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SCOTTY STIDHAM, by SHELBY LEE ADAMS

04/17/2010

Scotty Stidham, by Shelby Lee Adams

The Guggenheim Fellowships were recently announced and among the group of photographers awarded was one of my long time personal favorites, Shelby Lee Adams.  I share Adams’ work with nearly all of my classes at one point or another as I’ve always been so taken by his decades spanning work on Appalachian folk.  Upon seeing his name on the list for the 2010 Gugg, I followed a link to his blog, and then another link to see a great short film he made on one of his subjects, 92-year old Scotty Stidham.  Check it out:

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  1. ninethings permalink
    04/17/2010 19:55

    So good! I posted this video on facebook a few days back. Some incredible images.

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