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Juxtapoz Magazine – Pimps, Juggalos, and Much More in Nighted Life 13

Nighted has been turning out print issues of their trademark film photography publications for over seven years, focusing on things that happen below the surface of everyday life. Issue 13 of Nighted Life is no exception, taking readers from an annual gathering of pimps in Chicago to a march against the gang classification of Juggalos in Washington DC, and many strange places in between. Nighted is based in the Bay Area but features contributors from all over. This issue includes photos and writing from Miranda Barnes, Ryan Florig, Adam Jason Cohen and several others. Check out some photos from Nighted Life 13 below.

Street Photos of 1960s New York in Kodachrome by Tod Papageorge – The New York Times

Tod Papageorge was relatively new to Manhattan and photography when he set out in the mid-1960s to make his mark. While street photographers with black-and-white film darted around pedestrians and traffic, he was attracted to storefronts with their harmonized symmetry and varying shades of gold between jelly jars and cider jugs. Traditionally, black and white was the choice of street photography, and color was for commercial work. His contemporaries, Joel Meyerowitz and Garry Winogrand, urged him to use color.

A Portrait Brooklyn Before it Was Gentrified – Feature Shoot

Brooklyn native Larry Racioppo headed west for two years before returning to his hometown in December 1970. He took a job at the phone company and a class at SVA, which inspired him to start photographing the world in which he lived. Then little by little, everything began to change.

These Teens Were Asked to Edit Their Portrait for Social Media

The British photographer Rankin recently conducted an experiment for a project titled “Selfie Harm.” He photographed 15 teenagers between ages 13 and 19 and gave them the untouched portraits to edit themselves. Each teen was instructed to retouch their face until it was “social media ready.”

Quick Tip: How to Win Grants from Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting | PDNPulse

Delano says proposals have a better chance of success if they connect American audiences to a pressing global issue. “Whenever I find a local issue [in Asia], it’s important to show how we [Americans] are affecting people on the other side of the planet.”

Photojournalist is remembered as innovator, problem-solver | Nation and World News | theoaklandpress.com

ATLANTA>> Jim Dietz, who helped photojournalists to document history on the world’s biggest stages, died while on assignment to cover the Super Bowl in Atlanta. He was 53.

When the Camera Was a Weapon of Imperialism. (And When It Still Is.) – The New York Times

The invention of the daguerreotype was announced in 1839. By the 1840s, photography had spread like wildfire and become a vital aspect of European colonialism. It played a role in administrative, missionary, scientific and commercial activities. As the Zimbabwean novelist Yvonne Vera put it: “The camera has often been a dire instrument. In Africa, as in most parts of the dispossessed, the camera arrives as part of the colonial paraphernalia, together with the gun and the bible. …”

In Venezuela, Women in Prison Awaiting Trial Endure Crowded Conditions – The New York Times

Amid Venezuela’s crises, overcrowded prisons and an overburdened justice system have forced women awaiting trial — and even some convicted of crimes — to spend months in crowded cells at detention centers that were never intended for such use.

The Unseen Robert Frank: Outtakes From ‘The Americans’ – The New York Times

Only 83 of the nearly 28,000 photographs Mr. Frank made during his journeys appeared in the book, which was published in France in 1958 and then in the United States a year later. In 1978, Mr. Frank sold the rest of those photos, along with his entire archive at the time, to cover living expenses and fund his filmmaking. While some of those photographs have since been exhibited at various museums and galleries, there are still many thousands more that, with apologies to Mr. Kerouac, have been seen before on film — but never by a wide audience.

Jake Borden – In Ruins – Displaced Georgians in Tbilisi « burn magazine

On the outskirts of Georgia’s capital, Tblisi, an abandoned military hospital from the bygone Soviet era serves as a refuge to some one hundred and fifty families unable to find jobs and affordable housing. Tweny-five years after the fall of the Soviet Unions, the occupants represent a fraction of the nearly quarter million internally displaced people inside Georgia, who in 1993 were forced from their homes during government clashes with Russian backed separatists in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Women of Color Organize for Access and Accountability in Photojournalism – The New York Times

Tara Pixley often felt isolated in the newsrooms where she worked as a photographer or photo editor. As a “black woman who was the child of immigrants, raised by a single mom, and also a first-generation college student,” she struggled for a decade to fit in. She was the only woman of color in the photo departments where she worked and was ignored or treated dismissively.

Gaia Tripoli on Editing Sergey Ponomarev’s Photos for a New York Times Feature | PDNPulse

In our story about how Sergey Ponomarev documented the arctic village of Shoyna being swallowed by sand, we mention New York Times photo editor Gaia Tripoli’s role in assigning and editing the story.
Here, Tripoli explains in detail how she edited and sequenced Ponomarev’s take, which included Polaroids, images of the landscape and village life, and videos.

From Harlem to Johannesburg, Photographing the Famous and the Unknown With Dignity and Respect – The New York Times

The images Ozier Muhammad saw in Life magazine while growing up in Chicago during the 1960s inspired him to become a photographer.

Syria Liable in Killing of Journalist Marie Colvin, Court Rules – The New York Times

Issued by the United States District Court in Washington, the decision awarded $302.5 million to relatives of the journalist, Marie Colvin. Of that sum, $300 million is punitive damages for what Judge Amy Berman Jackson, in her ruling, called “Syria’s longstanding policy of violence” that aimed “to intimidate journalists” and “suppress dissent.”

What made Marie Colvin one of the world’s greatest war reporters?

We speak to director Matthew Heineman about A Private War: his new film that pays tribute to the legendary journalist’s life. ‘If there was anything she was addicted to, it was the desire to tell these stories. I think if she felt no one else was going to do it, then she had to.’

Photographing Alaska and Canada’s Inuit Communities – PhotoShelter Blog

Last year Adams received a fellowship grant from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation to continue his work on documenting Inuit life in Alaska and the circumpolar. We wanted to know more about that work and what he’s been up to.

New Guide! The 2019 Photographer’s Guide to PhotoShelter: 101 – PhotoShelter Blog

How you display and share your work can be as important to your business as the photographs you take. And if you’ve ever wondered about how PhotoShelter can help, then we’ve got the guide for you.

In The Photographer’s Guide to PhotoShelter: 101, you’ll get a detailed look at how we can help you work smarter, impress clients, and grow your photo business.

Dive into some of our most popular features, plus hear directly from members on how our tools make life easier every day. From beautifully showcasing your work to getting files to clients fast, we can help you look your very best.

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