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Winsor McCay : Little Nemo in Slumberland Google Doodle celebrates a comics great

Winsor McCay : Little Nemo in Slumberland Google Doodle celebrates a comics great | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Doodle recreates the adventures of Little Nemo from the illustrator's comic strips...

The Google Doodle tribute to Winsor McCay : Google has celebrated the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay's Little Nemo in Slumberland with one of the search engine's most elaborate doodles ever.

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Photography, Still & Moving Pictures, Visual Languages/Analyses
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Walt Disney, Salvador Dali : "Destino" (2003)

Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company. Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion. The project was a collaboration between American animator Walt Disney and Spanish painter Salvador Dalí, and features music written by Mexican songwriter Armando Dominguez and performed by Dora Luz.[1] It was included in the Animation Show of Shows in 2003.
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The hidden life story of the iconic 'Migrant Mother'

The hidden life story of the iconic 'Migrant Mother' | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
For decades after the classic photo was taken, the identity of its subject was unknown to the public.
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The Land of Giants Tansmission Towers | Choi+Shine Architects

The Land of Giants Tansmission Towers | Choi+Shine Architects | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Land of Giants, Choi+Shine award winning human shaped pylons.
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Amazing 'Game of Thrones' Snow Art | Simon BECK

Spring may be on the horizon, but for Game of Thrones fans, “Winter is Coming” and to celebrate the show’s return on Monday 25 April, Sky Atlantic has released its very own White Walker, international snow artist Simon Beck, to create the largest snow tribute to Game of Thrones on Earth.
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Ephemeral art... fascinating.
Puzzling as well.
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2015 Upfest - Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival | Photos

2015 Upfest - Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival | Photos | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Bristol, the home of Banksy, opens its walls to street art.
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Azyle, légende du tag, face à la RATP en justice

Azyle, légende du tag, face à la RATP en justice | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Jugée en appel mercredi, cette figure historique du tag dans le métro remet en cause les sommes réclamées.
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Street art : Speedy Graphito signe la plus grande fresque murale d'Europe

Street art : Speedy Graphito signe la plus grande fresque murale d'Europe | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
C'est un sacré coup de pinceau de plus de 3.000 m2: la plus grande fresque murale d'Europe, réalisée sur la façade circulaire des Arènes de l'Agora, une salle de spectacles et de concerts à Evry (Essonne), a été inaugurée samedi.
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La photo poignante qui symbolise la tragédie des migrants (mais qui n'est pas de Banksy)

La photo poignante qui symbolise la tragédie des migrants (mais qui n'est pas de Banksy) | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Peut-être avez-vous vu passer ces dernières heures dans votre flux d'informations sur Twitter ou Facebook la photo suivante, où le drapeau européen est figuré de manière symbolique par les corps de douze migrants noyés dans la mer Méditerranée, qui en remplacent les étoiles. Elle a en...
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Long Exposure Cityscapes by Edward Reese | photogrist

Long Exposure Cityscapes by Edward Reese | photogrist | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Edward Reese is a hobbyist photographer based out of New Jersey, USA. He shoots a lot of landscape, cityscape and architecture photography.
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Picturing England : photographs of English life

Picturing England : photographs of English life | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
From egg gatherers in Yorkshire to the Holborn viaduct under construction, a book by the Historic England Archive brings together photos dating from 1850
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Remembrances of the past, history... these pictures will also illustrate EFL lessons and prompt your students' speech.

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Oliver Ray | Canada

Oliver Ray | Canada | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Awesome painting -some pictures really make me feel as if I reality were a comic strip...

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Vernacular Typography

Vernacular Typography | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Vernacular Typography is a digital archive and community-based initiative dedicated to the documetation and preservation of vanishing examples of lettering in the everyday environment. It seeks to explore, protect, and promote the typographic heritage of local communities around the world that retain their rich traditions of vernacular signage.
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Une graphic designer américaine est à l'origine de ce site : Molly Woodward.

