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Trending: Can You See the Difference Between 8K and 1080p Video?

Matti Haapoja   Monday October 19, 2020

Welcome to the 8K era. But will it matter? YouTuber Matti Haapoja challenges you to spot the different between 8K and 1080p video. As Fstoppers notes, “Video is more complicated that it might first appear.” Most viewing devices don’t have 8K resolution available. “While many YouTubers are exporting 1080p videos in 4K for the platform, and almost no one can tell. By extension, 8K will likely be further overkill,” declared FS.   Read the full Story >>

Books: Walter Chandoha's Dogs

It’s Nice That   Monday October 19, 2020

Photographer Walter Chandoha, who died in 2019 at age 98, was best known for his images of cats, but he photographed dogs too. “Chandoha’s archive of 200,000 images features 90,000 photographs of cats – the subject of his first Taschen book – and many thousands more of dogs, which is the focus of this latest compilation,” notes It’s Nice That. Curated by the photographer before his death, the new Taschen book, Dogs: Photographers 1941-1991, showcases many unseen images that Chandoha made over 50 years.   Read the full Story >>

Art News: Andy Warhol's Polaroid Camera Sells for $13,750 at Auction

PetaPixel   Monday October 19, 2020

One of Andy Warhol’s Polaroid SX-70 Land Cameras — a camera the artist used extensively at the height of his career in the 1970s — was recently sold by Heritage Auctions for $13,750, notes PetaPixel. “Finding a working, used Polaroid SX-70 isn’t too hard these days. You can pick one up on eBay for between $100 and $200 depending on the auction. But finding a Polaroid SX-70 that was used by Andy Warhol is a different matter entirely,” adds PP.   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Illuminating the Beauty and Athleticism of Strippers

British Journal of Photography   Monday October 19, 2020

In the last decade, mainstream portrayals of strippers have greatly evolved. The once popular trope of the victimized sex worker has been replaced by individuals with agency and drive, notes the British Journal of Photography, which spotlights the work of Elizabeth Waterman, a Los Angeles-based photographer who spent the last four years traveling around the US and Mexico, photographing in 25 strip clubs to document what BJP calls “the many facets of strip culture, and the extraordinary women who work within it.”   Read the full Story >>

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