Creative wrangler Jeannie Kim Chen gave a group of 9-year-old girls from Jefferson Elementary professional-grade photography lessons. The result is "Miniworlds," on show until Aug. 31.
He took one of the most famous photographs in American history — perhaps with this remarkable exhibit Russell will be restored to his rightful place in art history.
Our latest Instagram guest poster is a photojournalist and video producer who likes to explore his North Berkeley neighborhood as well as Tilden.
Follow @Berkeleyside on Instagram so you don't miss the Berkeley images our second guest photographer, a Getty contributor and Berkeley resident, comes up with.
Photographer Orie Rutchick captures the spirit of some of his neighbors through beautiful black-and-white portraits taken at his free mobile studio.
The regular Berkeleyside contributor will post his photos for one week, through Wed. Feb. 21. Don't miss them!
The photographer's egret obsession was born in 2011. He has since come to feel that his encounters with the majestic birds have altered his life.
Dorothea Lange lived in Berkeley and donated her archives to OMCA as locality was important to her. We review her new show and interview Lange's god-daughter, Elizabeth Partridge.
Matthew O'Brien's exhibition at the Berkeley Public Library, No Dar Papaya, is a photographic exploration of Colombia.
By Kathleen Maclay
UC Berkeley News
Long-time Berkeley resident, Realtor and Berkeleyside contributing photographer Ira Serkes has been going to the French Hotel in the Gourmet Ghetto for years. A few weeks ago Serkes gave Angel, the “super-barrista” who works there, his business card which features a photograph Serkes took of the 2012 supermoon over UC Berkeley, and he inquired if the hotel might be interested in mounting a show of his night photography. The next day, Serkes got a call from Marta Yamamoto who curates the shows at the hotel. The answer was yes, and the result can be seen mounted on the brick walls of the hotel’s café through March 14.
There exist several photographic records of Telegraph Avenue in the 1960s: Rag Theater by Nacio Jan Brown (1975) and Telegraph 3 a.m. by Richard Misrach (1975). There now is a third, Berkeley Then, photographs by Elio de Pisa, text by Diane de Pisa, photo editing by Nick Cedar. Brown and Misrach were great photographers who went to Telegraph Avenue, took great pictures, and made great books. De Pisa was of Telegraph. He managed the Caffe Mediterraneum from 1960 until 1972. (more…)
David Garnick doesn’t remember how many times he drove back and forth over the Bay Bridge on a wet, windswept day to capture a particular photograph he was striving for, but he remembers the toll charges were pretty steep.