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Photographer fired for pointing out doctored news image on newspaper cover

Photographer fired for pointing out doctored news image on newspaper cover | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The only think you have in the industry is your name. The moment your name gets tainted, your credibility gets shot.
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Instagram Beats Twitter in Daily Mobile Users for the First Time, Data Says

Instagram Beats Twitter in Daily Mobile Users for the First Time, Data Says | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Facebook's mobile traffic and engagement is surging, especially thanks to Instagram. Now it's time to find a compelling way to monetize it.
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Smartphone App Snaps Stealthy Photos to Spy On Your Life in 3D

Smartphone App Snaps Stealthy Photos to Spy On Your Life in 3D | Photography and society | Scoop.it
With the advent of Internet-connectivity and apps in cameraphones and digital cameras, images can now be shared with others in ways never before seen in the history of photography. Unfortunately, not ...
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Fascinating Photographs of Chinese Families With All of Their Possessions - Flavorwire

Fascinating Photographs of Chinese Families With All of Their Possessions - Flavorwire | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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Iconic “Atop a Skyscraper” Photographs May Have Been Staged Publicity Stunts

Iconic “Atop a Skyscraper” Photographs May Have Been Staged Publicity Stunts | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Lunch atop a Skyscraper is one of the most recognizable photos of the 20th century. The 1932 photo shows 11 construction workers taking a lunch break on a girder 850 feet above New York City. A second...
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In an Age of Likes, Commonplace Images Prevail

In an Age of Likes, Commonplace Images Prevail | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The proliferation of commonplace photography - taken from mobile devices, spread via social media and stored on online libraries - is fundamentally altering how we see images and discern their quality.
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"Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life"

"Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life" | Photography and society | Scoop.it
B NEW YORK, NY.- /B On view from September 14, 2012 – January 6, 2013 at the a href= http://www.icp.org target= _blank International Center...
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England's National Media Museum Discovers First Color Films Ever Made | Artinfo

England's National Media Museum Discovers First Color Films Ever Made | Artinfo | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The National Media Museum in Bradford, England, has discovered what's believed to be the first color films ever made.
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Photographer Anton Kusters on the Two Years He Spent Documenting the Yakuza

Photographer Anton Kusters on the Two Years He Spent Documenting the Yakuza | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Steward Magazine has published a fascinating interview with photographer Anton Kusters, who spent two years documenting a yakuza gang in Tokyo, capturing highly intimate glimpses into what life is lik...
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Fake Celebrity Pranks New York City

On the night of July 27th, 2012, a huge prank was pulled in New York City and this is the video of what took place. Brett Cohen came up with a crazy idea to ...
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Is Bigger Better? Magazines Add Airbrushed Pounds to Make Models Curvier | Silhouettes | ARTINFO.com

Is Bigger Better? Magazines Add Airbrushed Pounds to Make Models Curvier | Silhouettes | ARTINFO.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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Inspiration - Bruce Davidson | Pixiq

Inspiration - Bruce Davidson | Pixiq | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Bruce Davidson…is one of many photographers that I have admired. I believe that most if not all street photographers, including myself have been influenced by his works.
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Are celebs' kids fair game for paparazzi?

Are celebs' kids fair game for paparazzi? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
It's a wrenching issue for the parents, and also for fans of the First Amendment.
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Fascinating Photographs of West Virginia Serpent Handlers - Flavorwire

Fascinating Photographs of West Virginia Serpent Handlers - Flavorwire | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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Karlie Kloss's Ribs Were Photoshopped – But Airbrushing Isn't the Only Problem | Artinfo

Karlie Kloss's Ribs Were Photoshopped – But Airbrushing Isn't the Only Problem | Artinfo | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Digitally altering images of women in magazines is socially and ethically irresponsible, but the source of the real issue lies deeper within the fashion industry.
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Instagram and the Perpetuation of the “Commonplace Photo” ‹ PhotoShelter Blog

Instagram and the Perpetuation of the “Commonplace Photo” ‹ PhotoShelter Blog | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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Same Camera, Different Century: Capturing Civil War Sites, 150 Years Later

Same Camera, Different Century: Capturing Civil War Sites, 150 Years Later | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, there's a lot of food involved in wet-plate photography.
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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Fashion Show Captured by Google Glass

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Fashion Show Captured by Google Glass | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, we wrote about a unique fashion show put on in NYC by DVF that extensively featured Google's Project Glass camera glasses. Google released a video today that provides an interesting...
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Photos and Videos as Social Currency Online | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

46% of internet users post original photos & videos online; 41% curate photos & videos they find elsewhere on the web and post on image-sharing sites. Women are more likely than men to use Pinterest; Instagram & Tumblr attract equal shares of both.
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The New Economics of Photojournalism: The rise of Instagram - British Journal of Photography

The New Economics of Photojournalism: The rise of Instagram - British Journal of Photography | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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How Artists Faked It Before Photoshop

How Artists Faked It Before Photoshop | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Photoshop 1.0 was released in 1990, ushering in a new age of tampering with photography. Yet the history of manipulated photos stretches back over a century before the dawn of Adobe's software.
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Inside The Mind Of The Combat Journalist

Inside The Mind Of The Combat Journalist | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Images of war are everywhere: We come across news of combat and bloodshed in print media, on television and across the internet on a daily basis.
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