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The birth of travel photography: Du Camp and Flaubert’s 1849 trip to Egypt, North Africa and the Middle East - Imaging Resource

The birth of travel photography: Du Camp and Flaubert’s 1849 trip to Egypt, North Africa and the Middle East - Imaging Resource | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

One of my favorite photography stories is about one of the world’s first travel shoots. It's a little-known, true-life adventure that puts Indiana Jones to shame. I discovered the tale years ago at a flea market when I bought an old, yellowed paperback titled "Flaubert in Egypt."

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9 Striking Landscapes That Break the 'Rules'

9 Striking Landscapes That Break the 'Rules' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Spring landscape by Radek Severa on 500px Today I came across the work of Czech photographer Radek Severa who has some striking landscape photography that illustrate some of the techniques and principles that we’ve spoken about on dPS numerous times (some of which go against convention). All these landscapes were shot with a telephoto lens …

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Photographer Immerses His Film in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits

Photographer Immerses His Film in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
South Korea-based artist Seung-Hwan Oh creates some truly unusual portraits by unleashing little microbes and letting them eat away at his medium for month
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Photography Oxford festival 2014 – in pictures

Photography Oxford festival 2014 – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photography Oxford was established in spring 2013 to deliver a biennial festival of international photography in Oxford
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Art of Suspension: Gravity by Tomas Januska

Juxtapoz Magazine - Art of Suspension: Gravity by Tomas Januska | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Not only a beautiful series in terms of result and execution, but a fun series to just see how humans can be captured in an unnatural state. Tomas Jan...
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The World's Largest Salt Flat, Where Heaven Meets Earth: Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni

The World's Largest Salt Flat, Where Heaven Meets Earth: Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Salar de Uyuni is a gigantic salt flat found in southwest Bolivia. Measuring over 4,000 square miles (10,000+ square km), it's the world's largest salt fla
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M.Worsdorfer: '' NATION'S UNITED ''

M.Worsdorfer: '' NATION'S UNITED '' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
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Vintage Photography by Hans Mauli

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Born in Switzerland in 1937, Hans Mauli studied graphic design. He worked in Aarau, Coponhagen, London, Paris and New York. In the late sexties he worked for the celebrated Herb Lubain in New York and for the advertising agency Young & Rubicam in Paris. Though graphic design was his profession, he had always wanted to
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Vintage Photography by Ernst Haas

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Ernst Haas is acclaimed as one of the most celebrated and influential photographers of the 20th century and considered one of the pioneers of color photography. Haas was born in Vienna in 1921, and took up photography after the war. His early work on Austrian returning prisoners of war brought him to the attention of
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BW Celebrity Portraits by Anton Corbijn

BW Celebrity Portraits by Anton Corbijn | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn began his illustrious career in photography at a live concert in 1972. Moving to London, a few years later, he began shooting professionally for the UK’s New Musical Express. His first assignment was photographing bluesy Bill Haley, but he quickly became known for his work with post-punk bands like Joy Division
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Oxford hosts photography festival

Oxford hosts photography festival | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

Held over three weeks, across 20 venues, the Photography Oxford Festival features the work of leading photographers from Britain, the United States, Germany, New Zealand, France, Finland, Egypt and Italy.

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Storytellers Preview: Eastern Plains aerial photography - 9NEWS.com

Storytellers Preview: Eastern Plains aerial photography - 9NEWS.com | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
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Most of the time when I see aerial photography from Colorado, it features the state's mountains or the tall skyscrapers in Denver.
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Horst-Inspired Art Works by Isabel Larner

Horst-Inspired Art Works by Isabel Larner | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Beautifully contrived and touching on surreal: whet your appetite for the upcoming V&A exhibition with these Horst-inspired shots.
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40 Movies about photography every photographer should watch - Resource Magazine

40 Movies about photography every photographer should watch - Resource Magazine | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Film making and photography go hand-in-hand. In film making, the art of cinematography is lost with photography. The skill to present moving images in such postcard-like material is in itself a direct descendant of the art of still-photography. If a photographer truly wants to improve his or her craft, they need to study how filmmakers … … Continue reading →
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The dreamy black and white photography of Silvia Grav

The dreamy black and white photography of Silvia Grav | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photographer Silvia Grav achieves a brilliant, dreamlike aesthetic by appropriating techniques that include superimposition, multiple exposure and sol...
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Great Heights » British Journal of Photography

Great Heights » British Journal of Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
'Performance without an audience' is the theme behind photographer Jun Ahn's dizzying Self Portrait series
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Light painting created in the sky by photographer Martin kimbell

Light painting created in the sky by photographer Martin kimbell | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
England based photographer Martin kimbell attaches LED lights to a hoop and throws them up in the air to create these stunning images. He uses long exposure te…
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Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange's iconic Migrant Mother photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the frame i
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Brazil by Steve McCurry

Brazil by Steve McCurry | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than thirty years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name. Born in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; McCurry studied film at Pennsylvania State University, before going on
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The Paver Project by Alan Leder

The Paver Project by Alan Leder | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Alan Leder, artist, educator, and arts administrator, was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He received a BFA in painting and Art History from Northern Illinois University and his MFA degree in Sculpture and Filmmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). While at SAIC, he studied photography with Barbara Crane and
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Black and White Celebrity Photography by Cecil Beaton

Black and White Celebrity Photography by Cecil Beaton | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, CBE was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970. Beaton was born on 14 January 1904 in Hampstead the
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The Guardians by Vladimir Antaki

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Vladimir Antaki is a superb talented French photographer currently based in Montreal, Canada. Vladimir created his series “The Guardians” in which he captures shopkeepers in their stores. His approach is based on a principle of hazardous perambulation in every city that he visit. Related PostsAlternative Landscapes by Benoit PailléAnne Frank’s Amsterdam by Michael DanckaartsCreative Photography
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Black and White Photography by Annie Leibovitz

Black and White Photography by Annie Leibovitz | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photographer Annie Leibovitz was born October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut. In 1970 she took a job at Rolling Stone magazine. In 1983 she began working for the entertainment magazine Vanity Fair. During the late 1980s, Leibovitz started to work on a number of high-profile advertising campaigns. From the 1990s to the present, she has
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The black Victorians: astonishing portraits unseen for 120 years

The black Victorians: astonishing portraits unseen for 120 years | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
From the African Choir posing like Vogue models to an Abyssinian prince adopted by an explorer, a new exhibition spotlights the first black people ever photographed in Britain, writes Sean O’Hagan
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Street photography: Beyond the ‘decisive moment’

Street photography: Beyond  the ‘decisive moment’ | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
A new atlas of street photography reveals shots where nothing is quite what it seems. How are today’s snappers capturing city life?
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Early Color Photographs Give Glimpse Into The Russia Of Yesterday

Early Color Photographs Give Glimpse Into The Russia Of Yesterday | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Russia is a country that spans two continents and nine time zones, and serves as home to over 140 million inhabitants and over 190 different ethnic groups. Rich in land and people, the massive nation has endured wars, economic collapse and authoritar...
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