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A Shaded Path: A Large Format Portrait of Kyrgyzstan


My name is Elliott Verdier, and I’m a French photographer who recently returned home from Kyrgyzstan. I spent four months making a portrait of the country with a 4×5 analog large format camera. Four months in Kyrgyzstan, portraying this unknown country with a large format camera, through faces and landscapes. ...

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How to be Happy With Your Travel Photography


This 8 minute episode of Ian Wong’s Digital Darkroom series explores the thought process while taking travel photos, how to manage expectations, and the importance of taking photographs just for fun. Wong talks about the importance of considering your audience when you are taking travel photos (or, really, any photos ...

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Los Angeles Bans Photos at Concerts in Public Park


The city of Los Angeles is banning photography at free concerts in a public park, and photographers aren’t happy about it. Several prominent photographer, journalist, and civil rights organizations have joined forces in writing a letter that protests the policy. Pershing Square is a one-block public park located in downtown ...

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Apple Joins Instagram to Feature the Best #ShotoniPhone Photos


Apple just joined Instagram. An unlike most other brand accounts, the new @apple handle won’t ever feature ads or announcements for products and services. Instead, it will be used for one, single purpose: to feature the world’s best #ShotoniPhone photos. One of the first 9 posts uploaded to the new ...

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