Jerry Uelsmann & Maggie Taylor: This is Not Photography

Lynda.com has a fantastic documentary on Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor entitled "This Is Not Photography."  The creators of the film have described it thusly: 

He experiments in a darkroom. She composes on a computer screen. Together, husband-and-wife artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor create haunting, layered dreamscapes that push the boundaries of photography's possibilities. This documentary from lynda.com explores both the technical and emotional aspects of Jerry's and Maggie's work, from the composition to the criticism, with insight from other preeminent voices in photography.

Step inside the artists' quiet Florida compound for a peek at their complementary work, contrasting processes, and inspiration-seeking expeditions through an alligator-dwelling swamp. 

In the darkroom and on the desktop, two artists are inspired to push the boundaries of photography.

 

View the trailer below and follow this link to watch the film in its entirety.  

 

For more information on Jerry or Maggie's work, please feel free to peruse their sections on our website here and here, respectively, or stop by the gallery and we'd love to pull pieces for your viewing and purchasing pleasure.


Comments (1)

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    Nov 23, 2012 at 06:32 PM

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