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Mark Tipple : Documentary Photographer : Sydney, Australia - Summer 2012. Agyness Deyn Free Falls for POP Fall 2008. Under the Bridge. Albert Einstein in Fuzzy Slippers, c. 1950s. Self-Portraits in Awkward Body Positions & Odd Scenarios. Pictures of people who mock me. James Mollison Photography. Lori Nix: The City. Leaving The Station Photo Blog. Spektrum Berlin (ongoing project) : Examples of contemporary architecture in the cities of Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin.Photography2013 Examples of contemporary architecture in the cities of Madrid, Santiago de Compostela, Avilés, Bilbao.

Spektrum Berlin (ongoing project) :

Photography2013 Kali Revisited - More pictures from potash dump Heringen - also known as 'Monte Kali'.Photography2013 Bonjour tristesse - Berlin and Potsdam in autumn / winterDigital Photography, Photography2013 Dubai and Abu Dhabi, 2013. GUP - Guide to Unique Photography. Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video. American Girl in Italy. It is almost a cliché to say that when Jinx walked across a different world when she traversed the Piazza della Republica in Florence on that August day exactly sixty years ago.

American Girl in Italy

But that world was truly different — in a sense, unfathomably different — to someone born in the 1980s. Even today, after all advances in modern communications, online bookings and airtravel, travelling alone can be daunting. But imagine doing exactly that sixty years ago, when the world was a more intolerant place — which was what Jinx and her photographer did. In 1951, Ninalee “Jinx” Allen Craig was a 23 year old student who had recently quit her job in New York to embark on her own grand tour of Europe. The Same Photograph At The Leaning Tower Of Pisa.

Dear Photograph. The Marlboro Marine. An Enhanced Photo graced many frontpages.

The Marlboro Marine

GA state trooper at KKK rally; from Southern Poverty Law Center. The Camera and the Color Line. IP Picture of the Year: Finding Osama. Iconic Photos’ Picture of the Year goes to the photo taken during forty most intense minutes of the Obama White House.

IP Picture of the Year: Finding Osama

Due to the lack of images of bin Laden’s graphic death, the above photo of President Obama and his National Security Team inside the Situation Room, taken during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, immediately became a photographic “icon”. It drew 1.6 million views in 38 hours on Flickr — making it one of the website’s most popular photos ever. (1) deeply Catholic Vice President Biden is fiddling with rosary beads (hidden by the laptop); Biden previously urged the president to focus more on Pakistan and use more drone attacks there. (2) When Osama bin Laden is killed, President Obama solemnly broke the silence: “We got him.” Those may perhaps be the defining words of his presidency. . (3) Brigadier General Marshall ‘Brad’ Webb is Assistant Commanding General of Joint Special Operations Command. . (5) National Security Advisor Tom Donilon is a Washington grandee. N.B. Indelible Image of Boy’s Pat on Obama’s Head.

President Obama Meets Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges. William Allman July 15, 2011 06:54 PM EDT Watch the video of President Obama and Ruby Bridges here.

President Obama Meets Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges

When Ruby Bridges visited the Oval Office on July 15, President Obama told her, "I think it's fair to say that if it wasn't for you guys, I wouldn't be here today. " Photos of the Day: Aug. 20. AP's Top 10 photos of 2012. Top 10 Photos of the Week. Bail spinners needed!

Top 10 Photos of the Week

Urgent! Call the Amish hotline ASAP! Quote of the Day: ”In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” – Yogi Berra. Museum of the City of New York - Schools, Kent Place School for Girls. The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn by David Okuefuna - books from rBooks.co.uk. Synopsis In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world.

The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn by David Okuefuna - books from rBooks.co.uk

As an idealist and an internationalist, Kahn believed that he could use the new Autochrome process, the world's first user-friendly, true-colour photographic system, to promote cross-cultural peace and understanding. Until recently, Kahn's huge collection of 72,000 Autochromes remained relatively unheard of. Now, a century after he launched his project, this photography book and the BBC TV series it accompanies are bringing these dazzling historical photos to a mass audience for the first time and putting colour into what we tend to think of as an entirely monochrome age. PIETER HUGO - Photographer.

Guardian Photography. My favorite political TV shows is Yes, Minister (Westwing was too idealistic and I never grew to like it) and in one episode, bumbling Jim Hacker offers this piquant judgement about Britain’s newspapers: The Daily Mirror is read by people who think they run the country; The Guardian is read by people who think they ought to run the country; The Times is read by people who actually do run the country; the Daily Mail is read by the wives of the people who run the country; the Financial Times is read by people who own the country; The Morning Star is read by people who think the country ought to be run by another country; and The Daily Telegraph is read by people who think it is.* To which his aide adds, “The Sun readers don’t care who runs the country, as long as she’s got big tits.”

Guardian Photography

Indeed. Slide Show: Photographing Love. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ve curated a selection of intimate portraits from photographers who have a significant body of work devoted to their husband, wife, partner, or lover.

Slide Show: Photographing Love

The images below explore intangible emotions, from new, lustful love to lengthy, studied intimacy to a love transformed or lost. Nicholas Pye and Sheila Pye, “Sitting on a Unicorn” (2004). “Playing self-invented, absurdist, and at times juvenile games, Sheila and I developed a situation or stage for power struggles between female and male to play out. This photograph deals with the meaning of language through abjection,” Nicholas told me. “The camera had always been a tool to explore the deeper side of loving relationships for Nick and me,” Sheila continued. Before New York. What the World Eats, Part I - Photo Essays. Photo Essay: When a Kid's Bedroom Isn't a Room. A few years ago, James Mollison began taking photos of children around the world and their rooms.

Photo Essay: When a Kid's Bedroom Isn't a Room

"I soon realized that my own experience of having a 'bedroom' simply doesn't apply to so many kids," he recalls in his book Where Children Sleep, which collects his images from 18 countries. Striking and unsentimental, Mollison's work shows that wherever a child lies down at night is not so much a retreat from as a reflection of the world outside. Erlen is 14 years old and is pregnant for the third time. She lives in a favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. George Eastman House's Photostream. Search The Library of Congress' photostream. James Jowers. A Is for Arbus #55. Photographers - Famous - Creative - Fashion - Advertising - Photo Gallery. Public-Domain Photos.

The British Library's Photostream. Matchbox labels. Photography. Photo | places | NYC.