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Viewfinder: Peter Crabtree

Normally, stories in our Viewfinder series are comprised of an interview with a photographer and a sample of their rural work. We’re approaching this one from a slightly different angle. I learned about Peter Crabtree’s work when my co-worker, Tim, yelled to me across the office, “Hey, Shawn, come look at these.” On his screen were black-and-white photographs of […]

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Clutter Is Relative

Albert Einstein once (allegedly) said, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” If true, we can appreciate the state of Kurt Schauppner’s desk at The Desert Trail, a weekly paper in Twentynine Palms, California. Schauppner not only edits the paper, a formidable job unto itself, […]