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Don't Blink: A Documentary About Iconic Photographer Robert Frank

Don't Blink: A Documentary About Iconic Photographer Robert Frank | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Enjoy documentary films about photographers? Here's one to add to your list: Don't Blink - Robert Frank. It's a new look at the life and work of one of the
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Historic computers look super sexy in this new photo series by Docubyte and Ink – Creative Review

Historic computers look super sexy in this new photo series by Docubyte and Ink – Creative Review | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
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What can Ansel Adams’s enduring photography teach us in the age of Instagram?

With an oeuvre that’s both innovative and enduring, the US photographer Ansel Adams is almost universally regarded as a master of his craft and a pioneer in photographic art. Because his black-and-white landscapes have become so ubiquitous – commonly found on postcards, computer backgrounds and doctor’s office walls – it’s easy to take the beauty of his images for granted. But as Evan Puschak (also known as The Nerdwriter) shows in this video essay, there’s perhaps never been a better time to re-examine the careful, deliberate approach Adams took to his work.
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Edward Burtynsky: Water

Edward Burtynsky: Water | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, opened a massive exhibition, Edward Burtynsky: Water, including more than 60 large-scale color photographs that form a global portrait of the intricate intersections of humanity and our most precious natural resource. The exhibition, organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, will run through May 15. "Edward Burtynsky…
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In Spas and Bathhouses, Epic Nudes

In Spas and Bathhouses, Epic Nudes | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Ruth Kaplan spent a dozen years visiting bathhouses making pictures of “epic nudes” that plumb how people express themselves though their bodies.
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The world's best photographers have just been announced

The world's best photographers have just been announced | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Asghar Khamseh won the top prize with his photos of acid attack victims in Iran
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Juxtapoz Magazine - The body in Construction: Nudes by Raoul Hausmann

Juxtapoz Magazine - The body in Construction: Nudes by Raoul Hausmann | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Raoul Hausmann was one of the leading Dadaist, and early experimenter of all things art and politics, and especially in these photos, exploring th
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Inside Jean-Paul Goude’s new exhibition

Inside Jean-Paul Goude’s new exhibition | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Opening in Milan, So Far So Goude will pay homage to the artist’s incredible legacy
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Photographers in Focus: Daido Moriyama

Juxtapoz Magazine - Photographers in Focus: Daido Moriyama | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Arguably East Asia’s most famous street photographer, Daido Moriyama has gained an international cult following for his uncompromising
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The world's most stunning environment photos – in pictures

The world's most stunning environment photos – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition presents the best of environmentally and socially conscious photography from all over the world
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Top Women Street & Documentary Photographers

Top Women Street & Documentary Photographers | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In honor of Women's History Month, we've put together a listing of the top female street photographers in History. Some of these have been profiled before, others are being listed for the first time. We hope you check them out. More about these ladies can be found via Google and other such things. We're late…

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Don McCullin: 'photography isn't looking, it's feeling' – in pictures

Don McCullin: 'photography isn't looking, it's feeling' – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
From the horrors of war in Vietnam to extreme poverty closer to home, Don McCullin’s camera has captured it all. Named master of photography at Photo London 2016, here are some of the greatest images of his career
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Ori Gersht's best photograph: a bullet hitting a pomegranate at 1,600 frames per second

Ori Gersht's best photograph: a bullet hitting a pomegranate at 1,600 frames per second | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
‘I used a pomegranate instead of a quince – since pomegranates explode like grenades’
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Sign Up To Pose Nude At The Republican National Convention

Sign Up To Pose Nude At The Republican National Convention | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Be part of a photography project by nude photographer extraordinaire Spencer Tunick.

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Attitude, by Mary Ellen Mark

Attitude, by Mary Ellen Mark | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Mary Ellen Mark’s subjects often projected an unusual degree of self-confidence. A new exhibit of portraits showcases her intimate relationship to the people she photographed.
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ARTIST SERIES :: ALEXEY TITARENKO

THE ARTIST SERIES :: EPISODE 1 Special thanks to Nailya Alexander Gallery and to Alexey Titarenko. Alexey Titarenko: http://alexeytitarenko.com/ Naily
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The Power of Photographs: Revisiting the Most Iconic Images in History

The Power of Photographs: Revisiting the Most Iconic Images in History | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Loss and desperation, love and respect, bravery and triumph, these are the themes that COOPH is exploring in their newest video, and they're doing it by re
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Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis

Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis. Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe won the feature photography prize for her story of a boy who endured abuse at the hands of those he trusted.
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Paul Strand’s Sense of Things - The New Yorker

Paul Strand’s Sense of Things - The New Yorker | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Andrew Dickson on the photographer Paul Strand, whose work is featured in a retrospective at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
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In pictures: An Altering Eye - BBC News

In pictures: An Altering Eye - BBC News | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Images to mark 25th anniversary of the formation of Washington's National Gallery of Art photography department.
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Original Observer photography: March 2016

Original Observer photography: March 2016 | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Laura Mvula, Brian Eno, Grimes, Jerry Hall and Bagpuss all feature in this showcase of the best photography commissioned by the Observer
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San Francisco in the Great Depression: Photos by Dorothea Lange

San Francisco in the Great Depression: Photos by Dorothea Lange | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In 1918, photographer Dorothea Lange left New York on a trip to travel the world. That ambitious trip was cut short by a robbery, and Lange ended up settli
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Unseen images of Martin Parr’s everyday England

Unseen images of Martin Parr’s everyday England | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The photographer shares never-before-seen snaps that offer a window onto the punks, mums and ‘normal people’ of Britain
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