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Visualizing Marc Almond: Jamie Mcleod’s Camera Eye

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Cross-posted from Please Kill Me.  [By Alan Bisbort] “Art photographer Jamie McLeod was a collaborator with and muse for the megastar Marc Almond (Soft Cell, Marc and the Mambas, solo artist) for 20 years. In that time, McLeod helped visually shape Almond’s public image, fusing his pop star persona with his more experimental, avant-garde inclinations. The result is, I Created Me (Timeless), a book of startling photographic imagery as well as firsthand observations by Almond…

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Celebrating Milton Glaser With His Lesser-Known Work

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Cross-posted from PRINT. The great and beloved designer Milton Glaser died recently. His work and, more importantly, his attitude have much to offer any creative person, including photographers, who often work hand-in-hand with designers.  Glaser’s iconic designs come not so much from a refined set of technical skills but rather from ways of thinking about how to solve client’s problems and remain true to your own voice. The people involved with PRINT, including Steven Heller,…

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This Production Company Shows You How to Shoot from Home Professionally

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Cross-posted from No Film School.  [By Oakley Anderson-Moore] “Some filmmakers are managing to shoot commercial work, and make money, during the pandemic. Here’s how.” “Cowboy Bear Ninja, which is comprised of directors, producers, cinematographers, and production designers, wanted to figure out best practices for new workflows. When they couldn’t find that information in any one central location, they decided to make it themselves. ‘Since we were sharing tools and workflows with distributed teams anyways, we knew…

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Margaret Morton, Photographer at Home With the Homeless, Dies at 71

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Penelope Green] “For nearly two decades, she chronicled communities on the edge of society in elegant photographs that drew comparisons to the work of Jacob Riis.” “A slight woman who her gallerist, Jay Deutsch, said in her youth resembled the singer Emmylou Harris, Ms. Morton scrambled through open manholes, shinnied under fences and made her way to the edges of the city — and society — to her…

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Ilse Bing – Paris and Beyond

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Cross-posted from The Eye Of Photography. “Bing’s interest in photography began with the need to illustrate her dissertation in architecture. This first encounter with the new medium proved enchanting, leading to the purchase of her first Leica in 1929, four years after this pioneering 35mm handheld camera was introduced to the world. In 1930, Bing gave up her studies and moved to Paris to commence the most notable decade of her photography career. As a…

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For Two Years, 13 Photographers Have Been Documenting London, Unknowingly Creating a Record of Pre-Lockdown Life

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Cross-posted from It’s Nice That. [By Ruby Boddington] “On how he compiled such an incredible group of artist to collaborate on All Change, Owen tells us: ‘Even though I hadn’t worked with the photographers before, I was aware of some of them and already appreciated their work. Bringing the group together was quite a slow process, we wanted to ensure we had a variety of photographers from different backgrounds, not just documentary photographers. Between a…

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Celebrating 30 Years of Glen Luchford’s Fashion Photography

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Cross-posted from AnOther. [By Belle Hutton] “Among the editorial and personal work Luchford has created over his career, he has broken boundaries with his fashion campaign images. In the 1990s Luchford shot atmospheric campaigns for Prada – including Amber Valletta lying in a boat in the middle of the dusky River Tiber with small fires burning in the distance, or standing in a misty, snowy garden – that broke the mould; some of the images…

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Capturing the Human Planet

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Cross-posted from The Nature Conservancy. [By Jenny Rogers] How has viewing the world from above turned an aerial photographer into an “accidental environmentalist?” George Steinmetz “has traveled to dozens of countries in his nearly four-decade career photographing stories for National Geographic and other magazines. From above, usually in paragliders and helicopters, he’s watched as people have reshaped the world beneath his lens. His new book, he says, is ‘intended to be both a celebration of the…

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How to Channel a Daily Vision into a 20-Year Photography Career

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Cross-posted from 99u. [By Molly Gottschalk]  “Q. What other advice would you give to your younger self or to photographers embarking on the beginning of their careers? A. Wake up early. And don’t sleep too much. I usually wake up between 6–7am, and I’m accomplishing more in a year waking up early than I did over a decade in my twenties because I slept in. Plus, the light’s so much better in the morning. I…

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Collecting Contemporary Photography – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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From 1975-1991, Stephen White was the president and owner of the Stephen White Gallery in Los Angeles, California. Since then, he has become a private dealer, curator and collector. He was the founding president of The Association of International Photography Art Dealers. He has been associated with the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin,…

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