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I like it when the underlying technique supports and enhances the concept.

The photographer Tim Franco explores the stories of North Korean defectors in a new portrait series called “Unperson.”
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I like this pure and unspectacular way of telling stories. Just plain black and white without any forced stylistic tricks. But I like the homeless' "collaborative captions" the most.

Bob Mulcahey (50) after his friend Drew, who overdosed on heroin, and died. Friends are always popping in and out of Bob’s life. The mills provide a transit point for many people who are homeless for one reason or another. But Bob has stayed for 3 years. Collaborative caption written by Bob. Bob b...
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As this cold Spring approaches I have finally completed this project, which tells the melancholic epilogue of the life of the Christmas Tree (Tannenbaum). Even today (in March), I can still spot traces of this story along the streets of Berlin.
28 diptychs in total, here an extract of 12.
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After clicking, scroll down and start the music while seeing the photographs.

"O Tannenbaum, o Tannenbaum, wie treu sind deine Blätter. Du grünst nicht nur zur Sommerzeit, nein auch im Winter, wenn es schneit:" (eine Weihnachtsgeschichte).
photography.marcoristuccia.com

"...that moment of recognition (and potential revulsion) when people encounter a very life-like robot for the first time. In robotics, that moment has a name: The Uncanny Valley."

Wanda Tuerlinckx has photographed some of the most cutting-edge robots in existence. Her images explore why humans find these lifelike machines so unnerving.
artsy.net

Sometimes by making a photo's subject socially famous we kill him. Sad story.

Some thoughts on what can be lost, and what can't be, when we share what we love. This video was produced, edited, and inspired by Seth Radley. Thanks to Pat...
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Some thoughts from artist painter Georgia O'Keffe, wife of photographer Alfred Stieglitz, about how to grow as an artist. Perfectly valid for photography as well.

“Great artists don’t just happen,” Georgia O’Keeffe once said. “They have to be trained, and in the hard school of experience.”
artsy.net