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Tech News: Nikon Opens a Self-Service Repair Section on its Website

DIYPhotography   Friday May 31, 2024

Nikon is jumping into the right-to-repair movement with a new Self-Service Repair section on the Nikon website, reports DIY Photography, adding that the section “is still a little sparse at the moment.” Nikon does have a set of terms with various disclaimers for those who wish to repair their own stuff. “The message is simple, you’re on your own and we won’t be there to help if you screw it up. Of course, it will also likely void your warranty,” adds DIYP.   Read the full Story >>

Books: Nigel Shafran's Photography Laid Bare

AnOther   Friday May 31, 2024

“It’s a bit like clues, isn’t it,” suggests British photographer Nigel Shafran, discussing his new book. Called Workbooks 1984-2024, the book is “an extensive collection of excerpts from workbooks that Shafran has collated for the past 40 years, with prints, contact sheets, Polaroids, found material, sketches, and handwritten notes combining to form a visual autobiography,” notes AnOther. “Workbooks would suggest that for Shafran, (noncommercial) work and life are intermingled,” adds Vogue.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: The 'Filmic Look' Was Big at Cannes

Indiewire   Friday May 31, 2024

Of the more than 90 films shown at this year’s Cannes film festival, 29 were shot on film—but, notes Indiewire, that certainly doesn’t mean those 29 movies were the only ones that wanted to shoot on film. The process of using actual film stock imposes all kinds of budgetary and logistical constraints that digital cinematography doesn’t have to deal with. But a number of filmmakers shooting digitally achieved a "filmic look" by deliberately making choices to evoke the grain and texture that film naturally provides.   Read the full Story >>

Exhibitions: Migration, Memory and Family at the Griffin Museum

Griffin Museum of Photography   Friday May 31, 2024

Through June 9, the Grifn Museum of Photography in Winchester, Mass., presents the exhibition “Huellas de Existencia | Traces of Existence,” which looks at ideas of migration, history, reminiscence, family, and existence through experimental photography such as collage, visual juxtapositions, and physical manipulations. Among the artists featured: Alejandro Cartegena, Muriel Hasbun, Ilena Doble Hernandez, and Alejandro Morales. Their exploration of their identity and homeland unite them conceptually, notes the museum.   Read the full Story >>

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