plays golf with small milk containers on the street while selling his prints and is a staple of the neighborhood.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #217

Start your week off right

  1. I never considered that I could make my own vermouth but this recipe from Mountain Rose Herbs seems rather easy. I will definitely be making a bottle in the future.

  2. I am absolutely terrible at naming a new project or idea. Onym is a complete resource to help you come up with the name you need.

  3. Borut Peterlin mixed up a few B&W film developers to test out. What is different is that he mixed up most of them from their raw ingredients and not a prepared mix which you just add water.

  4. Thomas Jorion photographs abandoned structures which are being returned to nature through the passage of time with his 4x5. Its crazy to see the former glory on display.

  5. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius

  6. Lens Culture released their Documentary Storytelling Winners. A great list of photographs to check out.

  7. Lois Bielefeld’s work reminds me of Gregory Crewdson. Here is an interview with Lois about her work and photographic journey.

  8. The streets of NYC is a great destination for street photographers and David Nelson-Hospers’s work is another great reminder of that.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #216

Start your week off right:

  1. Granola with kefir has become my go-to post work snack. I have started to make my own as a way to control the sugar and add the ingredients that I like. This week I am going to try out this recipe.

  2. Someone created a playlist that you would hear at any generic “cool” restaurant.

  3. The world champion free diver, Guillaume Néry, released a new video and its absolutely insane. The part at the end where he is swimming with the whales is incredible.

  4. How Frustration Can Make Us More Creative. A great reminder that creativity doesnt spring out of comfort and ease but in direct response to a problem.

  5. The color palette of Havana, Cuba through Helene Havard’s camera feel like a Wes Anderson movie.

  6. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

  7. I love these sweeping impressionist paintings of mountains. It feels like mountains standing tall in the midst of a blizzard.

  8. Letícia Lampert photographed from inside looking out of the densely pack buildings of Porto Alegre in Brazil. The window becomes you screen into the life across the street.

  9. Jamil McGinnis has been documenting his neighborhood of Crown Heights in NYC. The portrait of the 3 kids at the basketball court is top notch.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #215

Start your week off right:

  1. With the encouragement of her grand kids, this Italian grandmother has been sharing her recipes on her youtube channel. I get super hungry every time I watch one of her videos.

  2. The band Brunettes Shoot Blondes bought a broke piano and rebuilt it with a series of other analog instruments added to it. The piano is a fascinating piece of DIY goodness.

  3. The Making of the Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange’s famous photography, is a great look how Lange created the image. I love seeing the frames that came before the frame. \

  4. I love these portraits (maybe self portraits) of Gustav Willeit showing the vast beauty of nature in comparison to how small he is.

  5. I am not sure Fan Ho gets the respect he deserves in terms of being one of the greats of photography. This is his street photography of Hong Kong in the 50s and 60s.

  6. "You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having." Frank Lloyd Wright

  7. Travel photographer, Kevin Faingnaert, recently traveled through northern Vietnam and returned with this series of images.

  8. Paul Cristina creates portraits which feel like they were created years ago and time was worn away elements revealing the underlying layers.

  9. George from Negative Feedback spoke with Robin Friend about his work photographing throughout England. The image of the hole in the ground filled with abandon cars is insane.

  10. Giles Duley, a documentary photographer who lost an arm and leg in Afghanistan and then returned 18 months later to continue his work, spoke at the Do Lecture. A great talk from an amazing photographer.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume 214

Start your week off right:

  1. I love this 100 square foot prefab cabin. I just need to get some land or a backyard big enough to get one.

  2. The Camera Gallery has started posting photo book reviews on YouTube and they are great. I have watched most of them and added a few books to my wish list. The review of Doggerland by Brian David Stevens is a great example of the work they are doing.

  3. The Adobe Creative Residency is open for applications. Its definitely worth a shot.

  4. Leah Pattem has been photographing Madrid’s no frills bar (there version of dive bar) as they disappear due to a changing commercial landscape. I love how each one is unique in its design and colors.

