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Visual Thinking and Cognitive Exploration: Essay & Images --- Paul Forte

Visual Thinking and Cognitive Exploration: Essay & Images --- Paul Forte | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Paul Forte is a fascinating artist and thinker. "Visual Thinking and Cognitive Exploration" is a major essay on the theory and practice of Conceptual art, also a short history of the tradition, als...
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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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UK Archaeologists Have Found One of the World’s Oldest 'Crayons' | Mental Floss

UK Archaeologists Have Found One of the World’s Oldest 'Crayons' | Mental Floss | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
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Depression mode: November camera shipments were the worst ever

Depression mode: November camera shipments were the worst ever | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
CIPA released the November camera shipment data. And it's a highly depressing result. Shipments were far lower than in 2016 which already was a bad year. While
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December 12: Liberation

December 12: Liberation | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Eva Besnyö, who died on this date in 2003, certainly figures amongst the great women of Dutch photography, but discussion of her inevitably turns to the question of whether she developed a personal 'style'. That question cannot be considered without an understanding of  her determination to be a photographer at a time that it was a…
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The Future of Visual Communication: Trends for 2018 and Beyond

The Future of Visual Communication: Trends for 2018 and Beyond | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A review of cutting-edge technology that will bring about the next communication revolution, including trends related to VR, AR, wearable tech, the Internet of
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Unequal Scenes: A new perspective on an old problem

Unequal Scenes: A new perspective on an old problem | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In his series, Unequal Scenes, photographer Johnny Miller uses a drone to shed light on the extreme poverty that lives on the doorsteps of some of society’s most privileged.
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The History of Photography is a History of Shattered Glass

The History of Photography is a History of Shattered Glass | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting, photography’s long engagement with broken windows took on a new, sorrowful meaning.
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Photo of Baby Elephant on Fire Wins Wildlife Photo Contest

Photo of Baby Elephant on Fire Wins Wildlife Photo Contest | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A striking photo of a baby elephant on fire as it flees a mob of humans with its mother has won an international wildlife photo contest. The photo, titled
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W. Eugene Smith Grant Awarded to Daniel Castro Garcia

W. Eugene Smith Grant Awarded to Daniel Castro Garcia | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Daniel Castro Garcia has been awarded the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund’s 2017 grant in Humanistic Photography for his project on the European migrant and refugee crisis.
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A survey of 1960-90s photography reveals omens of America’s current state of discord | Art | Wallpaper* Magazine

A survey of 1960-90s photography reveals omens of America’s current state of discord | Art | Wallpaper* Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
What do William Eggleston, Diane Arbus and Stephen Shore have in common? A flair for recording the most dire political times in America
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The Power Of Color Grading And The Benefit It Can Have On Your Work Summarized In Two Minutes

The Power Of Color Grading And The Benefit It Can Have On Your Work Summarized In Two Minutes | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
If you aren't applying any color grading to either your photographs or motion work, you are potentially missing a vital part of the process of finalizing your image. Color grading can be one of the most impactful tweaks you can make to your work once it’s been shot. It has the potential to elevate a good image to great, or a great image to outstanding. This short video and article highlights why it's so important and the powerful impact it can have on your work.
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Martin Parr opens gallery for UK documentary photographers

We talk to the legendary photographer about Brexit, British culture, and his new Bristol-based foundation.
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W Eugene Smith, the photographer who wanted to record everything

W Eugene Smith, the photographer who wanted to record everything | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Smith took many famous pictures, but he also taped hours of audio of jazz greats, writers and artists of the day
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VIDEO: 'We have the illusory sense that we are separate entities from the outside world' says Susan Derges

VIDEO: 'We have the illusory sense that we are separate entities from the outside world' says Susan Derges | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Artist SUSAN DERGES became one of the pioneers of camera less photography after becoming frustrated at the way 'the camera always separates the subject from the viewer'. Much of her work explores the relationship between the observer and the observed; the self and nature or the imagined and the 'real'
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The Danger of Trends | Conscientious Photography Magazine

The Danger of Trends | 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 Fascinating Neuroscience Of Color

The Fascinating Neuroscience Of Color | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
This seemingly simple area of study offers insights into all sorts of behavior–from attention to decision-making.
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John Pilger: Why the Documentary Must Not Be Allowed to Die

John Pilger: Why the Documentary Must Not Be Allowed to Die | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Whenever young documentary film-makers ask me how they can “make a difference”, I reply that it is really quite simple. They need to break the silence.
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Eros Hoagland Believes Photojournalism Does Not Change The World

Eros Hoagland Believes Photojournalism Does Not Change The World | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Eros Hoagland, a burned out photojournalist believes photojournalism does not change the world, shares his thought in a documentary video.
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A manifesto for unlearning

How can we use participatory photography as a tool for emancipation, unlearning assumed hierarchies between artists, subjects, and audiences?
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The Camera As Platform – NewCo Shift

The Camera As Platform – NewCo Shift | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
“Every day two billion people carry around an optical data input device — the smartphone Camera — connected to supercomputers and informed by massive amounts of data that can have nearly limitless…
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Urban color: New York and Chicago in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Urban color: New York and Chicago in the 70s and 80s – in pictures | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Urban Color is an exhibition of Wayne Sorce’s large-scale color photographs taken in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Chicago and New York City. The Chicago-born photographer died in 2015
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The Island of the Colorblind | Conscientious Photography Magazine

The Island of the Colorblind | 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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Classic cinema lenses on modern cameras, with Jody Eldred

If you've ever wanted to get that classic film look, there's no better way than to use vintage lenses. In this fascinating video, DP Jody Eldred visit
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photo-eye Bookstore | Steve McCurry Afghanistan by Steve Mccurry | photobook

photo-eye Bookstore | Steve McCurry Afghanistan by Steve Mccurry | photobook | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars – Backchannel – Medium

How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars – Backchannel – Medium | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Pay attention: Typography isn’t just catchy visuals. It can also be dangerous.
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Photojournalists on Ethics and Their Responsibilities | PDN Online

Photojournalists on Ethics and Their Responsibilities | PDN Online | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Photojournalists talk about their obligations to subjects and audiences, and how market forces are affecting ethical standards in the profession.
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