This week, war photography and pop culture, breaking up the major museums, Hello Kitty is not a cat, video game sexism, criminalizing science, and more.
Photographer Roman Vishniac’s vast archive documenting Jewish life in Eastern Europe before and after World War II is being digitized and made available to the public. The joint project of the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has already scanned almost 9,000 negatives [...]
Sometimes it’s easy to see the potential of an iconic image from a first glance. War photography, Marilyn Monroe on a subway grate, Doge—that kind of stuff. Did I see that potential when I first saw Milo Manara’s variant Spider-Woman cover? No, I really just thought her butt looked weird.
WAR ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000. “The settlement, first reported Monday by the Daily News, comes weeks after the NYPD reminded its officers that it was legal to peacefully record police activity. That department-wide memo followed the videotaped NYPD arrest of a man who died after being subdued by a [...]
I've been knee-deep in stories about war photography, prison literature and human-trafficking operas. Which means I need a break. I've found it in a video game called "Compulsive," which I've become compulsively addicted to over the last several days.
A VICTORY IN THE WAR ON PHOTOGRAPHY: NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed.
A gallery of images from The Great War From The Air shows the aerial photography that World War I's strategists used to gather intelligence.
In commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War, the Martin-Gropius-Bau is presenting an exhibition entitled The World c. 1914. Colour Photography Before the Great War, which features nearly forgotten colour photographs and films commissioned by the French banker Albert Kahn (1860-1940) before the First World War. Show More Summary
70 years since the end of World War II, Henning Rogge photographs craters left behind by explosives dropped during the war. Read the rest of the story at: Craters: Photography by Henning Rogge
WAR ON PHOTOGRAPHY: It’s Perfectly Legal To Photograph Buildings In Washington, DC But When Benny Johnson Did It He Was Harassed By Law Enforcement. I think we should have a “photograph public buildings day” where everyone does just that. Starting with the 6 in DC where Johnson was hassled.
Principal photography for Star Wars Episode VII has been underway at London's Pinewood Studios since location shooting in Abu Dhabi wrapped up in May. The next installment of Star Wars is not being filmed at Frankfurt Airport, but that didn't stop this fake, fan-made video from getting more than a million YouTube views. Read more...
Throughout his extensive career, famed photographer Edward Steichen (1879-1973) championed photography?s multiple roles?from his earliest efforts to promote American photography as an equal among the modern fine arts, to his groundbreaking work for the magazine industry. Show More Summary
The National Gallery of Canada marks the centennial of the beginning of the First World War with the exhibition The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography. On view from June 27 to November 16, 2014, the exhibition brings together...Show More Summary
Principal photography is underway in Shanghai on a remake of the comedy “Bride Wars,” a Chinese-language co-production between Fox International Productions and Bona Film Group. Directed by Tony Chan and starring Angelababy and Ni Ni...Show More Summary
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John G. Morris, now 97 years old, has published a World War II photography book, unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Speaking of WWI, the landscape of the Western Front in Europe still shows the scars from the war 100 years on. Tags: photography war WWI
The latest installment of the In Focus series on WWI is Aerial Warfare. Great series so far, really enjoying it. Start from the beginning if you haven't seen it yet. Tags: flying photography war WWI
Atlanta street photographer Ryan Vizzions came about his passion for photography the hard way. Back in 2010, "a strange turn of events found him in the middle of a civil war in Bangkok, Thailand with nothing but his camera and the urge to document the events around him," he explains in his artist bio.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Fans get a first look at filming on the first day of principal photography.