Herding (Very Talented, Very Famous) Cats

That’s the only way to describe this footage (pixelage?) of Rene Burri shooting the group portrait at the Magnum Annual General Meeting. Magnum Annual General Meeting 2011 from Magnum in Motion on Vimeo. (Thanks to Greg Mironchuk for the link.)

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Remembering Learning

Over on the New York Times‘ Lens blog, James Estrin wrote a great tribute to street photographer and teacher Jerome Liebling. I had never heard of Liebling, but after reading this, I really wish I could have taken a class with him. Jerry Liebling’s photography classes — at least in the late ’70s, when I […]

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Tim Hetherington’s Last Frames

Newsweek.com has posted a gallery of images pulled from Tim Hetherington’s camera from his last day of shooting. It’s hard to believe it has been three months since he and Chris Hondros were killed in Libya.

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Life in a Day Trailer

Need to see if this running around here next week … on July 24, 2010, Ridley Scott and Kevin MacDonald asked people to shoot video all around the world and submit it. They received 80,000 submissions, 4,500 hours of footage. And they made a movie out of it with National Geographic that’s supposed to open […]

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ICONN Conference – March 24-25

It looks like we’ve got all the pieces for the ICONN Annual Conference in place again. After getting weathered-out in January, I’m hopeful that we’ll have some nice spring weather on March 24 and 25 here in Athens. So why should you come? Well, Athens is a great place in spring – especially if you’re […]

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Seeing Home

The New York Times’ Lens blog has a post up looking at the work of Los Angeles-based photographer Thomas Michael Alleman who has been wandering his home town’s streets with a plastic Holga camera for the last nine years. There’s a visual style, a depth to the work, that I really enjoy. I’m not so […]

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Bearing Witness

This is a program I hadn’t heard about until recently. Legendary musician Peter Gabriel is one of the driving forces behind Witness.org, a group that is putting video cameras into the hands of oppressed people to help document human rights violations around the world. From a CNN interview …

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibit at the High Museum in Atlanta

I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. This has been on my calendar for months and it’s almost here – The High Museum of Art in Atlanta will have the Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibit open in less than two weeks. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. Former student Katherine Poss suggested […]

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