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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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Book du Jour: POV Female by Charlotte Player, Tara Darby, Bronwen Parker-Rhodes, Rasha Kahil & Briony Campbell

Book du Jour: POV Female by Charlotte Player, Tara Darby, Bronwen Parker-Rhodes, Rasha Kahil & Briony Campbell | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Title of publication: POV Female London Name of artist: Charlotte Player, Tara Darby, Bronwen Parker-Rhodes,Rasha Kahil & Briony Campbell Design: Damien Poulain Editor: Damien Poulain with the artists Series name: POV Female Press: oodee...
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The Daily Edit – Thursday 10.27.11

The Daily Edit – Thursday  10.27.11 | Photography Now | Scoop.it

GQ Design Director: Fred Woodward Director of Photography: Dora Somosi Art Director: Thomas Alberty Senior Photo Editor: Krista Prestek Photographer: Mark Seliger 

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Bamako 2011 Akintunde Akinleye | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011 Akintunde Akinleye | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Nigeria has huge resources, but two of these stand out: a population of 140 million people and a vast crude oil deposit, located in the deep waters of the Delta, one of the world’s vast wetlands.
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Magnum: Advice for young photographers – part 3

Magnum: Advice for young photographers – part 3 | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Turning your passion for photography into a career can sometimes feel like an impossible slog – but every successful photographer has to start somewhere.

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The One That Got Away

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A few months ago, I started thinking about imagery that I didn't capture, and recalled a Martha Stewart quote where she stated that she had a better memory of the items she didn't buy at yard sales and flea markets, than the items she did buy.
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Review: Cuba TV by Simone Lueck

Review: Cuba TV by Simone Lueck | Photography Now | Scoop.it
There's something toxic about television once you want to write about it. It's almost as if the medium's shallowness immediately rubs off.
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Jackson Eaton - Coney Island Malibu Beach

Jackson Eaton - Coney Island Malibu Beach | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Title: Coney Island Malibu BeachArtists: Jackson Eaton, Benjamin Acree, Robert S.
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An Open Call to Collaborate

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©David Wilson, from the series Wycth
Last month I received an email from Ross Mantle inviting me to “a gathering, presentation and conversation around images and film” at his apartment in Greenpoint.
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Contrasto launches Great Photographers app series - British Journal of Photography

Contrasto launches Great Photographers app series - British Journal of Photography | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Italian publisher Contrasto has launched a series of apps on Great Photographers with a publication devoted to Italian icon Mario Giacomelli.

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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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Bamako 2011 Amr Fekry | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011 Amr Fekry | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I use my cultural roots – Islam, Sufism and ancient Egyptian culture – as a springboard of exploration in the ocean of the contemporary world.
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Bamako 2011: Interview with Laura Serani | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011: Interview with Laura Serani | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Christian Caujolle: You are the curator of the Biennale de Bamako for the second time. What has changed ?Laura Serani: Many things have changed on many levels since 2009.
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Tom Griggs

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MWWhat inspired you to start taking photographs, and what is the primary inspiration for you to keep working in this field?TGI started as a painter, but I discovered it requires a lot of isolation and the discipline of a monk.
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This Week In Photography Books

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by Jonathan Blaustein
It occurred to me the other day, after wrapping up a beginning photo class, that it’s a lot easier to teach style than substance.
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Bamako 2011: Interview with Samuel Sidibé | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011: Interview with Samuel Sidibé | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Christian Caujolle : How does the Managing Director operate at the Rencontres of Bamako?Samuel Sidibé : The General Manager is in many ways the General Director of the Biennale.
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Bamako 2011: Omar Victor Diop | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bamako 2011: Omar Victor Diop | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photography Now | Scoop.it
Fashion 2112 raises questions about criteria of beauty. What will “attractiveness” look like in the future? Once the predicted disappearance of certain commodities in our consumerist world actually occurs, what will stylish people yearn to wear?
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HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY:Charles Clyde Ebbets

HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY:Charles Clyde Ebbets | Photography Now | Scoop.it

Ebbets was born in 1905 Gadsden, Alabama. He bought his first camera at the age of eight by charging it to his mother's account at a local drugstore.

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Matt Johnston on the 'Future of Books', London Design Festival, 2011

Matt Johnston ( www.mjohnstonphotography.co.uk ) from the Photo Book Club ( www.photobookclub.org ) talks about this book project, as well as tackling the question: 'What is to become of books?'.
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10 minutes with Lauren Lancaster

10 minutes with Lauren Lancaster | Photography Now | Scoop.it
I read that you studied history and archeology in college and then went on to get your masters in Shipwreck Archeology. How did you go from that to photography and how did you know that this was the career that you wanted to pursue?
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