  5. Its mesmerizing watching James Flames print his widely colorful posters. He had to have done so many experiments to figure out how the color work together and react when layered.

  6. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."

    — Steve Jobs

  7. Maria Strum has photographed the Lumbee tribe who live in the small town of Pembroke, NC. Its a great portrait of a people struggling against the common idea of what they should be.

  8. 5 Tips to Starting a Daily Creative Practice. One of my goal this year is to establish a daily creative practice. I think they are widely beneficial in ways you can even imagine when you begin.

  9. I immediately watch any video John Free puts out as they are highly motivational and educational. He shared the color abstracts he created while working in an auto body shop in LA.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #213

Start your week off right:

  1. Every year, Saveur Magazine celebrates the best in food blogging and each year I add a few blogs to my ever growing list of food blogs. The only problem is that you get very hungry scrolling through the winners.

  2. I was familiar with J.M.W Turner and his painting of the train in the fog but I wasnt aware of his influence on painting. I definitely will study his work and see if there is any lessons I can apply to my photography.

  3. I am fascinated by sketchbooks. They are a glimpse into the artist’s mind. The Sugarlift gallery is running their first Sketchbook show. I would love to get to NYC for that.

  4. Scott Reinhard turns historic maps into 3-D topographical maps and the results are beautiful. The map of Mount. Saint Helens is particularly stunning.

  5. I am not a skateboarder and I have seen Grant Brittain’s famous cover image before. He talks about that famous image and his journey into photography.

  6. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” — John C. Maxwell

  7. Here is a great reminder from Jens Krauer that you dont have to let the rat race of social media dictate your creative life. I will also add this conversation between Cal Newport and Jocelyn K. Glei to my growing wariness with social media.

  8. I am not really sure how to describe Thomas Cian’s paintings but the closest I can think of is that they are like a melting charcoal painting. I love the portrait of the woman farther down on the page.

  9. I am a big believer in making a book or a zine of your work. The process allows you to think about your own work in a very different way. If you need any advice starting a project, Nick Mayo has some great videos to help you out.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #212

Start your week off right:

  1. I love when street artists like Octavi Serra use their surroundings as a way to be funny. I cracked up at the “road is lava” painting on the white part of the cross walk.

  2. A librarian turned a 110 year old tree stump into a free library outside her house in Idaho. Its both beautiful and functional.

  3. If you need free music for a project, the music composer, Joel Corelitz, made a bunch of his scores available for download.

  4. Colin Ridgway captures the diverse faces found in NYC reinforcing how great the city is for street photography.

  5. Lynsey Addario ‘s book, “Of Love & War” is both beautiful and gut wrenching as photojournalism can be. I am adding this to my wish list.

  6. “It’s easy to get over a creative block, just remind yourself that you’ll be dead.”

    — Oliver Jeffers

  7. Enrico Markus Essl takes a very different route with his street photography compared to Colin Ridgway. I love the photo with the three benches and two ladies.

  8. Booooooom released their 2018 64 photos by 64 photographers. A great resource to find new photographers.

  9. Sean Tucker’s dad walks through his albums shot during his time in the Royal Navy. A great reminder of the power of a photograph.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #211

Start your week off right:

  1. Seth Gould hand built this iron puzzle box modeled after the 16th and 17th century armada boxes. He made every tiny detail down to the screws. I absolutely love watching a true craftsman at work.

  2. 1959 is often championed as the most influential year in jazz music. The 1959 Project shares each day what happened in jazz on that day back in 1959. The photography begin shared alone makes this a fascinating look back in time.

  3. Matthew Shlian creates these paper sculptures that appear to move and change as you vary your viewing angle. I would love to know how he figured out how to do this.

  4. Alex Bartsch tracks down where vinyl album covers were shot and photographs the cover in the original location. Its amazing how similar the places seem to be.

  5. Clive Head’s paintings pull ideas from multi-exposure photography and cubism to represent the chaos of city life. The paintings just pull me in trying to make scene of each element.

