Tag: Photography

#10YearChallenge: Harmless Trend or Boon to Facial Recognition Technology?

The #10YearChallenge was all fun and memes until last week after a tweet moved thousands of people to worry: Are we unknowingly helping giant corporations to improve their algorithms for biometric identification and age progression? The #10YearChallenge gained widespread traction on social media this month. It calls for posting two […]

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Photographer Spotlight: Jean-Vincent Simonet

A vibrant project from Paris/Zurich-based photographer Jean-Vincent Simonet. Driven by a penchant for “entropy” and “excess,” Simonet’s chemical manipulations and surreal photo-collages are not the product of a detached observer, but rather an artist wholly immersed in the landscapes and interior worlds of his subjects. With “In Bloom” Simonet transforms countless nights of drug-fuelled parties […]

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On Washington: No Photographic Memory in the Senate

WASHINGTON — It was a picture-perfect moment. As the Senate convened for the start of the 116th Congress, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, fellow progressives and potential rivals for the presidency, shared a brief hug on the Senate floor just minutes after they were both sworn in for their new […]

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Go from amateur Instagrammer to paid photo snapper

It’s Pay What You Want day in AAPicks land folks. This one is for the photography lovers among you. Everyone has an amateur photographer inside them, now we all have high-caliber cameras in their pockets too. All that’s standing between your Instagram snaps and a paid profession is some online training. And believe us,  there’s money to be made. Every publication worth its […]

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luca meneghel brings fashion to an old estonian public sauna

italian photographer luca meneghel reveals a series of images he shot for vogue portugal. wearing colorful clothes, the model in the pictures poses in the setting of an estonian sauna as if it was some professional photo studio. based in bolzano, italy, meneghel travels around the world shooting models for famous brands such as new […]

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Times Insider: How Times Reporters Froze a Fatal Moment on a Protest Field in Gaza

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. On June 1, 2018, a 20-year-old medic named Rouzan al-Najjar was killed by Israeli gunfire while she was volunteering on a protest field less than a mile from her home in Khuzaa, […]

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Team AA: What would we like to see from smartphone cameras in 2019?

2018 is surely going to go down as the best year yet for smartphone camera quality and innovations. Computational photography, triple cameras and AI capabilities all came together to deliver some beastly smartphone shooters. It’s clear manufacturers have an excellent foundation for 2019. But what exactly should these brands be working on when they’re designing […]

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Instagram Briefly Experimented With A New Feed And Users Were Definitely Not Happy

Getty Image Instagram users were taken by surprise on Thursday when a new update spiraled their feeds into chaos by completely changing the way people engage with the app. Instead of a vertical scroll, the social media platform briefly changed to a horizontal feed — similar to Instagram stories — […]

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‘We Have to Show People What’s Going On’

Justin Sullivan, a photojournalist with Getty Images, was watching a KFC restaurant burn to the ground in Paradise, California, when he decided to lay down and take a picture. Thousands of tiny embers flew toward his face as he steadied his camera. Noah Berger, an Associated Press photojournalist nearby, saw […]

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Five Models Accuse Bruce Weber of Sexual Misconduct in New Lawsuit

ImageBruce Weber, center, with red carpet photographers at the Venice Film Festival’s screening of “My Brilliant Friend” in September.CreditAntony Jones/Getty Images Five male models have come forward to claim that the photographer Bruce Weber exploited or sexually assaulted them, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in New […]

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“Homecoming” by Photographer Hypemari

A selection of images from “Homecoming” by British Jamaican photographer Hypemari. The series follows Mari as he visits Jamaica for the first time, shooting portraits as he connects with his roots. See more images below. Each week our members share their work with us and we highlight the best of these submissions as Editors’ Picks. If […]

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“Two Headed Eagle” by Artist Maela Ohana

A selection of images from a beautiful series by Montréal-based artist Maela Ohana (previously featured here). Showcasing some of the things Ohana encountered during a month-long hiking trip through the Sierra Madre mountains of Oaxaca back in February, Ohana explains: “My latest series is a continuation of my collection of ‘botanical portraits’ shot at night […]

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