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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 […]

Icons: What Does Heroism Look Like?

September 26, 2011

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You don’t rummage through literature or art long without bumping into heroes–those few, those happy few –and they certainly populate the history of photography. The photographic icons we freshly remember show us the idols we need, the archetypes we use to define what is best in us all. Recently Life.com asked me to look at […]

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 […]

Icons: The 9/11 Covers

September 10, 2011

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After the the terrorist attacks ten years ago, magazines of all kinds responded with journalism of epic scale. The scope and depth of the event were reflected on their covers. A decade on, with the future of print in question, one wonders whether the power of photography and graphic design seen after 9/11 will ever […]

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 […]