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Shore Leave

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  “Shore Leave, Wayne Miller’s 1945 project made in Honolulu, Hawaii, revealed the vacationing activities of US Navy servicemen during their time off. Working undercover in the guise of an enlisted man, Miller captured his subjects engaging in a range of activities traditionally associated with holidaymaking sailors: sightseeing, gaming, tattooing, seeking female companionship, and of course, drinking.   The images were restricted by officials upon the project’s completion and accordingly have not been…

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Visiting Broadway After Dark

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Sasha Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio, and Sara Krulwich]  “We sent four photographers to capture scenes beyond the stage in the theater district. Here’s what they saw.” “‘Times Square is one of the most overphotographed places in the world,’ said the photographer Sasha Arutyunova, ‘so the challenge is working against cliché.’ Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio and Sara Krulwich, photographers with distinct sensibilities, were tasked with…

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Evelyne Daitz Dies at 83; Ran a Vital Photography Gallery

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Neil Genslinger]  “Evelyne Z. Daitz, who worked with Lee D. Witkin at his pioneering Witkin Gallery, generally regarded as the first commercially successful photography gallery in New York, then took it over after his death in 1984 and ran it for another 15 years, died on Oct. 31 in Manhattan.” “She was known for an adventurous programming spirit. During her tenure the gallery exhibited established photographers like Jill…

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What to Charge for Architectural Photography in 2019

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Cross-posted from APALMANAC (Architectural Photography Almanac)  [By Michael Kelley]  “The first thing you need to understand in order to properly price your architectural photography is that there is no one-size fits all answer. I wish that there was a number I could write here and that everyone would nod their heads in agreement, and the article would be done. The price will change depending on your skill level, your locality, the demand for architectural photography…

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Photographer David Burnett on Shooting His Third Impeachment: ‘I felt that historic pang’

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Cross-posted from DPReview.  [By Barney Britton]  “I’ve been shooting with my Speed Graphic for 15, 16 years. I started in 2003-4 doing politics, then I did the Olympics, and some presidential stuff – John Kerry and George Bush. I won a bunch of World Press Photo prizes in 2004-5, ‘Best Sports Story’ with the pictures taken with my Speed Graphic. Along the way I met this guy called John Minnicks, who I happily describe as…

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The U.S. Government Tracked, Detained, and Interrogated Journalists. We’re Suing on Their Behalf.

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Cross-posted from ACLU. [By Scarlet Kim, Esha Bhanderai, and Mitra Ebadolahi]  “As part of a coordinated effort that undermined the freedom of the press, the U.S. government tracked, detained, and interrogated journalists who were reporting on conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, we’re suing on their behalf to defend their First Amendment rights. Together with the New York Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, we’re representing five photojournalists who…

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The Double Vision of Alicia Rodriguez Alvisa

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Cross-posted from The New Yorker.  [By Doreen St. Félix]  “In her series ‘You Are There, Are you there?, There You Are,’ the twenty-four-year-old photographer Alicia Rodriguez Alvisa presses on a double consciousness. Each portrait is a composite of two images of Alvisa, and the two Alvisas relate to each other in space. In Alvisa’s artist statement, the ideas of which she reiterated to me in a telephone conversation, she explains that the series originated as…

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Building David Byrne’s ‘Utopia,’ One Gray Suit at a Time

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [by Darryn King, photos by Bryan Derballa]  “You may find yourself on 44th Street, having just come out of the theatrical dance piece/rock show/neuroscience lecture “American Utopia.” And you may find yourself — like the quizzical protagonist of one of David Byrne’s best-loved songs — with a bunch of questions about what you’ve just seen. For the mystified as well as the merely curious, we offer answers to your…

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