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Photographer documents death of film with photos of Kodak plants being demolished - Imaging Resource

Photographer documents death of film with photos of Kodak plants being demolished - Imaging Resource | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

Photographer Robert Burley's new book "The Disappearance of Darkness," is not exactly an epitaph to the death of analog film in photography but it certainly could be called a eulogy.

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Duane Michals’s Beguiling Celebrity Portraits

Duane Michals’s Beguiling Celebrity Portraits | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Philip Gefter on the photographer Duane Michals, whose editorial work is collected in the book “Duane Michals: Portraits.“
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, November 22, 8:46 PM

A bit of humor and more to put things into perspective.

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How the body has evolved through fashion photography

How the body has evolved through fashion photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
From sexualisation to surrealism, a new exhibition traces how fashion has changed perceptions of the human form
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Robert Mapplethorpe: the male gaze – in pictures

Robert Mapplethorpe: the male gaze – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The American photographer’s work altered perceptions and pushed boundaries in relation to the male gaze upon the male body
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The Subway Portraits of Helen Levitt

The Subway Portraits of Helen Levitt | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Helen Levitt, who apprenticed with Walker Evans in the subways, learned a thing or two about clandestine portraits.
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Donald Schwartz's curator insight, October 18, 10:54 PM

What you can do to get photographic of people who are unaware of your purpose.

 

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The Evolution of Fashion Photography

The Evolution of Fashion Photography | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The various movements and turning points in fashion throughout the decades are featured in a new volume by Aperture.
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Louise Dahl-Wolfe: pioneer of modern fashion photography - in pictures

Louise Dahl-Wolfe: pioneer of modern fashion photography - in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Fashion: first UK retrospective for Louise Dahl-Wolfe
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Come on in! The joy of naked bathing – in pictures

Come on in! The joy of naked bathing – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The young, the old, the slender, the majestic … Ruth Kaplan travelled the world taking shots of bathers lost in thought in hot springs, saunas and public baths
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Tina Modotti, Behind the Camera and Out of Weston's Shadow

Tina Modotti, Behind the Camera and Out of Weston's Shadow | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
A recently republished book sorts out the life of Tina Modotti as an artist and activist — and the long shadow of Edward Weston.
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Michael Kenna - Landscape Photographer - Beetles+Huxley London  

Michael Kenna - Landscape Photographer - Beetles+Huxley London   | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Michael Kenna is an internationally celebrated landscape photographer. Read more about his work + find prints for sale at Beetles+Huxley London.
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When eight-year-olds worked the streets: Lewis Hine's portraits of young workers in America

When eight-year-olds worked the streets: Lewis Hine's portraits of young workers in America | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, Lewis Hine documented the working and living conditions of children in American cities between 1908 and 1924
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Elliott Erwitt's Lost Photographs of Pittsburgh

Elliott Erwitt's Lost Photographs of Pittsburgh | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Recently discovered early work by Elliott Erwitt shows Pittsburgh at the cusp of transforming from a gritty industrial city to a livable, cultural hub.
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Kara Woodward's curator insight, August 2, 12:07 PM
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Martim Meirelles: Mozambique: A Portrait of an Orphan Nation

Martim Meirelles: Mozambique: A Portrait of an Orphan Nation | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
I had the great pleasure to be the 2017 juror of the SOHO Photo Gallery's National Photography Competition. The exhibition opens today, with an official opening tomorrow night from 6-8pm which I will happily be attending. After considering over 2,000 photographs, I had to select 40 that would hang on the gallery walls, not an…
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A Candle Seller - Varanasi Photo by Sandra Dubout — National Geographic Your Shot

A Candle Seller - Varanasi Photo by Sandra Dubout — National Geographic Your Shot | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Sandra Dubout posted this picture to National Geographic's Your Shot photo community. Check it out, add a comment, share it, and more.
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Street spirit: two centuries of spontaneous photography – in pictures

Street spirit: two centuries of spontaneous photography – in pictures | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Bringing together candid scenes captured in the 1900s, selfie-stick snaps and the evolution of street photography in between – Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz’s book Bystander chronicles the art of the moment
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150 years of Indian photography goes on display in London’s Science Museum

Head to London's Science Museum for a fascinating glimpse into India's past at an exhibition charting 150 years of photography in India.
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You have to see this year's stunning Sony World Photography Award submissions

You have to see this year's stunning Sony World Photography Award submissions | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Some jaw-dropping submissions to one of the world's largest photography competitions have been revealed. This year's Sony World Photography Awards sees snappers of all ages and levels of experienc
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Glen Luchford's best photograph: Amber Valletta modelling Prada in a sinking boat

Glen Luchford's best photograph: Amber Valletta modelling Prada in a sinking boat | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it

‘The owner of Prada was standing on the riverbank shouting at everyone. When he asked me if I’d got the shot I said, “No!” and stormed off in a huff’

 
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The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks

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Mr. Parks, perhaps more than any mid-20th-century photographer, understood how film and television conditioned the contemporary eye and mind.
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Photofocus | History of Photography: Muybridge and Marey

Photofocus | History of Photography: Muybridge and Marey | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Between the 1850's and 1880's two men, Eadweard Muybridge and Etienne-Jules Marey both were using photography to further the study of locomotion (or movement) of humans and animals. However, they both had different approaches and motives. The Running Horse Muybridge was commissioned by the builder of the Central Pacific Railroad, Leland Stanford, to provide proof…
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Celebrating the best travel photography - BBC News

Celebrating the best travel photography - BBC News | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Fifteen of the best - stunning photos from more than a decade of the Travel Photographer of the Year competition.
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Amazing photos, must see
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2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winners

2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year winners | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest have been named. Sergio Tapiro Velasco of Mexico is awarded the grand prize.
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2017 Magnum And LensCulture Photography Awards Winners

2017 Magnum And LensCulture Photography Awards Winners | Backstage Rituals | Scoop.it
The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been announced.
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