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The Shooter: How One of America’s Top Combat Photographers Lost Her Way and Found It Serving Veterans

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Cross-posted from Coffee Or Die. [By Ethan E. Rocke] …“She ultimately deployed to 41 countries, supporting humanitarian relief missions, special operations forces, combat, and other operations. Her images were used by the president, secretary of defense, and Joint Chiefs of Staff to make informed decisions about military operations. In 2007, Pearsall was again named Military Photographer of the Year, making her the first and only woman in American history to win the title twice. Her…

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When Animals Are as Photogenic as the Star

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Libby Peterson, photographs by Camila Falquez]  “The idea: a portrait session with the actress Isabella Rossellini that involves sheep, dogs and chickens. She was totally game. Thankfully, so were the creatures.” Editor “Ms. [Jessie] Wender called on the photographer Camila Falquez, known for her distinctly formal yet whimsical portraits. ‘I was just excited to see what they would do together,’ Ms. Wender said. ‘Camila is so good at creating…

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Fashion and Photography: The Man Ray Revolution

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Cross-posted from blind. [By Laurence Cornet]   “An exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris throws the fashion photographs by the American artist Man Ray’s back into limelight. It retraces the creative effervescence of the 1920s and 30s, and looks back at the emergence of a genre now synonymous with reinvention and going back to the roots: fashion photography.” “From the outset, he treated fashion photography as an artistic discipline, a fact emphasized by…

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Death Row Exonerees: Behind a Powerful Photo Project on Injustice

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Cross-posted from The Guardian. [By Nadja Sayej]  “Martin Schoeller’s devastating new exhibition captures the faces and stories of Americans accused of crimes they didn’t commit.” “Martin Schoeller is a photographer known for his up-close portraits of the world’s biggest names – from Barack Obama to Taylor Swift and Brad Pitt – all photographed with a special halo light reflected in their eyes, capturing their personality, or even their soul.” “‘For my personal projects, I always…

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What’s New, Sheila Metzner?

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Cross-posted from The Eye Of Photography. [By Nadine Dinter, Photographs by Sheila Metzner]  “Sheila Metzner is a true grande dame in the world of photography. As the first female photographer to collaborate with Vogue magazine on a regular basis, and the first woman to be promoted to art director of an ad agency back in the 1960s, Metzner has always been ahead of her time. This makes it all the more surprising that her images…

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Weekend Reading 10.15.2020

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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. Spectacular Winning Images from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020 How Passionate Photographers Stay Sane During the Pandemic Striking Portraits of People Covered in Thick Layers of Multi-Colored Paint #MeToo Medusa Sculpture Met with Controversy Ahead of Unveiling in New York How to Build an LGBTQ+ Inclusive…

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