In this episode Julie Grahame talks curating photography, editing, legacy, provenance, audience engagement and photo agency life.
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Big Love for aCurator | The Iterations | No Kids, No Horses, No Empty Spaces | Launched in 2009 | Over 300 Features | Quite Selective | Editing vs Curating | Griffin Museum of Photography | Good and Bad Pictures | Rating for Technicality | Composition | Originality | A Refreshing Look at Something Often Seen; an Entire Story in One Frame | Locked Down London | Jan Enkelmann | Janette Beckman | Duane Michals | ClampArt Gallery | Scare People | Sunjoo Lee | Legacy and Archives | American Photography Archives Group | Digital Imaging | Keywords | Filing Cabinets vs Hard Drives | Ruthless and Realistic | Provenance | Photoville | Yousuf Karsh | Tempering Expectations | Fresh Eyes | Who is it for? | Who is your audience? | The LIFE Picture Collection | Andy Adams | Norway: It’s Shot, Now What? | Audience Engagement | Queer Kids: a Project by M. Sharkey | GettyImages | Ernest Hemingway | Do Your Research | Stella Kramer | Jason Wilde: Vera & John | Rob Hann: Faraway Eyes | Jan Enkelmann: Smoking Chefs | Bill Armstrong | Photo Agency Life | David Hume Kennerly | Be Honest | Don’t Be a Dick | Apple Juice | That’s My Bestie | Sophie Bramly | Another Piece of the Puzzle | Jay Maisel | Say Less
About Julie Grahame
Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, one of the ten best photo sites named by the British Journal of Photography and one of Life.com’s top 20. She moved to New York in 1992 to run the Retna photo agency, ultimately representing more than 400 photographers and agents worldwide. After leaving in 2006, she became part of the team that published ZOOZOOM, an online, Webby Award-winning fashion magazine.
Grahame is a consultant for photographers, guiding them through various aspects of their business from licensing to contracts to websites and editing. She is a portfolio reviewer, and public speaker; a member of American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) and American Photography Archive Group (APAG); judges and curates photography for various non-profits, and is a contributing writer for PDN’s Emerging Photographer and EDU magazines, as well as Huffington Post. She has independently represented the Estate of Yousuf Karsh for licensing for more than 10 years. In 2013 she helped launch a new website dedicated to architectural photography, after spending a couple of years as associate director for ClampArt, a gallery in New York.
As well as curating online for several years, Grahame has put together exhibitions for bricks and mortar organizations including the Center for Photography, Woodstock; United Photo Industries’ Photoville; the International Photography Award; PhotoNOLA, and for individual photographers.
aCurator magazine is edited and published by images industry veteran Julie Grahame, and is designed to show off great photography in a clean, elegant environment. The aCurator audience includes editors, curators, art directors, and photographers. Launched in 2009, the magazine continues to fill a need for diverse, curated, quality content. Visit the aCurator blog for photography news, book reviews etc.