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The amazing BW photography of Bartosz Matenko

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Bartosz Mateńko – (b. 1987, Szczecin). He specialises in documentary photography and reportage. Studying photography at the National Film School in Łódź. Graduate of Polish philology at the University of Szczecin.
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A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

A photographer who snapped what could be the world's only girl hunting with a golden eagle says watching her work was an amazing sight

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Martin Parr | A Photographer You Should Know

Martin Parr | A Photographer You Should Know | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Martin Parr is a British documentary photographer and photojournalist.  His specialty is focussing on documenting the social classes of England as well as the economy of the Western world. He has p...
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The Ethereal Long Exposure Photography of Darren Moore | Colossal

The Ethereal Long Exposure Photography of Darren Moore | Colossal | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

Self-taught photographer Darren Moore creates ethereal black and white landscapes using a method called daytime long exposure, where a special filters are attached to a camera lens to reduce the amount of light. These neutral density filters allow for the shutter to open for extended periods of time in broad daylight, from 30 seconds to upward of 15 minutes for a single exposure. Moore shoots mostly in locations around England, where he frequently visits causeways, breakwaters, shipwrecks, and other features along the shore.

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Mr. Spock, the Photographer | BU Today | Boston University

Mr. Spock, the Photographer | BU Today | Boston University | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
BU show displays Leonard Nimoy’s talent behind the camera
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W. Eugene Smith: 'I Didn't Write the Rules, Why Should I Follow Them?'

W. Eugene Smith: 'I Didn't Write the Rules, Why Should I Follow Them?' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
In a newly rediscovered interview from the 1950s, W. Eugene Smith discussed a then-controversial and now taboo practice in documentary photography: the staging of photographs.

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David Goldblatt Shares Six Decades Worth of Experience In This Brilliant Video

David Goldblatt Shares Six Decades Worth of Experience In This Brilliant Video | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
What does six decades worth of photography experience look and sound like? David Goldblatt. Speaking both to an interviewer and an audience at the 2014 Des
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Jane Bown's work – in pictures

Jane Bown's work – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The superb photography of Jane Bown was a highlight of the Observer for decades. Here are some of her greatest shots, plus pictures from her early life
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The 23-F coup - a picture from the past

The 23-F coup - a picture from the past | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Manuel Barriopedro won the World Press Photo award for this dramatic image of the storming of Spanish parliament in Madrid during an attempted military coup on 23rd February 1981
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Shaolin Monks Training (18 pictures)

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Shaolin monks are trained in the special art of Shaolin kung

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Unraveling the Mystery of Vivian Maier, One of America’s Great Street Photographers

Unraveling the Mystery of Vivian Maier, One of America’s Great Street Photographers | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
When John Maloof bought an unmarked box of some 40,000 negatives at a Chicago auction house in 2007 for $380, he had no idea he had stumbled upon a body of undiscovered work by Vivian Maier, a French-American nanny born in 1926 who has posthumously become recognized as one of...
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Black and White Photography by Roman Vishniac

Black and White Photography by Roman Vishniac | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Roman Vishniac was a Russian-American photographer, best known for capturing on film the culture of Jews in Central and Eastern Europe before the Holocaust.
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William Klein | A Photographer You Should Know

William Klein | A Photographer You Should Know | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
William Klein was born American, but has lived and worked in France for most his life.  He is works as a photographer and filmmaker and is recognized for both photojournalism and fashion photograph...
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First Person Plural. The breakdown of the photographer - we make money not art

First Person Plural. The breakdown of the photographer - we make money not art | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

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From Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Images

From Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Images | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Chang Chao-Tang didn’t think much of his images of everyday life in Taiwan. More than five decades later, an exhibit highlights the purity of his images, showing “real people and places.”
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Embracing Ambiguity in Israel

Embracing Ambiguity in Israel | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Frederic Brenner looks at his complex identity through the lens of Israel’s ambiguities and contrasts.
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Black and White Photography by Vivian Maier

Black and White Photography by Vivian Maier | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Piecing together Vivian Maier’s life can easily evoke Churchill’s famous quote about the vast land of Tsars and commissars that lay to the east. A per
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Juxtapoz Magazine - Daido Moriyama: "Tights and Lips"

Juxtapoz Magazine - Daido Moriyama: "Tights and Lips" | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
These photographs come from�Daido Moriyama's series "Tights and Lips," a straightforward title for the beautifully simplistic arran...
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Saul Leiter in Black and White

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Saul Leiter’s early black-and-white work is up for reconsideration, with a new book out this spring.
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Jane Bown: 'I was born the wrong side of the blanket. On the kitchen floor'

Jane Bown: 'I was born the wrong side of the blanket. On the kitchen floor' | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
On the eve of the release of a film celebrating her life, Jane Bown, the Observer's veteran photographer, reflects on her glittering career and her troubled early years. By Tim Adams
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The Family of Man - a picture from the past

The Family of Man - a picture from the past | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The Family of Man was a ground-breaking post-war exhibition curated by Edward Steichen. It was composed of 503 photographs which were grouped together thematically with universal subjects such as love and death
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Fashion Photography by Annie Leibovitz

Fashion Photography by Annie Leibovitz | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Annie Leibovitz is an talented American portrait and fashion photographer. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, on October 2, 1949, Leibovitz is the third of six
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Creating the future of photography - Telegraph

Creating the future of photography - Telegraph | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Dubai celebrates the HIPA Photography Awards 2014 with fireworks, Cirque du Soleil and some remarkable images
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Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang

Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Elke Vogelsang is a talented 41 years old portrait and pet photographer, who lives with her family and three dogs in Hildesheim, Germany.
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Celebrity Portraits by Mark Seliger

Celebrity Portraits by Mark Seliger | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Mark Seliger was born in Amarillo Texas in 1959, where he lived with his parents, Maurice and Carol Lee, and his two older brothers and younger sister,
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47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Proof that beauty comes in all colors.
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