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Overexposed: A Photographer's War With PTSD

Overexposed: A Photographer's War With PTSD | Photography and society | Scoop.it
"One of the truly great things about war ... is that all you have to do is survive."
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Selma Blair Blasts Paps After Alarming Photos Hit Internet

Selma Blair Blasts Paps After Alarming Photos Hit Internet | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Selma Blair has taken to Twitter to defend herself after alarming photos of the actress surfaced online.
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Filter Frenzy! Why We're All Instagrammers Now

Filter Frenzy! Why We're All Instagrammers Now | Photography and society | Scoop.it
I ran into a professional photographer friend at the weekend. She'd recently gotten into Instagram, and I complimented her on her feed -- always interesting subjects, artfully f...
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Photoshop in Photography: What Defines a Photograph?

Photoshop in Photography: What Defines a Photograph? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Last month photographer Chris Crisman entered the photograph above, titled Butterfly Girl, into the World Photography Organization?
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Suspect in Fatal Subway Push Is in Custody

Suspect in Fatal Subway Push Is in Custody | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Images of a man’s last moments on a subway track provoked outrage and discussion about what bystanders should — or could — have done.
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Would You Have Taken the Post Subway Photo?: Pulitzer-Winning Photographers Respond

Would You Have Taken the Post Subway Photo?: Pulitzer-Winning Photographers Respond | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Yesterday, a freelance photographer working for the New York Post, R.
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New Photo Shows How Michelle Enjoyed That Victory Hug

New Photo Shows How Michelle Enjoyed That Victory Hug | Photography and society | Scoop.it
When Barack Obama won re-election, his campaign tweeted out a photo of him and Michelle hugging, along with the phrase “Four more years.” The image quickly went viral, breaking records on Twitter and Facebook, and last week Behold spoke to campaign...
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American Tintype: A Portrait of a Tintype Portrait Photographer

American Tintype: A Portrait of a Tintype Portrait Photographer | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Documentary filmmaker and photography enthusiast Matt Morris recently noticed a magazine article about a tintype photographer named Harry Taylor based...
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Throwable Camera Would Help Scope Out Dangerous Situations | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Throwable Camera Would Help Scope Out Dangerous Situations | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
First responders may soon be adding small bouncing balls to their go-bags. Massachusetts-based Bounce Imaging has developed a series of small camera-equipped bouncing sensors that can be thrown into rooms to report back on what's inside.
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Real & Fake Timelapses of an Empty New York City

Real & Fake Timelapses of an Empty New York City | Photography and society | Scoop.it
As a follow-up to the eerie timelapse of San Francisco and an empty Seattle, the creator has released an equally haunting timelapse of a desolate New York City.
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Ford Blends Cars Into Scenes Using Paint Instead of Photoshop

Ford Blends Cars Into Scenes Using Paint Instead of Photoshop | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Chinese photographer Liu Bolin (AKA "The Invisible Man") has received quite a bit of attention over the past seven years for his self-portraits showin...
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Surveillance Camera Man Points Camera at Strangers Without Permission

Surveillance Camera Man Points Camera at Strangers Without Permission | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Well, this can't be good for photographers' rights: An anonymous man over in Seattle, Washington is causing a stir in his area and on the web by walkin...
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The incredible interactive two BILLION pixel image of Everest that lets you zoom in as if you were on the mountain

The incredible interactive two BILLION pixel image of Everest that lets you zoom in as if you were on the mountain | Photography and society | Scoop.it
American filmmaker David Breashears made the incredible image in spring 2012, taking 477 images with a 300mm lens before stitching them together electronically.
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Thank you, and we're listening

Yesterday we introduced a new version of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service that will take effect in thirty days. These two documents help communicate as clearly as possible our relationship with...
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Why You Should Expect More Disturbing Images Like the NewYork Post Subway Photo

Why You Should Expect More Disturbing Images Like the NewYork Post Subway Photo | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Some questions can never be answered. A prominent recent example is whether photographer R.
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LOOK: Photo Of Young Boy Wearing Pink Shoes To School Garners Heated Response From Parents

LOOK: Photo Of Young Boy Wearing Pink Shoes To School Garners Heated Response From Parents | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A viral photograph of a young boy who opted to wear pink shoes on his first day of preschool has sparked intense debate in the blogosphere.
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Picturing Pie Town, USA, In 1940 And Again Today : NPR

Picturing Pie Town, USA, In 1940 And Again Today : NPR | Photography and society | Scoop.it
When Arthur Drooker saw the amazing color photos of Pie Town taken in 1940, he decided to visit the oddly named town to see what remained and what had changed. And, of course, to see if the place lived up to its name.
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Anguished fotog: Critics are unfair to condemn me

Anguished fotog: Critics are unfair to condemn me | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Post freelance photographer R. Umar Abbasi captured the dramatic moments before Ki Suk Han was struck by a downtown Q train. A day after the pictures were published, a flurry of criticism erupted...
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New York Post faces backlash over front-page photo of man ‘about to die’ on subway track | Poynter.

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Don McCullin: the art of seeing

Don McCullin: the art of seeing | Photography and society | Scoop.it
For acclaimed war photographer Don McCullin, emotional awareness is the most important aspect of photography...
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How Boston Globe's Instagram wall feeds its journalism | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

How Boston Globe's Instagram wall feeds its journalism | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The Boston Globe has a wall showing every Instagram picture posted locally and is using it as a source of stories...
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Non-Candid Photographs of Strangers in Non-Place Places

Non-Candid Photographs of Strangers in Non-Place Places | Photography and society | Scoop.it
"Non-lieux," or "non-place," is a term coined by French anthropologist Marc Augé in a 1995 book titled, Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of...
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Cityscape Time-lapse Photography of Chicago

Cityscape Time-lapse Photography of Chicago | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Time-lapse photography is a process where each photo in the sequence is shot with a relatively long duration between each captured photo.
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How many fake Sandy pictures were really shared on social media?

How many fake Sandy pictures were really shared on social media? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Dramatic images of hurricane Sandy have made it into the news and have been shared via social media.
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