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Airbnb's "Stolen" Logo: Successful Design Isn't Always Original, and That's OK

Designers hit back at Spencer Chen’s unoriginal "Nothing is original" tweet.<p>Originality has never been an ally to the 21st century, as music, movies, fashion and even art consistently come under fire as being nothing but recycled ideas. Spencer Chen, "startup personality" and marketing and business …

Is War Photography Beautiful or Damned?

Writers have been grumbling about the ideological perils of war photography nearly as long as photographers have ventured into conflict zones, but in …

A Look at Today’s Emerging Young Photographers

They are formally trained. They are digitally savvy. They are flying solo and they want to define their own rules.<p>A new State of News Photography …

Pictures of the Week 10.15.15

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Image sensor research now underway promises to overhaul low-light photography — eventually

A brand new image sensor — the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) — now under development at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could fundamentally revamp the field of low-light photography.<p>The inventors are not just any random pair of whizbrains. One of them –Professor Eric Fossum — an engineer and …

Photographer Awarded $625,000 Grant For Documenting Small Pennsylvania Town

Every year the MacArthur Fellowship announces the winners of its $625,000 grant and among the 24 they have chosen for this year is a photographer by …

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Portraits of gang members in a El Salvadoran prison too dangerous for the wardens to enter

In El Salvador, in a prison guarded by the army, Adam Hinton photographed the most dangerous of the 2,600 inmates - the men who control the prison, …

Delhi's Just Another Photo Festival wants to prove that it's different from the rest

The brainchild of Manik Katyal, Poulomi Basu and CJ Clarke, the first edition of the New Delhi festival aims to bring photography to the masses<p>While …

Cultural Learning Alliance

BBC Four - What Do Artists Do All Day?, Tom Wood, Photographing an abandoned shop

Tom Wood photographs the derelict upstairs room of a drapery store, finding a beautiful image wherever he looks.

Steven Spielberg to Direct Jennifer Lawrence in Biopic About War Photog Lynsey Addario

If you’re a fan of both photography and major Hollywood movies, there’s an upcoming film to add to your “must watch” list. Steven Spielberg has …

The week's most beautiful, inspiring photography

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10 Keys to Being a Good Photographer

Human Journey<p><b>Training:</b><p>Although photography is considered an art, and many people are born with the skills and talent to achieve good photographs, training in any field is essential. As David Griffin, the Director of Photography at National Geographic said in a speech in Washington, <i>nowadays everyone</i> …

Funny Series: What Not to Say to a Photographer

Here at My Modern Met, we have a lot of respect for creatives – artists, designers and photographers – who make this world a more bold and beautiful place. Photographers have it especially tough since most people don't quite understand what goes into being a professional photographer. That's why …

Photographer Imagines What Chairs Would Look Like If They Were People

“What would chairs look like if they were people?” It’s a strange question that forms the basis of an interesting and creative project by …

UK Reporters Say They Won’t Take Assignments That Should Go to Pro Photographers

In a show of solidarity with photojournalists who are seeing their jobs disappear, some reporters in the UK are resolving to not take assignments …

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On the Brink of Paradise - Photographs and text by Luca Zanetti | LensCulture

Since 1948, Colombia has been continuously embroiled in civil wars. The first was between members of the Liberal and Conservative parties. From the 1960s onwards, there have been leftist guerrillas, right-wing paramilitary militias, and the U.S-backed Colombian military—an unsteady triangle which …

Status Symbols: Twitter Portraits

Lori Hepner<p>@Sn00ki_08, 26 Jul via web<br>can’t wait to see @Ryder__!!!!!! #crickets<p>@cnnbrk, 10 May via web<br>Arnold #Schwarzenegger, Maria #Shriver announce …

Penalty - Photographs and text by Mandy Barker | LensCulture

The series “Penalty” aims to create awareness about the problem of marine plastic pollution accumulating in world oceans. By using a single plastic object (a football), these photos aim to represent the issue on a global scale.<p>Each football was collected from beaches or oceans around the world and …

Conceptual Portraits of a Man with Down Syndrome Reference Art History and Superman

When Marblehead, Massachusetts-based photographer Rick Ashley visited Disney World with his wife and her then-12-year-old brother Michael, who has …

When Photographers Become Self-Publishing Companies

When Josh Lustig started photographing the wild and grubby Hackney Marshes in London on his way to and from work, he never thought it would lead him …

Late Editor of Pop Photo Left an Extensive Collection of Prints by 20th Century Masters

Carol Carlise was the managing editor of <i>Popular Photography</i> magazine for 35 years in the earlier days of the publication. When she passed away in …

Columnists at The Guardian Debate Whether or Not Photography is Art

Grab your popcorn, folks. There’s an interesting royal rumble happening over at <i>The Guardian</i> between columnists Sean O’Hagan and Jonathan Jones. The …

I Discovered a Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs

About 6 months ago, I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell a 2×12 guitar cabinet. The next day I got a response from a nice guy named PJ who was …

The Most Expensive Photo in the World, or the Best Marketing Stunt?

The airways and Internet tubes have been filled with news that Peter Lik has sold a black and white photo of Antelope Canyon for a record setting …

Mental Health . . . A Photographer’s Perspective (this isn’t going to be easy)

As photographers, writers, illustrators, actors, musicians… As creatives, we create the world that we exist in, we create the world that the rest of …

REASSIGN

With REASSIGN, Claudia González has taken a step beyond her initial aim, achieving to join the significance and topicality of the best documentary photography with the aesthetics and exquisite handling that a work of art requires.<p>The project title refers to the designation applied to persons that …

Reggio Emilia 2014

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