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‘Magnum Manifesto,’ a 70-Year History Lesson in Photojournalism

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‘Magnum Manifesto,’ a 70-Year History Lesson in Photojournalism

- When the International Center of Photography reopened last year in its new home on the Bowery, it seemed to be swerving into a new lane — or, perhaps, careering off the road altogether. New York’s leading photography institution, it opened uptown in 1974, with a mandate from its founder, Cornell Capa, to showcase photojournalism, documentary images and other kinds of “concerned photography

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France says Erdogan to look into case of French photographer

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France says Erdogan to look into case of French photographer

- BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior French official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will look into the case of a French photographer who was taken into custody in Turkey and started a hunger strike to protest his detention. The French official says President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue of photojournalist Mathias Depardon in talks with Erdogan ahead of Thursday's NATO summit

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France says Erdogan to look into case of French photographer

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France says Erdogan to look into case of French photographer

- A senior French official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will look into the case of a French photographer who was taken into custody in Turkey and started a hunger strike to protest his detention. The French official says President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue of photojournalist Mathias Depardon in talks with Erdogan ahead of Thursday's NATO summit. The official says Erdogan indicated he would quickly look into the situation

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Burglar at Wichita photography studio busted in 30 minutes, thanks to Instagram

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Burglar at Wichita photography studio busted in 30 minutes, thanks to Instagram

- The power of social media is pretty remarkable sometimes. Kacy Meinecke, a Wichita photographer, found that out the hard way on Tuesday, when a suspected burglar at her business was arrested about 30 minutes after she posted surveillance video of the crime. Around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man broke into her office at Douglas and Market – within view of her Canary security system

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Former White House photographer continues Trump mockery with hand-holding photo of Obamas

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Former White House photographer continues Trump mockery with hand-holding photo of Obamas

- Published 2:33 pm, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Pete Souza, it seems, has a photo for every occasion. The former White House photographer, who captured all eight years of the Obama administration, has cultivated post-Obama fame for his frequent Instagram posts subtly mocking President Donald Trump. The latest burn comes in the form of a photograph of Michelle and Barack Obama holding hands at an event in Alabama

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Breathtaking photography series showcases beauty of night sky in areas with no light pollution

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Breathtaking photography series showcases beauty of night sky in areas with no light pollution

- Two photographers have crisscrossed North America to escape the light pollution of occupied areas and capture the original beauty of the night sky. Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović traveled more than 150,000 miles to a staggering 500 locations across North America in order to capture these images, which feature millions of stars, far-off galaxies and areas of extreme darkness that offer an almost primeval contrast to glowing cities

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PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

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PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

- NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat in Alaska. "Wild Alaska Live" will air over three nights on PBS on July 23, 26 and 30. Cameras placed in the Tongass National Forest, the Kenai Fjords National Park, in Hallo Bay and other locations will hunt for wildlife as the show discusses how the state's human population interacts with nature

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Former Obama photographer hits 'campaign trail' with 'House of Cards' president

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Former Obama photographer hits 'campaign trail' with 'House of Cards' president

- Pete Souza will photograph Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood The first photo in the series features Spacey as Underwood in D.C. Pete Souza, the former chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, has been enlisted by the company to chronicle "House of Cards" president Frank Underwood's visit to Washington D.C. on Monday. Kevin Spacey, who portrays the character, will make stops at iconic D

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‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate

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‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate

- OAKLAND, Calif. | Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled “Migrant Mother” became the late photographer’s most famous work, capturing the dirt and despair of that era through the eyes of a 32-year-old woman who had just sold her car tires for food

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'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

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'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

- OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers' camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled "Migrant Mother" became the late photographer's most famous work, capturing the dirt and despair of that era through the eyes of a 32-year-old woman who had just sold her car tires for food

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Twin sisters celebrate their 100th birthday with whimsical photo shoot in Brazil

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Twin sisters celebrate their 100th birthday with whimsical photo shoot in Brazil

- Twin sisters in Brazil will celebrate their 100th birthday later this month and to mark the momentous occasion, a photographer captured them in a whimsical photo shoot. Camila Lima, of Cariacica, Brazil, told ABC News that she heard about Maria Pignaton Pontin and Paulina Pignaton Pandolfi after seeing a report on her local news. The photographer said she regularly takes photos of older couples "as a way to inspire young couples

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Greene, award-winning photojournalist, dies in Paris

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Greene, award-winning photojournalist, dies in Paris

