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There is a lot of buzz around apps (iPhone and iPad) for photographers.
The ones that that help you share pictures to the web or give your pics a retro look make a lot of sense. They make your photos both accessible and in a lot of cases look [...]
Ever wondered what it takes to get the photographs of world-class skiiers as they whizz by? Probably not, but the Winter Olympics starts tomorrow in Vancouver and to mark the occasion, the New York Times Lens blog shows us how it’s going to look – and how cold it’s going to be – from [...]
Photographer Stephen Ferry has spent the best part of a decade documenting the brutal Colombian civil war. Its population is terrrorised by both the left-wing guerillas and the right-wing paramilitary groups (who are often linked to the government and police) and their shadowy successors. The conflict is not only ideological – the lucrative drug [...]
I’m not – on the whole – personally a fan of multimedia pieces where the photographer talks over his own work.
But I’ll make a big exception for this one from Magnum’s largest character, Bruce Gilden, who says there’s a gangster in all of us.
What a start to the weekend. Tweet [...]
There’s a bit of a discussion over on the EPUK mailing list about the end game of microstock. Btw, if you’re an editorial snapper you need to sign up to the EPUK list. The catalyst for the discussion this time is the emergence of spiderpic, a stock image library price comparison site. Alamy are not [...]
There’s a lovely set of photos by the other half of duckrabbit, David White, running in the Telegraph (and in the Sun but I’m not allowed to mention that). I love these pics of all the crazy animals that Americans are allowed to keep at homes as pets.
I was a bit surprised however [...]
Most of us in western Europe are guilty of taking our fuel for granted, but our thirst for oil leaves a trail of corruption, environmental degradation and poverty elsewhere. Azerbaijani photographer Rena Effendi followed the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline through her own country, Georgia and Turkey to document its effect on the communities she found. The [...]