Traversing a polarized history, landscape photography shifted from scientific exploration to the idealization of nature and the spectacle of human ‘progress’. Lost along the way was a sense that photographs of the land can speak to an ecstatic experience.
Occasionally life gets a little overwhelming, altfotonet.org is running behind, most other projects are on track. In the interim it seems some time last year Alec Soth stopped blogging, in some ways I don't blame him. This blog seems a worthy filler, even if, the author, comes at things from a slightly different perspective.