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Through Edward Hopper's eyes: in search of an artist's seaside inspiration

Through Edward Hopper's eyes: in search of an artist's seaside inspiration | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Gail Albert Halaban follows in the American artist's footsteps, photographing the elegant houses he painted almost 100 years ago from the same vantage point, writes Killian Fox...
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The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The international Underwater Photographer of the Year photo contest has announced its winners for the 2017 edition. The winning photo (shown above) was by
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100 Stunning Winners of The Best of Russia 2016 Photography Competition

100 Stunning Winners of The Best of Russia 2016 Photography Competition | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Best of Russia photography contest attracts thousands of entries from amateur and professional photographers across the country.
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Black and White Photos of the Wildlife in 'The Mara' in Kenya

Black and White Photos of the Wildlife in 'The Mara' in Kenya | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Raised in Kenya, UK-based wildlife photographer Anup Shah grew up surrounded by wild animals that captured his imagination. For his latest photo book, The
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Photographing the female body - BBC News

Photographing the female body - BBC News | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Whitechapel Gallery's new show, Terrains of the Body, uses photographs from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
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Highlights from the Year in New Yorker Photography

Highlights from the Year in New Yorker Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Images from a few of the vital and vivid projects that photographers, including Graeme Mitchell and Pari Dukovic, completed for The New Yorker in 2016.
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, January 1, 1:51 PM

Picture: pianist Yuja Wang, by Pari Dukovic, a personal favorite.

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Secrets of Wildlife on Kenya’s Masai Mara

Secrets of Wildlife on Kenya’s Masai Mara | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Anup Shah waits patiently to capture black-and-white portraits of the wildlife on Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, hoping for a glimpse of the animals’ personalities.
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Colorful and Abstract Industrial Minimalist Photography by Stuart Allen

Colorful and Abstract Industrial Minimalist Photography by Stuart Allen | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Stuart Allen is a talented photographer from Bradford, UK, who by day travels the world and captures stunning patterns of Architecture.
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, December 14, 2016 8:32 PM

Isn't minimalism in photography relaxing?

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Yahav Draizin Combines Everyday Objects With Images From His iPhone

Yahav Draizin Combines Everyday Objects With Images From His iPhone | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Yahav Draizin is a talented photographer and artist based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Yahav works in advertising as a deputy c.e.o for JWT Israel.
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William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography

William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The acclaimed pioneer in color photography has been teaching us how to see the world his way for decades, and once you fall under his spell, it’s for keeps.
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Michael Gane's curator insight, November 4, 2016 5:24 AM

Very creative, well worth a read, it may change the way you view colours! www.thefxworks.co.uk

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Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings

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ClampArt opens it's shiny new doors in its brand new location (247 West 29th Street, Ground Floor, New York City) to the exhibition, Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings which runs through November 26, 2016. The Secret Lives of Buildings, is Marc Yankus' fifth solo exhibition of surrealistic portraits of New York buildings, will…
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Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom

Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Carefully staged, the American photographer’s film-like scenarios in Cathedral of the Pines depict pensive women in banal yet strangely uncanny scenarios
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COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY OF JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE

Jacques Henri Lartigue is one of the great photographers of the 20th century - known for his whimsical, action based black and white work. Many people ar
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Irving Penn’s fashioning of photography - The Boston Globe

Irving Penn’s fashioning of photography - The Boston Globe | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
An impressive show at Lesley University in Cambridge captures the full range of his camera talents.
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Inside Elton John's private photo collection

Inside Elton John's private photo collection | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
"The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection" provides a rare look inside the musician's famed photography collection.
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Franco Fontana's Swimming Pool

Juxtapoz Magazine - Franco Fontana's Swimming Pool | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Born in 1933 in Modena, Italy, Franco Fontana started taking photographs in 1961 and is considered the inventor of the photographic concept of line
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Hit The Streets 17: Six Weeks in New York with Jens Krauer

Hit The Streets 17: Six Weeks in New York with Jens Krauer | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

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Jens Krauer

Jens Krauer is a passionate street and documentary photographer based in Zürich Switzerland. Official Fujifilm X-Photographer, workshop leader and vinyl collector with a strong background in urban culture and street art.


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Juxtapoz Magazine - The work of George Rodger

Juxtapoz Magazine - The work of George Rodger | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
After spending two years traveling the world with the British Merchant Navy and living in America working various job during the depression, Georg
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The Timeworn Beauty of Asmara, Eritrea

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Gideon Jacobs writes about “In Asmara,” a photo series by the American photographer Eli Durst that examines life in the Eritrean capital city.
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Seven decades of classic photography from the Observer

Seven decades of classic photography from the Observer | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
As the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper celebrates its 225th birthday, we bring you a selection of its award-winning photojournalism – from the 1950s to the present
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A New Look at August Sander's 'People of the Twentieth Century'

A New Look at August Sander's 'People of the Twentieth Century' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Museum of Modern Art has enlisted scholars and artists to take a deeper look at Sander’s ambitious effort to catalog the German people.
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Nobuyoshi Araki @ Hamiltons Gallery

Juxtapoz Magazine - Nobuyoshi Araki @ Hamiltons Gallery | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Nobuyoshi Araki, one of Japan’s most renowned photographers, and perhaps the most controversial, is recognized internationally for his prolifi
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Cindy Sherman: Characters

Airing back in 2011, ART21 made a short documentary on famed photographer, Cindy Sherman, revealing how dressing up in character began as a kind o
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Elliott Erwitt’s Visual One-Liners - The New Yorker

Elliott Erwitt’s Visual One-Liners - The New Yorker | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Andrew Dickson writes about the work of Elliott Erwitt, a photographer with a penchant for visual double-takes and finely tuned one-liners.
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Edward Burtynsky's corrupted landscapes – in pictures

Edward Burtynsky's corrupted landscapes – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Beautiful yet terrifying, Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photography is a reminder of just how much human activity has affected the planet
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