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What We're Reading: Why iPhone X Will Disrupt the Mobile Imaging Ecosystem

Linkedin   Friday September 22, 2017

After months of speculation, Apple has unveiled its new flagship phone, the iPhone X. In a recent essay at Linkedin, Floris van Eck  of creative agency  Crack the Future  explains how the new phone will change mobile imaging. What makes the iPhone X unique isn't its design or its massively immersive 5.8" OLED screen, he declares. Rather, he writes, “it is the machine learning, depth imaging sensors and processors that set it apart and justify the phone's $999 entry price point. The iPhone X is a groundbreaking device that gives us a window into the future of mobile imaging.”   Read the full Story >>

Photo History: The Vietnam War Photos That Moved Them Most

TIME   Friday September 22, 2017

Ken Burns’s epic PBS documentary series The Vietnam War, which continues on Sunday, features a wide range of war images, both famous and forgotten. “But few people have a better grasp on the role of photography in Vietnam than the photographers themselves, and those who lived and worked alongside them,” notes Time, which surveyed a number of Vietnam War photographers — including Don McCullin, Dirck Halstead, and David Hume Kennerly and David Burnett — about the images that moved them most.   Read the full Story >>

State of the Art: Sony Adds 24/7 Call Center, Walk-In Spots for Pros

PetaPixel   Friday September 22, 2017

Sony has announced improvements to its Sony Imaging PRO Support  program in North America, reflecting its increasing popularity among professional still photographers and videographers, notes PetaPixel.There is now a 24/7 domestic call center and walk-in service centers in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as new technical teams providing field service at major sporting and media events. Membership to the PRO Support program has grown 40 percent year over year in North America. Sony is now expanding its support into Canada.    Read the full Story >>

In Focus: The Juggalos Come In Peace

The New Republic   Friday September 22, 2017

Once, the Juggalos — fans of the Insane Clown Posse “horrorcore” rap group known for its violent lyrics, absurd aesthetic, and lewd annual gatherings — were considered a public threat of sorts: In 2011, the FBI defined Juggalos as a gang. But in Donald Trump’s America, they don’t look so bad! The Juggalos recently marched in the nation’s capital to protest discrimination by law enforcement and outnumbered marchers in a pro-Trump rally. The New Republic featured photographer Mark Peterson’s coverage of the event.   Read the full Story >>

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