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Pierre-Henri Chauveau About subjectivity | La Lettre de la Photographie

Pierre-Henri Chauveau About subjectivity | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I do not photograph reality.I photograph what has been, what could have been, what I believe must be, what I would like to see, what I would like there to be…...
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Marta Soul Idillios | La Lettre de la Photographie

Marta Soul Idillios | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Idilios (Spanish lyrical word for ‘romances’) shows a series of romantic situations representing the experiences of one woman with different men.
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Sheena Jones's comment, June 16, 2013 6:08 AM
tht tempted me :)
Mario Pires's comment, June 16, 2013 6:47 AM
Great :)
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Paternalisme visuel

Jeudi 20 octobre au soir, je sors du colloque “Si la photo est bonne” et rebranche mon iPhone. L’appareil s’anime: divers messages de journalistes me demandent mon avis sur les images de la mort de Khadafi.
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R.I.P., the movie camera: 1888-2011

R.I.P., the movie camera: 1888-2011 | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Major manufacturers have ceased production of new motion picture film cameras; cinema as we once knew it is dead VIDEO...

Via Luis Farrolas
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Photoink Kapil Das | La Lettre de la Photographie

Photoink Kapil Das | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Kapil Das to make us understand who he is , and where he comes from, takes us home in his family in Deradhur a hill station in the Himalaya.
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Photographie | Photographies, Photographes et Société | par Thierry Dehesdin

Photographie | Photographies, Photographes et Société | par Thierry Dehesdin | Photography Now | Scoop.it

La photographie prend son origine dans un mode de reproduction mécanique qui nous offre une représentation analogique de la réalité.

C’est la nature même de ce mode de reproduction qui est à l’origine des relations d’amour et/ou de haine qu’entretiennent la Société englobante et la photographie.

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At Length » WM Hunt

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WM Hunt, a photography colector.
interview by Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching

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Liliroze Fol Amour | La Lettre de la Photographie

Liliroze Fol Amour | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
How much have Madame Bovary, Ariane, Solal and Jules and Jim taught us about other ways to love? How much have characters from novels have taught us about the rules of seduction, the paradoxes of desire?
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EIKOH HOSOE: “Subject Matter”

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"During the six months I photographed Mishima, he never acted like a literary giant. He always carried a small traveling bag in which he put everything. I never saw him behave arrogantly toward anyone. He was sweet and sincere to those who were serious about things."

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Memory of the Dead and Responsibility of the Living : Noh Suntag’s Forgetting Machines (2006-2007) - Curatorial Projects - Trans Asia Photography Review

Memory of the Dead and Responsibility of the Living : Noh Suntag’s Forgetting Machines (2006-2007) - Curatorial Projects - Trans Asia Photography Review | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Noh Suntag made The Forgetting Machines series (2006-2007) by retaking funerary photographic portraits put in front of the tombs of those who died during the Gwangju Democratization Movement in South Korea. The photographic images appear distorted, tainted, burnt, and even obscured with vapors. Noh did not retouch his photographs, but took pictures of the portraits (G) as they were.

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Tom Wood, the Eye and Soul of Liverpool | La Lettre de la Photographie

Tom Wood, the Eye and Soul of Liverpool | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
For thirty years, Tom Wood has trained his unblinking eye on the streets of working-class Liverpool, largely forgotten by the rest of Britain.
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Passing notes on photo fashion and the Shakespearean death of a tyrant

Passing notes on photo fashion and the Shakespearean death of a tyrant | Photography Now | Scoop.it
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Newspapers abound with stories about the fashion consciousness of the late Moammar Gaddafi, and many line up their best collection of quaint costumes of the deceased tyrant.
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This Week In Photography Books

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by Jonathan Blaustein
If, like me, you have a kid, you’re likely to have re-discovered your adoration for Dr. Seuss. That man, crazy as he must have been, could most definitely spin a yarn.
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Mikael Kennedy – Passport to Trespass Vol. 8 & 9 – Part 1 | LPV Magazine

Mikael Kennedy – Passport to Trespass Vol. 8 & 9 – Part 1 |  LPV Magazine | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Mikael Kennedy's decade long Polaroid documentation of his travels comes to end in these final two books in the Passport to Trespass series.

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Alison Turner

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I first discovered Alison Turner's work when I was selecting images for the Center for Fine Art Photography's exhibition, Dreams. Alison had a haunting image and I was happy to include it into the exhibition.
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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

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It was a beautiful October morning in 1967, and I was preoccupied with the life around me, classes, books, clothes, girls, and totally oblivious to the real world around me.
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Festival de Delhi Sumit Kathuria | La Lettre de la Photographie

Festival de Delhi Sumit Kathuria | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
The BW portraits of Sumit Kathuria on which are superimposed bar codes explore the theme of identity at a time when each indian is getting a unique identity number.
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John Loengard Age of Silver | La Lettre de la Photographie

John Loengard Age of Silver | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
An entire generation of photographers has come of age since digital technology supplanted film technology in photography.
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Josef Koudelka Gitans | La Lettre de la Photographie

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Josef Koudelka’s Gitans, la fin du voyage, published in 1975 by Éditions Delpire in France, and by Aperture in the United States (under the title Gypsies)—not to mention a special edition prepared by MoMA—is a classic 20th century work

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Thought of the day

"Perhaps instead of setting aside money for competitions, photographers can re-distribute some of that money toward purchasing independent books and zines. It'd be great to see those niche verticals flourish and grow.
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At What Age Do Photographers Do Their Most Influential Work?

At What Age Do Photographers Do Their Most Influential Work? | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Just about anybody who’s been in my company for the last couple of years has heard me yammer on about photography and aging. The best creative years for a photographer, ...

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Voyeurism and Appropriation in Kohei Yoshiyuki’s ‘The Park’ at Visual Culture Blog: Visual Studies and Visual Communication

Voyeurism and Appropriation in Kohei Yoshiyuki’s ‘The Park’ at Visual Culture Blog: Visual Studies and Visual Communication | Photography Now | Scoop.it

In the early 1970′s, while walking with a friend through a park in Tokyo, photographer Kohei Yoshiyuki noticed that young couples used the park as a space for intimate encounters in the belief that they are protected by the darkness of the night. Equipped with a small camera and Kodak’s infrared flashbulb, Yoshiyuki produced a series of photographs that captures the nightly performance in Tokyo’s parks.

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A Tribute | Magnum In Motion

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"Ultimately photography is about who you are. It's the seeking of truth in relation to yourself. And seeking truth becomes a habit." Leonard Freed - born 1929, died Nov. 30, 2006.
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Elliott Erwitt A tribute to light | La Lettre de la Photographie

Elliott Erwitt A tribute to light | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
It is a story of friendship that led to this new collaboration between the famous photographer and Artemide, the legendary Italian light designer.
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Great Article – Editing Your Portfolio by Zack Arias

Great Article – Editing Your Portfolio by Zack Arias | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Check out the full article here: http://zackarias.com/editorial-photography/editing-your-portfolio/

“I know many of you are wondering why I’m working on a print portfolio. What about web sites, PDFs, iPhones, thumb drives, laptops, etc, etc?
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