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The Fantastical Work of Photographer Liz Wolfe

The Fantastical Work of Photographer Liz Wolfe | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Since starting out in 2004, Toronto-based photographer Liz Wolfe has become known for creating colorful, fantastical worlds out of everyday objects.
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Mark Sherratt

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Mark Sherratt's terrific new project, Train, is intriguing on several levels. As foreigners, how do we enter into a culture that is not our own and describe it in a way that is authentic and unique?
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Les Pres Spirituels

Les Pres Spirituels | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Peter Turnley with Robert and Pierrette Doisneau.(Their daughter took the picture.) I was talking to Peter Turnley about our upcoming print sale of a selection of his Paris pictures, which starts next Sunday, and something came up I thought you...
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Dani Ioniță – Dancing Bucharest

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A project started out of Dani Ioniță’s passion for photography and the joy of seeing people dance in beautiful places in Bucharest. Have a sunny week-end!
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House of Coates by Brad Zellar (with photos by Lester B. Morrison)

House of Coates by Brad Zellar (with photos by Lester B. Morrison) | Photography Now | Scoop.it

In House of Coates, writer Brad Zellar pieces together the story of legendary recluse Lester B. Morrison. Working from a handful of encounters and contradictory conversations, a sketchy paper trail and often confounding interviews with individuals who may or may not have been “associates” of Morrison (including Morrison’s former collaborator Alec Soth).

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The Day That Changed My Photographic Life: Part Three

The Day That Changed My Photographic Life: Part Three | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Shortly after arriving in Jerusalem and having just barely settled into my routine, I was told that I had been given the privilege of meeting the Prime Minister (Golda Meir) at her office.
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Decaying Food Photographs Highlight Global Food Waste

Decaying Food Photographs Highlight Global Food Waste | Photography Now | Scoop.it

For nine months Vienna-based photographer Klaus Pichler has been working on ‘One Third‘, a creative food series showing a variety of foods from vetetables to exotic delicies in various states of decay.

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Metamorphosis of Jean Clemmer | La Lettre de la Photographie

Metamorphosis of Jean Clemmer | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
His name is Jean Clemmer. Although not well known today, he was one of the greatest erotic photographers of the 1960s. His book, Nus, produced with Paco Rabane in 1969, caused a scandal.
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Stefano de Luigi Photographs the Cinema of Iran

Stefano de Luigi Photographs the Cinema of Iran | Photography Now | Scoop.it
With Iranian cinema in the news after A Separation took home the prize for best foreign film at this year’s Oscars—and after last week’s announcement that, in Iran, the planned celebration of that win had been cancelled by government...
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The Facebook Problem | Martin Parr

The Facebook Problem | Martin Parr | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Carnival, by nature means lots of parties and of course copious drinking. The more drink is taken, the bigger the "Facebook Problem" becomes.

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Alison Jackson

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Alison Jackson
Alison Jackson plays with celebrity image culture by hiring lookalikes to act out stills and videos of famous figures like the Queen, Diana, Marilyn and George W. Bush.
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Do Process: Caitlyn Soldan

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This week I am featuring artists exhibiting in Verve Gallery's Do Process exhibition, showcasing eight unique approaches to the photographic process.I had the great pleasure of meeting Caitlyn Soldan when I was visiting the Verve Gallery.
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A Social look at pitching to picture editors

A Social look at pitching to picture editors | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Photographer Anastasia Taylor-Lind and picture editor Emma Bowkett, from the FT's Weekend Magazine, talk pitching stories at The Social on Monday 26 March...
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Ernst Haas - “Images of a Magic City” This was a...

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Ernst Haas - “Images of a Magic City”
This was a photo essay in Life Magazine, published in two parts in 1953. It’s now considered an important moment in the use of color photography.
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AIPAD 2012 Vince Aletti | La Lettre de la Photographie

AIPAD 2012 Vince Aletti | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
1. How and when did you begin collecting? What was the first photograph you bought?
Casually, compulsively, and mostly at flea markets, where I bought cartes de visite portraits, real-photo postcards, and stereo views, starting in the late 1960s.
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AIPAD 2012 Michael Feldschuh | La Lettre de la Photographie

AIPAD 2012 Michael Feldschuh | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
1. How and when did you begin collecting? What was the first photograph you bought?
I began collecting 12 years ago. The first photograph that I purchased was a vintage print by Carlotta Corpron, an abstract study of shadows in black-and-white.
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Reviewed: The Latin American Photobook - British Journal of Photography

Reviewed: The Latin American Photobook - British Journal of Photography | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Four years in the making, the latest photobook survey is a labour of love, uncovering lost gems published in Latin America.

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Portraits Taken in a Tokyo S&M Love Hotel (NSFW)

Portraits Taken in a Tokyo S&M Love Hotel (NSFW) | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Nathalie Daoust’s latest project, Tokyo Hotel Story, continues her exploration of female sexuality and subversion of gender stereotypes.
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One off: Richard Rothman.

One off: Richard Rothman. | Photography Now | Scoop.it
“Lost really has two disparate meanings. Losing things is about the familiar falling away, getting lost is about the unfamiliar appearing.
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Church and State: The Role of Religion in Cuba

Church and State: The Role of Religion in Cuba | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Shortly after establishing his communist revolution in 1959, Fidel Castro declared Cuba an “atheist” state and all but shut down the Roman Catholic church on the island.
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The Visual Science Lab / Kirk Tuck: The Vital Role of Critics and The Ongoing Sabotage of Art.

It's okay to say that a photograph sucks. If you put work in a gallery you are inviting the world to experience it and react to it. You get your shot. The critic gets his shot. And if you've spent money on framing and printing and boxes of mediocre red wine and baskets of chips and bowl of hot sauce and printed invitations, it can sting when a critic calls your work into question.

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Joel-Peter Witkin by Elizabeth Avedon | La Lettre de la Photographie

Joel-Peter Witkin by Elizabeth Avedon | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
“Witkin is a photographer who has been mistaken for a grave robber, whose works were described by Marina Isola as “Part Hieronymus Bosch, part ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre.’...
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Something for the future

Something for the future | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I met him in the woodlands, years ago. I’d come upon him without him seeing me as he was bending over and sticking something into the ground. He was a giant of a man, his full camouflage clothing made him blend in with the surroundings.
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This Week In Photography Books – Karianne Bueno, “Haiiro”

This Week In Photography Books – Karianne Bueno, “Haiiro” | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Taken to the extreme, a great book might not even need to contain great photographs. Even a slightly-less-than-genius vision, if codified perfectly, can make a great book. Like “Haiiro,” a small, beautiful new offering by Karianne Bueno, recently published by Schaden.

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International Site Profiles: Street Level Japan

International Site Profiles: Street Level Japan | Photography Now | Scoop.it
In a recent opinion piece on the limitations of access to crowdfunding projects, we made an argument for taking the initiative to explore sites that promote photographers from countries and cultures less frequently seen.
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