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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: Observed

These Collages Blur the Lines of Reality
Daniel Gordon is an artist and author living and working in Brooklyn. His work is the subject of three booksand a profile this week on Wired.
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11.18.13: Observed

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

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: Observed

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: Observed

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: Observed

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: Observed

The Olympic City, Documenting The Remains
Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit visted former Olympic host cities all over the world, documenting what remains — and what does not.
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05.22.13: Observed

Flickr Collection of the Week: Are these Buildings? Or Art?
Images of architecture as art.
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05.15.13: Observed

Flickr Collection of the Week: Tales From A Parallel Universe
How to describe the cryptic beauty of un-staged moments of perfection frozen in time? Welcome to “Tales From A Parallel Universe”.
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05.08.13: Observed

Flickr Collection of the Week: Look Out For Pirates
The Flickr pool called “Look Out For Pirates” looks longingly out to sea.
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04.23.13: Observed

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

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

Flickr Collection of the Week: Damaged Goods
“Damaged Goods” is a collection of photographs in which the scratches, stains and patina are critical components in the gestalt of the image.
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04.04.13: Observed

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: Observed

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

Flickr Collection of the Week: Curatimus Maximus
“Curatimus Maximus” is a beautifully curated group of imagery dedicated to color street photography.
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03.19.13: Observed

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: Observed

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

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: Observed

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: Observed

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: Observed

Merce Cunningham: The App
Aperture's Merce Cunningham: 65 Years is a monograph in the form of a dynamic and interactive iPad app.
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06.19.12: Observed

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: Observed

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: Observed

Signs We Love : 02
“No Photography”, photographer and location unknown.
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05.23.12: Observed

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

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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