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Screenshot of article on Robert Capa posted on Magnum Photos

Robert Capa: Death in the Making

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Cross-posted from Magnum. “Cynthia Young, former head of the Robert Capa Archive at the International Center of Photography and curator of numerous exhibitions on photojournalism in the 1930-50s (including Capa in Color; We Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933-1956 by Chim, and The Mexican Suitcase: The Rediscovered Negatives of Robert Capa, Chim and Gerda Taro) is the editor and author of the new edition of Capa’s Death in the Making. Here, Young and Magnum’s Cultural…

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Jona Frank: Between Reality and Fantasy

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Cross-posted from The New York Times. [By Arthur Lubow]  “‘In each project I am asking the same questions — about becoming and identity and how we find ourselves’ said Jona Frank, a Los Angeles-based photographer who has made a series of portraits of subcultures in American high schools, a British boxing club and a Christian college in Virginia. Her new memoir, ‘Cherry Hill: A Childhood Reimagined,’ part autobiographical text and part cinematic recreation of her…

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The Stories Behind Five Iconic Presidential Campaign Photographs

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Cross-posted from AnOther.  [By Miss Rosen]  “The new exhibition, The Campaign, curated by gallerists Sid and Michelle Monroe, explores how images inform our perception of candidates running for the highest office in the world. Featuring work by Bill Eppridge, Irving Haberman, Cornell Capa, Bill Ray, John Loengard, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and Neil Leifer, among others, The Campaign illustrates how the photography has become an inextricable part of the political narrative over the past 75 years. ‘What…

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Interview: Joe Biden’s Official Photographer Adam Schultz – “Every Day I Get to Do This Is a Special Day”

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Cross-posted from DPReview. [By Barney Britton]  “Adam Schultz is a busy man. Official photographer for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, he’s traveling all over the US with the candidate, taking and sharing pictures of the campaign trail. We caught up with Adam recently to talk about what it means to shoot for a presidential campaign, how 2020 differs from previous election cycles, and why he can’t wait until it’s possible to take pictures of people without…

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I Read I Write

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Cross-posted from LensCulture. [Interview by Eefje Ludwig, Photographs by Laura Boushnak]  “Sparked in 2009 by a report about female illiteracy in Arab countries, Laura Boushnak’s ongoing documentary project I Read I Write has taken her on a profound journey through six countries and into the daily lives of countless women. Motivated by her own experience, the project weaves together the personal and the collective, exploring the very different obstacles that these inspirational women have overcome…

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A Photographer’s 30-year Record of Dreamlike Icescapes and Hues in Antarctica

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Cross-posted from Washington Post In Sight. [By Annaliese Nurnberg and Ira Meyer] “If you asked photographer Ira Meyer what should be at the top of your travel bucket list, he’d tell you Antarctica. His answer isn’t related to climate change. Rather, it’s because the sooner you’d visit the icy continent, the longer you’d remember the journey and savor the experience. Since 1991, Meyer has made nearly 40 trips there.” “‘You have noise. You have the…

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