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Selfie © Sean Hayes

Chiaroscuro © Sean Hayes

Shot with a tripod mounted iPhone 4S. Processed with Snapseed and Picfx photo apps.
More mobile portrait work at: http://seanmobileportraits.tumblr.com

Ozark Henry © Sean Hayes

Ozark Henry © Sean Hayes

My mobile photography portraits site:  http://seanmobileportraits.tumblr.com

Excellent. Worth a visit.  Link: Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject.

Link to the photographer’s excellent portfolio site: Sandro Miller

Achtung Berlin © Sean Hayes

Piano © Sean Hayes

Babylon Berlin © Sean Hayes

Link to site: http://seanmobilephotos.tumblr.com

Live concerts, at their best, can leave you elevated and wanting more. Not so for the musicians, who , at their best, are left exhausted and wanting respite. Nice photo essay showing the before and after effects of a band that has given it’s all. Photography by Brandon Anderson.

Link: Comparative photos show rockers before and after their intense concerts | DesignFaves.

Link to Brandon’s site: http://www.andersenbrandon.com/

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Photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek have worked together since October 1994. Inspired by a shared interest in the striking dress codes of various social groups, they have systematically documented numerous identities over the last 19 years. Rotterdam’s heterogeneous, multicultural street scene remains a major source of inspiration for Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek, although since 1998 they have also worked in many cities abroad.

They call their series Exactitudes: a contraction of exact and attitude. By registering their subjects in an identical framework, with similar poses and a strictly observed dress code, Versluis and Uyttenbroek provide an almost scientific, anthropological record of people’s attempts to distinguish themselves from others by assuming a group identity. The apparent contradiction between individuality and uniformity is, however, taken to such extremes in their arresting objective-looking photographic viewpoint and stylistic analysis that the artistic aspect clearly dominates the purely documentary element.

Wim van Sinderen, Senior Curator

Museum of Photography, The Hague

 

Link to site: Exactitudes®.

Panasonic CM1 smartphone

Interesting. I think we will see a significant uptick in innovative camera/phone launches from the mainstream camera makers in the months ahead. Link: Panasonic puts a 1-inch sensor and a Leica lens on new CM1 smartphone | The Verge.

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