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Upcoming Exhibition by NESOP Documentary Instructor, Michael Hintlian

Upcoming Exhibition by Documentary Instructor, Michael Hintlian

NESOP Documentary Instructor Michael Hintlian‘s Exhibition “No Transfer: Photographs from Public Transportation” opens August 31st at The May Gallery at Webster University, St. Louis, MO.

“All the photographs in the No Transfer gallery were made from the window of a bus or train. Starting out of a frustration with working on the street in Boston – a very difficult place for a street photographer – it grew into an absorbing project. Shooting from a bus offered new challenges, how quickly I needed to work, the right seat, dirty and tinted windows. Almost immediately something different began to happen, something I had been trying to honor for a long time, the ability to respond to the first impulse before my mind starts to run the photograph. On a bus or train there are no second chances or time to consider anything more than perception and react with a camera. Henry Wessel said it well: “…(being) outside your mind, your eyes far ahead of your thoughts.” On a bus or train there are no second chances or time to consider anything more than perception and react with a camera. And I am still learning.”

– Michael Hintlian

To see more images from this gallery, please visit: http://www.hintlian.com/

Michael Hintlian has been teaching documentary photography at NESOP since 2007. A dedicated, award-winning documentary photographer, Michael’s projects have taken him across the globe. He earned his BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University and his MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. In addition to NESOP, his teaching includes the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. Michael has also been a lecturer and presenter in several venues throughout the U.S. including the Leica Historical Society of America in Charlotte, NC; The Photographic Resource Center in Boston; the Hoboken Historical Museum in NJ; the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston; WGBH, Tufts University in Medford, MA; and the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA. Michael’s work has been widely published in periodicals including The Christian Science Monitor, Architectural Design and Boston Magazine. His work has been exhibited all over the world. His book, Digging: The Workers of Boston’s Big Dig, has been a success in the documentary world. It remains a revealing source of local history and a celebratory tribute to the men and women working America’s most ambitious infrastructure project.


Blink – A Photography Pop-Up Exhibition

Blink – A Photography Pop-Up Exhibition

NESOP Faculty members Michael Hintlian (Documentary) and Erin Carey (Color) are stepping out of the classroom on June 30th to participate in “Blink – A Photography Pop-Up Exhibition” hosted by Eric Luden at Digital Silver Imaging in Belmont, MA.

They will be among 30+ local photographers to join in this one-day non-curated, un-juried event where participants simply bring 1 print, unmatted or framed, to be displayed on metal walls with magnets.

Click on the photo above for more information and to RSVP to this event!

Visual Reportage: Retrospective 2007-2010

Gallery at the Piano Factory
791 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02118

October 8th – October 31st
Opening Reception with the photographers: Thursday, October 14th at 7PM

Website:  http://www.visualreportage.com

Visual Reportage workshops are coordinated by full-time New England School of Photography instructors Michael Hintlian, Documentary, and Glen Cooper, Visual Journalism.

“Beginning in 2007 our workshop mission grew from a belief that the best of our work is an instrument for change, that images have the power to give voice to the voiceless and more. Since our first workshop, widely diverse groups of accomplished photographers have traveled to Guatemala and India where they have worked stories and grew as photographers and as people.

We are excited to present this exhibit from 20 photographers who are committed to making a difference through their work.”

Join us in celebrating and exploring the work of over 20 photographers from around the world including the following NESOP graduates:

Eric Dietrich
Steph Plourde-Simard
Mardya Millay
Ray Conway
Chris Gagne
Alainna Chiklis
Dan Brummert
Tayler Aubin
Kitty Ethridge
Leona Merk

And NESOP Workshop students:

Alex Witkowicz
Michaela O’Brien
Eve Lyman
Louis Kaperlis
Melissa Ostrow