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The art of photography and beyond
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Ageless beauty

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Ageless Beauty
Portraits and article by Demetrius Fordham
I had been a photographer in New York for ten years when I decided to make a change ...
I began my career working in the strange and surreal world of fashion photography. The images of women we
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Juxtapoz Magazine - The Poetics of Simen Johan @ Yossi Milo Gallery

Juxtapoz Magazine - The Poetics of Simen Johan @ Yossi Milo Gallery | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Yossi Milo Gallery is currently exhbiting new photographic works and sculptures by Simen Johan, on view through August 10, 2016. Known for hi
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Looking back at Age and Consent – in pictures

Looking back at Age and Consent – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The photographic exhibition, staged in Australia in 1999, was an unusual and confronting show given its unflinching portrayal of the nude, ageing female body
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Your ultimate guide to Helmut Newton

Your ultimate guide to Helmut Newton | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Ahead of the photographer’s retrospective at Foam in Amsterdam, we give you an authoritative education on the ‘King of Kink’
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Interview with Conceptual/Portrait photographer Rosita Delfino

Interview with Conceptual/Portrait photographer Rosita Delfino | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Rosita Delfino was born in Italy in 1965. Her first approach to the photo dates back to 2009 and since then she has been emotionally involved by the great power
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Your ultimate guide to Nobuyoshi Araki

Your ultimate guide to Nobuyoshi Araki | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
With his retrospective currently on show in Paris, we take a 26-letter trip through the oeuvre of Japan’s most notorious living photographer
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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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FAN HO 1931-2016

FAN HO 1931-2016 | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
© 2016 Fan Ho Photography. All Rights Reserved. Please do not reproduce without the expressed written consent. For purchase and press information, please email info@fanhophotography.com
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a video about his work:
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'The (More or Less) Decisive Moments' Magnum Photos square print sale

'The (More or Less) Decisive Moments' Magnum Photos square print sale | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Henri Cartier-Bresson’s idea of ‘the decisive moment’ has been reinterpreted by a series of Magnum photographers – in images ranging from attempted murders to Ibiza foam parties
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Glyn Davies

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Glyn Davies is a photographer brought up in rural Cornwall in the South West corner of the UK but he now lives on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales, with views to the magnificent Welsh mountains of Snowdonia.
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LARTIGUE

Jacques Henri Lartigue was largely unknown as a photographer until the age of 70. Born in Courbevoie to a wealthy family, he took up photography about th
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2016: The Year of Robert... - MutualArt

2016: The Year of Robert... - MutualArt | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
2016: The Year of Robert Mapplethorpe; “I always thought I was good,” Robert Mapplethorpe famously once said. “That’s why it was so frustratin
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London, Paris, New York: a tale of three mid-century cities – in pictures

London, Paris, New York: a tale of three mid-century cities – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Uniting three major 20th-century photographers – Wolfgang Suschitzky, Dorothy Bohm and Neil Libbert – a new exhibition presents the beauty, streetlife and social contradictions of three world capitals from the 1930s to the 1960s
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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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