  6. "Photography is like life. What does it all mean? I don’t know, but you get an impression, a feeling... I’m very suspicious of people who say they know what it means."

    - Leonard Freed

  7. Island is a really cute stop animation video. I love the combination of fictitious creatures and the colors to create a really entertaining world. My son will definitely like this.

  8. Hundreds of artist created work on post-it notes for the annual Post-It Show. I love how each artist worked with the constraints of the medium and ended up with very diverse pieces.

  9. The winter snow allows Swiss photographer, Pierre Pellegrini, to create these gorgeous minimalist landscape photographs. It almost makes me wish for snow.

  10. Julian Baumgartner of Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration shares the fascinating process of restoring ancient paintings to their former glory. The difference is pretty amazing once he has cleaned the piece.

  11. Wired magazine looks at how photography is affecting our brain. A fascinating look at what selfies do to our view of ourselves and how it changes how we remember events.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #210

Start your week off right:

  1. Do you know the difference between cheap and expensive coffee? Dillon Edwards of Parlor Coffee tries various coffees and has to guess which one is more expensive.

  2. Harold Feinstein is another of great photographer that I didnt know before stumbling on this piece. I love the portrait of the girl at the very bottom of the page.

  3. Jason Silva delivers short ideas in an almost frantic and possessed manner that I cant help but watch. He tackles the question of creative block and impostor syndrome in his latest video.

  4. Mustafa Çankaya works at the Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey and capture portraits of people waiting for their flight. His goal is to take a portrait of someone from every country.

  5. Mia Collis stumbled on the oldest photo studio in Kenya about ready to close after being open for 37 years. She decided to take over the lease and photographed people wearing their Sunday best on their way to church.

  6. “Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent.” – Jim Jarmusch

  7. Leah Kennedy’s series, Progress, feels almost dystopian with the brightly colored buildings in sharp contrast to the stark yellow sand.

  8. Dave Rollans sat down with one of my favorite skateboard photographers, Ray Barbee, to talk about his life and work.

  9. Marcie Hancock uses her camera to share the life around her in Appalachia. The picture of the chicken crossing the road cracks me up.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #209

Start your week off right:

  1. This is the process of making a Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime Watch (retails for 2.8 million). It was mesmerizing watching watching all the tiny parts being manufactured and assembled.

  2. Each year Tom Whitehall publishes his 52 things I learned in that year. There are always some fascinating things that I had no idea about in the list.

  3. Vox continued its series on jazz (I linked a video last week) by examining the iconic art and design of Blue Note Records. I absolutely loved seeing the contact sheets and then the chosen photographed used for the record.

  4. Eugene Richards’s followed in the photojournalism footsteps of the past but wasnt afraid to be a little more intimate than he predecessors. Feature Shoot interviewed him about his life and his photographs.

  5. “People fall so in love with their pain, they can’t leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves.”

    — Chuck Palahniuk

  6. Keith Carter moved to Texas as a small kid and the tiny towns which dot the state have been a constant source of photographic inspiration. He is releasing a book about the work which looks awesome. For more about him, Ted Forbes interviewed for his Artist Series.

  7. The New York art critic, Jerry Saltz, just published his 33 rules on how to be an artist. There is a lot of hyperbole in the article but also some great reminders about putting in the work.

  8. Desiré van den Berg used to live in Hong Kong so when she returned with her camera, she tried to capture the city she knew.

  9. Learning how to make better decisions is easily one of the best decisions you can make. Mark Manson goes into the 5 Principles for Making Better Life Decisions and I thinks its a great being point on that journey.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #208

Start your week off right:

  1. Did you know there one Blockbuster still open in Bend, OR? The Verge traveled out there to see how it still survives in a world with Netfix and every other streaming service.

  2. Peter Jackson (of the Lord of the Rings’s fame) colorized movie footage from WW1 to create his new documentary, “They Shall Not Grow Old”. I am not sure why seeing it color makes it feel more real but it does. If you arent too familiar with WW1, I highly recommend Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History series, Blueprint for Armageddon. The series is very long but I havent heard a better breakdown of the war to end all wars.

