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The Year in Photos: What We Saw

December 19, 2011

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The following selection of photos from 2011 was pulled from the weekly reviews of imagery in the U.S. media for La Lettre de la Photographie. (Go there today for the complete portfolio.) Looking back can be an enlightening exercise, but choosing from among all the photographs published this year was difficult. In the end, this […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

November 25, 2011

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My weekly review of photography in the media is up at La Lettre de la Photographie…herewith, highlights. 1. Darth Stupid Photo by Louise Macabitas The award for the most stunningly bad behavior caught on camera this week goes to Lt. John Pike, a member of the campus police of the University of California, Davis, in […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

November 18, 2011

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My weekly review of media images is up at La Lettre de la Photographie. Here are the samples. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ THE REOCCUPATION  Photo by Mary Altaffer/AP After weeks of parrying between New York City officials and “Occupy Wall Street” protesters, the police finally moved in at 1:00 am on November 15. The site of the protest, […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

October 28, 2011

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My full review of images in the U.S. media this week is up at La Lettre de la Photographie. Here are a few of the images I chose: __________________________________________________________________________________________________ DEATH IN THE DESERT Photo by Mahmud Turkia//AFP/Getty Images When the end came for Muammar el-Qaddafi, it proved to be as lurid—one might even say obscene—as […]

Images of the Week: What We Saw

October 14, 2011

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My full weekly review of images in the U.S media is up at La Lettre de la Photograhie. Here is a sampling. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Stop the Presses  Photo by Norman Seeff Steve Jobs’s death caused Time magazine to stop the presses—quite literally—for the first time in 20 years. Editor Richard Stengel tossed out the previous edition […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

October 7, 2011

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My weekly review of images from the U.S. media up up today at La Lettre de la Photographie. Here is a sample. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Eat the Rich, Part 1 Frank Franklin II/AP The United States joined other countries that in recent months have seen large street demonstrations provoked by an ongoing financial crisis. Protestors have converged […]

Images of the Week: What We Saw

September 30, 2011

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My weekly review of photography in the U.S. media is up at La Lettre de la Photographie. Here are some hightlights. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Desperate Moments, Part 1 Photo from EPA After tense hours, rescue helicopters reached remote villages in northeast India that had been cut off by a powerful earthquake on September 18. There is action […]