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Passings: Orlando Suero, Hollywood Photographer, Dies at 94

The Hollywood Reporter   Friday August 23, 2019

Orlando Suero, who photographed Brigitte Bardot in bed on a beach, Dennis Hopper in a bathtub, and Shirley MacLaine dancing the Frug with Rudolf Nureyev, died on August 19, notes The Hollywood Reporter. He was 94. Suero also served as a still photographer on the sets of such movies as Torn Curtain (1966), Lady Sings the Blues (1972), and Chinatown (1974). Expecting an exclusive shoot in Mexico with Bardot, Suero found a throng of photographers the set of the 1965 film Viva Maria!. “He was short, so he was standing in front of all of them, not taking any pictures,” recalled his son. “Bardot noticed that and inquired, 'Who is that man who is not taking pictures of me?’”   Read the full Story >>

Portfolio: How 4 Photographers Explore Their Home Cities

Outside   Friday August 23, 2019

With the Golden Gate Bridge as a backdrop, Fort Point is one of the most scenic surf spots in the world. But be careful. “A lot of water moves out of San Francisco Bay as the tide switches. If you’re sitting in the wrong spot, you can get swept straight out to sea,” says photographer Chris Burkard at Outside magazine, which asked four photographers to explain how they capture their hometowns. Mike Killion explores Chicago’s lakefront, Rocco Ceselin goes to LA’s Griffith Observatory, and Daniel Cochran finds long-distance runners in NYC.   Read the full Story >>

Glittering Prizes: 3 Upcoming Grant and Fellowship Deadlines

PDN   Friday August 23, 2019

Three deadlines for grant and fellowship opportunities for photographers are approaching as summer comes to a close, notes PDN: The most pressing deadline is for the Leica Women Foto Project, which will award three U.S. women photographers $10,000 each. Applications are due August 29. The deadline for the Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program, which supports visual storytelling to affect social change, is October 15. Submissions for the €50,000 ($55,445 US) Carmignac Photojournalism Award for 2019 are due  Oct. 16.   Read the full Story >>

Exhibitions: Did Ansel's Male View Influence His Landscapes?

artsy   Friday August 23, 2019

Does the male gaze see landscapes differently from the female perspective? That question, notes Artsy, is raised by an exhibition on view at the Jackson Fine Art gallery in Atlanta. The exhibition features photographer Terri Loewenthal’s colorful “Psychscapes” series curated alongside work by Ansel Adams. “I’m extending an invitation, not to view untouchable, pristine places from a distance, but rather to step inside and move beyond the confines of our everyday perceptions,” Loewenthal writes in an artist’s statement.   Read the full Story >>

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