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Books: Inside the White House with Vicki Goldberg

January 11, 2012

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The New Hampshire primary is now over, and Americans begin the long process of deciding who will occupy the White House for the next four years. Millions and millions of dollars will be spent in the effort to claim the executive mansion, which is of course not just a mansion, but also an emblem of […]

News: The Big Picture Info Filter

November 28, 2011

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BRIT CENSOR AGENCY BANNING ADS LIKE CRAZY (Huffington Post) Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, or ASA, must be getting tired lately. The ASA is cracking down on another sets of ads, this time for just being straight up “too sexy.” The controversial Lynx deodorant ads, which star UK pinup girl Lucy Pinder, started appearing on major […]

News: The Pig Picture Info Filter

November 7, 2011

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1. LOULOU DE LA FALAISE, FASHION AND PHOTO MUSE, DIES AT 64 (New York Times) Loulou de la Falaise, a muse to Yves Saint Laurent who was also a designer and a woman whose style resisted classification, died on Saturday at her home in the Vexin region of northwest France…Ms. de la Falaise was synonymous […]

News: The Big Picture Info Filter

October 31, 2011

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1. Oldest Known Print of Iconic Cartier-Bresson Photo To Be Sold (PetaPixel) “Behind the Gare St. Lazare” is one of French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson‘s best known photographs, and is frequently cited as an example of his “decisive moment” approach to photography. The photograph was made in 1932, but the oldest known print is dated 1946. […]

Books: Loengard’s Ode to the Age of Silver

October 25, 2011

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John Loengard, photographer, author, and former director of photography for Life magazine, has been in love with photography since 1953, when at age 11 he shot his first picture. In the 1980s he began taking photographs of other photographers–members of what might be called photography’s Greatest Generation, who worked through the mid-to-late 20th century, shooting […]

The Big Picture Info Filter—Sex & Scandal Edition

October 17, 2011

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1. RIHANNA SETTLES LAWSUIT WITH PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID LACHAPPLE (PDN) Pop singer Rihanna has reached an out-of-court settlement agreement with photographer David LaChapelle, who sued her earlier this year for copyright infringement. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. LaChapelle was seeking at least $1 million in damages from Rihanna,  alleging that some scenes from the […]

News: The Big Picture Info Filter

October 10, 2011

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  1. Steve Jobs—The Stories Behind the Photos The media is heaping accolades on Apple founder Steve Jobs, who died yesterday of cancer at the age of 56. But Steve Jobs also had a reputation among photographers for being a difficult subject–and not just run-of-the mill difficult, but the archetype of difficult (PDN Pulse).  Upon […]