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Paris 1900-2013 en photos : pilotez notre fabuleuse machine à remonter le temps - Rue89

Paris 1900-2013 en photos : pilotez notre fabuleuse machine à remonter le temps - Rue89 | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Dix autochromes, commandés par un riche banquier, de la capitale au siècle dernier... en face de dix photos, prises par nous cette année. Rue89 vous invite à sentir le temps passé.
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Photo That Was Hard to Get Published, but Even Harder to Get

Photo That Was Hard to Get Published, but Even Harder to Get | Photography and society | Scoop.it
An iconic World War II image nearly went unseen because the Pentagon wouldn’t allow photos to be published of American war dead. The image also was nearly never taken, because of the danger the photographer put himself in.
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A soldier's eye: rediscovered pictures from Vietnam

A soldier's eye: rediscovered pictures from Vietnam | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Charlie Houghey was drafted into the US Army in October of 1967. He was 24, and had been in college in Michigan before running out of money and quitting school to work in a sheet metal factory.
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Gordon Parks's Harlem Family Revisited

Gordon Parks's Harlem Family Revisited | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A Gordon Parks photo essay in Life magazine made the Fontenelle family in Harlem the face of American poverty. It also forged an enduring bond between Mr. Parks and Richard Fontenelle, the family’s only child to live past 30.
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12 Most Cliché Photos on Instagram

12 Most Cliché Photos on Instagram | Photography and society | Scoop.it
It doesn't stop at food porn. We've collected 12 cliché photos you seen on Instagram all too often.
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David Burnett's Speed Graphic Photos of the London 2012 Olympics

David Burnett's Speed Graphic Photos of the London 2012 Olympics | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Last August, we wrote about how renowned photojournalist David Burnett was spotted using a large format camera at the London Olympics. If you've been w
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What It Feels Like To Be Photographed In A Moment Of Grief : NPR

What It Feels Like To Be Photographed In A Moment Of Grief : NPR | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On the night of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a woman attending a prayer vigil knelt and prayed. A photographer took her picture, and it was widely distributed. Now the two of them reflect on how a private moment became public.
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The Women of Mexico's Drug War

The Women of Mexico's Drug War | Photography and society | Scoop.it
For the incarcerated in Ciudad Juárez, it's a fine line between victim and perpetrator.
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Parting shots

Parting shots | Photography and society | Scoop.it
DON McCullin troubles me. In his strong mind he is 40, maybe 45, but his body is 77 years old. He roars at night in his sleep, the shouts loud but dulled by the bundle of blankets under which he sleeps on a cold stone floor.
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Are The Paparazzi Just Doing Their Job, Or Are They Overstepping Their Boundaries?

Are The Paparazzi Just Doing Their Job, Or Are They Overstepping Their Boundaries? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Recently on the train ride home, we overheard two men discussing the trials and travails of their work day. The men, both carrying camera equipment, bemoaned the people who objected to their line of work.
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Examining the faces of emancipation

Examining the faces of emancipation | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, recently-released photos of newly-freed slaves convey a sense of pride and hope
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More Cinemagraphs from Kevin Burg & Jamie Beck

More Cinemagraphs from Kevin Burg & Jamie Beck | Photography and society | Scoop.it
We covered some of Kevin Burg & Jamie Becks cinemagraphs last year and loved them so much we thought we should bring you some more. While cinemagraphs
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Don McCullin on the key images discussed in the McCullin documentary - video

Don McCullin on the key images discussed in the McCullin documentary - video | Photography and society | Scoop.it
War photographer Don McCullin talks about the circumstances surrounding some of his best known pictures
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Alice Proujansky's best photograph – childbirth in the Dominican Republic

Alice Proujansky's best photograph – childbirth in the Dominican Republic | Photography and society | Scoop.it
'Most people think birth is gross and dangerous. I want to show it's not something to be afraid of'
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Extremely Realistic Computer Generated Imagery is Killing Photography Jobs

Extremely Realistic Computer Generated Imagery is Killing Photography Jobs | Photography and society | Scoop.it
One half of the face above is a photograph, and the other half is a highly detailed computer generated rendering created using a program called KeyShot
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Staring Into the Abyss

Staring Into the Abyss | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Almost two years ago I walked into the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx with my camera. I came because I was told not to go, that it was the poorest neighborhood in all of New York and one of the most violent in all of the United States.
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Photographer as Witness: A Portrait of Domestic Violence | LightBox | TIME.com

Photographer as Witness: A Portrait of Domestic Violence | LightBox | TIME.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The Violence Against Women Act, which provides funding to help victims of domestic violence, is now up for re-authorization.
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Russian love of dashboard cameras yields many meteorite videos | Poynter.

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Anti-Photography Glasses Prevent Facial Recognition from Doing Its Thing

Anti-Photography Glasses Prevent Facial Recognition from Doing Its Thing | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Professor Isao Echizen from Tokyo's National Institute of Informatics seems to think that photography and facial tagging are infringing a bit too eager
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'Racism' of early colour photography explored in art exhibition

'Racism' of early colour photography explored in art exhibition | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Artists spent a month in South Africa taking pictures on decades-old film engineered with only white faces in mind
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Parting shots

Parting shots | Photography and society | Scoop.it
DON McCullin troubles me. In his strong mind he is 40, maybe 45, but his body is 77 years old. He roars at night in his sleep, the shouts loud but dulled by the bundle of blankets under which he sleeps on a cold stone floor.
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Cameron Russell: Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks.
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Face recognition databases and image sharing expanding rapidly, to include drivers' IDs | Privacy SOS

Face recognition databases and image sharing expanding rapidly, to include drivers' IDs | Privacy SOS | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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Django Unchained Trilogy and More: Tarantino Talks to Gates

Django Unchained Trilogy and More: Tarantino Talks to Gates | Photography and society | Scoop.it
In the first of a Q&A series, the director tells our editor-in-chief about his next black film.
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The Ethics of Photographing Random Strangers on the Street

The Ethics of Photographing Random Strangers on the Street | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Street photography is a genre that every photographer will try at least once in his or her career. Its broad appeal stems from the fact that you can do
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