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Photo Major

news and discussion relevant to lens-based students
Apr 15 '14
Apr 15 '14
Apr 15 '14
Apr 15 '14
Apr 15 '14
Informal Seating Arrangements
(via MICHAEL WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY)

Informal Seating Arrangements

(via MICHAEL WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY)

Apr 1 '14
Apr 1 '14
Apr 1 '14
Series of six documentaries from Aljazeera…

The New African Photography is a documentary series which profiles six African artists determined to take back control of how their continent is portrayed. This six-part series showcases how a new generation of African photographers are keen to celebrate what is unique about the region, while remaining unflinching about the real problems facing their countries. Ultimately, it shows their optimism about Africa’s future. 
(via Artscape - Al Jazeera English)

Series of six documentaries from Aljazeera…

The New African Photography is a documentary series which profiles six African artists determined to take back control of how their continent is portrayed. This six-part series showcases how a new generation of African photographers are keen to celebrate what is unique about the region, while remaining unflinching about the real problems facing their countries. Ultimately, it shows their optimism about Africa’s future.
(via Artscape - Al Jazeera English)

Apr 1 '14
Apr 1 '14
"Can the billions of images uploaded to digital platforms be put to work? Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualizationCan the billions of images uploaded to digital platforms be put to work?"
Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization
(via Watching the World - Aperture Foundation NY - Aperture Foundation NY)

"Can the billions of images uploaded to digital platforms be put to work? Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualizationCan the billions of images uploaded to digital platforms be put to work?"

Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization

(via Watching the World - Aperture Foundation NY - Aperture Foundation NY)

Apr 1 '14

"Though his images record a particular place at a certain point in time, Eggleston is not interested in their documentary qualities. Instead, when asked what he is photographing, Eggleston simply answers ‘Life today’. Curator Simon Baker explores the work of this master and pioneer of colour in fine art photography, on display at Tate Modern. ‘William Eggleston never takes multiple shots of the same image’ says Baker, instead he takes ‘just the right picture at just the right moment’."

Apr 1 '14
"Images are the communication medium of today and imagery has become the world’s most spoken language,"
Mar 4 '14
Mar 4 '14
(via TWO LOOKS: NYTimes, Nat’l Geographic |)
Some very interesting discussions and work on Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s blog and website

(via TWO LOOKS: NYTimes, Nat’l Geographic |)

Some very interesting discussions and work on Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s blog and website

Mar 3 '14