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APhotoADay

APhotoADay is different things to different people. It started off as an email listserv and a website. It was a home for work you shot for you — not them. It was a place to get constructive criticism. A place to seek inspiration. A like-minded group of people dedicated to the advancement of photojournalism. People who wanted to raise the bar for everyone. It became a community. A family.

re.photos is a Photo Sharing Service for Then-and-Now Photos

re.photos is a new website decided to helping people create and share then-and-now photos. The site helps you automatically align before-and-after photos to show how things have changed over time. Known as “rephotography,” this is the act of taking a photo of a scene that has already been photographed some time ago.

Abbas and the Revolution

Abbas and the Revolution is an attempt to showcase some of the photographs of one of the most important photographers of our time about one of the most important events of the 20th century. Having two “importants” in the first sentence of this introduction shows that we are quite aware of our monumental task. We know that we can never do justice to Abbas’s career as a photographer, and that despite our best efforts we may be able to tell only a small part of the story of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Creating Community Through Memory in Motion

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Launch the first issue of Me-Mo Magazine, and your tablet’s screen springs to life, offering a cinema-like introduction to a variety of photo essays by its five founding photographers. With a combination of still images, video, text and informational graphics, it seeks to use as many different tools to capture the reader’s imagination. But what it really is aiming for is something that is time-tested: to create a community.

MEMO Magazine

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MEMO’s first issue talks about FEAR.
The fear of war, the lack of freedom or education, the fear of not making it or not being accepted.
From Libya, Pakistan, Ukraine or Spain, this issue approaches different aspects of fear through the lenses of the founders of the magazine.


IMG 1879 300x300Shooting from the Hip SF Style

Just like in Chicago, SF: The Hip will consist of a heavy dose of iPhone street photography mixed with my daily work at the San Francisco Chronicle and some occasional musings about the state of photojournalism.

Link: PDNPulse » Photographers Share Intimate Images of Loved Ones for Curated Photo Website

Warren launched the site earlier this year with work from ten photographers, and it’s grown since then to feature the work of more than 70. She posts daily, and receives a few submissions each day. Warren says she is trying “to create a quiet space,” with the project, “a place where people can go and be there with the photographs and be there with the intimacy of it.”

Link: Photo Tech

Photo/Tech has three sections, one for quick news, one for deeper comments and analysis and finally, one for quick facts and figures. It is made to be read everyday or once a week. For now, I am the only writer but as it grows, I will be welcoming insights from industry specialists.

Link: image glitch experiment

drag an image into the browser window to modify it. this script corrupts some bytes in a jpg image. because of the way jpg encoding works, the corrupted file still shows something. inspired by soulwires experiment in flash. this experiment was created by georg. you can follow him on twitter or explore the source code on github.

Link: Goodbye ! by Jean-Jacques Naudet | Le Journal de la Photographie

The Team of the Journal and I draw the line. It’s over, this is our last issue.
One should not scorn with impunity a great team who for nearly three years worked to help create the Journal , developed and led it to where it is today. The Journal was a concept, and it was mine, but above all it was a team who day after day showed passion, dedication and enthusiasm. There is sadness, bitterness, regret, of course. The Journal was you, every day more numerous and passionate

Link: Goodbye ! by Gilles Decamps | Le Journal de la Photographie

A few hours ago, Jean-Jacques Naudet told me that this coming Friday after more than three years working on the baby every day, he is throwing the towel.

Link: Goodbye ! by Jonas Cuénin | Le Journal de la Photographie

These are words that lovers of the trade never like to say . But we must get to the facts: The Journal of Photography in its current configuration, can no longer exist

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