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Lisa Elmaleh & Brandon Thibodeaux at Candela Gallery + Books


Candela Gallery currently features a pair of exhibitions of portraits that explore two different communities. Lisa Elmaleh used a large format tintype camera to make studied portraits of folk musicians in the Appalachian Mountains, while Brandon Thibodeaux photographed ¬†individuals in … Continue reading

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Critique – New York Times 2011 Year in Pictures


Photojournalists face the daunting challenge of capturing newsworthy moments, often in dangerous situations, in a manner that communicates the essence of the event or issue. In addition to delivering substance (the news content), they must also use design, lighting, exposure, … Continue reading

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Revolution in a Photograph – Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and Ai Weiwei


Two photographs published by artists of themselves have generated a great deal of controversy recently. The geographic and cultural distance between the two artists is worlds apart, but their response to repression through a photograph and it’s distribution through the … Continue reading

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