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Photographer documents death of film with photos of Kodak plants being demolished - Imaging Resource

Photographer documents death of film with photos of Kodak plants being demolished - Imaging Resource | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

Photographer Robert Burley's new book "The Disappearance of Darkness," is not exactly an epitaph to the death of analog film in photography but it certainly could be called a eulogy.

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A Photographer's Paradise in America

A Photographer's Paradise in America | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Soon after arriving in New York in the mid-1960s, Jean-Pierre Laffont discovered that — unlike anywhere else — his new neighbors respected him and his profession.
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These Photographs of Parisian Rooftops Look Like Abstract Paintings

These Photographs of Parisian Rooftops Look Like Abstract Paintings | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Despite living in one of the most photographed locations on earth, Michael Wolf has never been short of creative, unique ideas. Be it photographing street
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The Human Fragment - A Book of Street Photography That's Different

The Human Fragment - A Book of Street Photography That's Different | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
When I set out on the streets of Manhattan with a camera in 2011, I had no idea I would eventually publish a book of street photography. I was simply taking photographs. Then, gradually, I started making photographs, as opposed to "taking" ...
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Robert Frank: the beauty and horror of 1950s America – in pictures

Robert Frank: the beauty and horror of 1950s America – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Master photographer Robert Frank uncovered the extraordinary in everyday life on his travels around the US in the 1950s, from identical twins and moody commuters to the H of the Hollywood sign and a giant Joan Crawford. Here’s a selection of his remarkable photographs
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Fan Ho's Fantastic Black-and-White Street Photographs of 1950s Hong Kong

Fan Ho's Fantastic Black-and-White Street Photographs of 1950s Hong Kong | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photographer Ho Fan has been shooting black and white street photography since the 1950s. At the time, he was living in the poor, rundown Central neighborh
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‘Through a Lens Darkly,’ on African-American Photography

‘Through a Lens Darkly,’ on African-American Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
“Through a Lens Darkly,” a film on the history of African-American photography, is also a family memoir and a tribute to unsung artists.
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Top 20 women photographers

Top 20 women photographers | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Here’s our list of the very best from the Victorian era to the present.
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The work of Viviane Sassen

The work of Viviane Sassen | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Kenya-Raised, Netherlands-based photographer, Viviane Sassen, mixes documentary and fashion with a brilliantly trained eye. Her most recent series &ls...
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Stunning Video of Paris Captured Through the Viewfinder of an Old Pentax 67

Stunning Video of Paris Captured Through the Viewfinder of an Old Pentax 67 | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
If this video doesn't make you want to go out and buy a Pentax 67, nothing will. Paris is beautiful enough as-is, but there's something about exploring it
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Iceland from Above: Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Landscapes by Lukas Gawenda

Iceland from Above: Gorgeous Aerial Photos of Icelandic Landscapes by Lukas Gawenda | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Photographer Lukas Gawenda has been a landscape lover since he was 10 years old. And even though he's photographed everything from US National Parks, to hi
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The World Was Introduced to Dageurreotype Photography 175 Years Ago

The World Was Introduced to Dageurreotype Photography 175 Years Ago | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The start of something very important happened almost two centuries ago
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About a Photograph: USA Today Photographer Remembers His Experience Shooting Robin Williams

About a Photograph: USA Today Photographer Remembers His Experience Shooting Robin Williams | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In their most recent episode of the video series "About a Photograph," the folks over at Think Tank Photo decided to pay tribute to the late, great Robin W
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ROGER BALLEN "Asylum of the Birds" @ Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich

ROGER BALLEN "Asylum of the Birds" @ Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Christophe Guye Galerie is pleased to present Roger Ballen's upcoming solo exhibition "Asylum of the Birds," which will be the first gal...
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Photographer Richard Nagler captures links between art, viewer

Photographer Richard Nagler captures links between art, viewer | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

In a gallery at the Chicago Art Institute, a young woman with pale bare shoulders, pearl-drop earrings and coppery-brown hair pulled into a knot pauses to look at Titian's painting of a reclining nude woman with coppery-brown hair, pearl-drop earrings and skin of the same fair hues. ."

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UP Editions presents 15 photographers to watch - Telegraph

UP Editions presents 15 photographers to watch - Telegraph | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
UP Editions is a new online platform dedicated to selling, promoting and exhibiting documentary photography

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10 Contemporary Chinese Photographers You Should Know

10 Contemporary Chinese Photographers You Should Know | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
See China through the lens of its ten best contemporary photographers, for whom tradition, modernity and the power of art are powerful issues.
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Sebastião Salgado shoots a love letter to the Earth

Sebastião Salgado shoots a love letter to the Earth | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The groundbreaking photojournalist's latest series, Genesis, pushes the boundaries far and wide
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Conceptual Portrait Photography by Ekaterina Belinskaya | Cruzine

Conceptual Portrait Photography by Ekaterina Belinskaya | Cruzine | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Amazing conceptual portrait photos by Russian Ekaterina Belinskaya.
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The making of Dorothea Lange

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IN 1936 Dorothea Lange was working on a photographic assignment for the Farm Security Administration to document the harsh rural conditions affecting America's farm...
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100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Annie Leibovitz, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica
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Beyond the Dust Bowl With Dorothea Lange

Beyond the Dust Bowl With Dorothea Lange | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In a new documentary, Dyanna Taylor explored the relationship between the photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband, Paul Taylor, the filmmaker’s grandparents.
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Dramatic Studio Portraits of Big Cats by NatGeo Photographer Vincent J Musi

Dramatic Studio Portraits of Big Cats by NatGeo Photographer Vincent J Musi | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
National Geographic's Vincent J Musi will quite literally do whatever it takes to get the animal portrait he's looking for, including kneeling in urine whi
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Celebrity Portraits by Nadav Kander

Celebrity Portraits by Nadav Kander | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Nadav Kander is a London-based photographer, artist and director, known for his portraiture and landscapes. His work is included in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum and other galleries and museums. His father flew Boeing 707s for El-Al but lost his eye and was unable to continue flying. His
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NSFW: Ryan Mcginley's "Yearbook" @ Team Gallery, NY

NSFW: Ryan Mcginley's "Yearbook" @ Team Gallery, NY | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Team Gallery will present new work by New York-based artist, Ryan McGinley in a solo exhibition entitled�YEARBOOK�opening on September 7, 20...
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Black and White Photography by Dennis Hopper

Black and White Photography by Dennis Hopper | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. As a young man, Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1954 and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause and Giant. During the next ten
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