- PARIS (AP) — Stanley Greene, an award-winning American photographer of conflict, disasters and humanitarian crises across the globe, died Friday in Paris. He was 68. Greene had been ill for a long time, said Clement Saccomani, managing director of the NOOR photo agency. Greene was five times recognized in the World Press Photo awards , in 1994, 2001, 2004 and 2008

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New book celebrates the very best in drone photography

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New book celebrates the very best in drone photography

- This newly released book celebrates the world’s very best drone photography. “Dronescapes,” released May 9, features stunning imagery of famous landmarks, breathtaking landscapes and out-of-the-ordinary scenes. That means a collection of 250 images that range from the Golden Gate Bridge and the Statue of Liberty to flying eagles and free divers. The book, published by Thames & Hudson, is made up of photographs that were sourced from Dronestagram, a popular drone photography site, which has seen more than 60,000 images posted since 2014

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Missoula photographer sues RNC over photo in anti-Quist mailing

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Missoula photographer sues RNC over photo in anti-Quist mailing

- MISSOULA — A Missoula photographer has filed a lawsuit against the Republican National Committee after she says the organization used one of her photos without her permission in a mailing attacking Democratic congressional candidate Rob Quist. Quist is running against Republican Greg Gianforte in a March 25 special election to fill Montana’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, which was vacated when Ryan Zinke became President Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Interior

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Missoula photographer sues RNC over photo in anti-Quist mailing

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Missoula photographer sues RNC over photo in anti-Quist mailing

- A Missoula photographer has filed a lawsuit against the Republican National Committee after she says the organization used one of her photos without her permission in a mailing attacking Democratic congressional candidate Rob Quist. Quist is running against Republican Greg Gianforte in a March 25 special election to fill Montana’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, which was vacated when Ryan Zinke became President Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Interior

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Canadian photographer's starry photo goes viral

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Canadian photographer's starry photo goes viral

- British Columbia photographer Christian Sasse's epic photo of the Milky Way has gone viral. The photo has been shared and liked thousands of times on Twitter, and published in several publications, including National Geographic.

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Photographers on Postpartum Photoshoot to Showcase Moms: ‘There Is Incredible Beauty in ‘Imperfection’ ‘

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Photographers on Postpartum Photoshoot to Showcase Moms: ‘There Is Incredible Beauty in ‘Imperfection’ ‘

- Photographers Aimee and Jenna Hobbs specialize in birth and family photos, and they started to notice a troubling trend — the moms they photographed started to remove themselves from the portraits with their kids, or ask if they could be photoshopped to look thinner. As moms themselves — Aimee has two boys and two stepkids, and Jenna has four kids with another on the way — they wanted women to recognize their beauty, regardless of any perceived ‘imperfections,’ with a photoshoot of their own

