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hitoshi Yamada-photography - hitoshi-photography Jimdoページ #theorizethis #blackmarch

hitoshi Yamada-photography - hitoshi-photography Jimdoページ #theorizethis #blackmarch | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Hitoshi Yamada, a documentary photographer, was born in 1973 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. A member of Foreign Press in Japan.His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and Forbes. My work has been featured in numerous publications worldwide.#theorizethis #blackmarch http://theorizenewyork.com


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Deconstructing Trees

Deconstructing Trees | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Deconstructing Trees. Monochrome photographs exploring the patterns of constructal law in trees.

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Marcelo Errera's curator insight, August 17, 11:12 AM

Trees emerged everywhere. They continue to amaze us by its design. 

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He Spent Years Taking Photos Of One Small Town. When You Look Closer, You'll See Why.

He Spent Years Taking Photos Of One Small Town. When You Look Closer, You'll See Why. | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
It all makes sense now.
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Paris : William Eggleston From black and white to color

Paris : William Eggleston From black and white to color | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
“I think of my photographs as elements in a novel I am in the process of writing.” Deep in the heart of the ordinary—that’s where the novel sequence William Eggleston has been writing for over 50 years takes place. It is a personal, fictional story whose documentary basis can occasionally be glim...
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TED Talk: Photographer Documents Everyday Objects Exhumed from Mass Graves in Bosnia

TED Talk: Photographer Documents Everyday Objects Exhumed from Mass Graves in Bosnia | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Watches, glasses and combs... these are the kinds of everyday objects that photographer Ziyah Gafić has spent a great deal of time photographing over the p
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Disobedient Objects: Creative Ingenuity That Emerges From Situations Of Political Strife

Disobedient Objects: Creative Ingenuity That Emerges From Situations Of Political Strife | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Ornate china tea sets, warped casserole dishes, and smartphone apps are all disobedient objects, according to a new exhibition in the V&A’s Porter Gal
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Dealing with graphic content is a moral minefield for journalists

Dealing with graphic content is a moral minefield for journalists | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Even for a world accustomed to news reports of conflict and disaster, the past three months seem to be unprecedented for the frequency of horrific events. From the continuing tragedies in Syria, to the…
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Metadata, objectivity and emotion | duckrabbit blog

Metadata, objectivity and emotion | duckrabbit blog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

piece This has ended up a longer post than intended, with many links. I started writing it with only the germ of an idea and no clear idea where it might lead me, 

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Black-And-White Photographs Of NYC Taken By A Young Stanley Kubrick - DesignTAXI.com

Black-And-White Photographs Of NYC Taken By A Young Stanley Kubrick - DesignTAXI.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Before he became a famous film-maker, Stanley Kubrick was a budding photographer.

While attending City College New York in the 1940s,...

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Things Fall Apart: Masculinity and Violence in Congo | LightBox | TIME.com

Things Fall Apart: Masculinity and Violence in Congo | LightBox | TIME.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Can failed masculinity contribute to violence? Photographer Pete Muller spent the past year studying the relationships between ideals of manhood and violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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The camera doesn't lie, it just tells a story - Telegraph

The camera doesn't lie, it just tells a story - Telegraph | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
From 19th-century fairies to Forties actresses, we have always twisted the photographic truth
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Ori Gersht: ‘History Repeating’ at Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

Ori Gersht: ‘History Repeating’ at Museum of Fine Arts in Boston | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Ori Gersht’s “History Repeating,” the Israeli-born artist’s first museum survey show, explores the idea of landscape as a witness to history.
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Sebastião Salgado – Genesis | Photographic Museum Of Humanity Blog

Sebastião Salgado – Genesis | Photographic Museum Of Humanity Blog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Last days of Kodak town: the decline and fall of the city photography built

Last days of Kodak town: the decline and fall of the city photography built | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Kodak has been hit hard by the digital revolution – and so has its hometown Rochester, New York. Dave Stelfox meets the couple who captured the death of a company town
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Pentagon Photography and Visual Anthropology

Pentagon Photography and Visual Anthropology | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Could it be any more obvious how the Pentagon has learned to mimic certain styles of anthropological photography as shown in the instance above? Resembling any of a vast number of photographs of or...
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Fred Herzog - Inspiration from Masters of Photography - 121Clicks.com

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Fred Herzog was born in September 21, 1930 Stuttgart, Germany and then later moved to Vancouver, Canada. Initially he started as a medical photographer in the department of Bio-medical Communication and was taught at the Simon Fraser University.
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Photographs That Make a Difference

Photographs That Make a Difference | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Bob Adelman has devoted his photographic career to making pictures that make a difference. Now, he will have a photographer in residence role at the Library of Congress.
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BOMB Magazine — Keith Haring: Languages by Andrew Blackley

BOMB Magazine — Keith Haring: Languages by Andrew Blackley | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Willaim Utermohlen's Alzheimer's Self-Portraits | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Willaim Utermohlen's Alzheimer's Self-Portraits | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 1995. He documented his fall into dementia through a series of self-portraits drawn over the span of five

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The War Photo No One Would Publish

When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.
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Kiev's Fake Picture Scam

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isual propPreamble: It is a privilege for us to republish, with the author's permission, the following article initially posted on the blog The Unwashed Brain. The original can be found here. Please keep a l...

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Visual propaganda, and it's use to sway public opinion. (Graphic Images of violence and death)

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The hackers who recovered NASA's lost lunar photos

The hackers who recovered NASA's lost lunar photos | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
These "techno archaeologists" are using DIY engineering to revamp NASA's early moon pics.
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Photojournalism's suicide - Thoughts of a Bohemian

Photojournalism's suicide - Thoughts of a Bohemian | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Its not the photo part of journalism that is dying – there are some great images out there-, it is the journalism part. When was the last time you saw a story explained in photographs rather then lengthy text. Today’s photojournalism consists of reading a story in the news and covering it. It is not … Read More →
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An FBI Counterterrorism Agent Tracked Me Down Because I Took a Picture of This

An FBI Counterterrorism Agent Tracked Me Down Because I Took a Picture of This | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
 ACLU.orgJames PrigoffJuly 18, 2013This is a statement from one of the plaintiffs speaking at last week's press conference announcing the ACLU's lawsuit challenging the government's controversial Suspicious Activity Reporting program. Good morning. My name is James Prigoff. I am 86 years old and a retired senior corporate executive, having been president of a Levi Strauss division and…
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Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gestures to Decode Secret Meanings

Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gestures to Decode Secret Meanings | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Scientists from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland released a study decoding chimp gestures to create a "dictionary" of chimp meanings.
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Photographer Captures Beautiful Images Of Lonely Buildings In The Desert - DesignTAXI.com

Photographer Captures Beautiful Images Of Lonely Buildings In The Desert - DesignTAXI.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Boston-based photographer Ed Freeman has captured a series of photographs that showcases the small desert towns in Southern California.

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Photography From The Guts

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 Ara Oshagan (born 1964) is a photojournalist currently based in Los Angeles, USA. She’s a self-taught photographer.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, June 23, 4:17 AM

"I am not very worried about the overabundance of images in today’s society.  The vast majority of these photos are snapshots whose lifespan is very short – a few minutes or less. Like a mosquito.

They are shot, shown and almost immediately die, forgotten.

These photos resemble a conversation, rather than an actual process by which a visual archive is made. I am interested in creating a visual archive that is also a reflection of my own person, who I am in this age and time and the people and place I am photographing with the most honesty and depth that I can muster.

And that does not come from a snapshot. It requires a lot of time and immersion and connectivity."