Shot Talks

The place for discussing great photography and great photographers.

Shot Talk II – Migrant Mother


This shot goes by¬†the epithet¬†“Migrant Mother”. It’s an icon of the time and place in which it was shot, Nipomo, California 1936. This picture…

Shot Talk I


This shot is often titled “New shoes”. It was taken by photographer Gerald Waller in 1946. It shows an Austrian orphan boy reacting to…

Shot Talk 0.5


“Shot Talk” is an initiative I’d like to introduce to engage readers in discussion about “great” photographs. It’s quite simple. I’ll post a picture,…