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external James Nachtwey: 30 Years In TIME —TIME | LightBox

To celebrate James Nachtwey’s 30 years as a contract photographer for TIME, we have organized an exhibit of 54 layouts that have appeared in the magazine featuring his work from Chechnya to Somalia and from Afghanistan to Burma, along with a series of his powerful, previously unpublished photographs.

 
Sep 19, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Fashion Photography Is the Art World’s Rising Star —NY Times

“Fashion photographers are the new painters,” Peter Lindbergh said as he prepared the show of his dramatic black-and-white images that opened last week at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris. Who would have guessed in the heady 1980s — when Mr. Lindbergh’s new, natural images of Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford and others created the supermodel — that the art world would lose its disdain for fashion photography’s commercialism?

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ↬ Via · ∞ Permalink · 3 Comments »

external Photokina: Sony Unveils Plan To Take On Canon And Nikon —Amateur Photographer

Sony has outlined plans to shake off what it claims is a general perception that compact system cameras are ‘inferior’ to DSLRs. And the firm has pledged to continue developing new technology and lenses in a bid to tempt photographers away from their established Canon and Nikon systems.

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Benjamin Lowy On His New Work, The Problem With Modern Photography And The Darkroom In Your Pocket —Jaap Arriens

“With photography, you can take something really horrible and turn it into a beautiful picture”. [...]With this possibility and this power to create something beautiful from something superficial comes a great deal of responsibility. He says we have to understand and embrace this responsibility that comes with being able to create images from something real.

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Meet The New EyeEm Camera For iOS —EyeEm Blog

imageedit_8_7328355878EyeEm has released some new upgrades to their iOS camera app that aims to optimize the iPhone/iPad camera app and Camera Roll to improve on your take, pick, edit, share workflow. The update can be found in the iTunes store here.

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Infographic Shows How To Remove Embarrassing Photos From Social Media —Lifehacker

If you should ever find yourself in a such a situation, web hosting search tool WhoIsHostingThis? has published an infographic on how to completely remove photos you don’t want shared from Facebook, Google, Instagram, and Twitter.

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external The Basics Of Camera Aperture, And How To Use It For Better Photos —Lifehacker

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external A Statement From The Monkey —The New Yorker

imageedit_12_9403964068Monkey speaks out for the first time since legal battles ensued over copyright law when she snatched Human’s camera and snapped a few selfies of herself.

 
Sep 18, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · 5 Comments »

external Canon Reveals Details For Future Telephoto Lens Line —CNET

A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.

 
Sep 17, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »

external Monaco’s Rare Vintage Photo Collection Dazzles Photography Pros —Examiner

It’s simply a vintage photography enthusiast and curator’s dream! Under the leadership of Prince Albert II of Monaco, curators will take inventory of the royal family’s private photo collection, which amasses to over 1 million images including original negatives. Ranking high in the world of vintage photography collections, the historic archives reveals an intimate side of the Princely family rarely captured in publicity shots.

 
Sep 17, 2014 · ∞ Permalink · No Comments »