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25 of the Most Influential News Images of All Time News Photography is all about capturing the decisive moment in an aesthetic way. It is about telling the world a story, through one or more images. Many times, news images come to be remembered as symbolically associated with a certain event, remembered for decades thanks to that special news image. Let us look at 25 such images. Remember, news images need NOT always be technically sound. Some may be grainy; some may even have a marginal amount of camera shake…as long as they tell the story right, its all right! The Great Depression This image of Florence Thompson from the 1930s came to be associated with the great depression, for years to come. Abe Smith and Tom Shipp Abe Smith and Tom Shipp were convicted of robbery and rape in 1930. Jesse Owens Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete in the 1936 Olympics. Moment of Death This image of militiaman Federico Borrell Garcia, captures the precise moment of his death. Hindenburg Fall Of Nazi Collaborators Iwo Jima Atom Bomb Skymaster Racism,1957 25 of the Most Influential News Images of All Time
Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson [1920's-1970's] Albert Camus, Paris, 1944. Coney Island, New York, 1946. Romania, 1975. Naples, Italy, 1960. A football game, Michigan vs. Northwestern, 1960. At the Le Mans Auto Race, France, 1966. Uzbekistan, 1954. Visitors from kolkhozy to the eleventh-century Alaverdi monastery, 1972. Improvised canteen for workers building the Hotel Metropol, 1954. The Arbat, Moscow, 1972. Chelny, Russia, 1973. Boston, 1947. New York, 1935. An African-American student is denied entry to a theater. Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, 1960. Jean-Paul Sartre, Paris, 1946. Dessau, Germany, April, 1945. Nehru Announces Gandhi's Death, Birla House, Delhi, 1948. World's Fair, Brussels, 1958. Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1946. New York, 1960. Bankers Trust, New York, 1960. Near Strasbourg, France, 1944. The arrival of a boat carrying refugees from Europe reunites a mother and son who had been separated throughout the war, 1946. Communist students demonstrate against the black market. McCann-Erickson Agency, Madison Avenue, New York, 1959. Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson [1920's-1970's]
Top 10 Pictures That Shocked The World It has often been said throughout time that a picture is worth a thousand words. Any picture may be worth a thousand words, but only a few rare photos tell more than a thousand words. They tell a powerful story, a story poignant enough to change the world and galvanize each of us. Over and over again… From the iconic images of Omayra Sanchez’s tragic death to the horrifying images of the Bhopal Gas disaster in 1984, the power of photography is still alive and invincible. Here is my top 10 list of photos that shocked the world: Warning: Be prepared for images of violence and death (in one case, the photograph of a dead child) if you scroll down. 10. Carol Guzy, the first woman to receive a Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography, received her most recent Pulitzer in 2000 for her touching photographs of Kosovo refugees. The above picture portrays Agim Shala, a two-year-old boy, who is passed through a fence made with barbed wire to his family. 9. 8. F. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Top 10 Pictures That Shocked The World
ARTS 260 – Basic Photography – Spring 2012 Instructor: Will Arnold Email: arnold18@illinois.edu Mailbox: Art + Design, Room 143 (Ted Arnold) Class Site: Class meets in Art + Design, Room 336A (Computer Lab) Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00am – 11:40am Critiques will be held in Room 315 Overview This course serves as an introduction to digital photography. Course Structure This course will consist of lectures, in-class demonstrations, lab time, individual projects, group critiques and a final self-directed project. Attendance and Participation Attendance is mandatory. Please arrive to class on time and prepared to work. Materials There are no required texts for this course. Digital camera (preferably with a manual mode) (Cameras are available from the Checkout Window if you do not have your own) Storage media for camera (CF, sD, etc.) Binder or folder for handouts Resources Me – The best way to contact me is via email. Printing available during Checkout Window hours. Syllabus « ARTS 260 Syllabus « ARTS 260
Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at major venues in the US and around the world. Below is the seventh series in her Leica Notebook, where she shares her favorite quotes from her favorite photographers. Leica Notebook, Chapter Seven In Chapter 4 of my Leica Notebook, I wrote about comments from photographers and how and why they photograph. W. Robert Frank said, “Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference . . . it is important to see what is invisible to others. Lisette Model’s advice to photographers was to never take a photograph unless it hits you in the pit of your stomach. Yousuf Karsh was fascinated by the people he photographed. -Claire Yaffa Claire Yaffa: Life’s Lessons – A Personal Journey Continued, Chapter 7 Claire Yaffa: Life’s Lessons – A Personal Journey Continued, Chapter 7
