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Posts in the Category: Photography
It appears North Korea has doctored pictures of its military to make it look more impressive than it is – and not for the first time.Read Article
This year’s announcement of the winners of two major competitions for photojournalists, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International, created more than the usual fire storm. Raking through the ashes, Graham Harrison looks for a way forward, and reveals how one major grants programme for photojournalists had no restrictions on image manipulation at all.Read Article
Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s project Toy Stories compiles photos of children from around the world with their prized possesions—their toys. Galimberti explores the universality of being a kid amidst the diversity of the countless corners of the world; saying, “at their age, they are pretty all much the same; they just want to play.”
Photo credits: Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi.Read Article
Why did the bodies of 110 men suddenly wash up in the river running through Aleppo city six weeks ago? A Guardian investigation found out.Read Article
Before streetlights became the standard way to light cities, town leaders looked to “moonlight towers” to provide mass illumination.
First they tried to make moons.Read Article
Socialmatic has finally announced a branding deal for an instant digital camera, which is due to be launched next year.Read Article
Photography in low light conditions is the workhorse of the brands today. While the photos in normal conditions are always great, when we’re in low light we have to refine the criteria and it is one of the situations when we can notice the capabilities of a good photographer. Now Canon has managed to make a sensor that captures so much light that seems to see in the dark.Read Article
A chorus of women are borne from the movements of a single dancer in this dreamlike pas de trente-deux.
In the tradition of Marey and McLaren, Michael Langan and Terah Maher combine music, dance, and image multiplication to create a film that enhances our perception of motion. “Choros” delivers a visually mesmerizing narrative in three movements, following a dancer’s (Maher) experience of discovery, euphoria, and rebirth through this surreal phenomenon. Featuring music from Steve Reich‘s “Music for 18 Musicians.”Read Article
Editor’s note: This photo gallery contains graphic content that some viewers may find disturbing.
Nearly two years ago, Arab Spring–inspired protests kicked off in the impoverished Syrian agricultural town of Dara‘a. The mini-uprising, defined by its peaceful character, met a brutal response, one that few observers at the time could have anticipated would blow up into a far wider rebellion against President Bashar Assad and the entrenched, decades-long rule of his family. With Syrian authorities clamping down on journalistic access and freedoms, we saw glimpses of the unrest there for months only through grainy YouTube footage—images as uncertain and hard to corroborate as the events on the ground.Read Article