Archive for February, 2013

Firsts in the Field of Photography

Firsts In The Field Of Photography

Stop taking selfies on your smartphone and appreciate some history!
The field of photography can be considered an art, science, and skill. It has the power to transform our world as well as document our history, yet it’s become so common we often forget its immense impact on our daily lives.

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Photo Community Site – Flak Photo

Similar to Pinterest & Tumblr, but specific to Photography!  Videos, Slideshows, Exhibitions, Competitions, etc.

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How to Write an Artist’s Statement that Doesn’t Suck

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Artist statements: the bane of almost every artist’s existence!

Maybe it’s because artists are such visual thinkers, or maybe because it’s literally impossible to translate between mediums. Whatever the reason, writing a new statement is enough to make anyone pull out their hair. Am I right?

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World Photography Awards 2013

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The Sony World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading global photographic awards programme in existence today.

Launched in 2008, the awards are dedicated to supporting and cultivating photographic culture.  Through a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image.

In a year that saw over 122,000 entries from 170 countries – the highest number of submissions to date – the judges have selected a shortlist of photographs that stood out beyond all others for their impressive high quality, originality and modern appeal.  Topics ranged from haunting shots of the Syrian conflict to the Obama presidential campaign; an intimate study of cinema-goers in Kabul to quirky and witty shots of the animal kingdom.

Link to article & slideshow of winners