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Canadian photographer's starry photo goes viral
Canadian photographer's starry photo goes viral British Columbia photographer Christian Sasse's epic photo of the Milky Way has gone viral. The photo has been shared and liked thousands of times on Twitter, and published in several publications, including National Geographic.   Read More ...
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Art historian to discuss western photographer
Art historian to discuss western photographer Art historian Karen McWhorter will present an overview of Laura Wilson’s photography at the next meeting of the Pahaska Corral of Westerners. The meeting occurs on May 22 at the Governors Room at the Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming, beginning with a no-host dinner starting at 6 p.m. and followed by the presentation around 7 p.m. Both the dinner and the presentation are open to the public   Read More ...
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Photographers on Postpartum Photoshoot to Showcase Moms: ‘There Is Incredible Beauty in ‘Imperfection’ ‘
Photographers on Postpartum Photoshoot to Showcase Moms: ‘There Is Incredible Beauty in ‘Imperfection’ ‘ Photographers Aimee and Jenna Hobbs specialize in birth and family photos, and they started to notice a troubling trend — the moms they photographed started to remove themselves from the portraits with their kids, or ask if they could be photoshopped to look thinner. As moms themselves — Aimee has two boys and two stepkids, and Jenna has four kids with another on the way — they wanted women to recognize their beauty, regardless of any perceived ‘imperfections,’ with a photoshoot of their own   Read More ...
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Crocodiles, Native knowledge, photography at the Museum of the Rockies
Crocodiles, Native knowledge, photography at the Museum of the Rockies Ancient predators are now inhabiting the Museum of the Rockies, and the group of crocodiles from Pennsylvania won’t give up their new habitat until Sept. 10. “Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World” opened Feb. 25 at the Bozeman museum to a fair amount of social media buzz, according to Alicia Thompson, MOR’s director of marketing. “Staff and volunteers are excited to have these new residents come to Montana for a few months,” she said   Read More ...
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Photography exhibit of 1960s Carbondale on display
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A photography exhibit offering a glimpse of 1960s Carbondale will be on display for several more days. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan (http://bit.ly/2q3QeBK ) reports that the work of photographer Tom Davis is being exhibited at the Carbondale Civic Center until May 19. The 33 images are from Davis' time as a photographer for The Southern Illinoisan, from his own photography studio and from his time running the yearbook at Carbondale High School   Read More ...
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Urban landscapes, industrial portraits take on new meanings in photos of Detroit's Carlos Diaz
Urban landscapes, industrial portraits take on new meanings in photos of Detroit's Carlos Diaz Photographer Carlos Diaz has taught at College for Creative Studies for the past 32 years — long enough to shape and influence an entire generation of Detroit photographers, and mentor them in a medium that has changed wildly thanks to advancing technology. Before digital photography was even a glimmer, Diaz was engaged in an analog form of photo collage, painstakingly layering hand-cut elements from old patent manuals atop photographic images of Coney Island, to create “invented landscapes” that nonetheless speak to reality   Read More ...
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Final curtain: Haunting images of abandoned theaters across the U.S
Final curtain: Haunting images of abandoned theaters across the U.S A photographer with a passion for decaying buildings has captured a hauntingly beautiful series of images from theaters crumbling across the U.S. after the final curtain has fallen. Matt Lambros, a photographer from Brooklyn, N.Y., began creating his series of images of abandoned theaters across America in 2009. The eerie but stunning photos show the dilapidated buildings, decaying paint and crumbling architecture — and it’s hard to believe these venues were once places of glamour and grandeur   Read More ...
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Teen sandwich lover opts for wacky senior photo shoot at Subway
Teen sandwich lover opts for wacky senior photo shoot at Subway PRESCOTT, Ariz. The 18-year-old's sandwich obsession is so strong that he decided he wanted his senior photo shoot to be at one of his favorite locations: Subway. Arizona photographer Chad Castigliano, of Chronicker Photography, was happy to oblige the offbeat request, according to KPNX. Castigliano posted the photos on Facebook on May 9, and the results have gone viral. Sweeney appears to be a natural in front of the camera as he poses inside the Subway restaurant and enjoys a sub sandwich   Read More ...
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How to choose the right compact digital camera for your travels
How to choose the right compact digital camera for your travels Travel takes us to some incredible places, and sometimes simple phone snaps just can’t do them justice. But it’s also tough to reserve the carry-on space your camera’s body, external flash, and several lenses require. And even if you’ve got the room, it’s not always convenient to carry a DSLR along with you. Last winter, I spent a week in Iceland taking photos with a jacket held over my head because my camera gear was not weatherproof and it happened to rain every day   Read More ...
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Photographer captures stunning tulip fields
Photographer captures stunning tulip fields Professional photographer Albert Dros took these stunning pictures of tulip fields in the Netherlands because he wanted to show the beauty of his country. The 31-year-old took the pictures in April in different locations across the country. Dros said: “The flower season started very early in the Netherlands this year because of warm weather, almost one month earlier than the last two years   Read More ...
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Baby honors firefighter mom, policeman dad in photoshoot
Baby honors firefighter mom, policeman dad in photoshoot A baby celebrated his parents with a little help from an adorable photo shoot, honoring their public service. Enzo Crnolic was only 9 days old when EP Photography captured him laying atop his mother’s firefighter hat and his father’s police officer cap. Enzo’s parents serve in Jacksonville, Florida. The photos were shared by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, where Enzo’s dad works   Read More ...
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Iowa City public library removes cameras from bathrooms
Iowa City public library removes cameras from bathrooms IOWA CITY, Iowa (kCRG-TV9) -- The Iowa City Public Library has removed cameras from its bathrooms, the library's director confirmed Thursday night. It happened before Gov. Branstad signed a bill Thursday that bans such cameras in restrooms and locker rooms in government buildings. The law exempts cameras in hospital bathrooms. The library installed the cameras back in 2007 to prevent theft and increase safety   Read More ...
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Paralyzed mom hangs off cliff in Mother's Day photo shoot
Paralyzed mom hangs off cliff in Mother's Day photo shoot Two photographers captured the bond between one mom and her son for a special project released days before Mother's Day. Photographer Benjamin Von Wong of San Francisco photographed Sarah Jane "SJ" Staszak hanging off the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia, with her 8-year-old son, Hamish. Photographer Karen Alsop then Photoshopped Staszak and Hamish in what looked like action movie scenes, she told ABC News   Read More ...
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