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Outstanding Contribution Award Winner: William Eggleston

The Guardian has reported that William Eggleston is to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award at the Sony World Photography Awards this year: Now recognised as one of the pioneers of colour photography, Eggleston, 73, has been named a major influence by maverick film-makers

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Outstanding Contribution Award Winner: William Eggleston

The Guardian has reported that William Eggleston is to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award at the Sony World Photography Awards this year: Now recognised as one of the pioneers of colour photography, Eggleston, 73, has been named a major influence by maverick film-makers

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Garry Winogrand @ SFMOMA

  Exhibition: Garry Winogrand When? March 09 – June 02, 2013 Where? San Francisco MOMO Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar

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Garry Winogrand @ SFMOMA

  Exhibition: Garry Winogrand When? March 09 – June 02, 2013 Where? San Francisco MOMO Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar

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Weegee: Naked City – 1940s New York

Weegee (1900-1968), born Arthur Fellig, is credited with ushering in the age of tabloid culture and revered for elevating the sordid side of human life to the level of high art. For Naked City, his first collection, Weegee cruised the

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Weegee: Naked City – 1940s New York

Weegee (1900-1968), born Arthur Fellig, is credited with ushering in the age of tabloid culture and revered for elevating the sordid side of human life to the level of high art. For Naked City, his first collection, Weegee cruised the

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Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography

A teaser from a longer piece – nonetheless an interesting few minutes of photography history… ‘Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography’ from SWiM Cinema on Vimeo.

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Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography

A teaser from a longer piece – nonetheless an interesting few minutes of photography history… ‘Eugéne & Berenice – Pioneers of Urban Photography’ from SWiM Cinema on Vimeo.

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Sense of History: Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women. (source: Wiki) The paradox of photography, its unpredictable generosity and democratic

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Sense of History: Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women. (source: Wiki) The paradox of photography, its unpredictable generosity and democratic

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Master Portrait Photographer: Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (14 April 1878 – 9 December 1972) was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born into a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 originally to train

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Master Portrait Photographer: Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (14 April 1878 – 9 December 1972) was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born into a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 originally to train

A French perspective: Édouard-Denis Baldus

“[E]veryone knows [Mr.] Baldus,” a reviewer wrote in 1859. By the mid-1850s, Édouard-Denis Baldus was the most successful photographer in France and at the height of his career. He began as a painter, turning to photography in 1849 when paper

A French perspective: Édouard-Denis Baldus

“[E]veryone knows [Mr.] Baldus,” a reviewer wrote in 1859. By the mid-1850s, Édouard-Denis Baldus was the most successful photographer in France and at the height of his career. He began as a painter, turning to photography in 1849 when paper

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“As good as anything Walker Evans did a hundred years later.”

”His views of Philae and Luxor are as good as anything Walker Evans did in California a hundred years later.” Who was Cecil Beaton talking about? Photographer Francis Frith. “Francis Frith (31 October 1822 – 25 February 1898) was an English photographer of

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“As good as anything Walker Evans did a hundred years later.”

”His views of Philae and Luxor are as good as anything Walker Evans did in California a hundred years later.” Who was Cecil Beaton talking about? Photographer Francis Frith. “Francis Frith (31 October 1822 – 25 February 1898) was an English photographer of