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David Douglas Duncan 1916-2018, R.I.P.

David Douglas Duncan (January 23, 1916 – June 7, 2018) was an American photojournalist who is best known for his dramatic combat photographs. In Memoriam David Douglas DuncanCreditVideo by Harry Ransom Center © Joe McNally 1st Lt David D. Duncan formerly … Continue reading

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Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay

Bill Jay was the first editor of the highly influential “Creative Camera” magazine, in the late 1960s. He is the author of more than 20 books on the history and criticism of photography, and roughly 400 essays, lectures and articles. … Continue reading

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Pete Turner, In Memoriam 1934-2017

For those of you familiar with the history of photography, especially color photography, the name Pete Turner conjures up imagery of intense color and saturation. A master and a pioneer. Pete passed away a couple of days ago at the … Continue reading

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Make Your Own History

Today is my birthday. When I was younger, in many ways it didn’t matter. You celebrated with friends and hopefully with someone special. As I’ve gotten older, having a family, a young son, and not being, well, a young father, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget History.

My family, from Lodz, circa 1912, Brooklyn, New York. I decided to post this image of my mother’s side of my family. It’s the side I am closest to. I posted this image previously on Facebook and Pbase, where it … Continue reading

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…know photo history..

Being a member of various photo forums, I have only one comment to make – if you do not know photo history, please read a book. Arm yourself with knowledge, not small minded thinking. You are not alone. You are … Continue reading

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