  3. If you are looking for something new to listen to, Ted Gioia just released his top 100 Albums of 2018 list.

  4. Johnny Miller uses aerial photography to capture wealth disparity found throughout the world. Particularly in a place like Mumbai, you will have slums bordering large high rise buildings.

  5. The car headlights cutting through the fog creates a dark moodiness to Henri Prestes’s series, “They Drive by Night”, that anyone who driving in those conditions is very familiar with.

  6. “It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new way of acting.”

    — Millard Fuller

  7. Charles Xelot captured life around the national gas fields in Sabetta, Russia up in the arctic north. I especially like the contrast between the modern oil infrastructure and the semi-nomadic reindeer herders who live in the region.

  8. Buzz feed compiled a list of “25 Photography Books That Will Change Your View Of The World”. A great resource for those looking to add to their photobook library.

  9. Alastair Humphreys hits on an important question for those attempting to create work today…..Urgent versus Important. The challenge is know the difference between the two and prioritizing your life to do the urgent.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #207

Start your week off right:

  1. I am not a baker at all. I have attempted to bake a cake before and failed miserably. This apple crisp recipe is simple enough that even I should be able to make it.

  2. You may not guess Eddy Chen is a classically trained musician when he makes musical videos with rubber chickens. Chen’s version of Pachelbel’s Canon cracked me up.

  3. Lens Culture complied 7 photographers who focus on adolescence in their work. I love seeing the difference among the photographers dealing with the same subject.

  4. Cristian Ordóñez’s “A Way to Disconnect and Connect” feels like imitate portrait of place (even though the place is never really mentioned). The portrait of the guy holding the dog is really good.

  5. “There are so many incredibly talented people out there who are afraid. I just want to shake them and say, we all are. Every one of us is. My sister Sally said it best: ‘Don’t let fear keep you from your destiny.’ So many people stay on the sidelines, and it pains me, because I want them in the game too. You don’t get to choose the music that life plays you, but you do get to choose how you dance to it.”

    Robin Roberts

  6. April Soetarman created this weird side project where she hangs these metal signs in public. She is now launching a kickstarter to get a sign to hang up in your town.

  7. Jane Bown is another photographer who I recently discovered. She spent 6 decades for the Observer in the U.K. photographing all the big names. I loved her portrait of Sinead O’Connor.

  8. Ryan Holiday sat down with Robert Greene to talk about his new book, “The Laws of Human Nature”.

  9. Keith Macgregor has been documenting Hong Kong changing particularly through the 70s and 80s.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #206

Start your week off right

  1. You probably have your menu all planned out for Thanksgiving but here are some “never fail” recipes if you need any last minute inspiration.

  2. I absolutely love Vox deconstruct the important jazz recordings. I never learned much about music and these videos help build my music understanding. Today, they break down John Coltrane’s Giant Step.

  3. GMB Akash is a Bangladeshi photographer who captures a world far removed from our own. Stunning work

  4. Ceramic artist Anna Whitehouse did a 100 day project where she made a similar pot every day to push her creative limit. I love this type of project and her pots illustrate it’s creative potential.

  5. Jeremy Lock initially has assigned to be a darkroom printer for the spy plane program before making the transition to a war photographer with the Air Force. He earned Military Photographer of the Year seven times by the Defense Department.

  6. This great short film was shot through the ground glass of a medium format camera. I love how the ground glass frames everything compared to “background”.

  7. “I would rather have questions I can’t answer than answers I can’t question.” — Max Tegmark

  8. Landscape photographer, Alex Strohl, talks about his process and what catches his eye.

  9. Rocio Montoya creates beautiful surreal collages from her photographs. I love how she took photograph and added to it.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #205

Start your week off right:

  1. This recipe for keto cauliflower “mac and cheese” looks super easy and absolutely delicious. The recipe for the cheese sauce alone could be rather usual.

