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Keeping The Country

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Cross-posted from The Bitter Southerner.  [By Michael Adno, Photography by Michael Adno and Cavin Brothers]  “In southwest Florida, nothing seemed as central to the  as mystery and myth. Over the course of centuries, the region has remained largely untouched. But in the past few decades, increased development and population growth threatened to pave over this little-known wilderness. But some folks want to keep the ranch country, well, country.” Keeping The Country

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5-Year-Old Girl Recreates Iconic Photos Of Black Women For Black History Month

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Cross-posted from DeMilked If you’re unfamiliar with what Black History Month is, it’s an annual observance celebrated in February. During this month, people celebrate historical events and the important achievements of African-Americans. Three years ago, Cristi Smith-Jones came up with a creative way of celebrating this important month with her 5-year-old daughter. For each day of the month, Cristi had her daughter recreate an iconic photo of an influential black woman, resulting in an interesting and unique…

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Weekend Reading 2.6.2020

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. Twitter to Start Labeling ‘Deceptively Altered’ Photos and Video What Happens When a Major Photo Magazine Shuts Down? 3 ways you’re messing up your elevator pitch 2019 Was a Bad Year for Cameras Photography Cheat Sheet: Quick Tips for Diffusing Window Light How to Recover After Burnout How to…

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Interview with David Hume Kennerly

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Cross-posted from Musée.  [By Kala Herh]  David Hume Kennerly, longtime ASMP member, Pulitzer Prize winner for his work in Vietnam, personal photographer to a president, has seen and done it all.  “The way I was brought up in the business, especially during my time as a UPI wire service photographer, was not to take hundreds and hundreds of pictures hoping to get a good one, but rather just wait until the moment happens.  How many…

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Bill Ray, Photographer of Indelible Moments, Dies at 83

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Richard Sandomir]  “Bill Ray, one of the last staff photographers for the weekly Life magazine, who shot images as breathtaking as Marilyn Monroe singing “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy and as indelible as a Navy cruiser’s guns firing on the Vietcong, died on Jan. 9 at his home in Manhattan. He was 83.” Bill Ray, Photographer of Indelible Moments, Dies at 83

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Chechnya: Images of a Forgotten War. Thomas Dworzak’s coverage of the First Chechen War, 25 Years On

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  [By Lawrence Sheets]  “A quarter of a century ago, ill-prepared and ill-equipped Russian troops were sent into Chechnya, a breakaway republic whose leadership had in 1991 recently declared itself free from Moscow’s influence. Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak had been working in the country for some time before hostilities commenced, and his images of the war reflect his connection to the place and its people. Lawrence Sheets, Moscow Bureau Chief covering the Caucasus…

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