Richard Nagler was a painter until he decided to be a photographer. “Paintings are about the painter,” he told a rapt audience at UC Berkeley’s Center for Photography at the Graduate School of Journalism on the evening of November 30th. “Photography is about ‘the other’, about what you see. It’s not about yourself. That’s why, emotionally, photography spoke to me.”
When Laura Cunningham was growing up in Kensington, she used to walk to school and wonder what the East Bay looked like before buildings and roads covered everything.