Posts Tagged ‘firearms’

Concealed: Portraits of Women Who Arm Themselves

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Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two sisters all learned to shoot firearms from a young age.

This background is something Calton shares with the subjects of her project “Concealed“. It’s a series of portraits that looks into the lives of women who arm themselves.
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Pixels for Pistols Program in Canada Lets People Swap Guns for Cameras

Officials over in the Canadian city of Winnipeg want to reduce gun violence and the number of firearms floating around, so they’re turning to… photography? The police department has partnered up with camera store Henry’s Photo and camera company Panasonic for a program called “Pixels for Pistols”. Through the end of this month, anyone can trade in their gun for a digital camera.
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The Gun and the Camera: A Historical Relationship

The link between the camera and gun is evident in a shared metaphor, but is historically closer than we might imagine.
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