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Exploring the influence of photography on our ways of seeing
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Photographed secretly at home: Is it art?

Photographed secretly at home: Is it art? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A gallery show features pictures of residents shot through their windows. The subjects are understandably annoyed
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So This Is How It Begins: Guy Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman

So This Is How It Begins: Guy Refuses to Stop Drone-Spying on Seattle Woman | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Is this legal?
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Google Glass and the Terminal Velocity of Photography |

Google Glass and the Terminal Velocity of Photography | | Photography and society | Scoop.it
It seems almost too self-evident to be worth saying, but the passage of time is central to photography. So many stages in the photographic process are bound up
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Philly Inquirer's Hard Years Are Microcosm of Newspapers' Long Goodbye | Raw File | Wired.com

Philly Inquirer's Hard Years Are Microcosm of Newspapers' Long Goodbye | Raw File | Wired.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Photographer Will Steacy has been documenting financially difficult years for the Philadelphia Inquirer, giving a unique perspective on the national downsizing and closures that are easily dismissed as just numbers.
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Sebastião Salgado: Genesis – review

Sebastião Salgado: Genesis – review | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The great photojournalist exposes us to a 'pristine' monochrome planet… but leaves the viewer to interpret where mankind fits in, writes Laura Cumming
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Surprise: Reddit Got It Wrong

Surprise: Reddit Got It Wrong | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Over the past three days, the armchair detectives on Reddit's findbostonbombers message board have worked their way through all the people with backpacks in all the photos they could find of the area around the Boston Marathon finish line, looking...
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CNN: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Identified In Surveillance Video - CBS Boston

CNN: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Identified In Surveillance Video - CBS Boston | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Investigators have made a
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LOOK: Real Faces And Photoshop Don't Mix

LOOK: Real Faces And Photoshop Don't Mix | Photography and society | Scoop.it
What would Photoshopped features look like on real faces?
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The World’s Oldest Photography Museum Goes Digital

The World’s Oldest Photography Museum Goes Digital | Photography and society | Scoop.it
From 19th century daguerrotypes to photos of Martin Luther King Jr., some of photography's history goes online
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Instagram and Vine Shake Up News Industry

Instagram and Vine Shake Up News Industry | Photography and society | Scoop.it
News as we know it is poised to change, and it's in the hands of smartphone users. On March 31, the New York Times ran a photo of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez t...
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Life and death on the mean streets of Chicago and Philadelphia: Photos document gritty reality of the cities violence that destroys countless lives each year

Life and death on the mean streets of Chicago and Philadelphia: Photos document gritty reality of the cities violence that destroys countless lives each year | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Violence is the second leading cause of death among children and the youth in the United States today, a statistic Chicago-raised photographer Carlos Javier says he doesn't need to be told to know for himself.
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Traditional Photographers Should Be Horrified By The Cover Of Today's New York Times

Traditional Photographers Should Be Horrified By The Cover Of Today's New York Times | Photography and society | Scoop.it
iPhone + Instagram is all you need to take amazing pictures.
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When Words are Photoshopped: Captions and Their Truthfulness - PetaPixel

When Words are Photoshopped: Captions and Their Truthfulness - PetaPixel | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Yet another prize winning photographer has been accused of visual deception. Subsequently, Paul Hansen’s World Press Photo of the Year passed the foren
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Photo Series Documents American Life by Capturing Families Eating Together - PetaPixel

Photo Series Documents American Life by Capturing Families Eating Together - PetaPixel | Photography and society | Scoop.it
For the past decade, photographer Douglas Adesko has been creating a photo series that is half photography, half anthropological study. His series Fami
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Plastic Surgery Means Many Beauty Queens, But Only One Kind of Face

Plastic Surgery Means Many Beauty Queens, But Only One Kind of Face | Photography and society | Scoop.it
At first glance, the images of the contestants in the 2013 Miss Korea pageant seem like a trick of the eye: Wait, are some of these the same person with different hair?
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Creating Camelot: Restoring the Kennedy Archive of Photographer Jacques Lowe - PetaPixel

Creating Camelot: Restoring the Kennedy Archive of Photographer Jacques Lowe - PetaPixel | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The story of photographer Jacques Lowe and his iconic work chronicling the Kennedys and the era in US history known as Camelot is a tragic one. As Pres
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Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t

Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Vulture has analyzed the data of ten middle-aged leading men and the ages of the women they've wooed onscreen.
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Manjoo: We Need More Surveillance in Our Major Cities, and We Need It Now

Manjoo: We Need More Surveillance in Our Major Cities, and We Need It Now | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On Thursday afternoon, the FBI released photos and video of two persons of interest in the Boston Marathon bombing. According to FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers, authorities are looking for two men, who he labeled Suspect No.
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The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography | Photography and society | Scoop.it
After the invention of daguerrotype, the memorializing habits of people have changed: they've chosen the cheap, higher quality photographs instead of expensive and not so lifelike paintings.
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Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago | Photography and society | Scoop.it
In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S
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Taping of farm cruelty is becoming the crime

Taping of farm cruelty is becoming the crime | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...
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Criminalizing “revenge porn”

Criminalizing “revenge porn” | Photography and society | Scoop.it
As more people post naked pics of exes, the law has failed to keep up. Some activists are trying to change that
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Haunting Images of the Mentally Ill in Prison

Haunting Images of the Mentally Ill in Prison | Photography and society | Scoop.it
When photographer Jenn Ackerman spent her first day at the Kentucky State Reformatory for what would become the series “Trapped,” she knew she had no choice but to photograph the images in black-and-white.
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