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LIFE.com's 2011 Photo Blog Awards

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Notes. April 26, 2014 By Robert Hariman — If the National Geographic photos are aimed at social reform, they document something else as well: the shift in modernism from a utopian to a dystopian trajectory.

Notes

Continue Reading By Michael Shaw — I'm entranced, too, but I'm wondering why architectural photographer, Mike Kelley's beautiful and meticulous LAX photoshop image, "Wake Turbulence," went viral. Continue Reading April 25, 2014 By Michael Shaw — The potential existence of an elite class in Gaza – as much as America worships wealth and the demonstration of it – makes the Gazans not only look more normative and less like "the other.

" Continue Reading April 24, 2014 By Michael Shaw — How fitting what might be the first social media mass demonstration is playing out on truly communal real estate. Continue Reading. The Picture Show. The Narrative Clip takes pictures so you don't have to!

The Picture Show

Unfortunately, though, it doesn't have the best eye. Valeriy Klamm felt the preconceived images of Russia were too narrow. So he started a photography website to change that. Photographer Hassan Hajjaj's "Kesh Angels" share a similar name to Hell's Angels. But they're not a gang. In the years after World War II, Eliot Elisofon traveled from Capetown to Cairo in a mobile photography studio. Now a humble parking lot, the Washington Coliseum has seen a lot in its day — including a historic night in music.

Daily Picture Show More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs. What do the objects you keep say about you? Over the course of a few decades at Life magazine, Dominis not only worked in just about every photographic genre but also seemed to have mastered them. Editor's Pick "A cigarette. New York Times Photojournalism - Photography, Video and Visual Journalism Archives - Lens Blog. Pictory Blog. The Sartorialist. LightBox - From the photo editors of TIME.

Whats the jackanory ? — another fine hetherington™ product quality guaranteed. 500 Photographers. Photojojo! AMERICAN SUBURB X. PDN Photo of the Day. Prison Photography.

Joe McNally’s Blog. We celebrated Earth Day this past week.

Joe McNally’s Blog

This observance has been around for a while now, and back in the 70′s I was occasionally assigned to cover some of the events. I shot the above for UPI one year, at an Earth Day observance at the UN. I recall it being the usual, uh, cluster….k, in NY press terminology, with all the papers, the wires, and the TV folks angling for angles and exclusives. I was working for the formidable drill instructor of editors, Larry DeSantis, or LD, as we called him, who told me in no uncertain terms to get the muckety-mucks. In color. This past week on the Charles Bridge in Prague, I touched this image, below the statue of St. The folks at Lastolite are pretty cool, especially their chief designer, Gary Astill. Dancer by a window, Havana…… Nikon DF camera, 1/25th sec; f4; ISO 400; 24-120mm lens. Cuban Cowboy, by a farmhouse window….Nikon DF camera; 1/50th sec; f3.5; ISO 100; 28mm f1.4 lens.

Heading to St. A Photo Editor — Former Photography Director Rob Haggart. In Focus. The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014.

In Focus

First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early entries with you here, gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments. Photos and captions by the photographers. [30 photos] Choose: Mirror Wave. View Gallery. Burn magazine. Conscientious. Articles Contemporary Photographers Diane Meyer May 6, 2013 – According to the artist, Diane Meyer’s Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten “is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location.

Conscientious

Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections of the original photograph forming a new pixelated layer of the original scene. Book Reviews, Photobooks Review: Naked by Rimaldas Viksraitis May 3, 2013 – A few years ago, Rimaldas Viksraitis won the Discovery Award at the Arles photography festival for his work in the Lithuanian countryside, depictions of scenes that for many critics and viewers brought to mind photographers like Boris Mikhailov or Richard Billingham.

aCurator. Travel photography, Fashion photography, Documentary photography, Editorial photography, and Portrait Photographers: Feature Shoot.