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Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts
Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts

“While a painting or a prose description can never be other than a narrowly selective interpretation, a photograph can be treated as a narrowly selective transparency.”

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The Best Photography Books of 2013
The Best Photography Books of 2013

From Mongolia to Mars, by way of mesmerizing mines and Manhattan’s characters.

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Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes
Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes

From Siberia to the Sahara, by way of face paint, mud masks, and eagle-hunting.

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Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies
Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies

What a forty-something bear might know about the meaning of life.

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Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits
Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

How a remarkable woman, at once mythical and legendary, saw herself.

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The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston
The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston

“If I have been proud of you and your work and put you on a pedestal, as you say, please let me keep you there, for you deserve it surely and that is my way of loving.”

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