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Photo Journalist

Wes Pope

Wes Pope is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Multimedia Journalism master’s program at the University of Oregon in Portland. Pope has worked as a photo, video, and multimedia journalist for more than 25 years, including staff positions at the Rocky Mountain News, Chicago Tribune, Santa Fe New Mexican, Times of Northwest Indiana, Tri-City Herald, and Tacoma News Tribune. He has also worked as a consultant at the San Francisco Chronicle. Before joining to the SOJC, Pope served as a Lecturer in Photojournalism & Documentary Studies at Northern Arizona University.

Outside of journalism work, Pope has been exploring pinhole documentary projects for the past 23 years. National Public Radio's Claire O'Neill said of the Pop 66 project: "The images are blurry and distorted, just like memories, and the sequence conveys something like the America of our dreams."

Outside of journalism work, Pope has been exploring pinhole documentary projects for the past 23 years. National Public Radio's Claire O'Neill said of the Pop 66 project: "The images are blurry and distorted, just like memories, and the sequence conveys something like the America of our dreams." Among his publications, find:
Pop 66: A dreamy pop can camera odyssey along Route 66 (PSG, 2018)
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WGN TV
Chicago Tribune
Buzzfeed
NPR Picture Show

POP 66 PROJECT

A pinhole is a very simple optical device for obtaining a camera derived from the darkroom. This is a very small diameter hole drilled in a very thin plate. By extension, this is called the photographic camera using such a device. Wes Pope used empty cans.

Pop 66

Book

Pop 66 is a collection of pinhole photographs of Wes Pope along Route 66 in America.
31 x 23,5 cm
115 pages

60 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Mojave Desert, California
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can© 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°1

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°2

500 €
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Trigger
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°3

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°4

500 €
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New Jack-In-The-Box, LA
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°5

500 €
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Near San Bernardino, California
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
15*9 cm
Print n°6

500 €
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Caddillac Ranch, Texas
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
15*9 cm
Print n°7

500 €
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Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2000

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can

15*9 cm
Print n°8

500 €
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Joliet, Illinois
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1999

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
15*9 cm
Print n°9

500 €
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Catoosa, Oklahoma
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
15*9 cm
Print n°10

500 €
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Cicero, Illinois
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°11

500 €
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Exotic World, California
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°12

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Exotic World, California
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°13

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Church where my greatgrandparents were married
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°14

500 €
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Meteor Crator, Arizona
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°15

500 €
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Near Roswell, New Mexico
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°16

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 1998

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°17

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Somewhere in the Texas fanhandle
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°18

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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Near Barstow, California
Pop 66 Project

Pop Can © 2001

Archival Photo Paper + Matte 
Pinhole can
 
15*9 cm
Print n°19

500 €
+ 5 € shipping costs

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