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Spotlight: Miguel Rio Branco

Spotlight: Miguel Rio Branco | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Today we spotlight the colorful work of Magnum photographer Miguel Rio Branco. MADRID—Backstage at a bullfight, 1995.
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EUGENE ATGET: “Biography and Early Career of Eugene Atget” (2006)

EUGENE ATGET: “Biography and Early Career of Eugene Atget” (2006) | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Very little is known about Atget’s early life. He kept no diary or other personal records. The information that has been published has become somewhat mythological due to a lack of primary source material. The biographical material presented here is taken from three major biographies of Atget as well as from the memories of Andre Calmettes, his lifelong friend.

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Words before pictures: Philip Roth

It was Tod Papageorge who said "If your pictures are not good enough, you aren't reading enough." (ref. via) That's not what photographers like to hear, is it?
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Immersive iPad app Condition One close to launch - British Journal of Photography

Immersive iPad app Condition One close to launch - British Journal of Photography | Photography Now | Scoop.it

The app, which will be available via the iTunes app store, will be free to download and will allow users to access three free short films. Shot by photojournalist Patrick Chauvel, the films use innovative immersive technology allowing the user to choose where to look in the frame in a 180º field of vision.

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Build a network of photographers | La Lettre de la Photographie

Build a network of photographers | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
From 31 January to 12 February 2011, the Génération Elili collective from Brazzaville and the Afrique In Visu platform ran an intercultural Research and Photography workshop on how to structure a photography network in Central Africa.
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The Daily Edit – Tuesday 11.1.11

The Daily Edit – Tuesday 11.1.11 | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Marie Claire Creative Director: Suzanne Skyes Design Director: Kristin Fitzpatrick Photo Director: Caroline Smith Photo Editor: Lucy Fox Photographer: Richard Pierce Note: Content for The Daily Edit is found on the newsstands.

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Dina Litovsky: Untag This Photo

Dina Litovsky: Untag This Photo | Photography Now | Scoop.it
For the last few years I have been photographing the New York City nightlife in its different incarnations- clubs, lounges and bars, as well as parties – both public and private.
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In the dark

In the dark | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I could be wrong about this but I think the internet and especially social media have come with an increased amount of self reflexiveness.
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Home : Fraction Magazine

Home : Fraction Magazine | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Issue 32 of @FractionMag features the work of Sarah Moore, John Sypal, Dave Powell, Kurt Simonson + Noah Rabinowitz http://t.co/zhB1bqZT RT...
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Bamako 2011 Michael Tsegaye | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011 Michael Tsegaye | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
These images are of gravestones in Ethiopia. When a person dies, his or her relatives place a photograph onto the tombstone and also inscribe a short history of the deceased.
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Photo Booth: Lars Tunbjörk

Photo Booth: Lars Tunbjörk | Photography Now | Scoop.it

The Swedish photographer Lars Tunbjörk, known for his deadpan portraits of office spaces and suburban lifestyles, came to mind. I spoke with Tunbjörk about his current show, at the Amador Gallery, and how some of his more comical images came together.

(via http://www.aphotoeditor.com/2011/11/01/how-some-of-his-more-comical-images-came-together/)

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The 2011 LENSCRATCH Masks, Costumes, and Halloween Exhibition

The 2011 LENSCRATCH Masks, Costumes, and Halloween Exhibition | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Halloween happens to be one of my favorite celebrations. For the past two years, I have set up camp outside my house with a backdrop and camera and photographed every single tricker treater.
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A Large Tick And A Little Tock

A Large Tick And A Little Tock | Photography Now | Scoop.it
By popular request, I will put off good morning, good day, and good evening Vietnam until next week, and thought instead I’d dive forward into the backwards way I approach a photographic assignment.
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A Rep Who Makes Apps

A Rep Who Makes Apps | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Tricia Scott of Merge Left Reps sent me an email recently about a new cooking app called Matt’s Pantry that was shot by one of her photographers, Matthew Furman. What caught my attention was that the agency produced the app.
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the photographs of Patti Boyd

the photographs of Patti Boyd | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Talk about having an in with your subjects.. (too much?)
Fun little slideshow here, of Patti Boyd’s photos of the musicians in her life. These two are my favorite. Intimate and dark, always a good thing.
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The Daily Edit – Friday 11.4.11

The Daily Edit – Friday 11.4.11 | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Harper’s Bazaar Creative Director: Stephen Gan Design Director: Elizabeth Hummer Photography and Bookings Director: Zoe Bruns Senior Photo and Bookings Editor: Barbara Tomassi Photographer: Bruce Gilden

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Inge Morath's Photos Recovered | LightBox | TIME.com

Inge Morath's Photos Recovered | LightBox | TIME.com | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Inge Morath's images from the Bal d'Hiver in 1955, recovered and published for the first time as part of Magnum Photos "Analog Recovery" program.
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Crusade for Collecting

Crusade for Collecting | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Jennifer Schwartz, Atlanta gallery owner and all around wonderful photo person, is trying to raise money to bring art directly to people around the country. "I decided to take this show on the road.
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Beside The Day-Glo Waters Of The Truckee River

Beside The Day-Glo Waters Of The Truckee River | Photography Now | Scoop.it

In graduate school, I learned a valuable lesson. We never make our best work in our comfort zone. It doesn’t happen.

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Bamako 2011 Philippe Bordas | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011 Philippe Bordas | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
My encounter with Africa came through the high politics of physical and poetic excellence: Kenyan boxers, Senegalese wrestlers, inventers of writing and bearers of ancient traditions.
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Ken Rosenthal : Photographs 2001-2009

Ken Rosenthal : Photographs 2001-2009 | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Title: Photographs 2001-2009Artist: Ken Rosenthal Introduction by Rebecca Senf, PhD, Norton Family Curator of Photography, Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum32 pages9"x9"; 22.86 cm x 22.86 cmEdition size: 500 copiestype of...
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Bamako 2011 Nyani Quarmyne | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011 Nyani Quarmyne | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Coastal and riverine erosion are not new phenomena on the Ghana coast.
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ROBERT CLARK: Evolution

ROBERT CLARK: Evolution | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Hanged with a leather chord and cast into a Danish bog 2,300 years ago, Tollund Man was probably a sacrifice. Like other bodies found preserved in Europe's peat bogs, he poses haunting questions. How was he chosen?
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ROSWELL ANGIER: “Roswell Angier on Larry Sultan – ‘Pictures from Home’” (2006)

ROSWELL ANGIER: “Roswell Angier on Larry Sultan – ‘Pictures from Home’” (2006) | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Larry Sultan [..] in his remarkable project, “Pictures from Home” (1992). The book is a narrative collage, consisting of still images from old home movies, transcribed interviews and conversations with his parents, historic family snapshots and mementos, combined with writing and photographs by Sultan himself.

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Bamako 2011: Armel Louzala | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011: Armel Louzala | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I write photographs so that I won’t forget. Things press in on me, things howl – I remember the war of 1998.
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