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The Year In Pictures

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. “5.6 million. That’s roughly the number of images photo editors of The New York Times sift through each year to find the perfect photographs to represent the news for our readers. This collection of images is a testament to a mere fraction of the conflicts and triumphs, catastrophes and achievements and simple but poignant moments of everyday life in the past 365 days.” The Year In Pictures  

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For the ‘Father of High-Speed Flash Photography,’ a Fresh Retrospective

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Cross-posted from Undark.  [By Peter Essick]  “It has been nearly three decades since the death of Edgerton, often called the father of high-speed flash photography. A fresh look at his pioneering work, “Harold Edgerton: Seeing the Unseen,” includes more than 100 photographs and newly released selections from his notebooks, accompanied by essays by former colleagues and curators of the Edgerton photo and strobe archive at the MIT Museum.” For the ‘Father of High-Speed Flash Photography,’…

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Election Central 2020: Call for Candidate Declarations for ASMP National Board of Directors

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This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2020 ASMP National Board of Directors. If you are a current ASMP Professional or Life Member and are interested in serving on the National Board in one of four open seats for a three-year term, please review the candidate declaration protocol and the election timeline below. Requirements for Becoming a Candidate In 2020, the National Board will have 12 members who must be Professional…

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Questions with an Educator: Andy Mattern

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Andy Mattern. Andy Mattern’s recent work engages photography’s aesthetic conventions and physical materials as subject matter. Since 2015, he has served as Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His work is held in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Tweed Museum of Art, and others. He is represented…

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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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