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Raw Photoshoot Of Woman Preparing To Battle Breast Cancer As Husband Shaves Off Her Hair Goes Viral

Photographer Mandy Parks recently captured the pain, beauty and bravery of a woman’s fight with breast cancer. The pictures show Kelsey Johnson shaving his wife, Charlie’s, head. The Arkansas photographer’s post has received more than 209K reactions and 215K shares in less than a day, and people from all over the world are sending the couple their best wishes.

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How Flat Earthers Nearly Derailed a Space Photo Book

What a photographer’s struggle to raise money for his book of images tells us about Facebook and conspiracy theorists. A highly engaged group of conspiracy theorists can override a fact-based endeavor’s internet ads. This was a lesson that Benedict Redgrove, a photographer, said he took away from his recent attempt to advertise his space photo project on Facebook and Instagram.

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The after image – Thoughts of a Bohemian

The numbers are well known -billions of photos shared every day- and the habits well-entrenched- checking social media 40 times a day-. Every concert, every street performance, every incident, accident, spill, fall, weird dance, every anything that is out of the ordinary is filmed and photographed and immediately shared via a myriad of networked channels linked together by varying shades of relationships.

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Lee Friedlander’s Poetic (and Obsessive) Take on Signs

An exhibition examining Lee Friedlander’s five-decade long obsession with signs is currently on view at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. Since the early 1960s, Friedlander has photographed the signs that inscribe the American landscape. Made in cities and small towns from New Jersey to Montana, Arkansas to South Dakota, this highly influential photographer chronicled hundreds of the hand-lettered ads, storefront windows and massive billboards he encountered.

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The Two Victims of Plagiarism

The narrative around plagiarism is often extemely simplified: There is a plagiarist and there is a victim. It’s a simple and compelling narrative. There is a bad person that has stolen or lifted from a good person by using their work without the decency of at least giving them proper credit.

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