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Gregory Crewdson and the innocence of photographers –

Gregory Crewdson and the innocence of photographers – | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

“My pictures are about a search for a moment—a perfect moment. To me the most powerful moment in the whole process is when everything comes together and there is that perfect, beautiful, still moment. And for that instant, my life makes sense.” Gregory Crewdson

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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Recreates Photo of Drowned Syrian Refugee Toddler

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Recreates Photo of Drowned Syrian Refugee Toddler | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photo by Rohit Chawla for India Today. In September 2015, Turkish photographer Nilüfer Demir came across the body of 3-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi o
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Contemporary Masters of Photography Julie Blackmon American, b 1966

Julie Blackmon (born 1966 in Springfield, Missouri) is a photographer who lives and works in Missouri. Blackmon's photographs are inspired by her experience ...
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The Moroccans by Leila Alaoui – in pictures

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Leila Alaoui was a French-Moroccan photographer and video artist. For her series, The Moroccans, she travelled the country with her mobile photo studio to capture the ethnic and cultural diversity of Morocco
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Annie Leibovitz: latest show explores women as 'whole human beings'

Annie Leibovitz: latest show explores women as 'whole human beings' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Revered photographer’s new exhibition focuses on women of note, from Lupita Nyong’o to Aung San Suu Kyi
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The brilliant photos of the first American female war photographer killed in action

The brilliant photos of the first American female war photographer killed in action | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Dickey Chapelle, one of the first female war photographers, risked her life to capture history on world stages from Iwo Jima to the Vietnam War. 
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The best portraits of 2015 – in pictures

The best portraits of 2015 – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
From Bake Off winners and musicians to Mexican tequila farmers, artists and scientists, here are the top portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year
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Casting Herself in the Lead Role, Photographer Recreates Famous Artworks by Degas, Picasso, Rembrandt and More - Feature Shoot

Casting Herself in the Lead Role, Photographer Recreates Famous Artworks by Degas, Picasso, Rembrandt and More - Feature Shoot | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
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William Eggleston: Master of Colour Photography

William Eggleston: Master of Colour Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
As a new edition of Eggleston's iconic photobook, The Democratic Forest, is published, we consider the defining role it played in shaping his career and aesthetic
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Inge Prader Recreates Gustav Klimt Paintings with Models

Inge Prader Recreates Gustav Klimt Paintings with Models | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Using models and props, photographer Inge Prader recreated many of Gustav Klimt's paintings for an annual AIDS charity event in Vienna. via design...
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Kara Woodward's curator insight, December 21, 2015 2:47 AM
Incredible and beautiful
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The Power of a Picture: A Look at 'Young Farmers' by August Sander

The Power of a Picture: A Look at 'Young Farmers' by August Sander | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
John Green of vlogbrothers made this interesting 2-minute video in which he talks about his favorite photo: a picture titled "Young Farmers" by German phot
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'In Focus: Daguerreotypes' at the Getty explores the first widely popular form of photography

'In Focus: Daguerreotypes' at the Getty explores the first widely popular form of photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
There are lots of portrait photos in the Getty Museum's exhibition "In Focus: Daguerreotypes," but not many smiles. The photographers would not have been urging their subjects to say "cheese."
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Rejected portraits live again - BBC News

Rejected portraits live again - BBC News | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Portrait Salon - the photographic exhibition comprising material rejected from another show.
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Traveling Across China to Tell the Story of a Generation of Women With Bound Feet

Traveling Across China to Tell the Story of a Generation of Women With Bound Feet | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
A decade ago, Jo Farrell was having a hard time finding women in China with bound feet to photograph. Her driver overheard her frustrations and mention ...
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Saul Leiter's New York City: welcome to a Kodachrome world

Saul Leiter's New York City: welcome to a Kodachrome world | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
New York street images by Saul Leiter, on show at London’s Photographers’ Gallery, reveal a pioneer of colour photography – while it was being derided by his peers
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The 10 Winning Photos of the Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016

The 10 Winning Photos of the Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016 | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Hasselblad has just announced the 10 winning photographers of its prestigious Masters Awards 2016 contest. The winners were selected from thousands of imag
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Indigenous disability: telling stories of strength and dignity

Indigenous disability: telling stories of strength and dignity | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In Unfinished Business, photographer Belinda Mason includes firsthand accounts from 30 Indigenous people with a disability or chronic health condition
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LA STRADA :: ITALIAN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE 1960'S

La Strada is an outstanding catalogue of Italian street photographs from the 1960's. Works from the private collection of Keith de Lellis exhibit the new ren...
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Photographer Illustrates The Beauty In Abandon And Decay In Stunning Urbex Collection - DIY Photography

Photographer Illustrates The Beauty In Abandon And Decay In Stunning Urbex Collection - DIY Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
How is it that when an average person spots the decrepit remnants of a building that is long past it’s days of glory, they find it repulsive, spooky even. But, when a photographer like Rebecca Litchfield (previously here and here) comes across such remains, they are capable of seeing something much brighter, more beautiful than [...]
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Ladies of the lens - Global Times

Ladies of the lens - Global Times | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
A new exhibition at amanasalto Shanghai features six female photographers – Ishiuchi Miyako, Toshiko Okanoue, Sarah Moon, Sakiko Nomura, Yuriko Takagi and Imogen Cunningham – and their perspectives on themes such as postwar, gender, nature, memories and physical existence.

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Kaitlan Kelly Sheds a Beautiful New Light on Famous Landmarks 

Kaitlan Kelly Sheds a Beautiful New Light on Famous Landmarks  | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
How do you put a fresh spin on landmarks that have been photographed ad nauseam? Well, great composition and an understanding of light certainly helps, but

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Kara Woodward's curator insight, November 25, 2015 1:42 PM

some nice infrared work

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See How Jeff Wall Still Matters in Photography

See How Jeff Wall Still Matters in Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Jeff Wall’s work demonstrates that seeing requires an often unstated act of faith
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For Irving Penn, Perfect Portraiture Wasn't Just For Fashion Models

For Irving Penn, Perfect Portraiture Wasn't Just For Fashion Models | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Penn created many of the stark, glossy pictures of stick-thin fashion models that appeared in Vogue. He also made portraits of nudes, celebrities and also everyday objects, like cigarettes.
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