Julie Grahame


My other half gave up this year and decided to call everything "iPad", but in fact, I was at AIPAD with APAG, or, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers' annual fair in New York with the American Photography Archives Group, whose board I sit on. I also had the pleasure of taking a small group of students from the School of Visual Arts around to some of my fave… [read more]

Fourth NORD Photography Workshop

Back to the lovely Saga building in Inderøy this year, I had six students all with different practices and different goals, yet all sharing common needs. One of them declared that if they even used 10% of what they learned, they will be happy! As always, we worked hard and we played hard. Join me this time next year in Inderøy for "It's Shot, Now What?" Photo courtesy of Elisabeth A… [read more]

Fourth Annual APAG Seminar

Photographer legends Peter Angelo Simon, Daniel Kramer, and Larry Schiller © Harris Fogel Another huge success for the American Photography Archives Group at our weekend-long seminar in December, held as per usual at ICP. This year I was joined by the ever-popular Mary Virginia Swanson on a panel about licensing and marketing, and I moderated a panel about future technology. APAG is growing at … [read more]

Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception

International award-winning cinematographer Brian Dilg blends photographic fundamentals like exposure, focus, and composition with the latest developments in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and evolutionary biology, in a thrilling exploration of how a photo works, how your brain perceives it, and why you like the result. Brian interviewed me for the book, and included images from two of my… [read more]

BH Photo Podcast

It's always nice to be asked to speak, and a couple of weeks ago I recorded a podcast for B&H Photo Video's Explora series. Torontonian photographer Rick McGinnis and I nattered on mainly about blogging and archives. Click to hear about how I curate aCurator, how we use the Karsh website, and some of my thoughts on photographers and the web. Photo by John Harris, Podcast producer. [read more]

What Photo Editors Want

A good piece in Photo District News this month about what photo editors want. Hear from the hiring eds. at Rolling Stone, Politico, and more. [read more]

Third NORD Photography Workshop

My third marketing workshop took place in Oslo this year, instead of the countryside of Inderøy. We held the workshop in association with an exhibition and portfolio reviews hosted by Cyan Studio. My students were very diverse in their styles and practices, but their needs were similar, and we covered a ton of ground from naming your jpgs through to pricing your work via website crits and … [read more]

ASMP NY Photo Annual

I was happy to curate the ASMP's New York Chapter Photo Annual again this year. I get free rein to select around 100 images from member submissions, one photo per person, a fave shot of theirs, either recent or from their archives. This year Deborah Feingold got a nice wraparound cover. [read more]

ASMP and Photoville, 2017

For the second year the American Society of Media Photographers, New York Chapter, held an exhibition at Brooklyn's one and only Photoville, which hosts dozens of exhibitions inside and outside of shipping containers. Now in its sixth year, Photoville saw more than 90,000 visitors pass through across two weekends! Most of them seemed to stop by the ASMP container. Their latest members' Photo… [read more]

ICP Summer Course: Faces of Coney

Photo of Armando Rosario and Merri Cyr wheatpasting by Eva Mallis/. "Faces of Coney" was a week-long photography course held by Janette Beckman and Merri Cyr. They spent a few days photographing around Coney Island, I stepped in for a day back at the school at ICP (International Center of Photography, in midtown NYC) to help the students think about editing for their exhibition, which… [read more]