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Chantal Mathieu photographe professionnelle à Montréal
Snapseed is a favorite editing app amongst iPhone photographers, but many people don’t realize how powerful it is. If you want to take your photo editing to the next level, you need to explore the advanced editing tools in Snapseed. They allow you to make selective adjustments, correct perspective problems, remove unwanted objects and apply subtle vignettes. If you’re new to Snapseed, we’d recommend reading our tutorial on using Snapseed’s essential iPhone photo editing tools. If you don’t already have the Snapseed app on your iPhone, you can download it for FREE on the App store. This article is the second in a series of Snapseed tutorials that we’ll be publishing over several weeks. In this article we’ll be looking at the following editing tools: Transform, Brush, Selective, Spot Repair and Vignette. To access these tools, open the image you want to edit, then tap the Edit button (pencil icon at the bottom right of the screen. Transform Tool Brush Tool Selective Tool Spot Repair Tool How To Use Snapseed's Advanced Photo Editing Tools How To Use Snapseed's Advanced Photo Editing Tools
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Understanding Camera Lenses Understanding camera lenses can help add more creative control to digital photography. Choosing the right lens for the task can become a complex trade-off between cost, size, weight, lens speed and image quality. This tutorial aims to improve understanding by providing an introductory overview of concepts relating to image quality, focal length, perspective, prime vs. zoom lenses and aperture or f-number. All but the simplest cameras contain lenses which are actually comprised of several "lens elements." Optical aberrations occur when points in the image do not translate back onto single points after passing through the lens — causing image blurring, reduced contrast or misalignment of colors (chromatic aberration). Original Image Any of the above problems is present to some degree with any lens. Note: For a more quantitative and technical discussion of the above topic, please see thetutorial on camera lens quality: MTF, resolution & contrast. ZOOM LENSES vs. Understanding Camera Lenses
Kuvankäsittelyohjelmat valintaopas | neptunet Kuvankäsittelyohjelmat valintaopas | neptunet Valitse omaan käyttöösi sopivin kuvien muokkaaja Kuvankäsittelyohjelmat valintaopas on varsin laaja. Artikkelista mahtuu vain alku sivuston etusivulle. Tämän aikaansaamiseksi on tehty työtä, jotta lukija säästyisi monelta vaivalta ja voisi tehdä valintoja helpommin. Jos printtaat oppaan voi lukeminen olla helpompaa. Verkkosivulla klikkaa kuvat suuremmiksi. Mitkä ovat parhaat kuvankäsittelyohjelmat? Tämä artikkeli ei ole lainkaan hetken tuotantoa. Ensimmäisiä seikkoja, johon kirjoittaja törmäsi, on kysymys parhaista kuvanmuokkausohjelmista. Miksi ja miten ne eroavat toisistaan? Ennen kuin pääsemme kiinni itse ohjelmiin on aivan välttämätöntä selostaa miksi kuvankäsittelyohjelmat (<-linkki Wikipediaan) ovat erilaisia? Toinen perusasia on, että koneen näytön tulisi olla säädetty, kalibroitu. Aloitettaan pääkohdista. Mitä eroa niillä on? Lisäksi on sellaisia – eivät kuulu tämän artikkelin piiriin – jotka ovat erikoistuneet johonkin imagemuokkauksen alueeseen. Mitä käyttäjät painottavat Photo!
Nik Collection Nik Collection Today we’re making the Nik Collection available to everyone, for free. Photo enthusiasts all over the world use the Nik Collection to get the best out of their images every day. As we continue to focus our long-term investments in building incredible photo editing tools for mobile, including Google Photos and Snapseed, we’ve decided to make the Nik Collection desktop suite available for free, so that now anyone can use it. The Nik Collection is comprised of seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities -- from filter applications that improve color correction, to retouching and creative effects, to image sharpening that brings out all the hidden details, to the ability to make adjustments to the color and tonality of images. Starting March 24, 2016, the latest Nik Collection will be freely available to download: Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro and Dfine.
Writing on Photography

Susan Sontag Quotations and Tips about photography in Printer Friendly Format Susan Sontag Quotations and Tips about photography in Printer Friendly Format Most of Arbus's work lies within the Warhol aesthetic, that is, defines itself in relation to the twin poles of boringness and freakishness; but it doesn't have the Warhol style. Arbus had neither Warhol's narcissism and genius for publicity nor the self-protective blandness with which he insulates himself from the freaky nor his sentimentality. It is unlikey that Warhol, who comes from a working-class family, ever felt any ambivalence toward success which afflicted the children of the Jewish upper middle classes in the 1960s.
