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Is Steve McCurry the best photographer of all time?? I think it has to be up for debate.

Big fan of Atget’s photographs

Great blog to follow

What?!? You say enjoy riding bikes, photography, traveling and social documentary also??? Then you need to follow this really cool blog!! http://geographyofyouth.org/

I want those ZINES!!!

LITTLE BROWN MUSHROOM BLOG

Last May, Paolo Pellegrin, Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Mikhael Subotzky, Ginger Strand and I drove an RV from San Antonio to Oakland. Since then, we’ve been trying to make something that expresses the frenetic energy of that trip. In the end, a simple book wouldn’t do. Instead we produced the Postcards From America box. Inside is a collection of objects – a book, five bumper stickers, a newspaper, two fold-outs, three cards, a poster and five zines, all in a signed and numbered box.

Designed by Emmet Byrne and Michael Aberman from the Walker Art Center, the result is, well, cooler than hell. Just check out this giant poster by Paolo Pellegrin:

Want to see more? Check out my video tour or go to the Postcards From America website.

The signed and number box (edition of 500) costs $250 from now until February 1st. Buy it here.

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Steve McCurry is so sick. I never get tired of looking at his photos

Will be interesting to see what happens in the coming years with film.

The PhotoBook Journal

Copyright Tod Papageorge 2010 courtesy Edizioni Punctum

Tod Papageorge received the annual commission from the FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma in 2010 to interpret the city of Rome. Papageorge is a photographer-flanuer, better known for his early black and white urban photographs and now the director of Yale’s photography program. As in the previous Rome commissions, he explores the city of Rome, and perhaps as a result of the influence of his students, he has chosen to explore in color.

Papageorge’s subject is the individuals who make-up the heavily populated surge of humanity that descends on the city of Rome during the high tourist season.  It is apparent that he enjoys being in the midst of the action, capturing the ebb and flow of both high and little dramas that unfold about him. Occasional he isolates an individual, place or event to provide a lyrical pause to his poetic narrative. The first image is a…

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