SODAPIX Editors picks

Swiss picture agency Sodapix shows the collections from nine Photo Editors and Art Buyers, who picked their favourite pictures from the Sodapix picture pool. Up there, some of the selected. The rest, here: – Nicole Aeby (Maz Department Head) – Tres Camenzind (President vfg) – Sonia Favre (Freelance Photo Editor) – Gabriella Flury (Owner Gabriella Flury Advertising) – Tom Kees (Art Director McCann Erickson) – Nenad Kovačić (Designer and Co-Owner Raffinerie) – Cara Anne… Continue reading SODAPIX Editors picks

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Dear Mr Pepsident:

‘Dear Mr President‘ is PEPSI’s advert (thought and thus, it would be so much cooler if it was Mr PEPSIdent); you are suppose to answer this question: ‘what would you say to the man who is about to refresh America?’. PEPSI then becomes the channel, the messenger, the carrier, the pigeon, the media between the audience and the… Continue reading Dear Mr Pepsident:

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Paranaiv, with an infinite blog.

Apart from other things like having designed a very useful Web Design Sketch book, a pretty clever album sleeve for Antony and the Johnsons imaginary new album, and a very interesting project called Livezine, where the images are alive (go and see if you dont believe me), Paranaiv offers what it would look like an infinite… Continue reading Paranaiv, with an infinite blog.

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A Photographic Share Economy?

At the Inaugural Youth Ball, the new President of the United States of (North) America and the First Lady Obama salute the crowd. What an amazing image! While the event is happening, we the audience indulge in its consumption by recording it, rather than experiencing the event itself. We engage the media, the channel, the interface, and not the message.… Continue reading A Photographic Share Economy?

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Mapping the world: the panorama.

In our endeavor of mapping the world, there has been a good number of inventions and developments that would keep us amazed for the rest of our lives. The history of panoramic photography is quite an interesting one, and has referents from the very beginning of Photography. From the first 1843 hand-cranked camera, with fixed-lens, and a 150° field of view, to the… Continue reading Mapping the world: the panorama.

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Demotix: a virtual agent for citizen journalists

Demotix is a citizen-journalism website and photo agency. Imagine a community driven news agency that allows you to share your story, in photos or videos, and market it to the mainstream media. That is Demotix. “Demotix was founded with two principles at its heart – the freedom of speech and the freedom to know. Its objective… Continue reading Demotix: a virtual agent for citizen journalists

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How I experienced Obama’s victory speech.

It was the 5th of November 2008   It was a great night and one that change how news are experienced. I had on my Mac ABC news live, UStream, Twitter-election US, and Twitterrific. On my telly, I was swapping channels from CNN, RTE, Sky News, to FOX. But it was an amazing experience just… Continue reading How I experienced Obama’s victory speech.

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London Shop Fronts

This is a rather interesting ongoing collection of photographs of London’s shop fronts. Well, perhaps not your high street average shop front, but that makes it even more interesting. Would love to see that done in many other european cities that still enjoy some really old ones. Its all Eugène Atget allover again. Great! via Emily Webber

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The Gallery of Photography Artist’s Award

THE GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST’S AWARD, now in its 7th year, offers exciting opportunities for an artist of any age who has a significant lens-based project or body of work underway. The winner receives: • A solo exhibition in the Gallery of Photography in 2010 or later. • €5,000 towards the exhibition and/or publication. •… Continue reading The Gallery of Photography Artist’s Award

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Objectified

A peek at the upcoming design documentary “Objectified”, by Gary Hustwit, the director of “Helvetica”. The trailer features the voices of Jonathan Ive, Andrew Blauvelt, Marc Newson, and Karim Rashid. The song is “I Like Van Halen Because My Sister Says They Are Cool” by El Ten Eleven.  Objectified premieres at film festivals and events… Continue reading Objectified

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A Cuban Timeline 1960 – 2008

After an ill-fated insurgency against the Cuban government in 1953, in which he was nearly killed, Fidel Castro returned via the Cuban Revolution to become one of the most notable political figures of the 20th century. A vociferous opponent of the United States, a staunch critic of the capitalist model, and an oft-cited prophet of the… Continue reading A Cuban Timeline 1960 – 2008

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Ireland at the European Month of Photography 2008

