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On View: The History of the Paparazzi, Starting in Rome

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 16, 2019

It happened on the Via Veneto: In the 1950s a group of press photographers began to hunt to movie stars on the streets of Rome, including the famous Via Veneto, to snap pictures of them in unguarded moments. The names of the photographers -- including Tazio Secchiaroli, Marcello Geppetti, Elio Sori, Lino Nanni, and Ezio Vitale -- are now etched in a hazy corner of photographic ...   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: Sharp's 8K Mirrorless Camera, Priced Under $5,000

tech radar   Thursday January 17, 2019

Sharp pulled off one of the bigger surprises of CES by showing off a new a 8K cinema camera aimed at consumers, notes Tech Radar. Like the Blackmagic Pocket 4K Cinema Camera, Sharp's as yet unnamed new video camera features a Micro Four Thirds sensor and lens mount, so it can enjoy a range of optics from both Panasonic and Olympus, as well as other third-party manufacturers. But while the Blackmagic camera can shoot 4K at up to 60p, Sharp's new video camera can shoot in 8K at 30p using the H.265 codec, adds PetaPixel. And it’s priced at under $5,000.   Read the full Story >>

Exhibitions: "Graciela Iturbide's Mexico"

The New York Times   Thursday January 17, 2019

In her long career, Graciela Iturbide has documented the Seri Indians of Sonora, goat-slaughter festivals among the Mixtec of Oaxaca, funeral rites, cultural practices, complex landscapes, birds, and herself. Selections from these projects, drawn primarily from her own collection, will be on view at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, from Jan. 19 to May 12 in the exhibition “Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico,” notes The New York Times. Her photographs of Frida Kahlo’s recently once-closed bathroom will be included in another exhibition in Boston.   Read the full Story >>

Resources: 15 YouTubers Who'll Teach You Photography

RESOURCE   Thursday January 17, 2019

Where do you turn to learn about — or learn more about— photography? Resource magazine offers a list of 15 YouTubers who will do just that, from Tony and Chelsea Northrup to COOPH (Cooperative of Photography), Tutvid, Jessica Kobeissi, Peter McKinnon, The Slanted Eye and of course B&H Photo. You’ll find many of their videos gathered in our monthly roundup of tutorials.   Read the full Story >>

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