  2. I love the illustrations in the Hirayama Firework’s catalog from the 1900s. They are so simple and elegant.

  3. Debbie Millman sat down with Pete Souza, the former White House photographer for Obama and Reagan, for her very popular podcast, Design Matters.

  4. The Do Lecture compiled a 100 Must Read Books of 2018 and it is filled with great books to fill my kindle with.

  5. Louise Jones paints these beautiful giant murals of flowers onto the side of buildings. I love the contrast between her painted nature and the building.

  6. “Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” Roy T. Bennett

  7. Sam Gregg took portraits in two of the rougher neighborhoods in Naples for his series, “ See Naples and Die”. There are some absolute gems in the series.

  8. Preston Utley took his camera as he journeyed through much of the west over the years. His style reminded me a lot of Lee Friedlander.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #204

Start your week off right:

  1. We take maps for granted since the invention of Google Maps paired with a smartphone; however, maps were treasured in the centuries before. Nat Geo shares old maps in the blog, All Over the Map.

  2. Alex Honnold is insane. He is the best free climber in the world. This is his Ted Talk how he climbed the 3K feet vertical cliff, El Capitan, in Yosemite.

  3. These aerial photographs of Greenland’s ice sheets from Tom Hegen appear more like abstract paintings.

  4. Joseph Lee creates these fun portraits using thick paint strokes. As a non painter, I am amazed how much emotion you can get out of few paint strokes.

  5. I love Albert Chamillard’s geometric doodles in his notebook using crosshatching and a standard pen.

  6. Alex Vasyliev grew up in The Sakha Republic which is northern Siberia. He documents life battling the deep winter.

  7. This week Ilford released a video highlighting Jason Lee and his journey from skateboarder into photography.

  8. “Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not a goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in striving toward an important goal.”– Maxwell Maltz

  9. Niko J. Kallianiotis’s series, “America in a Trance”, focuses life in the former coal cities in Pennsylvania not to far from me. So many of these images seem so familiar to me.

  10. I am pretty sure I have included every podcast conversation between Tim Ferris and Seth Godin in this newsletter and this one is no different.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #203

Start your week off right:

  1. This video is absolutely insane. Two guys base jumped off a cliff high up in the Alps with wing suits on and landed in an airplane in mid air.

  2. The Pow Wow street art festival traveled to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Here is a great recap of the art and the art scene in Holland’s second largest city.

  3. I love Sergio Ingravalle’s thought provoking illustrations inspired by modern life.

  4. Leah Kennedy took a small Cessna and a helicopter above Namibia’s color landscape to create these stunning images.

  5. Julia Faber mixes nature scenes with robots in these fascinating collections of illustrations.

  6. “Anytime one ventures into new territory there is a feeling of discomfort/uneasiness. That is how you will know that you are evolving. If you were comfortable you would be in a rut and that is no place for enlightened being.”

    — Debbra Lupen

  7. Ilford highlighted the work of Joe Brook’s skateboarding photography in a new video.

  8. Moises Levy’s street photography purposely violates many traditional conventions to produce these great collection. His style pulls you into the frame as you try to figure it out.

Monday Morning Dispatch - Volume #202

Start your Monday off right:

  1. Food 52 compiled a collection of trusty weeknight dinners. There is are some awesome looking recipes in the group that I might have to add to the meal rotation.

  2. Ben Marcin captured the phenomenon of the lonely row home after it’s neighbors were thrown down. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence on the east coast.

  3. Albert Law took his camera during training exercises with an artillery unit and returned with these gritty black and white images.

  4. I love Brian Hoffman’s pop surrealism style to his graphic design especially on images which contain multiple layers to the images.

  5. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

    — Jack Kornfield

  6. Ara Güler continues the trend of older photographers I have recently discovered. His collection from Istanbul is top notch. I am not surprised he is a member of Magnum.

  7. Frédéric Lagrange has spent 17 years photographing in Mongolia in between commercial shoots with the top publications. The resulting portfolio is top notch.

  8. Ryan Holiday sat down with Chase Jarvis talking about how to create work that lasts. Highly recommended.