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November 13, 2014

Ray, Janay, and the “News Photo as Movie Still-of-the-Week”

Ray, Janay, and the “News Photo as Movie Still-of-the-Week”
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By Michael Shaw One point I touched on was how liberally news photographs are experimenting with style, including channeling the cinema.

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November 12, 2014

The Day After Remembrance Day

The Day After Remembrance Day
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By Robert Hariman Much ink has been spilled about whether photojournalism should expose the bodily horror of war. This photo, like many others in the archive, demonstrate that less can be more: there is little need to see the gore, because more than physical destruction is at stake.

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November 12, 2014

The Day in Space

The Day in Space
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By Michael Shaw Was there more than just a visual resemblance between the photo of the window washers rescued from the WTC yesterday and the remarkable photos of the European Space Agency’s Philae probe after successfully landing on Comet 67P over 300 million miles away?

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November 10, 2014

The Hyper-Patriotism and Harmony of These Veteran’s Day Naturalization Ceremonies

The Hyper-Patriotism and Harmony of These Veteran’s Day Naturalization Ceremonies
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By Michael Shaw The nostalgia must be tempered ... knowing how much America excels when it comes to promise.

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November 9, 2014

Glory as a Stage Show: On Mark Peterson’s Vegas Megachurch Photos

Glory as a Stage Show: On Mark Peterson’s Vegas Megachurch Photos
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By Philip Perdue — Peterson’s photograph places us right down front at a high-energy, high-tech, multi-media extravaganza where lights, camera, and action are the name of the game.

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