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Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield at ICP

Lauren Greenfield’s exhibition, Generation Wealth, documents the evolving culture of wealth in the United States, and its influence abroad through 25 years of photographic work taking an in-depth look at a variety individuals linked together by an unadulterated pursuit of material objects, beauty, and prestige – aspirational values at the heart of 21st century American culture. The exhibition features over 200 images, first person narratives, and documentary film footage revealing the absurdity of an increasing influence of affluence in today’s societies as they move away from the values of the Protestant work ethic in the United States or the...

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Why Photographers Should Professionally Print Their Photographs

It’s easy to forget that before the dawn of the digital world, photography was a print medium. Photos were shared and stored physically, and preserved in frames on walls as tangible proof that a person had lived and experienced the moments captured. The Internet drove a shift from paper to screen for laymen and professional photographers alike – not necessarily because digital photos were better, but more so for the fact that they were simply more convenient. Luckily, the art of photo printing has survived and established its place in an otherwise fleeting photographic world. Yet many young photographers...

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Paul Bulteel: Waste Not at Anastasia Photo

Paul Bulteel’s Waste Not, depict the voluminous nature of recyclable waste produced by human beings in the 21st century. Belgium’s rate of waste production recycling at 62 percent, one of the highest rates in the world, is nearly double that of the United States, which hovers around 35 percent.

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Colour at Rubber Factory and Women

On the Lower East Side, a significant group exhibition, Women in Colour, gathers some of contemporary photography’s innovative women photographers. Curated by Ellen Carey, the exhibition is part of her ongoing research into women photographers and color photography.

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5 Ways to Up Your Photography Skills Daily

So, you’re committed to becoming a better photographer. Kudos, you’re already on the right track. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a novice picking up a DSLR for the first time, there is always room for growth. Here are a few best practices to improve your photography skills at any level.

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Robert Mann Gallery and Herman Leonard’s The Rhythm of Old New York

Iconic jazz photographer Herman Leonard’s archive of 35,000 negatives was almost lost in a hurricane. Featuring images that focus on jazz, the black and white works show some of the most highly regarded names such as Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Billie Holiday playing venues in the epicenters of New York City’s jazz scene.

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