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Get your photo taken Magnum style!

Get your photo taken Magnum style! | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

To accompany the gallery's Magnum Photos-related show in new premises in Charlottenburg at the end of next month (after two years without its own exhibition space), the gallery will house photo booths that take your picture in the style of iconic Magnum photographers such as Elliott Erwitt, Martin Parr and Philippe Halsman. 

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Photography Specialist Kristen Lubben on the Secrets of Magnum's Contact Sheets

Photography Specialist Kristen Lubben on the Secrets of Magnum's Contact Sheets | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Being a photographer, these days, is nothing special. Millions of people routinely snap a dozen photos, edit the best ones, and publish them for their friends to see—all with a few clicks on their iPhone. This wasn't always the case, of course, as one can vividly tell from Kristen Lubben's Magnum Contact Sheets, a tribute to the largely bygone age of physical film, darkroom chemistry, and, yes, contact sheets, the crowded prints that allowed photographers to chose which images to blow up and release into the world. To find out what these sheets—all, in the book, by photographers from the legendary Magnum agency—reveal about the processes of some of the greatest names in the medium, Artspace's Alex Allenchey spoke to Lubben about the outmoded filmic tool, and what we lose with its disappearance.
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A Look Back at Burt Glinn

A Look Back at Burt Glinn | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Sarah Stacke, who was hired to help Burt Glinn digitize his vast archives, recalls the lessons he taught her about doing things well and with love.

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