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Creating a Portfolio: Advice from Magnum

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Street Photography

Lester Young

<b>Lester Young</b>

Jon Faddis on Bix Beiderbecke’s Horn

Jon Faddis really gets a warm, full beautiful sound out of Bix’s 1927 Bach Stradivarius cornet, on which he was able to blow a few Faddisy-Bixian phrases while visiting in Rock Island, Illinois a few years ago. Doug Ramsey’s Rifftide blog reports on that occasion.<p>-Scott Wenzel

Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.<p><i>All photos by Masatoshi Naito, courtesy of Super Labo.</i><p>…

Japan

"Revelando Historias" con Carmen Fulle una fotógrafa que de lo análogo, supo emigrar a lo digital

Tokyo: the city that came out of the shadows

Daido Moriyama has spent his life obsessively photographing the dirty stairwells, neon signs and salarymen Japan’s capital in gritty black and white. Now, at 77, he’s exploding into glorious colour. Why?<p>In pictures: Lipgloss and bathwater – Moriyama’s Tokyo stories<p>One of Daido Moriyama’s best-known …

Art
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

“Chile desde adentro”: La exposición que retrata la dictadura con lente chileno y extranjero

La muestra está disponible en el Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM) desde este lunes.<p><b>24Horas.cl Tvn</b> <br>20.07.2015<p>Para aquellos que gustan del arte …

Robert Frank at 90: the photographer who revealed America won't look back

Filled with images of loneliness and shadow, Frank’s The Americans stands as one of photography’s greatest works, while later works personal loss<p>• Frank: beauty and horror of 1950s America – in pictures<p>Robert Frank is 90 years old on Sunday. The great pioneer and iconoclast has become a survivor, …

Jazz saxophonist and Pulitzer Prize winner Ornette Coleman dies at 85

American jazz musician and composer Ornette Coleman, whose ground-breaking saxophone playing earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 2007, died Thursday …

Cuenta suspendida

Post-Its and Praise: A Photographer’s Ode to His Unsung Hero

I am in the habit of marking my photography books with yellow and pink Post-it notes, flagging the images that I find most influential for my own work. Yellow means good, pink means best. Most of the Post-its are in books by Norman Mauskopf—a black-and-white documentary photographer I assisted …

Intimate Family Photos Reveal the Lives of Famous Artists

Curator Merry Foresta has spent the last few years collecting one-of-a-kind snapshots of famous artists from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art. These images feature world-renowned artists in a natural setting, where their guard is down and they are simply living in the moment. More than …

Art

Film vs. Digital: A Comparison of the Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world in which photographs are primarily taken with digital image sensors, there are a growing number of photographers who are newly interested …

Cameras

Assignment of a Lifetime: Riding in a U-2 Spy Plane at the Edge of Space

Back in 2010, San Francisco-based photographer Christopher Michel received a once-in-a-lifetime photo assignment from the US Navel Institute: to ride …

Hands (3)

On Daido: 31 Photographers Pay Tribute to Japan’s Most Inspiring Image-maker

Daido Moriyama is one of the most influential photographers in the history of the medium—but why take our word for it? The forthcoming book <i>On Daido</i>, …

Street Photography

Extraordinary Portraits of Women Taken by a Jewish Female Photographer From the 1920s and 1930s

Else Neuländer Simon, also known as Yva, was an extraordinary photographer in the early 20th century. Born in 1900 in Berlin, she worked her magic …

Photography

Demystifying Shutter Speed

One of the most crucial factors of making any photograph is the selection of the shutter speed. It is not always an easy task to decide what shutter …

Iranian photojournalist Kaveh Golestan's Prostitute Series at Photo London - Telegraph

Middle East

At 70, Keith Jarrett Is Learning How To Bottle Inspiration

Keith Jarrett hit a milestone this past week: The famed jazz pianist turned 70 years old, and he's decided to mark the occasion with two new releases. One offers his take on two important classical works; the other, <i>Creation,</i> documents how his creative process plays out in front of a host of live …

Piano

Capturing Motion: From Vroman to Titarenko

Filipino Domestic Worker Earns Prestigious Magnum Fellowship for Her Photography

For the past 10 years, 27-year-old Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a domestic worker for a wealthy Chinese family in Hong Kong. On her days off, …

Photography

Daido Moriyama en Buenos Aires

Surfeando en la web, buscando información sobre fotografía (cuándo no), me topé con una noticia que me shockeó. Uno de mis fotógrafos preferidos, el …

Daido Moriyama Out Of The Darkness

<b>HAWAII</b>, 2007, black-and-white photograph, 100 × 150 cm. Courtesy the artist, Luhring Augustine, New York; Getsuyosha publisher, Tokyo; and Taka Ishii …

Canon PowerShot N Transformed Into a Waist-Level Rolleiflex-style Camera

The digital camera industry is dominated by eye-level viewfinders, but waist-level finders have their advantages. One main one is that it makes …

Documentary Photography for Street Photographers - an Introduction

During my travel in Southeast Asia, I wanted to invest a lot more time into Documentary Photography than I am normally doing in Berlin. Street …

Street Photography

How Famous Street Photographers Got Over Their Fear of Shooting on the Street

© Eric Kim. Used with permission.<p><b>All photographs are copyrighted and used with permission.</b><p>Street photography isn’t the easiest discipline. The idea …

Robert Capa

<b>Robert Capa</b>, seudónimo de <b>Endre Ernő Friedmann</b> (en húngaro: <b>Friedmann Endre Ernő</b>; Budapest, Hungría, 22 de octubre de 1913-Thai Binh, Vietnam, 25 de …