Vernacular Tipography présente quelque 1000 images prises à New-York, Rome, Tokyo, Tel Aviv... et montre ce qui se faisait avant l'ère des graphic designers qui ont pour seul outil leur ordinateur. Vernacular Typography nous fait découvrir des devantures originales (réalisées au pinceau) avec un cachet tout particulier.

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TV series : "The Political Resonance of 'Game of Thrones' "

TV series : "The Political Resonance of 'Game of Thrones' " | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Emily Nussbaum on Season 6 of the HBO series and the parallels between Westeros and America in 2016.
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"[...] This season of “Game of Thrones” -the first to fully depart from the books- expands that palate, providing a weirdly fascinating array of female conquerors, enough to fit every attitude and ideology. [...]"
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Before & After | Peter Stewart Photography

Before & After | Peter Stewart Photography | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Amazing travel and fine art photography from around the world. Hundreds of beautiful prints available for the home or office.
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"A before & after post-processing comparison. Original camera RAW files are presented as seen out of the camera. All post-production work has been carried out in Photoshop, utilising a variety of editing techniques and plug-ins such as Nik Color Efex & Silver Efex Pro, VSCO Film and Topaz DeNoise"
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Les illustrations dans les anciens manuels d'histoire : 5 avantages pédagogiques. | P. JACOLINO

Les illustrations dans les anciens manuels d'histoire : 5 avantages pédagogiques. | P. JACOLINO | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

(Nouvelle présentation d'un argumentaire tiré d'un article beaucoup plus long .)   Cours sur les manuels d'histoire dans une école normale des années 70. Vous connaissez les images...

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2016 winners : underwater photographers of the year

2016 winners : underwater photographers of the year | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Italian photographer Davide Lopresti has been named Underwater photographer of the year 2016 for his stunning seahorse image titled Gold
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Gorgeous...

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How selfies became a global phenomenon

How selfies became a global phenomenon | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
The smartphone self-portrait or 'selfie' has established itself a form of self-expression. Is it a harmless fad, or a dangerous sign of our growing narcissism?
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"Ceci n'est pas un tag": 15 street artistes donnent des couleurs à Saint-Quentin

"Ceci n'est pas un tag": 15 street artistes donnent des couleurs à Saint-Quentin | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Ils sont quinze et pendant une semaine ils vont rhabiller les murs de Saint-Quentin. Quinze street artistes invités par la mairie pour participer à ce premier festival qui ambitionne de faire découvrir cet art à part entière à un public néophyte qui l'assimile encore trop souvent à des tags. Des œuvres monumentales et colorées qui donnent un nouveau visage au centre-ville
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Contact sheets : where the magic and chaos of photographs comes alive

Contact sheets : where the magic and chaos of photographs comes alive | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
From the D-Day landings and Tiananmen Square to Salvador Dalí’s flying-cat hijinks, contact sheets reveal the hidden secrets of unforgettable images
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Debunking photo-fakes : Advice for image verification | journalism.co.uk

Debunking photo-fakes : Advice for image verification | journalism.co.uk | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Fact-checking experts share their insights on misleading images, when they might crop up, the motivations behind it, and how to debunk them
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Photographe de concert, bonjour la galère

Photographe de concert, bonjour la galère | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Le contrôle de l'image est devenu une obsession pour les artistes. Entravés par des contrats, menacés par des gros bras, les photographes...
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10 steps to improve your photography | BBC News

10 steps to improve your photography | BBC News | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Lecturer Grant Scott offers advice on how to use your interests to produce better pictures.
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Beyond technique...

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MOOC photo | IONISX

MOOC photo | IONISX | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Découvrez le cahier de vacances : trois cours gratuits pour garder des souvenirs inoubliables de votre été !
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IONISX, "groupe d'enseignement supérieur privé" propose

des cours gratuits "s’adressant à tous, et plus particulièrement aux débutants. Ils resteront accessibles tout l’été et vous permettront d’acquérir des connaissances pratiques à votre rythme."

1) Débuter la photo :

prise en main et premières prises de vue.

2) Débuter le montage :créez vos vidéos souvenirs

3) Faites-le vous-même :réalisez vos vidéos 3D-relief !

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