August 2014 – Antigravity Magazine
antigravity_vol11_issue10_Page_03_Image_0002Letter from the Editor: Point and Shoot

Columns

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Letter from the Editor: Point and Shoot

If you are a regular reader of Antigravity, then you already know how I feel about cell phone cameras.  At best they’re mildly annoying,  especially at shows; at worst they’re a self-imposed big brother, a…Read full article

Engraved by Frans Huys (1555) pub. Hans Liefrinck

Astrocreep: The Look of Flowers that are Looked At

Word of this month’s Antigravity theme has reached me (despite my isolation in my remote mystic fortress). I considered providing just one image in lieu of the usual twelve star-sourced forecasts, but scores and scores…Read full article


Features

Girls Skate at ladies skate day at Parisite Skate Park

Adrienne Battistella

Dummy Dumpster, Guitar Lightnin’ Lee, and Shovels and Rope are all rock stars to me and their mugs deserve to be preserved. The photo of Erykah Badu is my tribute to Essence Fest—a place where…Read full article

Big Freedia outside J’s Place, Gretna 2014

Zack Smith

I’m always looking for the good light. Sometimes it’s free, sometimes I bring it with me. You got to have the good light for the great portrait. Finding the good light is like ordering your…Read full article

All People and Sirens in an eagle cart outside of the Jenner House, Houston, TX

Kevin Barrios

Since our last photo issue I have been to the beaches of Florida countless times, New York, Singapore, and Indonesia. I’ve also just recently returned from a Texas and East Coast tour with All People….Read full article

Bill Mountain at Banks Street Bar, July 26, 2014

Gary LoVerde

If you go out to see live music in New Orleans, chances are you will, at some point, share space with me. I will have a camera with a flash attached that I use aggressively…Read full article

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Amy Martinez

No one does Halloween like New Orleans. And by that, I mean, we do it right. We make our own costumes and we wear them until the wheels come off. Out by the intersection of…Read full article

Eric Martinez

Hello picture lookers. The shot of the guy is Roland, the bartender of Lot 10 Bar and Lounge in Ithaca, New York. The lady is my mom at Buttermilk Falls, A state park in Ithaca….Read full article

In Drum Class, the girls learned how to play the drums and played drumming games, such as "Death By Drumroll” by Coleen Murphy

Girls Rock New Orleans

Girls Rock New Orleans held its first camp this summer at the Waldorf School of New Orleans, with a final showcase at the Zeigeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center. During this week, 27 campers aged 9 to…Read full article

3 way portrait- main subject Ben Johnson, left lens Me, right lens Alex Glustrom

Sean Ambrose

What first pushed me into the art of pointing and shooting was a beautiful woman, but that’s a story for another day. From there my community and the people fueled the fire of my photographic…Read full article

Kim of Matt and Kim at Hangout Fest 2014
Honey Island

Annie Pennell

I moved to New Orleans three years ago to discover a life totally different than the one I was used to in California. I came out here with a box full of cameras to document…Read full article

Chance the Rapper douses the crowd during his performance at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Joshua Brasted

As I board a plane to cover Lollapalooza in Chicago, I also celebrate the one year anniversary of transitioning into a full time professional photographer. In the past year, I’ve had my work published in…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

Reviews, August 2014

Books MARC SPITZ TWEE: THE GENTLE REVOLUTION IN MUSIC, BOOKS, TELEVISION, FASHION, AND  FILM (IT BOOKS) A critical look at the cultural trends that inform the creation of Wes Anderson’s aesthetic, Neutral Milk Hotel’s In…Read full article