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Photography


04.08.14: Jessica Helfand

Fast Thinking
Is this a slapstick fall captured as a slow-motion sideshow? Or an example of how accelerated exposure times tell a different story?
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01.14.14: OBlog

These Collages Blur the Lines of Reality
Daniel Gordon is an artist and author living and working in Brooklyn. His collage work is the subject of three books Still Lifes, Portraits, and Parts (Mörel, 2013), Flowers and Shadows (Onestar Press, 2011) and Flying Pictures (powerHouse Books, 2009) and a profile this week on Wired.
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11.18.13: OBlog

Seven Score and 10 Years Ago
The Gettysburg Address in words and pictures.
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08.23.13: OBlog

Surfing the 38th Parallel
Shannon Aston is a photographer and surfer who documented the beaches of the Korean DMZ.
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08.21.13: OBlog

From Dance Hall to Design Studio to Dance Hall
Jeremy M. Lange photographs the inaugural dance held in the restored barn that used to be his grandfather's design studio.
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07.11.13: OBlog

The Documerica Project
DOCUMERICA was a program sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency from 1972-1977 in order to "capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities and everyday life in the 1970s."
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06.13.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Auto Anthropology
Cars in their natural habitats — the Auto-Anthropology group on Flickr.
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05.30.13: OBlog

The Olympic City, Documenting The Remains
Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit visted former Olympic host cities all over the world, documenting what remains and how Olympic development has affected these cities and their citizens.
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05.15.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Tales From A Parallel Universe
The Flickr group capturing our imagination this week is Tales From A Parallel Universe.
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05.08.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Look Out For Pirates
The Flickr pool "Look Our For Pirates" looks longingly out to sea.
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04.23.13: OBlog

Maddie the Coonhound
The story of Theron Humphrey and his rescued Coonhound Maddie.
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04.17.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Blurry Fuzzy World
Sometimes images through a fog tell the clearest story.
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04.10.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Damaged Goods
Damaged Goods is a Flickr gallery curated by ART NAHPRO, who describes it this way: Some people like to restore and clean up old images. I generally like the scratches stains and patina that these fragile objects have acquired on their passage through life.
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04.04.13: OBlog

Rick Poynor: Writing with Pictures
Rick Poynor is increasingly preoccupied, as a photographer, with making images himself and will speak about it at a DCrit lecture April 9, 2013.
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03.29.13: OBlog

The Enduring Allure of Vintage Snapshots
Collector's Weekly has profiled John Foster about his love for, and collection of, vernacular photography.
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03.27.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Curatimus Maximus
"Curatimus Maximus" is dedicated to color street photography and is a beautifully curated group of imagery.
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03.19.13: OBlog

2012: The Year in Construction
Engineering News-Record, a weekly technical magazine that traces it's roots back to 1874, has announced the winners of their "2012 The Year In Contruction" photo competition.
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03.18.13: OBlog

Pantone Food Chips
A series of hand-made pantone chips using everyday foods from designer David Schwen.
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03.13.13: OBlog

Found: National Geographic
In honor of their 125th anniversary, National Geographic is showcasing photographs that reveal cultures and moments of the past.
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03.08.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Signs of Pittsburgh
Bright cursive hope and rust-covered despair, sigils of titans and corner store shingles, the quick and the decaying done for, encomiums to vanished glory and the name of an immortal beer-and-a-shot bar.
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02.22.13: OBlog

Vivian Maier: The Movie
A documentary is being made about John Maloofs discovery of Vivian Maier's street photographs.
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08.13.12: OBlog

Merce Cunningham: The App
Launched in conjunction with Aperture Foundation’s sixtieth anniversary and the centennial of John Cage’s birth, Merce Cunningham: 65 Years is a monograph in the form of a dynamic and interactive iPad app.
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06.19.12: OBlog

John Foster: Accidental Masterpieces
John Foster profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle by Judy Walgren, Director of Photography.
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05.29.12: OBlog

Leonard Ross : Photographs of Social Change
Leonard Ross was a distinguished photographer who believed that the camera had the power to transform society.
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05.25.12: OBlog

Signs We Love : 02
"No Photography", photographer and location unknown.
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05.23.12: OBlog

Signs We Love : 01
Photographed in Cape Town, South Africa by Fiona Drenttel, March 2010
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05.11.12: OBlog

Make a Mixel this Weekend
This weekend the folks at Mixel, an amazing collaborative collage app for the iPad, want to spread the word about how easy (and fun) it is.
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