How To Photograph A Wedding In our recent article How To Make Money As A High End Wedding Photographer, we explored the high end wedding photography market. But, it seems that the more I am able to charge for a wedding, the more complicated and stressful wedding photography becomes. So recently I have decided that I would like to simplify my wedding photography a bit – get back to basics – unplug if you will. In this article I will take you through my simplified approach on how to photograph a wedding with just one photographer, one camera, one lens and one strobe. In the Beginning… In the beginning, there was one photographer, one camera, one lens and one strobe. Then strobe begot strobe, camera begot camera, lens begot lens and photographer begot assistants and the next thing you know, you’re walking around with three camera bodies, six off camera strobes, light stands and modifiers and an army to lug it all around for you. So, I though that I would take you through my approach to wedding photography – unplugged.
“Help me – I’m photographing my first Wedding!… Help me with some Wedding Photography Tips Please!” It’s a question that’s been asked a few times in our forums over the last few months so while I’m not a Pro Wedding Photographer I thought it was time to share a few tips on the topic of Wedding Photography. I’ll leave the technical tips of photographing a wedding to the pros – but as someone who has been asked to photograph numerous friends and family weddings – here are a few suggestions. 1. One of the most helpful tips I’ve been given about Wedding Photography is to get the couple to think ahead about the shots that they’d like you to capture on the day and compile a list so that you can check them off. 2. I find the family photo part of the day can be quite stressful. 3. Visit the locations of the different places that you’ll be shooting before the big day. 4. So much can go wrong on the day – so you need to be well prepared. 5. Show them your work/style. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Wedding Photography - 21 Tips for Amateur Wedding Photographers
Photography editing

If you’ve followed our Photography 101 series from the beginning, congratulations! We’ve covered the fundamentals of photography — from composition to lighting to color theory — and hope our guest photographer-led tutorials have helped sharpen your visual eye and given you tips for using your camera. Now that you’ve graduated from this section on the nuts and bolts of photography, let’s talk more about the post-shooting process. So, you’ve taken a bunch of photos in your camera. Now what? With so many options available these days, taking and editing photos can be complicated. In this tutorial, I’ll use Photoshop Creative Cloud (PS CC), but the steps we’ll cover here can be done in other programs. Here’s an image I’ll use to illustrate some editing tasks, opened up in Photoshop: I took this photo at Cape Shanck on the Victorian Coastline in Australia. I sometimes have trouble photographing scenes straight, with a level horizon line. Straighten an image The horizon is now level! Like this: Photography 101: Editing Basics
Photography / Photojournalism

Log In - New York Times Before social media gave everyone a soapbox, the years from 1980 to 2000 were a golden age for New Yorkers taking to the streets to make their voices heard on issues like abortion rights, AIDS research, gentrification, killings by police officers and the first Gulf War. This was the last period when demonstrators could march relatively freely in New York without being restricted by metal police barriers, and the last time photographers moved so freely among them. More than 100 images from those diverse demonstrations are gathered in a new exhibit called “Whose Streets? Our Streets!: New York City 1980-2000″ at the Bronx Documentary Center, a nonprofit educational space and gallery co-founded in 2011 by Michael Kamber, who has photographed extensively for The New York Times. The exhibit, which features work by 38 photographers, will be on display until March 14, with a multimedia companion exhibit online. Photo “There’s a different vibe now,” said Ms.
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Our current exhibition is ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets!’: New York City, 1980-2000On view: January 14 - March 5, 2017 Gallery hours are:Thursday - Friday 3-7PMSaturday - Sunday 1-5PM Read more about the exhibition in The New York Times and The Guardian Open by appointment only. A collection of roughly 1,200 photography books, and it’s growing all the time thanks to donations (which we are currently accepting). 614 Courtlandt Avenue (@ 151st St.) Subway: 2/5 train to 3rd Ave-149th Street stop (NOT 149th St. Bus: BX6, BX13, BX32, BX41 Car: 24-hr Parking Available Next Door to BDC Hungry after your visit? Xochimilco Family Restaurant / 653 Melrose Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455 / (718) 402-5400Hungry Bird / 980 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10456 / (917) 801-4900 www.hungrybirdbronx.comYolanda’s Restaurant / 292 E 149th St # 1, Bronx, NY 10451 / (718) 993-2709 www.yolandasrestaurant.comMott Haven Bar and Grill / 1 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10454 / (718) 665-2001 www.brucknerbar.com VISIT US
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