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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, 2014 11:12 AM

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

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The Many Disguises of Bauhaus Photographer Gertrud Arndt

The Many Disguises of Bauhaus Photographer Gertrud Arndt | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Long before Cindy Sherman began experimenting with masks as a tool to disassemble womanhood, Gertrud Arndt was crafting a series of selves, Madeleine Morley explains
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Photography Tips From Top Documentary Photographer - Daniel Milnor

Daniel Milnor is a professional photographer who specializes in documentaries and creates visual stories. He has been all over the world documenting amazin
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Capitalism as a Bearer of the Uncanny: An Interview with Michael Ashkin | #ASX

Capitalism as a Bearer of the Uncanny: An Interview with Michael Ashkin | #ASX | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
"In my opinion, the devastating confusion that capitalism wreaks upon the coherence of memory and history renders almost all imagery, and in particular, photography, as bearer of the uncanny."
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Interview with photographer Martha Fleming-Ives — F-Stop Magazine

Interview with photographer Martha Fleming-Ives — F-Stop Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Leaking Breasts, 2015 ¶

F-Stop Magazine: The current issue of F-Stop Magazine includes images from your project “Ordinary Devotion,” can you tell us about…
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Post-processing with Intent by Rafael Rojas - Topaz Labs Blog

Post-processing with Intent by Rafael Rojas - Topaz Labs Blog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Introduction It is very tempting to think that post-processing in photography is something disconnected from the rest of the photographic process, and particularly so from the capture of images in the field. The truth, however, is that post-processing should not be considered a separate step in photography, but rather as the continuation, or should we… Continue Reading
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Zen and Street Photography

Zen and Street Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
When it comes to street photography, achieving a state of Zen takes years of practice.
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Inside a South African Orphanage

Inside a South African Orphanage | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Stefano Klein was born to travel: Raised in Vienna but graduating from Imperial College London, he embarked upon a voyage of self-discovery that took him through the remote hinterlands of Ethiopia, Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago, alongside stays in the USA, Japan and South Africa.
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Judging a dummy award… | Conscientious Photography Magazine

Judging a dummy award… | Conscientious Photography Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Joerg Colberg's online photography magazine, featuring photographer profiles, interviews, articles, and book reviews.
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Is Street Photography Still Important in the Art World? - The Phoblographer (blog)

Is Street Photography Still Important in the Art World? - The Phoblographer (blog) | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Do you feel that Street Photography is still important in the art world?

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Baton Rouge killing: Black Lives Matter protest photo hailed as 'legendary' - BBC News

Baton Rouge killing: Black Lives Matter protest photo hailed as 'legendary' - BBC News | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
One image from the Black Lives Matter protest in Baton Rouge has been widely shared on social media. What do we know about the story behind it?
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Photography in the Real World | Conscientious Photography Magazine

Photography in the Real World | Conscientious Photography Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Joerg Colberg's online photography magazine, featuring photographer profiles, interviews, articles, and book reviews.
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The Beauty of Fujifilm Natura 1600 Film

The Beauty of Fujifilm Natura 1600 Film | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Photographer Simon Chetrit talks to us about Fujifilm Natura 1600: a beautiful, fine grain high ISO film that's tough to come by.
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Blast from the Past: This is What the Photo Industry Was Like in 1978

Blast from the Past: This is What the Photo Industry Was Like in 1978 | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Join us as we take a nostalgic trip into photography's hey day. It's 1978, and you're a fly on the wall at Contact Press Images, working with world-class p
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The photographer who discovered Brexit Britain in 2006

Magnum photographer Mark Power documented rising nationalism between 2006 and 2010. With hindsight, the project appears like an eery map of Brexit Britain.
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Aesthetica Magazine – An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London

Aesthetica Magazine – An Ideal for Living, Beetles and Huxley, London | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Beetles + Huxley brings together a group show of the work of 29 photographers reflecting on how they have observed and depicted class, culture and identity in Britain from the 1920s until today.
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Your ultimate guide to Cindy Sherman

Your ultimate guide to Cindy Sherman | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
For six decades, the photographer has explored identity, sexuality, and femininity through her camera lens – here is your ultimate rundown on the iconoclast
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Is our obsession with our social media image dangerous?

Is our obsession with our social media image dangerous? | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In a Dazed original series, photographer Scarlett Carlos Clarke explores our fascination with airbrushing apps and the quest for an unattainable image
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This Story About The Nikon Shooters At The Apollo 11 Launch Shows What It Used To Be Like To Be A Photographer

This Story About The Nikon Shooters At The Apollo 11 Launch Shows What It Used To Be Like To Be A Photographer | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
For shooters my age, it’s hard to fully imagine a world in which professionals only used film. I still shoot film and I develop my own black and whites, but when I’m sitting down on Lightroom or editing in Premiere Pro, I find myself thankful that I can so easily access my photos and footage. [ad... http://blog.planet5d.com/2016/07/this-story-about-the-nikon-shooters-at-the-apollo-11-launch-shows-what-it-used-to-be-like-to-be-a-photographer/
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Austerity policies — nothing but kindergarten economics

Austerity policies — nothing but kindergarten economics | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
I definitely recommend everyone to watch this well-argued interview with Steve Keen. To many conservative and neoliberal politicians and economists there seems to be a spectre haunting the United States and Europe today -- Keynesian ideas on governments pursuing policies raising effective demand and supporting employment. And some of the favourite arguments used among these…
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William Eggleston: Portraits review – momentous, trivial, marvellous

William Eggleston: Portraits review – momentous, trivial, marvellous | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Whether photographing celebrities or busboys, Eggleston’s work is both exact and indifferent, getting under your skin and changing how you see the world
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IS PHOTOGRAPHY STORYTELLING?

The term "storytelling" gets applied to a lot of things. As it used to be commonly associated with literature now seems applicable to a wider range o
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Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Blade Runner

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After studying Alien in intimate detail, it’s time to look at the typography and design of Ridley Scott’s other classic sci-fi movie, Blade Runner. Based on Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Blade Runner cements Scott’s reputation for beautiful, gritty, tech noir science fiction. (As with my previous articles, I should note that there are spoilers aplenty throughout the next…
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Photojournalism and Manipulation | Conscientious Photography Magazine

Photojournalism and Manipulation | Conscientious Photography Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Joerg Colberg's online photography magazine, featuring photographer profiles, interviews, articles, and book reviews.
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