When a gallery exhibited some of Melissa’s and my photographs, we were asked to supply accompanying material—so we put together this simple little book. We are working photographers, and we seldom get a chance to stop and ponder our work. But for this little book, we did. I printed 2 x 3 foot sheets of thumbnails, which we cut out and left on a counter for weeks. Melissa periodically rearranged them into diptychs and so did I… our only motive was to have pleasant pairings. Sometimes the pairing hinged simply on a gesture, a similar embrace, an emotion, color, or whatever just felt right visually. Other times the pairing worked as opposites—as in the yin and yang of life. When we reflect on this visual language, it isn’t so surprising that connections are made across cultures. But what was startling was seeing that these connections exist across species as well. [Read more…]
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Olson and Farlow photographs in the Carnegie Museum’s exhibitiion: “Digital to Daguerreotype“.
Olson&Farlow have a photo exhibit “The World at Our Door” from September 23 to January 5th at the Silver Eye Gallery.
Kamchatka Salmon” published in August 2009 edition of National Geographic Magazine.
Camel Beauty Pageant” published in August 2009 National Geographic Magazine.
Here’s a video of Melissa’s Wild Horses story.
Photographer and New Media Producer Rob Finch brought Melissa’s images to life integrating her still images with sound and an interview with Melissa.
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