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Judge Rules for House GOP in Challenge to Obamacare

A federal judge in Washington ruled for House Republicans Thursday in the latest challenge to the Obama health care law.<p>Judge Rosemary Collyer said a provision of the law provides money to insurance companies that was never appropriated by Congress, violating the Constitution's declaration that "No …

The Leica M3 That I Replaced in My Father’s Life

It’s not often that one gets to narrate the story of their birth. Fortunately (or unfortunately) in my case, the story has been told to me and to …

On Photography By Susan Sontag: A Must-Read For Every Serious Photographer

Susan Sontag's 1973 book, <b>On Photography</b>, is a true classic and should be read by all photographers. Not only is the book a great intellectual stimulant, but it is also a trove of practical information for photographers too. <i>On Photography</i> is a study of the subject endowed with wit and wisdom, …

Street Photography

Fetishism

Street Photography Rules Are Dumb

Image Copyright (c) Jonathan Higbee, 2015<p>One of the unfortunate side effects of the street photography craze is the plethora of people trying to make a living from "teaching" the genre to all the eager newbies. Indeed, some do seem to paying the bills from this endeavor - at least for the moment, …

Do these photographers fulfil your fantasy?

Feet, bondage, public places, international love hotels. Across the globe, the subcultures of sex have been slowly drawn out as photographers face our darkest, utmost sexual desires head on. Fetishes that live in the dingy studios of 70s New York, to the dark public parks of Tokyo and neon-lit …

Art

The most insightful photography docs on YouTube

Cash-strapped photographers can learn a lot about their medium online. In fact some of the best nuggets of knowledge on the subject, from the very mouths of some of the most legendary lensmen of the 20th century, are just a few clicks away. Today anyone can enter Bruce Davidson’s darkroom, walk the …

Street Photography

Cognitive Signatures of Creativity and Genius

Nobel laureates in the sciences share more than just bragging rights and the knowledge that they've demonstrably advanced human understanding in …

Garry Winogrand Is Not A Street Photographer

By onJuly 16, 2015 5<p>Photo © John Makinson / reportagephoto.com<p>He’s one of the most prolific and well respected street shooters in history but Garry …

Street Photography

The fashion photographer who was homeless for six years

A documentary following the life of Mark Reay, who spent six years living homeless on a rooftop in New York while working as a model and photographer, opens in the US this weekend. Here, he tells his story<p>When I graduated from the University of Charleston, I didn’t foresee myself living homeless …

Fashion Photography

The Incredible Story Of A Well Known Photographer Who Kept His Homelessness Secret

Imagine this: In your 20’s you were a fashion model for Versace, Franco Moschino, and Missoni while living it up in the likes of Milan, and Paris. …

Tokyo, Mon Amour: The City in Photos, as Monster and Muse

Think photography and its history, and it’s easy to recall iconic images of New York, Paris or London, cities whose buildings and street life have …

RAYMOND PETTIBON at Regan Projects, LA by Bil Brown

FICTITIOUS TALES OF THE HISTORY OF EARTH at MAK, LOS ANGELES

People’s Climate March NYC

On September 21, 2014 the People’s Climate march started in front of the Natural History Museum and by account of the organizers had 310,000 people …

ELI REED BOOKSIGNING AT LEICA GALLERY, LOS ANGELES

purple DIARY

Nick Cave "The Let Go" installation-performance in New York<p>On view until July 1st, 2018 at Park Avenue Armory, New York.<p>Read more<p>An interview with …

Why I Stopped Using the DNG File Format

A couple of years ago, when I switched careers and moved into photography full time, I did a lot of research on multiple aspects of running a …

Masahisa Fukase: the man who photographed nothing but his wife

The Japanese photographer focused obsessively on his wife and muse Yoko from the day they met till the day she left. Then he switched to ravens – and created the best photobook of the last 25 years<p>Masahisa Fukase is best known for his photobook The Solitude of Ravens, which was published in 1986. …

Photography

Overcome Creative Block Like an Artist: How Pollock, Picasso, O’Keefe, and 5 Others Found Inspiration and Broke Through

In 1951, Jackson Pollock was at his peak. A landmark 1949 article in <i>Life</i> magazine had asked whether he was “the greatest living painter in the United …

Eyes in All Heads Part 1. Choosing A Leica.

<i>“To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.”</i><p><i>— Henri Cartier-Bresson</i><p>I am starting to see very, very …

Cameras

Daido Moriyama: 'The City Itself Is Sexual.'

[youtube]1K1TPIAQw90[/youtube]<p>‘The City Itself Is Sexual.’<p>Daido Moriyama: Memories of a Dog – a video short by JGS Inc. on the world’s favourite …