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Culture, The Exhibitionist Gender-Nonconforming Children Find a Safehouse in You Are You

Gender-Nonconforming Children Find a Safehouse in You Are You

When photographer Lindsay Morris was brought to a gender-nonconforming summer camp for children and their families by a loved one seven years ago, she had no idea how her work with the camp would take off. Documenting the children’s…
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Calendar, Night&Day Go Niners!

Go Niners!

A treasure hunt conjures images of adventure, thrills, and pirates who look like Johnny Depp. Reality is a bit bleaker: empty sluices and empty stomachs, "fill-in-the-blank or bust" most often ending in the latter. Sarina Finkelstein spent four years…
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Calendar, Night&Day Halfway There

Halfway There

Getting old sucks, and men try everything to cope with the inevitable midlife crisis, from hitting the Porsche dealership to hitting the gym. "Throughout this adventure, I explored alternative means of dealing with this issue," says Frank Yamrus, including…
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Calendar, Night&Day Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Lydia Panas lures families and friends to the fields of her 75-acre farm in rural Kutztown, Pa., and shoots them. With a camera, that is. Her “Mark of Abel” series derives its name from Diane Arbus, who wrote, “If, as…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist See the World in 50 Takes: "Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness, and Everything Else"

See the World in 50 Takes: "Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness, and Everything Else"

We think like the photojournalist (natch): Shoot absolutely everything interesting, from every angle and setting, and from the bigger set you're sure to get a handful of good shots and one that just nails it, the image that wows people…
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Calendar, Night&Day The World In 50 Takes

The World In 50 Takes

We think like a photojournalist (natch): Shoot absolutely everything interesting, from every angle and setting, and from the bigger set you’re sure to get a handful of good shots and one that just nails it, the image that wows people…
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Calendar, Night&Day Low-Grade Brilliance

Low-Grade Brilliance

Most of our smartphones contain digital cameras that rival the best that money could buy less than a decade ago. We often pay hundreds of dollars for these devices. And what do we do with them? Filter our 8-megapixel masterpieces…
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Calendar, Night&Day High-Contrast History

High-Contrast History

We love to educate friends who’ve recently moved to San Francisco, and among the best ways to do this is taking them to Sutro Heights and the ruins of Sutro Baths, both of which are just north of Ocean Beach.…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Skeleton in the Closet"

"Skeleton in the Closet"

Fritz Liedtke offers a counterpoint to popular culture's glorification of Angelina Jolie and her fellow fit-and-skinny vixens: photos of women with eating disorders. Even better, he lets them tell their stories with short and poignant essays, as with 19-year-old Em,…
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Culture, Artcap

Art Review: Fritz Liedtke: "Skeleton in the Closet"

Liedtke offers a counterpoint to popular culture's glorification of Angelina Jolie and her fellow fit-and-skinny vixens: photos of women with eating disorders. Even better, he lets them tell their stories with short and poignant essays, as with 19-year-old Em, who…
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Best of San Francisco, People & Places

Best Black-and-White Photo Booth

It's easy to sail right past the gray, no-nonsense facade of Rayko Photo Center, but step inside and you'll be transported. The interior is wide and airy, all high ceilings, exposed wooden beams, and brick walls. Stationed in one corner…
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Calendar, Night&Day Gentlemen Shooters

Gentlemen Shooters

If a camera could steal your soul, it would not be a Coolpix. It would be something big and metallic and smoky, a machine from the golden age of photography that had to be tended to like it was an…
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