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Photos of the Week: What We Saw

September 23, 2011

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My weekly review of photography from the U.S. media is up at La Lettre de la Photographie. Here are some of the ways we saw the world this week:   Pretty Princess Photos by Henry Leutwyler Last week People scored a spot on this list with Nigel Parry’s cover shot of a girl who lost […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

September 16, 2011

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There was no doubt that the week’s news in the U.S. would be dominated by the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Visually, the anniversary was marked by remembrance, self-assessment, and surprising notes of beauty as the country moved past the […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

September 8, 2011

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My weekly review of photos in the media for La Lettre de la Photographie is up today. Here is a sampling:   Executing the Executioners                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by Oma Faruk/Reuters In this photo by Oma Faruk, a Somali soldier in Mogadishu is seen executing two of his former comrades, who themselves had been found guilty of […]

News: The Big Picture Info Filter

August 12, 2011

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Elvis’s Mystery Blonde Identified (Vanity Fair) Vanity Fair is revealing the identity of the blonde who touched tongues with Elvis is the famous 1956 photograph by Alfred Wertheimer. The woman in the photo is one Barbara Gray, now a retired real estate agent, who describes herself as being “very thin and stacked” when Wertheimer took […]

Photos of the Week: What We Saw

July 22, 2011

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Tale of Two Goals, Part 1 Is winning everything? Is there a substitute it? America’s adoration of the U.S. women’s soccer team exploded during quarterfinal play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament in Germany on July 10. Trailing Brazil near the end of regulation play, American Abby Wambach punched in the tying goal, leading […]