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Reads tagged with “photography”

Andrew Zuckerman’s Extraordinary Portraits of Flowers
Andrew Zuckerman’s Extraordinary Portraits of Flowers

Blossoms like you’ve never seen them before.

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100 Ideas That Changed Photography
100 Ideas That Changed Photography

From the camera obscura to the iPhone, or why photography is an art of continuous reinvention.

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Ways of Seeing: John Berger’s Classic 1972 BBC Critique of Consumer Culture
Ways of Seeing: John Berger’s Classic 1972 BBC Critique of Consumer Culture

Gender roles, the elusive promises of advertising, and what oil painting has to do with the publicity machine.

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Changing New York: Berenice Abbott’s Stunning Black-and-White Photos from the 1930s
Changing New York: Berenice Abbott’s Stunning Black-and-White Photos from the 1930s

A breathtaking time-capsule of this ageless, ever-changing city.

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Faking It: A Visual History of 150 Years of Image Manipulation Before Photoshop
Faking It: A Visual History of 150 Years of Image Manipulation Before Photoshop

Two-headed daguerreotypes, Dadaist photomontages, and how the subversion of optical reality got its start.

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Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid
Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid

The Apple of yore’s eye, or what modern entrepreneurs can learn from Edwin Land.

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