‘Ireland. An Insiders View’ gives an impression of up-and-coming Irish photographic talent. In the last few years unprecedented changes have come about in Ireland. The country has transformed itself into a modern, competitive and multi-faceted nation. The cultural landscape of the country, in particular, has undergone important changes. Increased subsidies and the development of photography… Continue reading Ireland at the European Month of Photography 2008

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Martin Parr’s Lecture

Martin Parr’s Lecture at the Ranelagh Multidenominational School, Sunday the 28th of September 2008, as part of the Ranelagh Arts Festival. Duration: 52mins. Thanks goes to Ramona Farrelly at Brightlife, for her technical support, and Maryrose Lyons for her help with the recording. If you would like to get a copy of this video for… Continue reading Martin Parr’s Lecture

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ANNIE LEIBOVITZ: A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005

National Portrait Gallery 16 October 2008 – 1 February 2009 Wolfson and Ground Floor Lerner Galleries St Martin’s Place London WC2H 0HE Admission £11 Concessions £10/£9 A Photographer’s Life presents over 150 images by one of the world’s best-known photographers. Leibovitz’s celebrated portraits of public figures, including her famous images of Queen Elizabeth II, and… Continue reading ANNIE LEIBOVITZ: A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005

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Photo biography – an illustrated lecture by Martin Parr

Martin Parr discusses his long career as one of the most original and innovative photographers of our time. From the early days of taking black and white photographs of Ireland, notably A Fair Day (1984), Bad Weather (1982), the groundbreaking The Last Resort (1986) and up to his most recent work exploring globalisation and tourism.… Continue reading Photo biography – an illustrated lecture by Martin Parr

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15th NOORDERLICHT International PhotoFestival

We rarely have the chance to survey the photohistories of Eastern European countries, let along the life, culture, traditions, etc. of so many different countries in the eyes of 35 photographers, as in the 15th Noorderlicht International PhotoFestival. It is a unique opportunity to learn about the History of a great part of Europe that… Continue reading 15th NOORDERLICHT International PhotoFestival

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Darkside – Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed

For sexuality and fantasy, photography is a central visual instrument: as document, stimulation, instrument of power, and as a form for artistic creation. Photography shows and stylizes pleasure and passion, voyeurism and self-representation, sexual power and consumption. Fantasies and desires form an exciting pact with photography: sexual fantasies demand representation, actively seek disclosure—and photography uses… Continue reading Darkside – Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed

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Festivals Month: Köln & Biel

19th Internationale Photoszene Köln 2008 1st September – 1st October 2008 www.photoszene.de * * * 12th Photo Festival in Biel /Bienne Make believe. Staged photography 5th – 28th September 2008 Istvan Balogh | Markus Bertschi | Jojakim Cortis / Adrian Sonderegger | Geoffrey Cottenceau / Romain Rousset | Catherine Gfeller | Roland Iselin | Elisa… Continue reading Festivals Month: Köln & Biel

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Festivals Month: Köln & Biel

19th Internationale Photoszene Köln 2008 1st September – 1st October 2008 www.photoszene.de * * * 12th Photo Festival in Biel /Bienne Make believe. Staged photography 5th – 28th September 2008 Istvan Balogh | Markus Bertschi | Jojakim Cortis / Adrian Sonderegger | Geoffrey Cottenceau / Romain Rousset | Catherine Gfeller | Roland Iselin | Elisa… Continue reading Festivals Month: Köln & Biel

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Ireland at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2008

NEW IRISH PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKS Presented on rue Baudanoni, off rue de la Roquette, Arles: Friday 11 July, la nuit de l’année, 21.00 – 00.00hrs Ireland [an insider’s view] presents a brief overview of emerging Irish photographic talent. In recent years Ireland has undergone an unprecedented process of change. The country has developed from an inward-looking… Continue reading Ireland at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2008

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Photoworks 08

Opening of the exhibition of work by graduates of the Dublin Institute of Technology, BA in Photography at the Gallery of Photography and the National Photographic Archive on Tuesday 10th June 2008 at 6:30pm. The exhibition runs from 11th June until 20th June. Gallery of Photography and National Photographic Archive Meeting House Square, Temple Bar,… Continue reading Photoworks 08

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Paper Galore II

REAL FANTASIES – New Photography from Switzerland A highly constructed selection of Swiss photographers with the purpose of identifying trends in Swiss contemporary photography, although some of the work is more than 5 years old. Worth, all the same. Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art. Catalogue from the exhibition at the International… Continue reading Paper Galore II

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